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Three months in mentoring

It was a beautiful day in July, during our honeymoon with my wife traveling across Sri Lanka, when the mentoring topic came up on twitter again. All thanks to the forward thinking Sri Lankan mobile providers I had internet access almost everywhere and while being driven around I had the time to catch up on what’s happening in the world. When the mentoring list was first announced I was really happy to sign up and I was waiting for people to reach out to me but nothing happened. (Later it turned out that some people might have been averted by my twitter message privacy settings but hopefully not too many.) After mentioning this to Stephanie she wrote a post rallying the troops to contact me and in 5 minutes my twitter account exploded.

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How I started out in engine programming

So recently I got into mentoring thanks to Stephanie Hurlburt and a lot of people are asking me how I started out in engine programming. Also, today being the 10 year anniversary of starting out in game development, I thought what better opportunity to put this on paper (at least virtually).

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