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Why overnight mobile gaming millionaires feel guilty about their riches

05
Apr
2014

Let’s say you tossed together a cheesy-looking video game about a bird flying through pipes that inexplicably became an overnight sensation and made you an instant millionaire. Would you feel good about yourself or would you feel a pang of guilt that your crappy game has made you more money than people out there who grind it out every day but who still struggle to pay their bills? The New Yorker has a fascinating profile of some game developers who have been raking in cash from their games but who aren’t comfortable with their unexpected success. Developer Rami Ismail, who co-created the game Ridiculous Fishing, tells The New Yorker that he used to watch his mother wake up at 6 a.m. every

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