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Job's doesn't even make the top 100 on my list. Anyone who works coding a game probably has more influence on gaming than Jobs did.
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Misinformed ignorant people are misinformed & ignorant.

What a joke!
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post #103 of 176
This.....cannot be true....this....just Isn't possible is it? No way
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post #104 of 176
I keep looking at the calendar... Its not april first.

What is this... I don't even
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post #105 of 176
Guys like Miyamoto and Kojima are THE real deal. Jobs... ha ha don't make me laugh.
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post #106 of 176
Quote:
Originally Posted by khtse;15564600 
Well, he did work at Atari and, on Pong in particular...

From what I've read, he worked on Breakout, not Pong, and he didn't even do anything really related to the game; he just redesigned the circuit boards to reduce clutter.
Edited by aroc91 - 11/4/11 at 8:16am
    
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post #107 of 176
No disrespect intended Steve,

but

I about busted a gut when I saw this lachen.gif
jobsnmoses.jpg


Now that's what I call promoting yourself to death! tongue.gif
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post #108 of 176
26%? I guess the writers of this article don't understand the difference between a majority and a plurality.

It just doesn't seem to sensational to say it that way, "a plurality of 100 people surveyed (26%)..."
Edited by kaxel - 11/4/11 at 8:44am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Redwoodz;15569480 
No disrespect intended Steve,

but

I about busted a gut when I saw this lachen.gif
jobsnmoses.jpg


Now that's what I call promoting yourself to death! tongue.gif

That is actually really funny haha. Made my day.

On topic why do you guys keep calling the people that voted for him ignorant or sheep. If you are a mobile developer only or you only play games on your phone tablet then in context steve jobs was the most influential person in that. You have to look at the target audience and those who responded. The article even says this was mostly indy developers.

Even i would agree with them in this context, valve and apple helped indie developers take huge strides. Microsoft and psn also helped in this regards but i would say apple and valve took the biggest stride.

But to keep calling these people sheep or ignorant is ignorant in and of itself. Say what you want but steve jobs is easily one of the most influential people when it comes to mobile gaming and indie developers.
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post #110 of 176
I think what you guys are missing is the part where these are game developers in England this is important. In most countries they would see steve jobs on the list and laugh...in this country they do that and then vote for him anyway because it is so patently absurd that it tickles our sense of humour.
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