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Everybody’s saturated with the marketing hype of next-generation consoles. They are wonderful, but the truth is that they are as powerful as a high end…
It’s nice to have a game that sells a million copies.
Developing games for the PC and consoles is all about everything and the kitchen sink. In many ways, you don’t have design decisions to make.…
The speed of light sucks.
The cost of adding a feature isn’t just the time it takes to code it. The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to…
The Xbox 360 is the first console that I’ve ever worked with that actually has development tools that are better for games than what we’ve…
At its best, entertainment is going to be a subjective thing that can’t win for everyone, while at worst, a particular game just becomes a…
I have fond memories of the development work that led to a lot of great things in modern gaming – the intensity of the first…
Low-level programming is good for the programmer’s soul.
I’d rather have a search engine or a compiler on a deserted island than a game.
Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.
I’ve said before that I’m a remarkably unsentimental person.
Focus is a matter of deciding what things you’re not going to do.
Because of the nature of Moore’s law, anything that an extremely clever graphics programmer can do at one point can be replicated by a merely…
Programming is not a zero-sum game. Teaching something to a fellow programmer doesn’t take it away from you. I’m happy to share what I can,…
Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it.…
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