Originally Posted by demolition
I think in reality, it is easier (and more fun?) to be creative the more limitations you have. Of course, if there are too many limitations it also kills the creativity since you can't do anything.
I'm very influenced by that kind of thinking.
I dont know about professional coders, because I'm mainly graphician, and just a casual programmer.
But starting small games is good. You learn a lot, and helps you to do not make castles in the sand. ( or castles in the air, as we say in spanish ).