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.

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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