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Discussion on: How to move from Software Engineering to Gamedev?

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Dimitris Vlachakis Author • Edited

True but I'm not sure how working on a backend for an MMORPG for example would be any different from regular backends I'm already working on. I mean, would that even be considered game development?

Aircrafts have software. Are the programmers who write said software considered pilots? No. (stupid example to illustrate my point)

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this was just an idea for a smooth transition...

Another way, depending on your background would be to look at Unity 3D and its ecosystem: creating assets store, learning from the community and leveraging c# or JavaScript (looks like UnityScript)...

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Dimitris Vlachakis Author

Hmm okay yeah that makes much more sense! Thanks for clarifying