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[Forbes] EA Employee Chastises Company Over SimCity in Public Letter

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The release of SimCity will likely be studied for years as a case of how not to launch a product, and the story keeps getting stranger and stranger. Six hours ago, an anonymous redditor posting under the name “DisappointedEA” made a thread containing an open letter expressing his disappointment in the company’s handling of SimCity. The twist? He reportedly works there.

Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2013/03/08/ea-employee-chastizes-company-over-simcity-in-public-letter/
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I click the link and it takes me no where

EDIT: Nevermind got the link to work.
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Very nice articles and complaint from their own people indeed. thumb.gif
There are petition to remove DRM for simcity
https://www.change.org/petitions/electronic-arts-inc-remove-always-online-drm-from-simcity-and-future-games

Lets hope we can play simcity offline in future rolleyes.gif
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Whom ever the EA employee was that wrote that has some big steel balls and quite smart rolleyes.gif. That letter was so well written making emphasis on company values, turning them on their own company making it very compelling.
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Very nice articles and complaint from their own people indeed. thumb.gif
There are petition to remove DRM for simcity
https://www.change.org/petitions/electronic-arts-inc-remove-always-online-drm-from-simcity-and-future-games

Lets hope we can play simcity offline in future rolleyes.gif

I kinda agree a game you purchase you should be able to play offline what if you don't have internet and want to play it?
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amazingly well written, Petition signed also

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Promote this person on the double. They need to listen to these kinds of employees.
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I Love EA! said no one ever
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Promote this person on the double. They need to listen to these kinds of employees.

Good gosh yes! This guy understands how business works. Leadership is the absolute most important thing in any enterprise. And I do not mean the head-of-the-student-government-pointless-do-nothing position that somehow stands for leadership. I mean the John Maxwell type of Leadership where you walk with integrity and practice what you preach. You influence and achieve things with people.

This man should be on their board. Knowing nothing about his business experience, I won't say he should be CEO, but he's got it right when it comes to running a company.
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If EA finds this guy and fires them, Gabe should run out and hire him.


...well, not "run" ...you know what I mean.
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