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Howdy! I'm Eric Undersander and I've been making video games for over ten years. I'm credited on six AAA titles including Madden NFL and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.

I've been a freelancer since mid-2011 and I've really enjoyed the broad exposure to new game teams and new codebases. I'm available for on-site contract work. Head over to to get in touch with me.


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Posted by Eric Undersander on Thu, 05 Dec 2013 11:22:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC
Ive used Havok Physics at several game studios over the years. Here, I present some little-known but hopefully useful tips about this middleware.

Posted by Eric Undersander on Tue, 01 Oct 2013 02:38:00 EDT in Programming
For camera collision zoom, dont cast a ray. Dont cast a sphere. Cast the near face of the view frustum.

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Comment In: [Blog - 10/01/2013 - 02:38]

Thanks guys. Hi Matt Ron, ...

Thanks guys. Hi Matt Ron, yep, it was. I also wrote a longer article about Reckoning 's camera in Game Developer Magazine, September 2011. You can probably find that online now.