The Big Stomp – July 2020

Do we need video game remakes? What can art and graphic fidelity achieve together? Is Crowdfunding the advertising future? All this and more in Big Stomp.

Broadcast live on Twitch on the last Thursday of every month, The Big Stomp is the geek & pop culture discussion show covering the latest news stories and topics of discussion. Hosted by Andrew Watton-Davies aka The Raggedyman, three panellists take part in each show with a story they feel is worth stomping about. 


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Please note this episode does contain technical difficulties with audio throughout – with this in mind, we have decided not to release an audio version of this episode. Apologies for any inconveniences caused in the viewing experience of this episode.


What happens in this episode? 

This episode was recorded live on 30th July 2020.

This episode’s guests include Adam Campbell, co-founder of POC in Play and Director of Product for Azoomee kids, podcaster Hugh K. David and fellow Bunkazilla contributor Lizzie Barnes. As always, each guest brings a pop or geek culture themed topic to dissect and discuss.

Lizzie begins the discussions for the episode pondering if the recent trend of video game remakes and remasters are really essential? Are they killing off new franchises before they can get started? What are gamers getting for their money with these nostalgia trips?

Adam’s topic focuses on art and graphic fidelity in video games and how they actually help each other – especially in light of recent game demonstrations like Halo: Infinite and next-gen games with simplistic graphics.

Finally, Hugh asks if crowdfunding and direct sales completely replace advertising for geek products? With indie and corporate creators showing they can run a very lean business with platforms like Kickstarter, how much reliance on advertising is there?

Episode Timings
00:00:00 – Start & Introductions
00:01:31 – Topic 1: Are Remakes and Remasters necessary?
00:25:46 – Topic 2: Art vs Graphic Fidelity
00:48:44 – Topic 3: Crowding replacing advertising?


Enjoy the show and want to be part of the next episode? Bunkazilla broadcasts The Big Stomp LIVE on the last Thursday of every month on Twitch – join us over at twitch.tv/BunkazillaUK and watch the discussion unfold live before your eyes.

We’d love to hear your comments and feedback about the topics raised in the show so get in touch by emailing us with contact@bunkazilla.co.uk.

About Iain Boulton 102 Articles
Station and Website Manager of Bunkazilla UK. Interests: Movies, Anime, WWE, Video Games

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