Falling Off the Wagon & Recovery

I’ve gained 15 pounds, I’m several hours off my sleep schedule, and I just pulled my groin during a run.

Last week I unintentionally fell off the wagon for the first time in my gamedev journey.

I’ve always been concerned with when it would happen, but I never thought too much about how it would happen. I was having way too much fun being lost in record productivity and motivation.  Why would I just suddenly fall off?

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Gamedev Productivity: Planning Hard Tasks VS Easy Tasks

I’ve recently been feeling like I’m burning out hard each week. Day by day I used to be able to get so much done on my first gamedev project. Now my brain seems to give out before I’m halfway done with my day’s work.

Each week I timebox my work into 25 minutes segments. During my first gamedev project I did around 80-88 of these 25-minute timeboxes a week, but last week I struggled to hit even 8 of these a day.

What happened?

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