I was recently asked this question. I didn't have an immediate answer because the question took me by surprise. The tone of the question was so dismissive and condescending that I was unsure if I needed to defend myself or actually if they were curious. Turns out they were curious! Just asked the question in an odd way. It reminded me of sitting in the woods in painting, and someone asking why I am bothering. I don't know if in that moment I would have an answer that wasn't a defensive, 'because I want to !' So, I wondered what others would answer... Have you been asked a similar question and how did you answer it? Making a video game is a lot of work and time, why are you investing that time? What motivates you to desire to make a video game?