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Mike Higbee's Blog


I love playing and making games and have for the 30 years I've been on this planet.

Primarily work with C++, SDL and OpenGL

Also make music.

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Posted by Mike Higbee on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:46:00 EDT in Audio, Design, Art, Console/PC
Taking a look at what made Streets of Rage so great.

How Social Media and its users can affect and effect your sales. A Historical tale on the gaming press and media.

Posted by Mike Higbee on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 01:17:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
A look at what I've enjoyed this year (alpha and other) from a gamer, and programmer/musician's perspective.

Posted by Mike Higbee on Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:01:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
Trying to break down the criticism of what gaming media currently does and the various roles in it.

Mike Higbee's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/16/2017 - 09:25]

I remember Greenlight having a ...

I remember Greenlight having a 100 application fee as well, don 't know if they kept or did away with that.

Comment In: [News - 02/17/2017 - 03:59]

See Visual Novels advertise themselves ...

See Visual Novels advertise themselves outright as a one and done story most of the time and embrace the name. r n r nWhen I hear interactive fiction I think of the choose your own adventure style games which can sometimes be great with their underlying systems and choices. r ...

Comment In: [News - 02/17/2017 - 04:51]

Agree completely, but cost wise ...

Agree completely, but cost wise I understand where text is way easier than voice acting everything. r n r nOne of the examples I 'd give for that is Dwarf Fortress ' complete history generation and stories that exist through procedural generation or even all the random things that happen ...

Comment In: [News - 02/14/2017 - 11:38]

As I mentioned earlier he ...

As I mentioned earlier he owns his own network with other people he had over 51 percent that Maker created with him and he has his own brand name. Disney finally after prolly this is like the 20th article on said video dropped him, so now he 's back to ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/07/2017 - 10:21]

@Tristan the engaged point seems ...

@Tristan the engaged point seems perfect, or rather engaged and engrossed. r n r nThere are definitely times in all mediums be it gaming or other you 're not having fun, but so invested in a situation engaged with a character or engrossed in the whole situation you become one ...

Comment In: [News - 02/08/2017 - 10:32]

Why stop there, why not ...

Why stop there, why not break up California into individual states, or like my state NY since you mentioned it and split it up into New York NYC and New Amsterdam the rest of the state