Episode 53: Gustav Seymore (Goblins of Elderstone), SAG-AFTRA Strike & Nintendo Switch announcement

Build your own village of goblins and use them to take over the world in Goblins of Elderstone and Gustav Seymore of Lost Goblin joins us this week to tell us all about it.
Oct 28, 2016

It’s been almost a year now and the show down between the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and a number of different video game employers has finally kicked off. After years of talking the employers have refused to budge in contract negotiations. As of October the 21st SAG-AFTRA is on strike against a number of high profile video game companies, and voice actors are calling for a better deal.

 

We were joined by this week by Gustav Seymore from Lost Goblin an experienced development team based in Auckland, New Zealand. Gustav joined us to talk to us about his game Goblins of Elderstone, a city management game featuring everyone’s favourite video game punching bags, goblins. As you may have noticed Gustav and his team have an affinity for the small green creatures, they feature and the main protagonists of the game. You can back Goblins of Elderstone on Kickstarter right now, or check them out at the PAXAUS indie showcase.

Nintendo has revealed its new baby to the world and with that the Nintendo Switch has been polarising the internet all week. We’re rather looking forward to it here at Pixel Sift but the unusual design and unique features are proving to be quit the head scratcher. We try to make heads or tails of the whole thing.

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