After creating Raster Blaster
Budge's preference for coding and developing graphics routines – over and above game design itself – led him to create a tool set that people could use to create their own levels.
Other luminaries of game development have credited
Budge and Pinball Construction Set with influencing their own Do-It-Yourself centric designs, including SimCity's Will Wright
, and LittleBigPlanet's David Smith