You know how, us nerds, when we really love something we kind of feel like we know everything about it and no one else could possibly know more? We’re wrong. We should knock that off.
BUT! BUT!!! Pablo Hidalgo isn’t wrong. Pablo Hidalgo knows more about Star Wars than any of us. It’s his job — officially — as a Lucasfilm creative executive.
Mr. Hidalgo was a guest at the second-ever FanQuest, which just happened in Winnipeg a couple weeks back. I made him answer some very important questions, under threat of bowcaster. Questions like: how do you kill a Jedi?
Ener-Con, Winnipeg’s Transformers convention, had a booth at FanQuest. I love Transformers. The original movie, the cartoon, is wonderfu– YOU GOT THE TOUCH! YOU GOT THE POWER! YEAH! — I’m sorry. That happens sometimes.
I love chiptunes. Who doesn’t love chiptunes? It brings me so much happiness to hear those sounds, and it makes me want to dance!
Well here’s my talk with Lazy Nerd 204, a chiptune artist and gamedev based in Winnipeg. One of his songs, Sup Day (I Spelled Sunday Wrong), is featured in the episode. I love it, I’m sure you will too!
And so ends the inaugural FanQuest. Super Gamer went back to its audio roots for day two, and we’ll be releasing each interview individually. Here’s our talk with Winnipeg Amtgarders, the Barony of Wildgard:
It’s here and we’re here! If you’re at FanQuest in Winnipeg today, come say hi at the Super Gamer Podcast booth. You’ll know it because it’s the only one without a tablecloth, with signs made on looseleaf with a felt pen.
Last night things kicked off with a 40th anniversary Star Wars social. Take a look: