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Showing posts with label Break Into The Game Industry How To Get A Job Making Video Games. Show all posts
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October 28, 2013

Break Into The Game Industry How To Get A Job Making Video Games

INTRODUCTION
I was ten years old when I played my first computer game. It was a simulation of the
starship Enterprise, and I played it on a Teletype, a clattering old printing terminal
connected to a mainframe. Computers were rare and expensive back then; it cost me
two whole weeks’ allowance to use one for an hour. No pretty graphics, no awesome
explosions—just text, slowly hammered out on a long roll of yellow paper.
It was the most exciting thing I had ever done in my life.