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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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Member Blogs

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: [News - 11/17/2015 - 02:32]

@Alejandro have you been paying ...

@Alejandro have you been paying attention to the news lately with criticism of free speech on university campuses, safe spaces, etc

Comment In: [Blog - 10/13/2015 - 01:29]

I think one of the ...

I think one of the key things you 're going to need to do is place some static rooms in your generation algorithm and ensure they 're placed with the proper items like games such as Dungeons of Dredmor or Rogue Legacy. r nWhile most can be procedural generated as ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/02/2015 - 01:08]

I know when searching for ...

I know when searching for new titles I often come across dev pages/blogs on tigsource forums or indiedb for example long before any coverage on say traditional gaming news sites. Maintaining a dev blog not only keeps those interested involved with the state of a project, but generates hype as ...

Comment In: [News - 10/05/2015 - 04:02]

Not only dialogue, but pacing ...

Not only dialogue, but pacing and directorial decisions about camera angles and shots. r nTake for example the whole This is England series by Shane Meadows which started with a movie and wrapped up it 's 3rd TV miniseries as a finale last night. I don 't think I 've ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/17/2015 - 02:04]

Then how do you explain ...

Then how do you explain the popularity of something such as Dwarf Fortress