Nigmabox Rundown (4/01-4/07) Natalie Is Not That Smart!

This past week I was accepted into an honor society called Beta Gamma Sigma, which is awarded to the highest performing business students and professors at universities with AACSB accreditation.  This was rather surprising to me as even though my grades have consistently been good, I have never considered myself to be as intelligent as others make me out to be.  While I do pay attention in school and do my work, I’m the sort of student who never opens their textbooks unless it is absolutely necessary, never reads ahead, and only reviews or studies before an exam.  I honestly feel like I have been fumbling my way to academic success for the past… 10 or so years, yet it has been enough to maintain a 3.5+ GPA, and I guess that alone is enough to put me in the top 20% of business students at my school.  Somehow.
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Nigmabox Rundown (2/11-2/17) Gameindustri Is A Business!

Something that I tend to forget from time to time is that the video game industry is really just a large scale multi-billion dollar business run by companies that, above all else, are searching for ways to remain profitable in what is a rather turbulent market.  While games are unquestionably art, they are sold as products and produced by studios with the goal of creating revenue likely surpassing whatever goals are held by the developers themselves.  Yes, of course there is the independent scene where things work different, but when talking about industry, only the biggest players really warrant much attention.
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