15-minute Microsoft Paint billboard just convinced me to become a games dev

Construct 2 billboard
Software studio Scirra has used the double weapons of nostalgia + so-crap-it’s-good to try to convince people to buy its Construct 2 games development platform. The Microsoft Paint billboard has appeared in South London and demonstrates that it’s not always cutting-edge design that gets you noticed. With such prominent billing, the team probably had to shave costs somewhere, so using a free computer program like Paint and your own free-hand drawing skills wasn’t a bid choice. The artist Tom Gullen, also cofounder of Scirra, said the design took him just 15 minutes to do. Construct 2 is a ‘programming-free’ games development platform that…

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