Benjamin Quintero's Blog
Serious Games and some Independent stuff whenever I'm feeling inspired. Engineer who does a lot of software systems design for military procedural training simulations, VR, haptic devices, networking, graphics, AI, tools, and all that jazz and more. I drink tea, not coffee. Now you know everything...
Credits are timestamped but code lives for years.
A winded post about why the media's behavior these past weeks have been upsetting, and why it's their responsibility to be the voice of gentle reason above all else.
Can I just buy my games please?
Is there a future in video games or has it peaked?
who is to blame for crunch?
Handling collisions and complex AI awareness for over 1000 dynamic game objects... On a 3D sphere... In C#... On Xbox360... Yeah... I went there.
Benjamin Quintero's Comments
[News - 10/22/2014 - 04:43]
DOOM... DOOM Or business as ...
DOOM... DOOM Or business as usual. If they mess up someone will replace them and everyone will have a few hard months of porting and retooling to the next closed source flavor of the month.
[News - 10/13/2014 - 11:43]
Michael, those headlines only say ...
Michael, those headlines only say that because we are in an online world that feeds on emotion and anxieties and fear or missing out. It needs click bait to survive on ads that no one reads, and most people block. And since they are being blocked, we need even more ...
[Blog - 10/03/2014 - 01:31]
[News - 10/03/2014 - 04:51]
In an ideal world we ...
In an ideal world we would all strive to be better people, but TMZ exists because they give the people what they want. The web is overrun with click bait, it 's how the economy works. I don 't have a solution to stop it but it exists because people ...
[News - 09/16/2014 - 03:57]
Id say the console is ...
Id say the console is already revived... I wouldnt expect a huge 3rd party following because they only care about install base and 1M units wont even break even for most AAA anymore. No, the WiiU is another GameCube, a solid console with great 1st party titles and a 3rd ...
[Blog - 09/11/2014 - 07:48]
Great article. I know what ...
Great article. I know what you mean. I struggled with this for a long while and to be honest I don 't think I 've ever recovered. Several years into dissecting video games, I stopped looking at them as a cohesive piece of entertainment. They just looked like a dismantled ...