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Josh Petrie
Josh is the the lead engineer for shared technology at ArenaNet in Bellevue, WA. Previously, he worked as a graphics programmer for Big Huge Games and then as a software engineer for Raytheon Solipsys. He is an active member of a number of game development and technical forums, including,, and where he sits on the Editorial Review Board and serves as the moderator of the "For Beginners" forum. 

Josh attended Drexel University before moving to Redmond to finish his education at DigiPen Institute of Technology. He graduated in 2005 with a Bachelors of Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation.