Total Mortal Kombat - Shaun Himmerick Interview|
Name: Shaun Himmerick
Marital status: S
Staff position at Midway: Producer
TMK: How long have you been working for Midway?
Shaun Himmerick: Since 2000
TMK: Other than game design, what are your hobbies?
Shaun Himmerick: Running, Motorcycles, going out on the town. Theatre. Women.
TMK: What other games, old or new have inspired you?
Shaun Himmerick: Midnight Club, MK2, SSX Tricky, GTA, Psi-Ops
TMK: What is your favorite TV show?
Shaun Himmerick: Survivor or the Daily Show.
TMK: What is your Favorite movie?
Shaun Himmerick: Blue Brothers, or The Original the Longest Yard, or Big trouble in Little China
TMK: What is your favorite quote (from movies, tv, books, poetry)?
Shaun Himmerick: "It's 106 miles to Chicago. We've got a full tank of gas and half a pack of cigarettes. It's dark and we're wearing sunglasses. Hit it."
TMK: What is your favorite type of music?
Shaun Himmerick: No favorite, I like everything from Johnny Cash to ACDC
TMK: If you could have any celebrity in a Mortal Kombat game to play a character, who would you choose?
Shaun Himmerick: ANY? Bruce Lee. Living? Sheryl Crow to do a voice.
TMK: Now that the days of digitizing actors seem to have passed, would you like to see it make a come back for future MK games?
Shaun Himmerick: No.
TMK: What is your favorite Mortal Kombat character?
Shaun Himmerick: Scorpion or Reptile
TMK: What is your favorite Mortal Kombat arena / background?
Shaun Himmerick: Living Forest
TMK: What is your favorite Mortal Kombat fatality?
Shaun Himmerick: Reptile, most of them. Though Kung Lao has one in MKSM that I cannot wait for everyone to see.
TMK: What is your favorite Mortal Kombat stage music?
Shaun Himmerick: Slaughterhouse
TMK: What is your favorite Mortal Kombat 2/3 friendship?
Shaun Himmerick: Liu Kang Disco
TMK: What is your favorite thing about Mortal Kombat?
Shaun Himmerick: The team.
TMK: What is your favorite piece of Mortal Kombat art (renders,artwork) that has been produced?
Shaun Himmerick: Wow hard one. Umm...I like the new stuff a lot. I really like the Reptile render for MKSM, I also really liked Kenshi in MKD, and I really like the living forest in MKSM.
TMK: Did you like the Mortal Kombat TV show?
Shaun Himmerick: No.
TMK: What is your favorite Mortal Kombat arcade game?
Shaun Himmerick: Arcade? MK2
TMK: Have you ever challanged someone to Mortal Kombat in an Arcade?
Shaun Himmerick: Yes.
TMK: Do you own any kool Mortal Kombat collectables, and if so what is it?
Shaun Himmerick: Original MK arcade cabinet thing for the top lighting part, what is that called? (Added by Total-MK Shaun is refearing to the "Marquee")
TMK: Do you collect the Mortal Kombat Figures?
Shaun Himmerick: Only the cool ones, and I wouldn't call it collect, I have 4.
TMK: Additional Comments?
Shaun Himmerick: MKSM September 2005, Tell your friends.
TMK: Thanks Shaun!