There’s an article in the New York Times today about crunch in the video game industry and how it destroys people’s lives. The writer seems like a real jerk, but the op-ed is worth reading.

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Mortal Dictata

I went for an industry job recently (sadly didn’t get it) and one of the first things that came up was “you will likely be working 60 hour weeks from the start”.

Personally I didn’t really mind that as the overtime pay would’ve been good and I’m still not exactly “tied down” in terms of commitments but how those in say the 30-40 window with partners and kids cope I have no idea.