druidofhibernia asked: If you had the budget to do any single project, with any licences you would need for it, what would it be?
If I were to be selfish? It would be Shenmue 3.
Let me get this straight, I was a huge supporter of this game before it was receiving twitter thunderclaps, before anyone really knew about it. Ryo Hazuki was my early teen idol and my pride for loving this game only grew as I learned the amount of dedication and love Yu Suzuki put into this game.
He reached out to lengths that nobody else would dare and exhausted his budget in the ideal that he would create a game experience that has gone long too long without an ending.
With such possibilities granted to me, I could do so much and I could be incredibly creative with such flexibility.
The altruist in me if I actually had such power would probably use it to help society, maybe help broken homes. But would that really be the most effective method?
Maybe it’d be smarter to invest and start software development companies where upkeep would be low and income would be relatively high? That would consistently generate a profit which directly funded these benefits to society.
Having a singular lump sum to do one project to help society is great, but in the bigger picture of things it would be incredibly ineffective- it’s great you saved 1,000 people in need which is still a worthy accomplishment but what about the next generation? They’re going to need help too. People are always going to need help.
Basically: Invest in making more money first, use the profits to expand and do the right thing.
The more I think about it the more I wish I could do something like this. I think I’ll always be a wannabe entrepreneur.