If you’ve been following me recently on Twitter you probably noticed that I’ve been spending quite a bit of time playing Hyper Light Drifter. Namely I’ve been pursuing the platinum trophy, which requires completing herculean tasks such as beating the game without dying…
— The Geekly Grind (@TheGeeklyGrind) September 24, 2016
(I ended up getting the achievement the other day – success!)
I shared my thoughts in a review not too long ago, and I recently had the chance to sit down with the head of Heart Machine games and creator of Hyper Light Drifter, Alx Preston. Take a listen as he shares his inspirations for the game, the challenges of game development, and how Kickstarter helped to bring his project to life.
NOTE: Interview contains strong language