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“We do not see the PC as the leading platform for games,†he explained. “That statement will enrage some people, but it is hard to characterize it otherwise; both console versions will have larger audiences than the PC version. A high end PC is nearly 10 times as powerful as a console, and we could unquestionably provide a better experience if we chose that as our design point and we were able to expend the same amount of resources on it.â€
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Funny how back in July he said he regretted designing for consoles and now this. Carmack would make a great politician.

Oh, and that's another developer to add to the 'do-not-buy' list.
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Carmack threads are starting to be as proliferate as Apple patent threads.
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Can't blame them for wanting to make some money, and it's at the consoles.
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Just mad because his game of many years in developement was trashed on the PC.

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Oh, and that's another developer to add to the 'do-not-buy' list.
Your loss. The PC community is sicking sometimes.
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Can't blame them for wanting to make some money, and it's at the consoles.
What's sad is a once respected PC developer sold out.

Now soon they'll join the ranks of Ubisoft with PC gamers.

It doesn't look too good for Doom 4 also

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Your loss. The PC community is sicking sometimes.
Why should I invest in a game where the developers didn't bother investing in the platform I play on?
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People will Rage at John Carmack and what he says but deep down you know that everything he says is TRUE.
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I dont understand, If you do a port at least make it work, I would not mind a port as long as it works, and has the standard high med low options AA and resolution, And ill expect a constant 90FPS on my system, Yeah its not the best there is ofc but why not optimise it?

Capcom optimise there games on PC funny enough

I really think, Dont bother releasing a game for the PC if it is a complete port unoptimised and buggy mess, Dont want to support PC? then get lost, We wont buy your products anyway.
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Funny how back in July he said he regretted designing for consoles and now this. Carmack would make a great politician.

Oh, and that's another developer to add to the 'do-not-buy' list.
funny you posted the article, but didn't appear to read it. he said this in response to the problems the pc platform experienced at the launch of rage, due to many different hardware/driver issues that crept up.
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I dont understand, If you do a port at least make it work, I would not mind a port as long as it works, and has the standard high med low options AA and resolution, And ill expect a constant 90FPS on my system, Yeah its not the best there is ofc but why not optimise it?

Capcom optimise there games on PC funny enough

I really think, Dont bother releasing a game for the PC if it is a complete port unoptimised and buggy mess, Dont want to support PC? then get lost, We wont buy your products anyway.
Agreed.

Plenty of devs have shown if you treat the platform well you will be rewarded ( CD Projekt, indie devs, bethesda, etc )

You have to invest money in order to make money. Whodathunkit?!
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