III. AMERICAN MCGEE
Currently, I am doing my internship with Spicy Horse, American McGee's Shanghai based game development studio.
And i believe you all recognize the name American McGee, It might sound familiar. Well, he is just as popular as the game he created with his EA team some time ago : Alice McGee. However if you never heard of the name American McGee, you can read through this post and click on the link : American McGee's Profile below.
As you all know, I desperately want to be in this industry. How do i ever get this internship, is because American is so kind to take me in. And let me be there as long as i want-- as long i still want to learn something and keep on learning from day to day.
And, I do want to learn! I went in as a 3D artist, transforming myself into a sponge and keep on absorbing all the information i can get. Even though my main goal is to be a game designer, with all this idea of a game hopping up in my brain and my imagination everyday.
I just cannot stop making a whole scene of a game in my imagination world. I will imagine the storyline, even the characters, and how the game will be played, I even imagine the environment, and the players reaction, The cinematics, The audio sound, I also sing some of the tunes.
I can see them in my head, in my world of imagination. But sadly enough, i never be able to show it to somebody since it is all in my head.
Yeah, maybe i should write my ideas here in my blog someday.
I will not stop learning. I just do not know how to make a game yet. But i will keep on going, taking those steps one by one until i can make a game of my own.
American is a really down to earth type of guy. He is not bossy at all. He is nice and like to give me encouragements. He will come to my table once in a while and ask how you are doing ?
and stuff like that.
Also, when i do research about American in the internet, some girls will say he is a handsome lot. But i haven't been able to see it just yet. LOL. I am sorry American..if you ever read this..
So i would look at him with my head tilted and wonder...Maybe white girl's taste of being handsome is American as an example. But i am not saying he is bad looking or whatsoever, he is okay, cool, tall, with those blue eyes.
Whenever i am in the office, i just hardly hear American laughed his head off. To me, he seems like the 'programmer' type of guy. Quiet, cool, down to earth, not being too emotional, doesn't talk a lot here and there.
I dunno, maybe it is just because i do not know him well enough..hahaha..maybe i should update this post one day..if i ever still be able to stay in Spicy Horse and get to work with American.
However, i will not throw away the opportunity he gave me. I will always remember the kindness and if i ever become real good in whatever field i am doing, i will back him up and I also hope someday i might be able to be of use instead of just an ordinary employee.
28 March 2007
I want to update this blog. Now i really can see that American is a really nice guy. He even let me return to my internship after being off for quite some time since i was sick and was hospitalized.
He also send me sms to show that he care for his employee.
I have a great, good looking, kind, down to earth boss! What more can i get?! See how lucky i am!
I quit from Spicyhorse because of my personal problems that drag me down.Making me sick and continuously being in and out of the hospital really distressed me and i decided to get myself a big and long long holiday, with no work whatsoever.
As if meditating to get myself back to my own two feet, i decided to restart everything and take this bitter experience as an experience where i can trade it with wisdom.So why not?People just got to taste bitterness of life, but the question is, will you move forward and learn from it or will you fall on the same spot again and again? And wait until someone comes and save your ass?Sadly enough, in this world, everything is cruel and mean and the time keeps on ticking, it wont wait for you.So what happen if you fall?While the rest keeps on racing?Don't give up!Since you have fallen, take a big leap forward with all your strength, since you have fallen, run towards your goal more dilligently than the ones who never fall,since you have fallen, give others a chance like others have given you a second chance.Have mercy on others so that others will have mercy on you too.
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III. AMERICAN MCGEE