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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)06:20 UTC+1 No.437245 Report

>2 years ago
>be 3d student
>think i was good enough to get a job in the vidya game industry
>be happy as fuark
>start applying for jobs after graduating
>not getting any bites
>"oh thats ok the industry must be kinda slow right now"
>months pass
>"hmm this is weird, I haven't even been asked for an interview yet"
>a sweat down my forehead starts to drip slowly
>start examining my folio more closely
>compare my folio to professionals in the industry
>realize I was fucking pathetic at modeling and no company in their right goddamn mind would hire me
>be on verge of suicide
>uninstall Maya
>cry self to sleep almost every night
>give up all my hopes and dreams of being a modeler for Bungie or 343
>come to grips that modeling wasn't my destiny
>realize my place in this world wasn't sitting in front of a computer modeling high polygon weapons, vehicles and buildings
>one day wipe ass with 3d degree then flush down toilet
>start learning to program
>get in industry as programmer
>am happy
>will never open Maya or any goddamn 3d software again
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)06:32 UTC+1 No.437249 Report

>>437245
Git gud
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)06:34 UTC+1 No.437250 Report

Something almost semelhant happend to me. But Im a programmer, will never be a gamer programmer for AAA titles, was born on south america. Ill get to my end days by writing boring enterprisey code. Am unhappy. Startes to get guitar lessons, lets try something else, better be musician.
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)06:52 UTC+1 No.437251 Report

>>437250
Is this 4real?
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)06:54 UTC+1 No.437252 Report
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>get into 3d modeling with...
>get into 3d modeling with a shitty laptop
>develop a habit of saving excessively often
>mf every time maya crashes almost right after I save

It's a glorious feeling
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)07:15 UTC+1 No.437254 Report

>>437252
Auto-save feature m8.
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)07:17 UTC+1 No.437255 Report

>>437254
Nah man
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)07:57 UTC+1 No.437256 Report

Can sorta relate
>major in biochem
>start drawing/animating out of boredom oneday
>get into animating porn
>finish bio degree
>don't go for a bio job, continue drawing/animating porn
>now it's my full time career
Feels comfy, i work as little or as much as I want from home and earn 24/7.
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Anonymous 08/21/14(Thu)08:30 UTC+1 No.437258 Report

>>437245

>Thought you were good enough
>apply for high-end jobs right off the bat
>no connections
>not seeking entry-level jobs to get your foot into the door
>Not using said jobs to associate with the people in the industry and using said connections to get better jobs

I hope to god this isn't what you were doing, because if it was I'm going to laugh and I will laugh hard.
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