3 Reasons Not To Develop Indie Games Full-Time

12 hour work days. Severely underpaid. Constant late-night calls because timezones. Waking up in the middle of the night to check notifications for disasters during big promotions. Crunching weeks on-end with no weekends. Forget about holidays. This is game development in 2015 and it's not getting any easier. Would I trade it back for my six figure corporate job with 5 weeks of holiday? Not in this lifetime! But I do suggest you don't develop video games full time. Don't go full time indie. Instead, do what I did and actually get jobs and work up a variety of different experiences - from different industries to working with different people. The idea to write this article came after talking

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