Interview: Pencil Test Studio’s Mike Dietz on claymation, The Neverhood, and Armikrog


There is just something about claymation that triggers memories of childhood; whether it was Bump in the Night or Gumby and Pokey, nearly everyone had at least one experience with the animation style. In 1996, Pencil Test Studios released a point-and-click adventure game titled The Neverhood, but it wasn’t a…

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Interview: Claymation, Wii U and Kickstarter; Pencil Test Studios on Armikrog


A couple of generations of gaming ago, a few developers experimented with claymation and bringing the unique and hugely entertaining style of stop-motion gaming to gamers. Unfortunately, games like Clayfighter demonstrated some issues with this style of game – it just doesn’t work for action titles. However there was one…

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