Earthrend with Zachary Claxton

Earthrend with Zachary Claxton

Update: 2021-03-12


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We had a chat with indie game developer Zachary Claxton this week (actually, we chatted with him back in November 2020) about his Zelda-like title with Shadow of the Colossus-like scale. We talked about the wonderful hand drawn aesthetic, how the game came to be, and where you can get the demo. We also talked about our recent games, some of which might surprise you.

Content Warning

There's almost a swear in the intro, at the 55-second mark, but it isn't really a swear.

Show Notes

Zachary Claxton joined us for a chat about his work-in-progress title Earthrend. A game that he described to us as a Legend of Zelda-like adventure, with Shadow of the Colossus scale. We played the demo, and he’s not wrong.

As I mention in every episode, we recorded this episode ahead of time (which is something we do for almost every episode). In fact, we recorded this episode on November 23rd, 2020.

The “other Zac” that I refer to is, of course, ZBoi. At the time of recording this episode, we’d just finalised recording ZBoi’s appearance on the Street Fighter the Movie episode (which was called "Street Fighter with Z-Boi"). But before we could get into all of that, we leapt headfirst into what we’ve been playing recently, in a segment called:

Recent Games

This is where we usually take some time to talk through each of the games we’ve recently been playing, and discuss whether we think it’s worth other people picking them up. And first…
Full Show Notes

Make sure to check out the full show notes for more discussion on the points we raise, some extra meta-analysis, and some links to related things. We've included a whole slew of links to extra content, and included some amazing screenshots of Earthrend for you to check out.

What do you think of the sound of Zac's new game? did you click through to the show notes to check out some screenshots? What do you think of the hand-drawn aesthetic of Earthrend? did you check out the demo?

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Earthrend with Zachary Claxton

Earthrend with Zachary Claxton

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