The Cursed Checkpoint #206a – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: Tiny Barbarian DX Update

In episode 1 of a 4 part interview, Ethan catches back up with Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games and discusses the lead up to the release of Tiny Barbarian DX, player reaction and his thought process on difficulty curves and pleasing the audience.

The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast of up to 3 members of the Horrible Night writing staff and/or video game industry professionals.

Michael Sterns - StarQuail Games

Episode Background

Tiny Barbarian DX is a retro style, side scrolling action game that was successfully funded through Kickstarter. Ethan reviewed the game and loved it, giving him more than enough reason to track down Michael Stearns for a second round of interview questions. He catches back up with Michael to talk about how things have gone since the game’s release, though staying on topic isn’t something that necessarily happens.

Show Notes

Cast: Ethan Moses and Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games
Runtime: 35:38
Games: Tiny Barbarian DX

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