Hollywood and the Game Industry
The MMO Gamer launched this week and features an editorial written by Cindy Bowens.
Just like thousands flocked to Hollywood hoping for their big break, people will leave their lives behind and risk everything to take a chance on making it in the game industry. I have seen people leave great jobs, families, school, everything that was dear to them to take a minimum wage job in an over-priced area such as Southern California to try to get their break. I know many who were former fire fighters, in law enforcement, in the legal profession all willing to give up secure futures for the chance to work on games. I have received hundreds of emails from gamers begging for a chance to get their foot in the door, often even offering to work for free just for the chance.
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