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    How many hours a day do you work vs. what hours are most creative?

    I work consistently 50-70 hour weeks. I find creativity to happen between 3pm and 10pm. Mornings seem to be lost waking up and better for menial tasks.
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    It's been a steady 40-50 for a few months, was up in the 80's for about a month before the calm. The time between lunch and dinner seems the most creative, once i eat dinner I slow down. Second wind of creativity comes around 11pm and i can pull an extra speed crazed 2 hours.

    Hurray for the game industry and all it's glamour. lsen_gas
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    Hehe, I hear that.

    Funny how food seems to slow the process.. God forbid I have one beer or I am done for.
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    I hear you guys loud and clear. I've been working crunch since Jan about 50-60 hours a week (somtimes 6 days a week). I usually am at my best around 3pm. But then I get a second wind around 8 or so.

    Mostly it depends on what I'm doing. If I'm working on tedious bug fixes, well then I'm slow going.

    But if it's a level I'm modeling out. Like the one I just finished then I can't be stopped for nothing. :evilmusta
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    ..crunch makes me angry..
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    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy....

    or my fav parody...

    Homer: No beer, no tv make Homer go somthing somthing...

    Marge: Go crazy?

    Homer: Don't mind if I do!
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    Crunch=Bad

    Crunches are notoriously unproductive, I think. I think in a 12 to 15 hour day I'll only get as much work done as I would have in a normal 9 hour day... And yet still they panic, badly estimate schedules and make us stay...!

    :smiley_da
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    yes.

    one beer and you're done... hahah I've been there so many times i thought i was the only one.

    I take it everyone here is working late tonight i know i am.

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    well right now i dont work (got 2 weeks off)
    but i ussually work from about 8am to about 5/6pm most days

    i definatley find my most creaive time in the night. around 10pm to about 5/6am, depending on how i feel (and if i have work the next day ^-^)


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    Well I'm on EastCoast time, and I just took off (at 10pm) but then again the game I'm working on goes Beta on Monday.

    I'm anticipating many more fun nights! YAY! but the end is in sight...at least for a while.
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    at least you guys are working
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    true.
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    I don't have a job at the moment (until university), so I try to draw 12 hours a day
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