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The Lapsed Game Developer

This article, for me, was a very interesting read. It's about how many game developers I've been an amateur game designer pretty much my whole life, but got swept up in the dot-com explosion, and somehow ended up programming software for Wall Street lawyers rather than writing games. I can't really complain, since the job is challenging, the hours are semi-flexible and the money is good. I guess it's easier to make money working for the man than it is doing what you love, but they don't have to be mutually exclusive options, do they?


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  Comment from Blogger MacFurious at Thursday, April 20, 2006 9:14:00 PM
I'd hate to say the are.

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