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[Shacknews] DayZ developer 'very angry' about The War Z

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..."I am angry about the WarZ. I'm very angry," he said in an AMA on Reddit (via CVG). "I'm quite hurt personally because anyone can see how similar the words are, and while the average gamer knows the difference individual people don't."...

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http://www.shacknews.com/article/77440/dayz-developer-very-angry-about-the-war-z

To be fair I confused the two before learning about either.
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Well hopefully DayZ will prosper.
    
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Can't deny his passion
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Thanks Sergey!
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post #5 of 108
I can see this as being frustrating. He's been quiet about WarZ, and it's not like he's a big-name developer with tons of resources. Anyone in his shoes would be just as frustrated seeing larger developers make money off their idea. He may not have taken the most professional approach in addressing the issue, but he is human.
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post #6 of 108
Obvious anger is obvious. The breakdowns showing how The War Z is just a reskinned War Inc are hilarious. Not to mention everything else about it.
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post #7 of 108
I would be mad too. With the standalone DayZ coming, a lot of people thought "The war Z" was it. The main thing they need to do with DayZ now is explain that it's not related to the war Z.
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post #8 of 108
I heard him do a commentary about his mod on IGN, it is a very important thing to him. It's so disheartening that someone else tried to run with his idea and made such a bad job of it all. The name confusion just adds insult to injury.
post #9 of 108
It's definitely understandable. I don't see how people can even defend the WarZ, no matter how fun it is for them. Hammerpoint represents the absolute worst of the gaming industry and supporting the game is supporting the developers who really don't deserve it.
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I wonder if Max Brooks is also angry.
    
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