Author Archives: Ben Retan

About Ben Retan

I'm a designer/developer/musician and my life revolves around music and technology. I spend most of my time playing guitar, working on games, or recording music. In what little free time I have outside of that, I like to act and sing whenever I get the chance.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed DLC

Really excited that the DLC I’ve been working on is coming out! It was awesome getting to work on the Boba Fett and Obi Wan boss fights. I hardly could have imagined when I was a kid running around dressed … Continue reading

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Six Flags Fun Park DS Released

My first published game has now been released and I’m extremely excited! There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being able to go to the store and see your game on the shelf. Even though I’m doing design work now … Continue reading

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New Job With Lucas Arts

Well I’ve left Austin and moved to San Francisco to work for LucasArts as a Systems Designer. I loved living in Austin and I’m sorry to have to say goodbye to all my friends here but unforunately with all the … Continue reading

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Hero Design Challenge Winner

So a few weeks back, I entered into a game design challenge on a website to design the next big video game hero. Not thinking about it again until recently, I went back to check and I had won! Go … Continue reading

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Midway Project Cancelled

Well it was a lot of fun while it lasted but unfortunately Midway pulled the plug on the project we were working on. I had a great time and really enjoyed working with everyone and hope to see you all … Continue reading

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Contraption Complete!

It’s finally finished! Our game is complete and I could not have been happier with the way everything turned out. Of course there are always features that you wish you could have put in at the last moment but overall, … Continue reading

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