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Thursday, April 27, 2006

10 Easy Steps To Being A Game Journalist

I don't know jack about being a game journalist, but this bears truth to everything I've heard from game journalists:

Build a time machine

Ask anyone who was writing about games about 15-20 years ago what it was like, and you’ll see a happy look wash over them. It was joy. Games were better. Times were simpler. The whole thing was less corporate, and you could get away with writing copy that was funny and THE TRUTH. Those days have long gone, so the only way you’ll get paid to write about games without selling your soul is to climb into a Delorean and hit 88.
-- How To Be A Games Journalist - In 10 Easy Steps

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