Ready to hear the roar of the crowd and feel the electrifying energy of the wrestling ring? Let's join James Deighan from Mega Cat Studios, the mastermind behind WrestleQuest, the first-ever fusion of JRPG and Wrestling genres that's making waves in the gaming community. Get ready to feel the passion and dedication James and his team have poured into making this unique crossover a reality. In a heart-to-heart chat, James walks us through the unique challenges they braved while creating this innovative game. Learn how Mega Cat Studios gained the trust of skeptical publishers and won the hearts of the wrestling fan community. He shines a spotlight on the incorporation of real wrestlers' feedback into the game, including the hilarious and sometimes bizarre requests from wrestlers who aren't typical gamers. Hear about the creative ways you can customize characters and the unique areas in-game dedicated to popular wrestling figures, all woven into a one-of-a-kind universe where Toy Story meets wrestling. But that's not all. We take a deep dive into the mechanics of WrestleQuest, discussing the loot system, unique pin mechanics, and how they made the grind element more rewarding. Plus, we touch base on the thrill of setting up a wrestling ring at PAX East, the wave of positive response to the game, and the importance of support within the gaming industry. Brace yourself for tales of overcoming challenges, embracing creativity, and the joy of delivering an impressive gaming experience. So, whether you're a wrestling fan, a JRPG enthusiast, or someone who enjoys a good story of innovation and determination, this episode is a must-listen for you.
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