109: The Small And Agile Approach

The Small And Agile Approach

"The reasons for changing the development model into a more distributed one are numerous. For one, he says, 'There are only so many great physics programmers in the world, so if every company tried to hire some of them, you would end up in a situation where you would have a few, but nobody would have a critical mass of, like, physics programmers.' In that case, it makes sense, in an industry-wide sense, to focus all those programmers on making a single great physics platform, rather than half a dozen good ones."

Shannon Drake talks to Remedy's Lasse Seppanen about Alan Wake, middleware and the perils (and joys) of distributed development.

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