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how is this thread 4star'd? Haters...
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While losing a life is a horrible thing, just because someone plays a cheesy video game, they decide to write a game developer asking for a eulogy to represent a person's life? What's wrong with this world... Don't they have more respect for a person's life than this?
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Love gearbox. Borderlands 2 is a must buy for me.
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As great as this is I feel bad for Gearbox when they start receiving emails/letters from some idiots claiming that their friend died and that he should be an NPC too.

Hopefully nothing like this happens though. :/
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you know, just when you think "they are only out there to make money" they do stuff like this.....brings a manly tear to my eye this is really nice. RIP Michael
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Wow, that's awesome! I'm sure it helped to ease the pain from his friend's death a little.
    
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Gotta give props to Gearbox. That's really nice of them to do. Borderlands is by far one of my favorite games ever. It's just a shame Michael will never see this come to fruition .
Edited by razr m3 - 11/6/11 at 9:35am
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While losing a life is a horrible thing, just because someone plays a cheesy video game, they decide to write a game developer asking for a eulogy to represent a person's life? What's wrong with this world... Don't they have more respect for a person's life than this?
I feel like you may have missed the point... I mean just because they came together as friends and enjoyed this one game doesnt mean they cant do something like this.. I doubt at this guys funeral they are going to play this sound clip.. It will probably be just something that his friends gets to listen to everynow and then and remeber the great times they had to gether. I see nothing wrong with what the friend and especially what Gearbox did.

I guess I dont fully understand what you mean by the whole respect for a person's life part.
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If you read, I said Gearbox left a bad taste in peoples mouth after Duke Nukem. IE no ones hyped about the crap they're going to release. So of course they're going to do a PR stunt, and of course they hoped people like you would eat it up.
So what does a developer have to do for you not to think its just a stunt?

So youvare bitter that Duke nukem was terrible? And therefore no one from thar company can ever do something nice without it being perceived as a stunt? What a sad world you must live in.

People like this believe that a company has to not make money, be completely transparent, cater to their every whim, and lastly give every game away for free.


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So what does a developer have to do for you not to think its just a stunt?

So youvare bitter that Duke nukem was terrible? And therefore no one from thar company can ever do something nice without it being perceived as a stunt? What a sad world you must live in.

People like this believe that a company has to not make money, be completely transparent, cater to their every whim, and lastly give every game away for free.


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ACtually every game they've released has been console ported crap. Even borderlands was garbage. People only eat it up because it has good marketing and it's a bit out of the ordinary.
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