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4A Games creative director Andrew Prokhorov has repsponded to Former THQ president about the harsh condition the studio worked on while creating Metro Last Light

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"It is a fact that our work conditions are worse than those of other developers outside Ukraine," he said. "I don't think anyone can doubt that--yes, it's true that American and most of European developers operate in a country far more comfortable than Ukraine. And yes, the publishers pay them more. This is clear: the more 'reasonable' the country the less the risks. And we don't want to be all dramatic about that--after all, better conditions are earned, and we strive to do this as soon as possible."


He also added do not need sob story for their game to sell
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"We deserve the ratings we get," Prokhorov added. "After all, the final consumer doesn't care about our conditions. And this is right. We need no indulgence."

http://www.gamespot.com/news/metro-last-light-dev-responds-to-workplace-conditions-claims-6408472

Now since you know the harsh condition they were in , I think buying thier DLC would be good think to help them get some money.


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He sounds like a stand up guy wants his games to sell because their good not for any other reason.
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He sounds like a stand up guy wants his games to sell because their good not for any other reason.

Well their Game received a critical acclaim at launch so I would have to disagree with that
Edited by FCSElite - 5/16/13 at 2:16pm
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I saw a tour of their studio after 2033. It looked a bit cramped, but not as bad as he was describing. Course I'm not there though so could be wrong. The thing I noticed was how small the team was compared to other games. Crazy to me how that relatively small group of people could put together such a graphically powerful new engine (despite the bugs) plus a great game to put on top of it.
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Using the Omega 2.97. Video card was around 460/364, though im not sure exactly, overclocked using radlinker. To be honest im not a fan of the new omega drivers, settings are really buggy and not much improvement. 3.68 is 100% stable obviously, got through the bechmark repetetivly without problems but 3.8 is another story. I needed 1.52 just to get into windows at that speed and so obviously even if i knock up the voltage a bit more, it still wont be benchmark stable. Im stable at 3.68 with only 1.46v which aint too bad, i think ill leave it at that, 680mhz aint bad on air, temps are jumping around 44C right now so im happy with that

Logical, since they have crappy working conditions we should go ahead and shell out for the dlc, I can't wait to buy ranger difficulty tonight now!!
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Logical, since they have crappy working conditions we should go ahead and shell out for the dlc, I can't wait to buy ranger difficulty tonight now!!

No Really , but if you played their game and loved it , and also loved the Ranger mode , i do not see any problem in that. anyway i am sure their game would be a sucess story without any need for dlc at all
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Well their Game received a critical acclaim at launch so I would have to disagree with that

You sorta made my point they made a great game they dont need pity to get people to buy the game.
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Using the Omega 2.97. Video card was around 460/364, though im not sure exactly, overclocked using radlinker. To be honest im not a fan of the new omega drivers, settings are really buggy and not much improvement. 3.68 is 100% stable obviously, got through the bechmark repetetivly without problems but 3.8 is another story. I needed 1.52 just to get into windows at that speed and so obviously even if i knock up the voltage a bit more, it still wont be benchmark stable. Im stable at 3.68 with only 1.46v which aint too bad, i think ill leave it at that, 680mhz aint bad on air, temps are jumping around 44C right now so im happy with that
Logical, since they have crappy working conditions we should go ahead and shell out for the dlc, I can't wait to buy ranger difficulty tonight now!!

confused.gif Not sure what's up with that Silum quote. I think something went a little awry there! biggrin.gif
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confused.gif Not sure what's up with that Silum quote. I think something went a little awry there! biggrin.gif

Yeah lol , maybe he quoted the wrong quote right there
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puts other developers to shame...
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