Game dating book review

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The emotional toll crunch takes on workers and their families is universally derided, but it’s hard to find a story of game development that doesn’t fall into this trap. “Crunch isn’t a pandemic or a death march,” he writes. If anything, crunch is a natural occurrence brought on by the creative process.” By this point in the narrative, he’s has established himself to be enough of an eccentric that he willingly throws his entire life overboard for a project, but his screed in praise of crunch still feels like an echo of hustle-harder startup culture.

The valor of cashing in your twentysomething singlehood for a creative gamble, in his eyes, outweighs its drawbacks.

A video artist looking for work drives to a remote house in the forest to meet a man claiming to be a serial killer.

But after agreeing to spend the day with him, she soon realizes that she made a deadly mistake.

This is a step up from your usual horror Net Flix productions and especially from other Stephen King translations. And without spoiling it to you, I have to say Gerald's Game makes the most of everything.

Not one detail is left untouched, the usage of the entire environment, memories makes for a terrific viewing experience.

, his memoir of working in the videogame industry, that Walt Williams finally invokes the dreaded five-letter word: crunch.

This is often where egos clash—it’s the game equivalent of a film director getting notes from the studio brass—and Williams, by his own admission, occasionally takes on too much of a creative role when pulling back would be a better move.

King’s novel takes place primarily in the head of a woman who’s talking to herself as she gradually loses her mind, and the actual action largely consists of that woman lying in a bed.

It isn’t a physically dynamic scenario, and it’s hard to see how to open up a story that’s so staid and limited.

Another recently released book provides a parallel journey to Williams’—more than one of them, in fact.

Jason Schreier’s , solo game development provided little more than exhaustion.

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