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Monthly “Life” Update: January 2018

So, I’ve been working on a game for the past year and a half now. However, due to life events I have yet to touch the project on it for close to 5-6 months. When I first started this game, I had hardly any coding experience and with the stuff I have learned within the last few months, I decided to scrap parts of what I have created and started to piece together a new foundation for De-Thieved. I won’t talk too much about the game here, as I have a site already created for a progress update, and eventually a site for the “company” I will be selling it from. However, this site is still in the works, but there isn’t much to update on, other then I started fresh.

However, I will talk about how my current job is affecting the production on De-Thieved.  For those of you who don’t know, I work at a restaurant as a prep chef, while also attending school at Full Sail University. This would already create a busy schedule for most people and with trying to better my education with a Game Design you might be thinking that I would be trying to enter the Game Industry by getting a job at large company such as Ubisoft or Beth Continue reading

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Should you enroll at Full Sail University?

A little more than two years ago, I decided I should attempt college before I get too old. At the time, I was 19 years old, living with my wife-to-be with one child and another on the way (Yeah, I know, grew up quickly), and was working as a CNA at a nursing home. I thought I wanted to get my nursing degree and go work in a mental hospital and see where that would take me later on in life, but anyone who works or knows what a CNA does knows it a very “dirty” job. So I thought back to what I really enjoyed doing when I was even younger. I’ve always had fond memories of playing games, so I looked for online schools that had any game based degrees, and lone and behold, I found Full Sail and enrolled in their Game Design course. Here I am two years later, with 6 months left tell graduation letting any want to be Game Designer a bit about my experience with Full Sail and game design in general.

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