1. Can I become a successful game designer without school?
2. What should I begin learning?
3. What should I do? Please Help!
1. Pretty much anything (except maybe time travel to the past, and the Star Trek holodeck) is possible. FAQ 50 (in this forum's FAQs).
2. Everything. http://www.penny-arc...a-game-designer
3. Start designing games. And read FAQ 12 (in this forum's FAQs).