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Leaving The Comfort Zone

So for a long while I’ve been examining what direction I want to go, both personally and professionally, into the future. It’s certainly been a crazy ride these past five years, with the success of Dear Esther providing ample resources to allow me to continue on with indie development if I so desired, but during that time I’ve been also battling an increasing feeling of isolation, both personally and professionally; For the past five years, 90% of my days have been spent working alone in my rather pokey (although originally affordable) 1-bed apartment. My conversations with people existing mostly through Skype or via email, and with most of my close friends moving on or away from my sleepy home town, I’m left wondering what the hell I’m still doing here… Initially I thought I could distract myself with another project, the rationale being that if I had something new to work on, some kind of …Read More