My Desire To Make Games Full-Time

Making video games is about pouring your soul into something that you can share with the world in an interactive and entertaining way. It’s about making people smile and have some fun, but really it’s more than that. Like a good book, film, painting, or song, it’s about expressing yourself in a way that lets people experience your perspective.  The goal might be to have them on the edge of their seat, to make them laugh, or cry, or to scare the crap out of them. It’s about sharing something about you without “you” being the object of focus. And, of course, it’s about giving people a means to unwind and have fun for a few moments, simply to fantasize and play a little. Game development, to me, is a beautiful endeavor. Continue reading

The Day That Spawned The Dream

“The Legend of Zelda” on NES:  The Game That Sparked My Curiosity

 

I still remember the day I decided that I was going to make games.  It was the very same day my brothers and I finally cracked open that box and drew out our shiny new Super Nintendo, which we have been working and saving up for what seemed like an eternity (everything seems like an eternity when you’re 10). Continue reading