While browsing Facebook, a friend posted this question:
When viewing 98% of Art that I'm told is important, what I'm thinking is, "Why does this exist and why do other people care about it so much, and why am I learning so much about it!?!?!?!"
I just wanna make video games.
One thought lead to another, and after a few very long replies, I decided to post it all here, instead. My response follows.