Episode 08 – LeGrudge & Rugged

Vieko and Michael hold degrees in Fine Arts and although neither one considers himself an artist, they both share an affinity for design. They have worked together for many years providing branding, strategy, and development services to a short list of clients. In 2009, they decided to embark in their childhood dream of making video games.

– LeGrudge & Rugged

Seeing release just before Christmas of 2012, KRUNCH by LeGrudge & Rugged has been a welcome addition to the indie game scene, mixing difficulty and urgency while maintain a distinct retro feel to form it’s own distinct identity. We were able to take some time from Vieko Franetovic (Lou LeGrudge) and Mike Lohaus (Dirk Rugged) soon after the game’s release to discuss indie games, Steam Greenlight initiative and the finer points of making a game leave a lasting impression.

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