We can’t talk about what we’re doing, so we’re talking about the people doing the work. Here’s Andy, Lead Writer, here to tell you how a gaming wordsmith makes his own luck. — Sanya
Earn Your Luck
by Andy Collins
Every now and then I have someone ask me how to get a job working on games. I always try to be helpful, giving advice such as “play lots of games” and “learn useful skills” (and if the curious person’s parents are listening, I might add “study hard in school”). But they always follow up by asking me how I got MY job working on games, and I have to add something really crucial to my list of advice, which is this:
Be really really lucky at opportune moments…and then prove that you deserved those opportunities all along.