Benjamin Quintero's Blog
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...
Credits are timestamped but code lives for years.
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.
Can I just buy my games please?
Is there a future in video games or has it peaked?
who is to blame for crunch?
Handling collisions and complex AI awareness for over 1000 dynamic game objects... On a 3D sphere... In C#... On Xbox360... Yeah... I went there.
Benjamin Quintero's Comments
[News - 09/16/2014 - 03:57]
Id say the console is ...
Id say the console is already revived... I wouldnt expect a huge 3rd party following because they only care about install base and 1M units wont even break even for most AAA anymore. No, the WiiU is another GameCube, a solid console with great 1st party titles and a 3rd ...
[Blog - 09/11/2014 - 07:48]
Great article. I know what ...
Great article. I know what you mean. I struggled with this for a long while and to be honest I don 't think I 've ever recovered. Several years into dissecting video games, I stopped looking at them as a cohesive piece of entertainment. They just looked like a dismantled ...
[News - 09/11/2014 - 05:58]
This lost interview took place ...
This lost interview took place in 2005, the 6 is a typo, and by Metal he meant music it was pumped constantly through the office intercom. Thats how games were made in 2005. Rock n roll man...
[News - 09/09/2014 - 06:38]
[Blog - 09/08/2014 - 08:43]
I have mixed feelings about ...
I have mixed feelings about any kind of return-to-form for XNA or XBLIG on future consoles. It was my excuse to learn C back on the 360, which has been great for many other development tools I 've written since instead of dragging through the MFC swamps. On the other ...
[News - 09/09/2014 - 05:54]