I was advised familiarity with general principles of software engineering would be beneficial for my writing for games.
Then, it finally occured.
It was not long after scanning The Scripting Language and Game Mods forum, which has been an interesting read lately.
The discussion between scripting and hard coding was going on, and I was trying to understand it myself. Example of code were posted in both scripts and hard coding examples.
I thought nothing of it because I was still thinking about the posts, though I'd had some untested foreclusions.
Meanwhile, on another wavelength, I was thinking about the priciples of software engineering in my modest way.
These two concepts moved towards each other deep in the back of my mind unnoticed as I went through my day.
Suddenly, my fingers began moving of their own free will across the keys. I knew from long experience I was in the flow. Without conscious knowledge, my fingers darted out like lightning, a condition I have fortunately known from time to time as a scribe. It's a big payoff, and a tasty part of the deal.
I have no idea what it means, or how it relates to this merging of two ideas while digesting on the back burner of my thoughts. It finally occured.
I typed this: