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Year One

April 29, 2014

They say goals are capable of transforming your lives. I didn’t believe in it but the past year has made me into a believer. As someone who for large parts of his teen and adult life “went along the flow” of time by making decisions and doing things I was *supposed* to do, the last year (or the last two) have been really altered my general perspective, worldview on a lot of things including life. I have previously attributed a lot of the change to The Knife’s Shaking the Habitual so I’ll not reiterate that here again but I will say that while many of us believe pop culture consumption is a largely redundant and time-wasting activity, some of my biggest changes in perspective have been driven by these pop culture elements — particularly music. I’ll do a quick recap of what I learnt in my first year as a game developer — the important lessons and things that kept me driving. Let’s get started […]