Miguel Casillas is a Game Programmer born in Mexico, currently an Engine and Tools programmer at Alawar Stargaze in Russia.


He graduated top of his class in October 2010 from the Bachelor of Science Game Development degree at Full Sail University, one of the top Game Programming Universities in the US.
Apart from having the highest GPA in the class, he also received a Perfect Attendance Award for never missing a class and was awarded by the teachers two Course Director Awards: for Programming I and Windows Programming II respectively.


He has experience with C++, C#, C, Java, LUA and x86 asm.
His favourite areas of programming are gameplay, physics and AI.
Making games has been his dream and passion since he was a kid.


Miguel enjoys playing musical instruments in his spare time and composing his own music that he sometimes used in his school game projects. He led a couple of bands throughout high school and college, usually as lead singer and guitar, but sometimes he played bass or drums.


He also likes visual arts, his favourite painter being Van Gogh and his favourite directors being Woody Allen, Dario Argento, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini and Nikita Mikhalkov.


He is a member of IGDA, Mensa International and the International High IQ Society.


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