About This Show
Who, or what, are The Lightning Dogs? They’re a pack of anthropomorphic dogs from another world, trapped on a post-apocalyptic Earth. Armed with special powers and tearing through the Wasteland in their battle-ready vehicles, they combat the evil Glampire’s minions and keep his vampiric reach from extending to the stars!
It’s an animated adventure series steeped in the glory of 80s and 90s cartoons… Or at least it could be. Nerdy Show conceived this insane premise by accident in the middle of an episode and now we’re on a quest to see how far we can take it – documenting our journey every step of the way in Lightning Dogs: The Official Paw’dcast.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 17 :: Thing Names
3 days ago
When last we talked vehicles, we were simply paving the way for the designs to come. We discussed the influences we wanted to pull from and kicked around a few early mock-ups for what kinds of cobbled together junk cars the peoploids would be cruising around in.
Now, Cap, Doug, Tony, and Max are ready to zero in on the cars at the heart of our series: the Lightning Dogs’ sweet rides. And, of course, no vehicle episode would be complete without some fascinating detours into the stranger realms of car culture. We explore crystal-powered engine designs and what that technology might mean for the look and sound of the cars, ask hard-hitting questions like "does Glampire need a signature vehicle?", and build vehicle and accessory concepts backwards from a repository of "thing names" - random punny titles that would have been right at home in 80s and 90s action figure aisles.
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