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The problem then obviously becomes primarily funding (Assuming, you are trying to compete with AAA titles), and also advertising (Although, this is part of funding as well).
Distribution can obviously be done digitally, so that is less of an issue.

Well, we have all been conditioned to expect a bigger, shinier game every release, but we lose sight of what makes games fun in the first place.

I'm not convinced that what we want or need is another AAA title. I'm also not convinced that advertising mediums and multi million dollar advertising budgets are something that needs to lock a developer out of wide audiences. There are so many gamers and even gamer/programmers out there right now, that I see no reason why the community can't organize and promote itself. Digital content delivery and promotion is easier and cheaper than ever. Viva la revolution.

People just need to wake up and make it what they want out of it instead of waiting for some company to make it profitable. We see where that gets us. Support small developers, buy and play their games, talk about them with people. Make your own games, tell your friends. No one is stopping you.

Good luck Phaedrus and crew. You should make a devblog =)
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Contradiction?

Eh... My lead programmer tells me he can finish it in time. I look at the schedule and I'm not so sure.
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Eh... My lead programmer tells me he can finish it in time. I look at the schedule and I'm not so sure.

As a person that works with programmers and sometimes project manages, I can identify with this situation.
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After 2006, all EA games have gone down hill. I feel bad for DICE, the battlefield series pre-2006 was perfect. Now its a mediocre experience.
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90% of my problems with the gaming industry center around the publishers, sadly they are a necessary evil. I support developers fully but have complaints about most major publishers.
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Phaedrus, You mentioned rushed game and sloppy console ports but there newest entry to this collection is tacked on MP for single player games... Bioshock 2, Dead Space 2, Mass Effect 3. It's just a waste of time and resources. I would support it if developers want to try it but I'm hoping this trend of mandatory MP/DLC comes to and end.
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Some very preliminary concept art from Paula and Dan.



Edited by Phaedrus2129 - 12/12/11 at 7:54pm
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So Contra/Metal Slug + Super Meatboy.
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Sort of, yeah.


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i don't blame just one or the other, i blame everyone from the guy getting coffee for the programmers to the president of the producing company, all are guilty in my eyes
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