Shanghai Six sits down with Jake Kazdal from Haunted Temple Studios, one of three and a half guys responsible for the upcoming downloadable 4-player online strategy game, Skulls of the Shanghai…er, Skulls of the Samurai, no that’s not it….Skulls of the SHOGUN! There we go. We discuss Jake and his team’s past with Electronic Arts and Steven Spielburg’s canceled Project LMNO, where exactly one dreams up the idea of vengeful undead samurai warring across the nether realms, and Jake treats us to the longest list of shoutouts to fellow indie developers we’ve had to date!
As for intro/outro, thanks to the wacky conversion rate in England, we exchange a single US podcaster for a pair of UK blokes: PureDarkness and TheStonedSheep. Pure regails us with stories of games from yesteryear just like regular host Nico would, Sheep and Shanghai discuss Crysis 2 for the consoles, while Batman fails to realize that “no means no” also can pertain to a conversation.
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Stephen “Shanghai Six” Machuga (@ShanghaiSix)
Craig “Batman5273″ Kandiko: (@Batman5273)
Pure “PureDarkness” Darkness: (@PureDarknesss) (yes, that’s three “s”)
TheStoned “TheStonedSheep” Sheep: (@KamikazeSheep) (Okay, which one is it? Kamikaze or Stoned?)
Intro Music: “Bulls of Parade” (chiptune) by Dakota Clark
Interview Segment: “Silly Job Interview” by Monty Python’s Flying Circus
Community Segment Music: “Fansong” by Dethklok
Outro Music: “To Be Loved” by Papa Roach
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