Hi I'm Shantesh Patil

IT engineer by education (accidental). Game Designer by profession. Love going places. I’m happily married. Father of an energetic toddler. Avid book reader. Addicted to TV shows. I write occasionally. I’m a Microsoft fan. Most importantly crazy about dinosaurs.

This post might seem strange coming from the father of a kid who is barely two. But I don’t have to wait for my son to grow up in order to p...

08 June, 20202 min read

As the lockdown stretches on interminably I have tried to stay sane through all of this. It’s been tough but one of the ways me and my wife ...

02 June, 20201 min read

TV

Tales From The Loop is an 8 part sci fi series based on the art books by artist Simon Stålenhag. It’s hard to explain the genre of his artwo...

21 May, 20202 min read

It’s been a strange and difficult time for all of us. There have been the predictable outcomes like struggles with access to basics, the tra...

03 April, 20202 min read

Stories

Sep 3rd, 2002 Dear Arpita, I know I keep askingyou the same question, but doesn’t every mail start this way anyways? How’veyou been? It’s ...

29 March, 20207 min read

Twenty years since I last came here. When the cost of a haircut was in the single digits. The salon had been uprooted from its original corn...

22 March, 20206 min read

Stories

She missed the motor pools, she shared on the way back from work, until just a decade ago. Ever since personal pods had become the preferred...

15 March, 20207 min read

I had heard a little bit about 1917. It was a war movie and on the technical side created to appear like one continuous shot. That was the t...

19 January, 20202 min read

One of the things I wanted to do in the new year was write a little bit about every game that I manage to complete this year. I bought a bun...

06 January, 20203 min read