thread: 2012-03-13 : Indie POV pt 2: Does It Pay?

On 2012-03-14, Jason N wrote:

I'm still confused why anyone would think of this "industry" as a viable profession.  At the prices mentioned in the recent threads, it's clearly not except perhaps for a few exceptional folks who prove the rule (and probably live in very inexpensive locations).

A few tens of thousands of US dollars per year—if that?  Are you kidding me?  We're talking about values that are below the poverty line.

So, my question is: who cares?  Why are we even talking about this?  It seems like this is just hobbyist work and hobbyist income, not anything you'd build a life and career around.


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