What can we expect from the future?
It is very likely that this is beyond my imagination. The part that we can contribute to the future, however, will be anything but boring. Promised!
Why are you making life so difficult for yourself?
Anyone can do ‚easy‘.
If your life were a movie, which scene would you watch over and over again?
The moment Anton Ego tastes the ratatouille in Ratatouille.
What’s the first item on your Not-To-Do list?
Giving up! (Die Känguru Chroniken)
What’s the biggest annoyance in video games?
A bad frame rate.
What is your personal gold standard for the production of digital content?
To make a contribution that it will be difficult for the audience to distinguish the real world from the virtual one. Or in other words: to achieve a perfect, immersive transformation – in a protected environment.
Are you an optimist or a pessimist?
I am a virtual realist.
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What keeps you sane?
A screenplay a day keeps the doctor away.
Can it be structured with a 2×2 Matrix?
Which invention do you miss?
Sleep in cans.
Well, I already know the answer (42), but I don’t know the question yet!
How keen to debate are you on a scale from 1 to 10?
How many Germans do you need to exchange a lightbulb?
One. Germans are efficient and have got no sense of humor.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Celebrate the success of others.
What’s a quirk everyone will find out about you very quickly?
I like to quote from the animated film Over The Hedge. I even have a personal meme collection with memorable moments and quotes. „So true. Painfully true.“ – Richie, the raccoon. 😉
Why do I always seem lost in thought?
I have three personalities: a typical programmer lurking in his basement, an otaku of old, and a hardcore gamer. But each of them is an introvert and they are constantly fighting for supremacy. So my mind is pretty busy.
Why is your desk messy?
It isn’t a mess, it’s controlled chaos.
How much of a Metal fan is there in you?
More than a barrel of beer.
When was the first time you spent a night gaming?
During primary school, so way too early, I found a game of the Burnout series for the first X-Box on a bargain table. My buddy and I put it into the console at the same day and played till dawn.