There’s something satisfying about taking care of a problem yourself! This episode is largely about some of those gaming and moving related Do It Yourself tasks that we’ve done over the years. As is usual, though we start our conversation with a conversation! Conversations can meander, but this one is focused quite a bit on what it’s like both in software and game/film development and work-life balance breaking into our main topic. What kind of things do you do yourself? Do you buy expensive furniture or build Ikea? Do you buy pizza or make it from scratch?
In terms of gaming, we both find it painful as old tech degrades. Some of these repairs can be pretty quick and simple, such as with bending the connectors on an old NES.
All in all, it’s mostly an organic conversation, but there’s some useful tidbits thrown in there for good measure. Little things like maintaining our cables by wrapping them properly. We also mention the good ole’ David Lee Roth “no brown m&m’s” story.