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VGH Interview: Rex Rocket

VGH Interview: Rex Rocket

We’re joined by Robert Maher and Tyler Bud, developers of the retro sci-fi game, Rex Rocket, to talk about their experience developing the game and reaching new fans via Kickstarter. They discuss how to do a modern take on an old school genre, find the line between “epic” and “too epic,” and reveal their surprising pick for best Mega Man game of all time.

Make sure to check out the game on Kickstarter!

Episode Timeline:
0:00 – Intro
1:10 – Interview: Rex Rocket with Robert Maher and Tyler Bud
36:20 – Outro

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This Week’s Music:
“Runner2 Theme” and “Credits” from the Runner2 Original Soundtrack by Matthew Harwood of Petrified Productions

Back Rex Rocket on Kickstarter
NintendoLife features:
Rex Rocket could come to Wii U and 3DS if funding targets are met
Rex Rocket creator on bringing pixel heavy action to the 3DS and Wii U
Rex Rocket developer keen to bring Zelda style Blossom Tales to Nintendo systems

Follow the developers on Twitter!
Rob Maher (designer, artist) – @r0bbieTheRobot
Tyler Bud (programmer) – @kidexodus
Nigel “Saskrotch” Shields (composer) – @saskrotchBandcamp