Ragdoll Physics On The DS

While the Nintendo DS enables some of the most creative and unique gameplay currently available, it doesn't exactly have a reputation as a computational powerhouse. Developing a game for such a platform represents a unique challenge -- having a restricted budget of resources is not new to game programmers, but trying to innovate on a tight platform that you hope can coexist with the gaming experiences provided by the (comparatively) unlimited resources of the next-gen consoles requires a bit of bravery.

It is very true that, for average gamers, creativity rather than technological mastery forms the basis of quality for a game on the Nintendo DS. However, it is a very satisfying experience to successfully push the boundaries, not only of the technology, but also of the expectations of performance on a limited device.

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