With only a few months until graduation in May, it seems like a good time to re-evaluate my Game Development related goals. Here are a few key ones I’d like to accomplish:
- Create an online portfolio: I already had a LinkedIn Profile, but wanted something more customizable to my needs. So far this wordpress is shaping up to be a great alternative! I look forward to fleshing it out in the coming weeks.
- Make more games: Though I am proud of the work I have done and the progress I have made, I still have not worked on nearly enough games! My goal is to participate in upcoming game jams (Global Game Jam is coming up!) and to form a team of students for a Spring Quarter project.
- PLAY more games: As I get older and busier, I find that my patience for mediocre games is wearing thin, and my needs as a gamer are changing. Regardless, I need to find the time to play new games so that I can keep up with how the industry is evolving.
- Stay up to date with Game Industry News: It’s so easy to fall behind! I try to read Gamasutra, 1up, and IGN on a regular basis, and have recently discovered Escapist and really like it. I am also subscribed to Game Developer Magazine and a longtime subscriber to Game Informer, both of which I really enjoy.