Robert Huebner

aka: Rob Huebner
Moby ID: 1801

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Robert Huebner wears the hats of vice-president, director of technology and lead programmer at Nihilistic Software. Robert Huebner is an industry veteran who began his career with the joint Interplay/Parallax Software hit Descent, where he was responsible for the game's revolutionary Internet and network capabilities. While with Interplay he also contributed to titles such as Descent 2, Shattered Steel, Dragon Dice, and Descent On-Line. His next role was as a senior programmer on LucasArts Entertainment's Jedi Knight:Dark Forces 2 where he provided networking, simulation engine and scripting technology. Jedi's "Sith" simulation engine is a core component of many other current and upcoming Lucas titles including Mysteries of the Sith, DroidWorks (LucasLearning), and Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine . After completing Jedi Knight, he worked with Blizzard Entertainment on the widely-acclaimed Starcraft.

Robert has served on the advisory board for the Game Developer's Conference for the past three years and has presented lectures at the annual conference for the past 5 years. He also works as an instructor in game programming for the University of California Berkeley Extension, and has been a featured author in Game Developer magazine.

Robert's current role is lead programmer, overseeing and implementing technology development at Nihilistic.

Credited on 21 games

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Overload (2018, Windows) Survivors
Need for Speed: No Limits (2015, iPad) Production
Grim Fandango: Remastered (2015, Windows) Renderdroid Engine and Tools
Resistance: Burning Skies (2012, PS Vita) Project Director
PlayStation Move Heroes (2011, PlayStation 3) Project Director
Zombie Apocalypse (2009, Xbox 360) Directors
Conan (2007, PlayStation 3) Project Director
Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects (2005, Xbox) Technical Director
Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption (2000, Windows) Lead Programmer
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (1999, Windows) 3D Engine Development
StarCraft (Demo Version) (1998, Windows) Programming
Grim Fandango (1998, Windows) Renderdroid Engine and Tools
StarCraft (1998, Windows) Programming
Star Wars: DroidWorks (1998, Windows) Thanks To
Descent Maximum (1997, PlayStation) Programming
Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II (1997, Windows) Game Programming
Descent II: The Infinite Abyss (1996, Windows) Programming
Descent II: Destination Quartzon (1996, DOS) Multiplayer Programming
Descent II (1996, DOS) Programming
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996, Nintendo 64) Special Thanks

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