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Serious Games and some Independent stuff whenever I'm feeling inspired.  Engineer who does a lot of software systems design for military procedural training simulations, VR, haptic devices, networking, graphics, AI, tools, and all that jazz and more.  I drink tea, not coffee.  Now you know everything...


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Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:04:00 EDT in Programming, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Do core teams make sense for small business?

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:27:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie
Though some of these are arguably a multiple year affair, 2014 is the year that I felt affected by them the most.

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 02:03:00 EST in Programming
The question of what to do when the job titles run out is one that I'd imagine we all have to ask ourselves one day... I didn't think it would come so quickly.

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:29:00 EDT in Programming, Console/PC
Credits are timestamped but code lives for years.

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:17:00 EDT in
A winded post about why the media's behavior these past weeks have been upsetting, and why it's their responsibility to be the voice of gentle reason above all else.

Posted by Benjamin Quintero on Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:26:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
Can I just buy my games please?

Benjamin Quintero's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/19/2015 - 06:01]

6. Get a hobby not ...

6. Get a hobby not games r n r nGo to the gym, pick up river dancing, grab a camera next time you go for a hike in the woods. Find another reason for living or you 'll slowly find yourself wondering if you know how to do anything else. ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/20/2015 - 02:13]

The crazy armors of jRPGs ...

The crazy armors of jRPGs are mostly inspired by this hyper fantasy of Final Fantasy, which has been looking more and more like a heavy metal album cover as the years have gone by and Tetsuya Nomura has slowly lost his mind. It 's what happens when you are pressured ...

Comment In: [News - 05/15/2015 - 04:23]

This has got to be ...

This has got to be a little weird... I mean, wasn 't this game the brain-child of someone who later left the company And the IP stays with DF. I know it happens all the time but doesn 't make it any less uneasy for me to be completely happy ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/15/2015 - 01:02]

The assumption at that point ...

The assumption at that point is that you will probably fail at the Kickstarter and fail even if your campaign meets it 's goal. r n r nGenerally the idea is that you already have the talent, you just need to money to exercise that talent. If you don 't ...

Comment In: [Blog - 04/17/2015 - 08:28]

Carmack said it best when ...

Carmack said it best when he described some of the best experiences as being, not games . VR video experiences and VR vacation photos is where it 's all going. Video games will be like they are now for smart phones, a side thing that happens because all of the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/09/2015 - 02:28]

Been here before. Left and ...

Been here before. Left and never turned back. Every time I 've tried to go back to mainstream it 's either, you want how much ...yeah we are prepared to offer half that.. or I see you have 30 different engines, apis, tools, and languages under your belt. It 's ...