I do not really travel interstate that often... silly mortgage to pay off
You might want to find a local game developer scene similar to Adelindie ( http://www.adelindie.org/forum/index.php
) I am would not really consider myself a 'real' game programmer, rather i enjoy solving specific and specialised problems which gaming seems to have a lot of
I do like programming in other problem domains, such as compression. Which is probably why i really like the java 4k competition
Thanks for the link, I'm searching for a sydney equivalent but can't find anything yet. That's a pity that you don't travel. You know, you should reconsider since the mortgage will hang over you for the best part of the rest of your life!
Well if I'm ever in Adelaide I'll be sure to send you a PM.
You have no idea how close to home that remark is...
I'm currently sitting between 2 code monkeys that are currently arguing (around me) over some paragraph in Bloch's effective java.
And for some unknown reason, I keep visualising mental images of garrottes?!?!
Unfortunately 'boring database stuff and J2EE' is where most money is to be made.
It's very hard not to get caught in the 'build me another website'-jobs.
Fair enough, and I suppose for most IT people, since they do IT all day they probably can't bare the look of a computer to program games in their spare time. It's lucky we're not like that!