Life-Changing Moment, 8 Years Ago"So... how did you decide you wanted to get into the game industry?"More Like This
More than once have I faced this question. I usually smile and say or type something like: "Oh, it's only natural. I've always liked games. I grew up playing games, attempted to design several board games, and even got a group of high school friends at lunch to play a game so broken that everybody died within a few turns." These are all true, except for the "only natural" part. I had spent several long years attempting to be "practical", suppressing my fantasy of becoming a manga artist of sorts each time it dared to bubble up. The decision to give game industry a try happened in one single moment, of which I remember clearly. It's the moment I consider life-changing, on a fundamental level.
It was in early 2007. I was months from graduating into the real world and ending my internship at Fossil HQ as a graphic designer. I was getting really bored of lining up text