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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: [News - 07/28/2017 - 10:59]

Ehhh even with the reworked ...

Ehhh even with the reworked comabt in Legends is far from enjoyable, but combat is not the main draw for Secret World thankfully.

Comment In: [News - 07/17/2017 - 11:46]

After the mess that was ...

After the mess that was the Jaguar I have little to no faith in Atari delivering anything but a NES Classic clone.

Comment In: [News - 05/22/2017 - 07:59]

I 'm still not a ...

I 'm still not a fan of the contract they are negotiating for has a non-compete clause to stop these companies from hiring non SAG-AFTRA member.

Comment In: [News - 05/17/2017 - 03:21]

I enjoyed the original polish ...

I enjoyed the original polish TV series for what it was, same with the novels though the earlier ones seem to suffer from some poor translation issues into English. Hopefully Netflix does something good with it and stays faithful to the source material looking at you Game of Thrones .

Comment In: [News - 05/15/2017 - 10:51]

Diversity to enhance the story ...

Diversity to enhance the story and universe a game is set in is great and should come naturally. r nDiversity to check off some boxes often comes off as that and tends to have some bad stereotypes.

Comment In: [News - 01/30/2017 - 09:59]

I think you 're speaking ...

I think you 're speaking of socialized healthcare, because the idea of insurance is to make a profit not run a charity. r n r nIt 's why they eliminate people with pre-existing conditions that will net the insurance company a loss through costly procedures or hospital stays. r n ...