Did you want to work in video games? Was that always your passion?You can find the entire podcast here - comments on Wing Commander are around the seven minute mark.
You know, in those days, in the early 90s, I was more of a gamer than I am now. I played a good deal, you know, ... Wing Commander made an impact when I was a kid and...
You know it's back on Xbox Live now, actually.
Yeah, that's what, that's what [Someone] was saying.
It's pretty crazy.
But even then, watching, there was a sequence in Wing Commander I, the very first game, when ou would choose to go into the hanger and it would cut to this sort of animated sequence of just boots running along the ground, and at that moment, you know, in the early 90s, I thought to myself, that's really cinematic, that has a cinematic element to it, there's an opportunity here within this genre to really tell big stories and create big environments and big experiences for these game players, because I know it worked for me. We had a very personal involvement in that particular game.