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Bradley Collins

Thanks for that, now to just convince my brain!

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Vuild

Deliver something. It's not about you, it's about building something for the other billions. Even if it is a small part of progress. You landed at the right time in history to contribute a small amount.

Make a small thing (game? looking at your twitter) on repl.it & the rest of us fakes will contribute advice. Results are the cure. "I wanna make XYZ, now I made XYZ".

search.feedi.me by @daviducolo is a simple MVP & is already spreading around, actually being used by experts before he has even found a designer. Timing is good, will be busy, he is forced to improve it because we are using it & pointing it out (Davide msg me & I'll do a little design, np).

That's the best way to learn, deal with blocks/self & get actual value. If it fails (ask anyone with a good thing how many fails they had), it does & you learn. If it works, you win.

Call the game "Imposter Syndrome" (now it has a story too). if it is bad, make "Imposter Syndrome 2" 🤣.

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Bradley Collins

That's a good point. I do have an app idea I've been kicking around (I tend to wireframe out ideas and then put em in my pocket, forgetting about them or intentionally "forgetting" lol).

Hopefully, I can make a (first ever) post to share it soon.

Thanks for the supportive words, I tend to live in my own world and just starting to venturing out and trying to get involved in the community here.

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Vuild

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Do it Bradley. There is a massive amount of interesting dev work & scene near you. LA/SD/OC (NB/HB/Irvine too) is full of crazy risk taking interesting entrepreneurs. Fun work & experiences too. None of that beanbag, pool table nonsense. Real fun.