Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday February 26, 2013

The Emotional Price of Making Video Games

GameSpot sat down with a handful of video game industry veterans and talked about the emotional price of making video games. I'm sure police officers, firemen, school teachers and others might roll their eyes a bit but the article is interesting none-the-less. wink

"It's exciting and energizing, but it's almost a reality-show-type environment," Hawley explains. "You're stuck in a room with a bunch of like-minded individuals, 20- to 30-something dudes. It's just not healthy. It definitely develops these Lord of the Flies-type situations. You've spent so long together that you develop a group craziness. You witness the very pinnacle of sleep-deprived in-jokes, and songs that are unique to the group.