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post #11 of 50
Nexon? The studio that brought us Combat Arms, aka won't run on any modern system? tongue.gif Nexon doesn't listen to it's users, at all.

Valve wouldn't sell out, the disappointment would be horrendous.
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post #12 of 50
Won't happen.
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post #13 of 50
I think everyone is pretty clear that this would never happen.
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post #14 of 50
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If this happened I would probably just stop gaming on the PC.

Same here... this would be horrible.
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post #15 of 50
hellll no.

Let Valve do its own thing. I dont want every title to have some sort of micro transaction deal. I know TF2 is one, but only to spin itself as some type of project to be eval'd.

leave Valve alone!
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post #16 of 50
Never going to happen. Shouldn't even be a rumor.
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Ok , so I have a question for everyone. So Valve won't get bought out. But what is going to happen when Gabe Newell dies? Has anyone seriously considered that the man is 49 years old and is extremely obese? I love Valve as much as the next person but when Gabe passes away what is going to happen to the company. Surely someone is curious about that more than these B.S. rumors that EA or NCsoft or Nexon is going to buy them out.
 
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post #18 of 50
The company is bigger than one man, even a man as big as Gabe. So long as they keep to the spirit of the company then they will continue to do well. From the sound of how the company is run, with no bosses or formal structure, I would imagine that they are even less dependant on one figurehead than other companies (e.g. Apple).

Valve seems to be a company of hard working, clever and creative people doing what they love. Can't go wrong with that.
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post #19 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkpriest667 View Post

Ok , so I have a question for everyone. So Valve won't get bought out. But what is going to happen when Gabe Newell dies? Has anyone seriously considered that the man is 49 years old and is extremely obese? I love Valve as much as the next person but when Gabe passes away what is going to happen to the company. Surely someone is curious about that more than these B.S. rumors that EA or NCsoft or Nexon is going to buy them out.
If you still have positive cash flow (as in, a lot, and possibly even more so in the near future once Dota 2 is officially released), why would you want to merge anyway? Even if Gabe drops dead right now, the next person that steps into Valve's CEO position will still turn those deals down.

Unless he turns out to be a spy from Nexon/NCSoft tongue.gif
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The company is bigger than one man, even a man as big as Gabe. So long as they keep to the spirit of the company then they will continue to do well. From the sound of how the company is run, with no bosses or formal structure, I would imagine that they are even less dependant on one figurehead than other companies (e.g. Apple).
Valve seems to be a company of hard working, clever and creative people doing what they love. Can't go wrong with that.

Oh I understand but you seem to forget a simple little thing. Its called State Comptrollers and Governments that are taxing entities. In the eyes of the government Valve is a proprietary business and therefor when the proprietor dies a new one must be named in a WILL or else ANYTHING not named in a persons certified WILL (Which I am sure Gabe has one) will go to the state.

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If you still have positive cash flow (as in, a lot, and possibly even more so in the near future once Dota 2 is officially released), why would you want to merge anyway? Even if Gabe drops dead right now, the next person that steps into Valve's CEO position will still turn those deals down.
Unless he turns out to be a spy from Nexon/NCSoft tongue.gif

A CEO is for a corporation as far as I am understanding VALVE Is not a true corporation under the legal definition.

After some quick fact checking it is actually a corporation. The question is.. Is this a Russian line of succession crisis waiting to happen? Since Valve has no titles who is the next man in line to run the company?
Edited by Darkpriest667 - 9/27/12 at 2:52pm
 
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