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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 - 10/12/2017 - 03:37]

Unless they 're redistributing Epic ...

Unless they 're redistributing Epic 's code which Epic would have to prove , then their exploits and cheats could be simple .dll injections or code of their own which wouldn 't fall under copyright. All they could say is this is an EULA violation which I don 't think ...

Comment In: [News - 10/13/2017 - 03:01]

So does this now serve ...

So does this now serve as tax write offs for IGN as their corporation will technically now be the ones donating to charity

Comment In: [News - 10/04/2017 - 03:14]

They 're considering a lawsuit ...

They 're considering a lawsuit over using PUBG name in marketing material, not code or the game mode.

Comment In: [News - 10/03/2017 - 03:10]

I wouldn 't classify it ...

I wouldn 't classify it as dead as there was an active community using Game Ranger.

Comment In: [Blog - 09/27/2017 - 10:12]

Here 's the massive BUT ...

Here 's the massive BUT though. As a solo developer and a CIS straight white male how do you go about creating characters from an experience you 're unfamiliar with Just because I have gay friends doesn 't mean I 'm capable of capturing the nuances needed and in turn ...

Comment In: [News - 09/22/2017 - 11:32]

I think the main issue ...

I think the main issue they had which I read in an article earlier either on RPS or PC Gamer this morning was they directly used the Battleground name or some footage in some of the Fortnite battle royale advertisements and press release statements, not so much the similarities though ...