Warning in advance...this post is a little of the cheesy, motivational, and introspective variety
I'm often asked why we do what we do. What drives us? What motivates people to work in games?
Many presume it is just because we either love games, or love creating things, and while yes, we like to create, many in the industry are certainly creative types who have a passion for the act of creation...but to be honest, that doesn't really touch on one of the most important reasons, one of the primary motivations I have found underpins game development, or indeed any creative process.
I was trying to put this reason into words, when a friend on Facebook happened to post a concert video, and watching it (since I like the band) made me realise it actually made the point for me perfectly, so I had to share...