I keep Destructoid weird. Also I'm a playable character in Retro City Rampage, look:
(along with the whole 2009 Dtoid Editorial team)
Sometimes I have a villainous mustache
My dog CoCo checks all my work for bugs:
I live in Japan sometimes.
Sometimes I do volunteer stuff between gigs:
My advice to people who want to work in videogames is to just start doing the work, even if you do it incredibly poorly at first, until it just happens.
You want to be a writer?
Write daily. Eventually, you become a writer. Don't overthink it, that's all there is to it.
Live your dream! You only have one ticket, you may as well go for it. When I founded this site in 2006 everybody told me there were already too many gaming websites and it would never happen for me. I ended up selling the site to Enthusiast Gaming and now I help run the biggest gaming convention in Toronto, and continue to work on this site, which reaches millions a month. Basically fuck whatever people think - work hard everyday and don't take no for an answer.
Email me at [email protected]
The most important lesson I learned as an adult is that everybody's faking it at their job - and faking it better than everyone else is who gets the job. Also, be nice.