Benjamin Quintero's Blog
Benjamin is the founder of Inland Studios; an independent game company. He has dabbled in just about everything that has to do with gaming, from programmer to entrepreneur to writer and educator. His love of all things pretty has taken him down a path of graphics programming and technology design.
You can find him at
or ranting at his usual soap box
or giving regular updates and random thoughts about the universe
What do you do when playing video games feels like hugging a teddy bear made of cacti? When it seems like what you are supposed to do doesn't feel as good as it should, but you can't stop.
Microsoft announced a pretty major shift recently but what does this really mean for the future of video games?
Ramblings of a graying gamer. Some thoughts about our connected future.
Here are some cheap ideas you can steal for your current/next game. Because.. Why not?!
idTech5 may be a glaring example for the cost of trying something different in the AAA space.
Benjamin Quintero's Comments
[News - 12/03/2013 - 06:37]
@Zachary The difference being that ...
@Zachary The difference being that WoW has been around longer than some of it 's players have lived. Most FTP games are a smash and grab compared to WoW. That 's the difference it 's one thing to spend money over the span of more than a decade but when ...
[News - 11/22/2013 - 03:34]
' ... r n r ...
' ... r n r nI always appreciated his technical approach to game making. He came up with a quirky piece of technology and a game design rolled itself around it. Sure their games had a certain kind of roughness on the edges that you get from a game that ...
[News - 11/21/2013 - 11:00]
I wonder at what point ...
I wonder at what point it just isnt worth it to deal with the license and just put out a footballcraft style game that lets the community build their own rosters, uniforms, and share their leagues via social network strategies.
[Blog - 11/19/2013 - 02:16]
It because they dont know ...
It because they dont know what doom is, or they cant look past the next gen explosions to see that not much has changed in that space. Admittedly though demons have been replaced with terrorist so its technically not a doom clone ie point of the article , even if ...
[Blog - 11/11/2013 - 02:59]
I 'm glad I could ...
I 'm glad I could make you feel again lol. Everything you said is sage advice. I do admit that I haven 't blocked time out for learning in a while, it might do me some good to get back to that. Maybe it will spark an interesting mechanic I ...
[Blog - 11/11/2013 - 03:23]