For a New York graphic artist, it's $1,000 - just $998.95 more than the price of freedom. He's offered $1,000 for information that leads to getting hired to a video games gig, but there are conditions.
According to the third annual Game Developer Census, game industry employment in North America has risen slightly in 2009, due in part to new Canadian studios and a rise in social and online gaming developers.
Someone on San Francisco Craigslist is seeking to employ a Warcraft player 20 hours per week to help him get his sorry ass to a supermacho arena rating of 2,000 or greater.
Sometimes, success is partially a matter of being in the right place at the right time — and sometimes, no matter how much you may want something, you're not going to get it. So Brian Nathanson discovered while trying to break into the gaming industry (and not succeeding). His points on standardizing education are…
My summer will be filled with exactly the same things my school year is (herding students along to enlightenment, reading, and research), minus pesky seminars, but for the younger generation, gainful summer employment is getting harder to come by. One solution? Turning to virtual worlds for employment: