For every 100 game ideas I have, maybe 10 of them make it to the prototype stage, and only 1 of them ends up being a game I actually pursue. It’s just part of the process—sometimes it’s good to know that something just isn’t all that compelling so I feel good spending my time elsewhere.
Quotes on game design
In the end, if I can say with a straight face after a day’s work making games that one person out there learned to be a better leader, a better parent, a better co-worker, learned a new skill that kept her her job, a new skill that helped him advance the state of the art in his chosen field, a new skill that made their her grow a little… Then I will know that my work was valuable. It was worthwhile. It was a contribution to society.