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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: [Blog - 06/28/2016 - 02:07]

At the end of the ...

At the end of the day though your average consumer just wants the lowest price which resellers offer. Unless devs or a platform comes up with someway to say pricematch it legit, it will always be a thriving market.

Comment In: [News - 06/01/2016 - 03:16]

Can attest to that, I ...

Can attest to that, I have all these ultra realistic looking titles yet spend more time in games like Doom or even making maps for it, or on my C64, NES, etc. Sometimes it feels like gameplay is sacrificed for making things more photo realistic.

Comment In: [News - 05/27/2016 - 06:39]

It 's a shame they ...

It 's a shame they went with Nosgoth also getting it 's plug pulled at the end of this month instead of this title.

Comment In: [News - 05/20/2016 - 01:39]

Yea I can see it ...

Yea I can see it from the business standpoint, but from a development standpoint I can 't imagine it 's going to make things easier. It 's why I appreciate things like Vulkan so much.

Comment In: [Blog - 03/31/2016 - 07:15]

@Theresa spot on, SJW has ...

@Theresa spot on, SJW has become a synonymous term to use with people pushing for progressive stuff and Gamergate has become a catchall boogeyman for any harassment/negative thing happening in the industry or against women all due to how media has covered it non objectively. r nSame thing with how ...

Comment In: [News - 03/23/2016 - 05:01]

It doesn t take 2 ...

It doesn t take 2 hours to work out if a game is completely broken or falsely advertised, and if it does suddenly become broken after several hours of play, you can usually contact Valve or the publisher and get your money back that way. r n r nMost devs/publishers ...