I wasted 4 years of my life doing this
Justin Jackson

Thanks for sharing your experience. I would back your story with game dev story.

Game development is pretty technological field and one of the toughest software dev. areas. And yet, most of developers ( programmers, game designers and level designers) are self taught. Some have Bachelor degree in CS, some finished college, some high school, some come from different background — history, mechanical engineering etc. Most of them learn and educate while building their first game .