Bitewing Games Podcast

Paul Halkyon Interview (Artist of the Criminal Capers Collection)

August 22, 2021 Nick Murray Season 1 Episode 35
Bitewing Games Podcast
Paul Halkyon Interview (Artist of the Criminal Capers Collection)
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Bitewing Games Podcast
Paul Halkyon Interview (Artist of the Criminal Capers Collection)
Aug 22, 2021 Season 1 Episode 35
Nick Murray

Nick is joined by artist and graphic designer, Paul Halkyon, to discuss the world, lore, and visual design behind Soda Smugglers, Pumafiosi, and Hot Lead.

Link to the Criminal Capers Collection on Kickstarter

Link to Paul Halkyon's instagram page

Send us your questions for a Bitewing Games Q&A podcast episode!  Follow this link to submit your questions or email [email protected]

  • Intro to Paul Halkyon - 0:53
  • How Paul got into art and graphic design - 4:21
  • How Paul and Nick met (screen printing apparel) - 11:40
  • Designing the world behind the Criminal Capers Collection - 14:30
  • The art and soda brands behind Soda Smugglers - 18:25
  • The art and mafia families behind Pumafiosi - 22:14
  • The lore behind the Boss Knife and Boss Rose - 25:38
  • The impact of excellent art in board games - 30:48
  • Counterbalancing the criminals with the investigators of Hot Lead - 32:19
  • Unique art styles within a consistent universe - 34:15
  • Paul's favorite Soda Smugglers soda brand - 35:37
  • Paul's favorite Pumafiosi characters - 36:34
  • Paul's favorite Hot Lead character - 38:33
  • The hardest parts of illustrating the Criminal Capers Collection - 40:30
  • Paul's entry and goals into the board game industry - 44:28
  • How Paul broke his toe - 47:10
  • Easter eggs in the art - 48:58
  • Where you can find Paul - 52:30
Show Notes

Nick is joined by artist and graphic designer, Paul Halkyon, to discuss the world, lore, and visual design behind Soda Smugglers, Pumafiosi, and Hot Lead.

Link to the Criminal Capers Collection on Kickstarter

Link to Paul Halkyon's instagram page

Send us your questions for a Bitewing Games Q&A podcast episode!  Follow this link to submit your questions or email [email protected]

  • Intro to Paul Halkyon - 0:53
  • How Paul got into art and graphic design - 4:21
  • How Paul and Nick met (screen printing apparel) - 11:40
  • Designing the world behind the Criminal Capers Collection - 14:30
  • The art and soda brands behind Soda Smugglers - 18:25
  • The art and mafia families behind Pumafiosi - 22:14
  • The lore behind the Boss Knife and Boss Rose - 25:38
  • The impact of excellent art in board games - 30:48
  • Counterbalancing the criminals with the investigators of Hot Lead - 32:19
  • Unique art styles within a consistent universe - 34:15
  • Paul's favorite Soda Smugglers soda brand - 35:37
  • Paul's favorite Pumafiosi characters - 36:34
  • Paul's favorite Hot Lead character - 38:33
  • The hardest parts of illustrating the Criminal Capers Collection - 40:30
  • Paul's entry and goals into the board game industry - 44:28
  • How Paul broke his toe - 47:10
  • Easter eggs in the art - 48:58
  • Where you can find Paul - 52:30