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I just don’t understand why conditions *continue* to be this way though… …and why developers continue to put up with it… surely they can see that just because you really like a particular type of job doesn’t mean you should accept crappy conditions to do it…[/quote:c661edeada]

As an aspiring graduate – there is a shroud of “specialness” surrounding the Games Industry. I think a lot of young people might be willing to put up with the hard work and the relative-to-the-rest-of-the-IT-sector low pay because they feel that they are somehow “priviliged” to work in this Industry.
In the gap that exists between becoming a specialist, and being a hardworking but otherwise inexperienced graduate endeavouring to specialise (but in desperate need of a break to do so) – there is lots and lots of room for, what some would refer to as, exploitation.