Our new Indie Games subforum is now open for business in G&T. Go and check it out, you might land a code for a free game. If you're developing an indie game and want to post about it, follow these directions. If you don't, he'll break your legs! Hahaha! Seriously though.
Our rules have been updated and given their own forum. Go and look at them! They are nice, and there may be new ones that you didn't know about! Hooray for rules! Hooray for The System! Hooray for Conforming!
Mac & PC - Design, Multimedia, Photography - Where should I sink money.
HallowedFaithI hate this name.Salt Lake City, UTRegistered Userregular
I will be starting school when I get out of the Army and I am looking at setting up a small development studio out of my home while I attend class and maybe some freelance stuff. I will be taking a wide range of creative arts courses including photography.
So here comes the fun part. For long term development, where do I sink my money for the software. I plan on picking up the latest Adobe CS package and with that kind of investment, I need to know which system I should look into.
I already own PC's, but they are all laptops, and I want to push into a nice desktop set-up. I've played with some macs before and it seems like every single creative media tutorial I have ever looked at in the past 5 years is being done on a Mac. I've done some homework on the issue, and all I hear people say is "It just works better on a Mac." Well, I am aware of the "elitest" sense of "awesome" that comes with owning an Apple product, as I own several iPads, phones, etc. I'm gonna buy a mac regardless, I just need suggestions on which one to buy the software for.
TL;DR - I am buying a PC Desktop and a Mac Desktop, I need to invest thousands in design software and I need advice on the best system to purchase said software for.