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Want a job with some legendary game-makers? Try this!

Posted by Rampant Coyote on May 2, 2012

Note: You may need to be a Monkey Island fan to truly get all the humor of the following. But I think everyone can appreciate it on at least one level:

Okay, so the company with some legendary ex-LucasArts game-makers are funded to make an actual honest-to-goodness graphic adventure game.  You’d love to get the experience working with them. But how do you get noticed and even get an interview with them, let alone something like a summer internship?

Well, it would be hard to ignore an application like this:

The Applicant

And did it work?

Well, let’s see…

The Applicant – Results…

(For some context on the last one, you can watch the first couple of minutes of this – the dancing monkeys were always my wife’s favorite part.)

Filed Under: Adventure Games, Biz - Comments: 4 Comments to Read

  • Anon said,

    I have another idea: Why not program the complete next Monkey Island game on your own to get a friggin intern position?

    Honestly, I find this kinda depressing.

  • Kurt said,

    Great application, but I’m surprised he only aimed for an intern position…

  • Anon said,

    Exactly! This is quality work and providing such stuff raises expectations, even if of course nobody will admit it.

  • BBrenesal said,

    Complete agreement with the above. I understand he applied for an internship, but with the kind of skills he showed, perhaps he can be fast-tracked to the CEO position.