The Action Points Podcast! Episode 61: Screencheating Samurai Punks with Nick and Justin

In this episode:

We chat with indie developers Nicholas McDonnell and Justin Whitfort of Samurai Punk about their freshly-released multiplayer shooter sportsmanship simulator, Screencheat. We talk about the game, level design, dancing with Vocaloid impersonators at PAX Prime and the sublime merits of the Russian classics. Also, Aaron and Adam recap some of their experiences with other indie games in the intro and Evan wants you to give it to him right now.


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Episode 61 – Screencheating Samurai Punks with Nick and Justin

Music: Theme for Harold (var. 2) by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

Links for the things we talked about:

Check out Screencheat which has just been released on Steam, and you can also follow the team on Twitter @SCREENCHEAT and @SamuraiPunkCo. You can also check them out on Facebook for Samurai Punk Games and Screencheat, and also on Twitch.

The Arcade in Melbourne is a pretty cool place, and was featured on SBS’ The Feed.

You can check out a version of Wolfdozer online here, and we also mentioned playing it on our previous PAX podcast.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 is a thing I guess? Doesn’t the guy on the cover look like he would fit into a Chinese Opera? Just me? Ok then.

So are FIFA games.

Also remember SEGA Soccer Slam?

Championship/Football Manager is how a stats nerd gets into football.

There will be an Open Day for The Arcade on 30th October 2014, 1-3 pm

Parallels, a Freeplay showcase was held at ACMI

CTRL_Coda showed some cool audio-related interactive projects: Burgeon and Polyn8

Did someone mention…Brothers?

Also mentioned DUET which is another game that Evan likes

Push Me Pull You looks amazingly freaky

Evan has also covered Alien: Isolation in a video review

Evan loves his Homura figure

Statistics on the Beta for Screencheat and report on PAX Prime

Slappers only!

Bunny hopping

Halo’s Oddball

The Vanishing of Evan Carter

Evan also talked about other walking simulators in a video

Mount Your Friends

The voices were provided by guys at Loading Ready Run

Quake Live and FTL

Screencheat originated from Global Game Jam 2014

Evan also has a massive Nendoroid of Hatsune Miku. Nendoroid? More like NERD-oroid amirite

Welp. 10 points to whoever can find that image of the flyer of a house fire.

Justin also worked on Armello

3 Sprockets are also at The Arcade

I’m assuming this is the Worm that Justion was referring to?

There’s a new edition of Dungeons & Dragons, but also stalwarts like Pathfinder

When not making video games, Nick enjoys Russian literature like Dostoevsky and Tolstoy and Neoclassical Architecture

Saints Row IV’s Dubstep Gun

One response to “The Action Points Podcast! Episode 61: Screencheating Samurai Punks with Nick and Justin

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