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Interactive video lesson plan for: Mailbag #1 - Questions About the Game Industry - Extra Credits

Activity overview:

This week, we answered some of the most popular questions in our inbox. Here's the timestamped list below: (---More below)

(0:36) When is this flood of first person shooter games going to stop? They're all so generic and bland.

(2:03) How do I get a job in the game industry?

(2:58) What do you think of my game idea?

(3:28) Where can I get that outro music?

(3:48) What do you guys actually do? What's your actual game industry experience?

(4:20) What are your thoughts on 3D gaming?

(5:10) What's happening to PC gaming? Is it dead or just dying?

(6:14) Why has the JRPG genre gotten so stagnant lately?

(7:33) Has The Escapist given you guys a time limit or something? [per episode length]

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(Original air date: October 20, 2010)
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♪ Intro Music: "Penguin Cap" by CarboHydroM
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♪ Outro Music: "Lucca" by Danimal Cannon
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