So, what do I do? Do I mute the world? Even if that attention is what makes me feel alive; it's what makes me feel real--validated? What's worse, no contact with the outer world or negative contact with the outer world?
It's not like I scammed them out of any money, the game is free. I am to the haters a waste of time and space, that I either bore them or infuriate them. But at least there is a reaction right? That means that I created good art that invoked a response. True, it's not a very nice response. Yet a response nonetheless. So I did it! I proved how videogames are art. And who knows, maybe my game will be a angsty classic like The Catcher in the Rye or Howl. Who knows?
I need to get some sleep, I've got 4 college application essays to write in the morning.