Email From a LARC Alum

Email From a LARC Alum

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From: "Langevin, Brian" 
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Subject: Former student
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 10:26:04 -0500
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Hey Ian,

This is Brian Langevin.  I hope you remember me, I was in the game classes
Fall 2001 and Spring 2002.  I did "Plaid" and "Sphere vs. Sphere" with Cody
Sandel.  Anyway, I wanted to thank you for teaching those classes and going
out of your way to make sure people from the industry came and talked with
us.  After I graduated, I took the summer off and started applying to
various game companies around Dallas.  Fortuantely, Paradigm Entertainment
was good enough to actually give me an interview.  Long story short, I
started work here 3 weeks ago as a Software Engineer working on a game based
on a movie to be released next year.

I wouldn't be here right now if you hadn't offered the game classes.  I
wouldn't have known about the game industry and I certainly wouldn't have
had knowledge of game programming.  I hope you can use my case to convince
your students that "yes it is possible to get a game job out of college".

I hope that you are doing well and that your work with Fletcher Dunn and the
book are going equally well.

Brian Langevin

Created for LARC by Ian Parberry, October 21, 2002.
Last updated Mon Oct 21 14:14:23 CDT 2002