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Mike Cline is a software developer at Next Level Games since 2004. He specializes in development with C# and Python tools. Cline is the author of several tool development kits at Next Level, such as their Character and Prop animation toolkit, and is a mentor to co-op students from the University of Waterloo. Cline has programmed most of Next Level's Nintendo titles, including Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers Charged, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, Metroid Prime: Blast Ball and Metroid Prime: Federation Force. Cline previously worked at EA Black Box.