// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 015
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 015
We. Are. The Mazer crew, and postin' on is how we do the do! We'll funk you up 'till you boogie... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 014
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 014
Uh-oh, uh-oh uh-oh uh-oh, here comes the Exeter Drydock Report!
Let's make it smoooooooth! Busted! Here we go!
In this month's... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 013
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 013
Back on track with your February update; in which we discuss what we did in January, what we're doing in February... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 012
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 012
Set your spam filters back to MUSUBI, because this is your last 2018 catch-up Drydock Report.
Starting Monday, we're back... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 011
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 011
Back to back to back to back to back to back again? I'm back again to snap again! And, gosh darn... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 010
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 010
Back once again for the Drydock master. Report damager. Power to the people.
As promised, you're getting a quad-combo update super... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 009
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 009
Welcome to 2019! I hope your holiday season was clutch, and your new year is full of resolute resolutions and lit... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 008
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 008
I apologize for the late release of this issue of the Drydock Report. I had some personal health issues get in... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 007
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 007
This month we've got a new addition to our development team, some cool SHMUP dev updates and some pretty wicked art... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 006
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 006
Happy fireworks day, for those of you in the grand old USA.
For everyone else, HAPPY JUST PLAIN REGULAR DAY!... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 005
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 005
This month's Drydock Report is packed full of the rough and tough and buff and stuff to surprise and delight.
Firstly,... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 004
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 004
Turns out yesterday was a holiday. May Day.
In Spain, it's called Los Mayosand is the day that my... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 03
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 003
Greetings, Mazers! I hope yesterday was a happy whatever holiday you may or may not have been celebrating! For some it was bunnies... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 002
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 002
Greetings, Mazers! Exactly the expected length of time-no-see! It's good to be back in your inbox, or on your monitor or on a... Read more
// EXETER DRYDOCK REPORT 001
// Welcome to Exeter Drydock Report 001
Greetings, Mazers! Welcome to the first of our ongoing Starr Mazer monthly transmissions. We’re calling these morsels Exeter Drydock Reports, and they are... Read more
// DSP ARRIVES ON STEAM EARLY ACCESS // PAX WEST //
// THE G’ELL HAVE INVADED STEAM //
Starr Mazer: DSP, a prequel to Starr Mazer, is launching on Steam’s Early Access platform today! Get a taste of the SHMUP experience... Read more
// DSP EARLY ACCESS // TRANSYLVANIA & STARR MAZER TV // STARR CITIZEN NPCs //
// STARR MAZER: DSP STEAM EARLY ACCESS UPDATE //
Starr Mazer: DSP is the brand new Roguelike SHMUP prequel to Starr Mazer! You'll be taking the fight to the G'ell... Read more
// MAZER MAKER UPDATE // DSP EARLY ACCESS // XYDONIA CROSSOVER //
// MAZER MAKER UPDATE //
Hello #Mazers! The Starr Mazer team has been busy building early drafts of episodes for the game using Auston's brand new Unity 3D tool, Mazer... Read more
//STARR MAZER HAS TEAMED UP WITH PLAYISM//
//STARR MAZER AND PLAYISM//
Starr Mazer and Imagos Softworks have teamed up with Japanese Indie publisher Playism! Starr Mazer and Starr Mazer: DSP will be flying under the Playism... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: A STARR MAZER FRIEND NEEDS OUR HELP! SPECIAL SMTV PEPPER CHALLENGE//
//A STARR MAZER FRIEND NEEDS OUR HELP!//
We have received a distress signal! Our friends at Stumbling Cat need the Mazer's help in their final Kickstarter hours! Their campaign ends... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: APRIL'S INDIEBOX UNVEILED//
April's Indiebox Announced!
Galak-Z is flying its way into this month's Indiebox! Take control of A-Tak, cruise around space, transform into an awesome mech and do battle with... Read more
//ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY//
// ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY //
It's tough to imagine it has been a whole year already since the craziness of the Starr Mazer Kickstarter back in 2015! The team has... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: JANUARY 2016 VIDEO UPDATE //
// JANUARY 2016 VIDEO UPDATE //
Welcome to 2016! What better way to start the year than with a brand new video update!
We've packed the newest gameplay... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER: DSP // DEATH ROAD TO CANADA //
// A New Mobile SHMUP Adventure from the Creators of Starr Mazer //
Starr Mazer: DSP, a prequel set many years before the events of Starr Mazer, tasks you... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: NEW STARR MAZER CREW MEMBER //
// PIXELPILEDRIVER JOINS THE CREW //
Please join us in welcoming PixelPiledriver, Kirk Barnett, to the Starr Mazer crew!
Kirk will be working closely with Maximo Lorenzo creating tons... Read more
// SECRET BACKER TRANSMISSION : HOLIDAY FAN ART // CHARACTER SHEETS // LUDUM DARE 34 //
// HOLIDAY FAN ART //
Our Holiday Fan Art Contest was a big success! We received some absolutely stellar entries from our Mazers all over the world!
In the spirit... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: HOLIDAY FAN ART CONTEST // MOTIVATIONAL GROWTH FEATURE STREAM //
Happy Holiday Mazers!
We have some special treats for you! A fan art contest complete with prizes and a free screening of Motivational Growth this Saturday!
Holiday Fan Art Contest... Read more
Starr Mazer Progress
Starr Mazer Development Progress
Starr Mazer has been cruising full speed ahead since the Kickstarter concluded back in February. With Halloween over and the trick-or-treaters satisfied we want to update... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: SKYRIDER & THE JOURNEY TO THE AIRCITADEL //
SkyRider & the Journey to the AirCitadel Crossover
The Sky Belongs to Teams
Brick's got his way. It's a hard-edged muscle-ship growler of a way, but he's got it. That... Read more
\\TRANSMISSION: MUSIC OVERLOAD\\
Starr Mazer is going all out musically for PAX Prime 2015! This month we've got
Right Now! - 40+ Starr Mazer sketches from Alex Mauer on SoundCloud!
August... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: PIXELATED EVOLUTION // THE BLASTER // STARR MAZER TV // FORUMS //
Brick and Slimo are breaking out into their own unique styles! What does Slmo got going on under that table? Take a sneak peek at what Maximo has... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: THE BLASTER // FORUMS // CONTEST WNNERS //
// THE BLASTER - Starr Mazer Newsletter //
Starr Mazer backer updates will be slowing down as we dig our heels into creating the game. We'll still shoot out the... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: DIMENSION DRIVE // FAN ART CONTEST // SNEAK PEEK //
Dimension Drive Crossover
"It weren't new to see space crack longways and let through some kind of alien this or that. Happens all the time out here in the dirge,... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: STARR THURSDAYS// DEV UPDATE // SHOUT OUT//
Starr Jamz with Alex Mauer is going live TODAY at 4pm PDT! Tune into starrmazer.tv to get in on some new tracks and insight with the lead composer... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: STARR JAMZ // SPECIAL SMTV FROM SET // SHOUT OUT//
STARR JAMZ NEW EPISODE
Alex Mauer takes you behind the scenes on the latest musical stylings of Starr Mazer! He explains his thought process when building chiptunes, his inspirations, and... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: FAN ART CONTESTS// INDIEDB// SHOUT OUT//
FAN ART CONTESTS
We're going to start releasing brand new character art concepts! Soon you will see Brick M. Stonewood, Bunny Bitshift, Declination Jane, Slimo, and many more in their... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: PIXEL ART// STARR SKETCHES// SHOUT OUT//
Starr Mazer is now moving forward with pixel art animation concepts! Check out Brick in motion!
Or how about this one? Looks like he just got done blowing... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: SMTV AUGMENTATION // STREAM PRIZES // MUSIC //
Starr Mazer TV is evolving! Tuesdays and Saturdays we'll continue having special guests and gaming sessions but Thursdays are being upgraded! Thursday shows will rotate between four special... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: SXSW // STARR FRIENDS // DEV UPDATE
Two conventions is too few. At least for the month of March. The convention train continued as Don, Vanessa, and Kazuo continued to Austin, TX for South by Southwest,... Read more
// TRANSMISSION GDC // PAX EAST // SMTV // DEV PLANS //
So there is a thing called the Game Developer’s Conference (or GDC). Well, there’s many of them, but there is one big one. The boss of GDCs. It’s held... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: STRETCH GOAL UPDATE // STARR MAZER TV SCHEDULE // TASTY JAMS //
Stretch Goal Update
We're doing it. You wanted it, so we're doing it. Stretch goals. For you! You want those consoles? WE WANT CONSOLES TOO! We're going for it, and... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: THANKS // CONTEST WINNERS // UNDERWOLD ASCENDANT // WHAT'S NEXT //
STARR MAZER IS HAPPENING!
Thank you. Wow. Just...thanks. No fancy talk here. We had a dream. First it was Don's dream to make a game he's always wanted to play.... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: RETWEET TO SHAVE FUZZISKII'S HEAD FOR THE CHILDREN //
Our super fan Fuzziskii has made an amazing promise, live on Starr Mazer TV.
That's over 3 years of dedication donated for children. Not only is this a great act... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER TV LIVE CONCERT NOW NOW NOW!!! //
It's time! It's time RIGHT NOW! Wer'e celebrating our AMAZING musical lineup with an awesome live twitch concert. Look at all of those incredible artists. LOOK AT THEM!
Look at... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: READ ONLY MEMORIES // 24 HOUR MEGA STREAM //
San Francisco has always been a place of culture. Home of the latest trends and proactive thinkers. 2064 was quite a time for SF, housing some of the most brilliant... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER FUNDED!!! // NEW AWESOME CROSSOVER! // SPECIAL SMTV FREAK OUT! //
STARR MAZER IS FUNDED!
Thank you all SO much! This is a massive dream for all of us on the Starr Mazer team, and it is only coming true because... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: DECLINATION JANE // SMTV: 24HR TWITCH FAST APPROACHING //
DECLINATION JANE - BEGIN TRANSMISSION
Yes, this is the actual Declination Jane, who has hacked into and hijacked Starr Mazer's Kickstarter, and I'm about to hit you with some knowledge... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: VINCE DICOLA & KENNY MERIEDETH // KEIJI YAMAGISHI // MAKEUP AND VANITY SET // IRC #STARRMAZER //
VINCE DICOLA & KENNY MERIEDETH
No, wait, I need to say it one more time. Vince DiCola & Kenny Meriedeth. The titans that not only cooperated to compose Saturday Morning... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: GALAK-Z // SMTV: BUILD A SHMUP LIVE! //
That’s right, we’ve done it again! We’ve crossed wires with more awesome folks making stellar games, and this time, it’s with our friends over at 17-Bit for Galak-Z.... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: HYPER LIGHT DRIFTER: PIXEL PROCESS // SMTV: LIVE ON SET WITH IMAGOS FILMS // FINAL 24HRS FOR FAN ART AND THEME-IX SUBMISSIONS //
Zook here, because Don, Auston, Vanessa - really any of the more sensical writers - aren’t here; they’re doing some other important things, so you get me. You... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: CROSSING SOULS // SMTV: CHARLES ZAPATA // DORITOS COOKING //
Did you see that? DID YOU SEE THAT? Scroll back up, just in case you didn't see that. Seen? GOOD! Watch it again. That's right, our very... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: SLIMO! // SMTV SCHEDULE // 24hr SMTV MEGA SHOW UPDATE //
One of the many colorful characters that frequent the Holloway-Exeter's deep-core kraz-hutch, Jaruga Vaim's Tough Rough Stuff, "Slimo" (that's not his real name!) is a gelatinous mass with... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER T-SHIRT DESIGN //
This shirt. THIS SHIRT! We are still picking up the pieces of our mind from having it BLOWN AWAY on first viewing. A warning before you scroll down.
We’re stoked... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: VALENTINE'S DAY UPDATE // THOUGHTSTRONAUTS // TASTY JAMS 9000 // SMTV LOVE SHOW //
It’s Valentine’s Day! You remembered that right? You got your boyfriend/girlfriend/potted plant that perfect thing for them right? Of course you did, because you’re an upstanding partner. So much that... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: NEW MILESTONE // 24 HOUR STREAM // TASTY JAMS //
We just couldn't let the idea go. Authentic 1990's cassette tapes magnetically set to perform the nostalgic chip melodies of Starr Mazer. So we've decided to go for it again. ... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: NEW REWARDS // AKASH AND FUZZISKII // PARADISE LOST //
There it is. The full list of rewards. We've added a bunch based on all the feedback we've been getting through Starr Mazer TV. You asked for things. Sometimes you... Read more
// TRANSMISSION: CONTEST CORRECTION // PIXEL PROCESS // TASTY JAMS //
So we jumped the gun a little bit with our last post talking about the Theme-ix contest. Apparently kickstarter is not cool with us giving out rewards as prizes. So... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: AEGIS DEFENDERS CROSSOVER // THEME-IX CONTEST // T-SHIRT TIER REVEALED //
Imagos Softworks and GUTS Department have teamed up to bring the ancient techno-magic of Aegis Defenders, as well as Bart and Clu, to the broken future of Starr Mazer!... Read more
//MICRO TRANSMISSION: DETECTIVE CASE CAMEO! //
Imagos Softworks and Nerd Monkeys, great friends and indie devs alike, saw an awesome opportunity to make a bit of a call-out in Starr Mazer!
Detective Case from Detective Case... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: ORION TRAIL CROSSOVER // TIMESPINNER'S BODIE LEE ON STARR MAZER TV // SUPER CRAZY THEME-IX
Starr Mazer & Orion Trail
Space adventures and awesome hairUNITE! Fellow indie studio Schell Games is working on a hell of a title with Orion Trail, a science fiction space... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: MEGA RAN JOINS STARR MAZER // TASTY JAMS // T-SHIRT DESIGN UPDATE
RANDOM, AKA Mega Ran, has joined the Starr Mazer team! That's amazing, right? We've already got so many awesome musical guests that it only makes sense that he's in there... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: SHOVEL KNIGHT CROSSOVER // RAMI ISMAIL & RENEE GITTINS ON STARR MAZER TV // NEW REWARD TIER LEAK //
Imagos Softworks and Yacht Club Games are up to some ridiculously awesome business by way of a crossover between indie smash Shovel Knight and your own favorite retro-sexy point-and-click-adventure SHMUP, ... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: VOICE CAST REVEAL // SKY ROGUE // T-SHIRT LEAK // MOONMAN //
Starr Mazer Voice Cast REVEALED!
During our special voice cast Q&A episode of Starr Mazer TV we revealed the entire main voice castof Starr Mazer! It was epic. It... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: VO CAST Q&A TONIGHT // FAN THEMIX [AND CONTEST] //
VO CAST Q&A AT 6 PM PST!
In 30 minutes we’ll have the current voice cast for Starr Mazer live for your amusement on starrmazer.tv! You already know and love... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: REMIX MILESTONE UNLOCKED! // BUNNY BITSHIFT // TASTY JAMS // SPACE WOLF //
100K Remix Album UNLOCKED!
You guys did it. You came together and exploded our milestone. DETONATED our milestone. You blew it up and walked away slowly as the explosion spat... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: NEW STARR MAZER TV GUEST // MILESTONE CONTEST // TASTY JAMS//
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis on Starr Mazer TV
Join us on Starr Mazer TV as we boot up this great PNC classic. We'll play it, dissect it, and... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER TV NEWS // VOICE CAST REVEAL DATE//
Today's Special Guest: NickelPunk
Today's show features some awesome adventure gaming and Sean "NickelPunk" Callahan, an incredible music artist and one of the Starr Mazer contributing musicians!
We'll talk games,... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: MILESTONE CONTEST // TASTY JAMS // STEAM NEWS//
Starr Mazer Remix Album Milestone Contest
We announced this on Starr Mazer TV, along with a ton of other stuff we absolutely shouldn't have leaked but, whatever, Starr Mazer TV... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: BIG SUSHI // TASTY JAMS // SMTV NARRATIVE Q&A!//
Big Sushi's Big Starr Mazer Show
Big Sushi recently had Starr Mazer's own Auston Montville, Don Thacker and Christina Antoinette Neofotistou on for an exciting chat about games, game making... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: MUSIC FRIENDS // NEW REWARD TIER // STARR MAZER TV // TASTY JAMS//
Burgers and Tunes
Today Starr Mazer principles Auston Montville and Don Thacker had lunch with Danimal Cannon, Mega Ran, Danny B and Storyville. We talked a ton about the music... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: HYPER LIGHT DRIFTER // TASTY JAMS // FANART//
It's been a long time in the works, but we are ready to announce a crossover with Heart Machine's Hyper Light Drifter!
When funded, Starr Mazer will feature the Drifter,... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: HANG OUT WITH ELSPETH // TASTY JAMS & ART // STARR MAZER TV //
Starr Mazer: Q&A With Elspeth Eastman
The one Elspeth Eastman, a headlining actor in the Starr Mazer voice cast, will be all over her TWITCH stream, Rated E for Elspeth,... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: GUTS 'N BUCKS, STARR MAZER TV & MORE//
Guts 'n Bucks
We've been working hard on a cross-genre system of value/experience management we're referring internally to as "Guts 'n Bucks." It's a great way to meld character/equipment progression... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: CONSOLE STRETCH GOALS APPEAR!//
Console Stretch Goals!
We've been working hard to establish the relationships and licensing to safely announce our intentions to bring Starr Mazer to your favorite consoles. We did it, though.... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: CHILDREN OF STARRS//
Right now on Kickstarter there are a ton of games. Only a few of them, however, sling pixels like art and update the retro aesthetic to tell new... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: INTO THE STARS//
Into the Stars
The Starr Mazer team is super into stars. Ours, they have additional Rs, because that's how we roll, but a star is a star and, well, sometimes... Read more
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//TRANSMISSION: MANAMI MATSUMAE TALKS STARR MAZER!//
Manami Matsumae on Joining the Team
The Starr Mazer music roster is an amazing dream-list of incredible artists. This is an objective fact. It can't be denied. Computers even think... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: ELSPETH EASTMAN JOINS THE MAZER VOICE CAST//
Oh, man, you guys, Elspeth Eastman!
Elspeth Eastman used [THE VOICE]to sing the songs of a thousand people, trapped inside her larynx tubes, and convinced us she... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: PAX SOUTH WRAPUP//
PAX South Wrapup
Don, Alex, Vanessa, Kazuo and Jacob of the Starr Mazer team was at PAX South this weekend showing off Starr Mazer and getting people excited. It wasn't... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: JACOB PERNELL JOINS THE TEAM//
Jacob Pernell joins the Starr Mazer team!
We're proud to announce that, in addition to the already MIND SHATTERINGLY AWESOME musical roster on board to crank out ridiculously tasty tunes... Read more