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Greg was engaged in another interview for Da Spokesman And The Awesomeness League.

Greg said, “It was a humbling experience to be giving an opportunity to speak on the project. I really had fun in expressing the message and the purpose of Da Spokesman and The Awesomeness League.”

Greg’s Interview with Friendly Fireside Chats: An Excerpt Of The Interview

 

Below is an excerpt from the interview that Greg had with Friendly Fireside Chats:

Greg's Interview with Friendly Fireside Chats

 

 

 

 

 

 

McKee recently sat down with Greg ‘Da Spokesman’ Stargell, mastermind behind the on-going series Da Spokesman And The Awesomeness League to talk about his game-slash-comic. Read below for some interesting tidbits about the development process and bear witness to the beginnings of Friendly Fireside Interviews.

Friendly Fireside Chats: Hey Greg! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview! This is our first text interview for the site and I’m pretty excited to have you here, talking about your game. I see that it just got an IndieDB page on the first of the year, so…congratulations!

Greg ‘Da Spokesman’ Stargell: Yeah thanks. I was surprised when I got the email about it. It was a great accomplishment. Awesome and thanks it is an honor to be the first one.

FFC: Well, it’s an honor to be on this side of the metaphorical table, too. And I don’t doubt you feel accomplished, that’s no small feat. Before we get going to some more specific questions, let’s hear the pitch. What’s the idea behind your game, Da Spokesman And The Awesomeness League?

Da Spokesman: At first, I developed Da Spokesman to be like a character to combat the other superheroes for bragging rights. Then it changed when I had a conversation about the essence of trust and building a team and I used ‘Final Fantasy 8′ as a tool to help get the point across.

It was at the point I noticed I could help reach my generation and younger generations through video games.

I changed the purpose of Da Spokesman to be a person that people can relate to and gain ideas on how to overcome different obstacles in life. I decided to add other superheroes so that it would be easier to cover different things from different prospective.

So even though they are superheroes with powers they are still ordinary people inside that do extraordinary things.

Greg's Interview with Friendly Fireside Chats

FFC: The point, then, is that while Superman might be super strong, even if he wasn’t, he’d get the job done?

Da Spokesman: You can say that. The battles that Da Spokesman and The Awesomeness League have with the villains are there for entertainment but it is the internal battles they have that show the strength that we all need to get over different struggles.

FFC: I’m seeing that this is all very much based in comic book lore. Big fan of comics?

Da Spokesman: Yes I am, I am more biased towards Marvel because my favorite superheroes were Spider-Man and Iron Man. We had made a comic book issue before the completion of the first game.

FFC: You must have really enjoyed the recent years in cinema, then. What do you mean by that last comment?

Da Spokesman: We had made what we called the zeroth edition of Da Spokesman and The Awesomeness League. It has nothing to do with the storyline of the series but it was mainly like an introduction to the characters that would start the series.

FFC: Oh, that’s neat! I didn’t know about that. So, was the original idea, then, to be a comic book? And then FF8 changed your mind? Or FF8 is what changed the protagonist from ‘show off and best other superheroes’ to what it is today?

Da Spokesman: Final Fantasy 8 changed my vision of the character in the concept phase/story writing. That was before I found someone who could illustrate. While in the middle of the production of the comic, I had found someone who could code as well. So the video game was developed shortly after the comic was completed. So you can say, the experience with FF8 had sparked the change in the protagonist. Thank you Square Enix!

FFC: Was the goal always to have a video game after the comic? What made you choose to do both, as opposed to just one?

Da Spokesman: Yes, I thought it was easier to do the comic and less expensive to do a comic book than a video game. With things like GameMaker and Unity, it does not require you to break the piggy bank or be a rocket scientist to develop a game. Plus, when you have a team it makes it easier to do both.

FFC: It seems that there are a few people on your team, then? At least one more who codes and another artist. Anyone else? Any shout outs to give?

If you would like to read more of the interview, click here

Be sure to check out the Friendly Fireside Chat site because they have great information and even different take on the video game industry.

Take Care and God Bless,

Greg “Da Spokesman” Stargell

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Greg “Da Spokesman” Stargell Home Page Post 2014

Greg "Da Spokesman" Stargell

Welcome to Greg “Da Spokesman” Stargell’s Page

Dr. Greg “Da Spokesman” Stargell is a fun loving, well rounded guy. He enjoys hobbies like latin dancing, stand up comedy, playing music, cooking, and video games.

Greg aim is to share with you his passions as well as help you to get on the path where you can live you dreams and passions.

Updates On Greg “Da Spokesman” Stargell’s calendar and events:

August 16, 2013 : Greg had his first paid comedy show at the Flying Monkey. You can check out the video below.

If you are in the Huntsville, make sure you come out and check out Greg and other Huntsville comedians as they bring you laughter and enjoyment at different locations. Please feel free to come up to Greg after the shows to speak with him. He is a very approachable person.

Greg “Da Spokesman” Stargell is making a comic book

Greg is currently in the process of developing a comic book series with a main hero that he had developed called Da Spokesman. Here is the group photo of the main characters in the story. There are four segments of the story called: Minor League, Major League, International League, and Galactic League.

 

These are the main characters within the series Minor, Major, and International League editions. The prototype of Da Spokesman and The Awesomeness League comic book has been developed. Another thing that was developed were video games. There is a simple version of the game called Da Spokesman. Then there is a more involved one called Da Spokesman Minor League.

Make sure to come back to check on updates and be the first ones to get the game when it hits the app market.
Greg "Da Spokesman" Stargell

Greg is working behind the scenes to develop the team site and essentials

Greg has been and still is working had on the develop of the team site and material. Greg wants to inform everyone that as things get more completed he will unleash more things to the public however at the moment he is only unleashing the logo of the team. Make sure to stay tuned as well as if you have not joined our team make sure you do it before Greg finishes everything so you can be in the front of the movement. If you would like to join make sure you click our team logo to join.

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Also feel free to click here to check other sites that Greg authors to give you information on different topics from security, business owners, and even achieving balance.

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