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Originally Posted by perfectblade View Post

indie games generally suck.

I can't say that I experienced proportionally more bad indie games than titles from major publishers.

Most games suck, period.

There are still many good indie games, and almost as many good non-indie games, percentage wise.
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Life has a special way of beating the stupid out of you

Or into you.
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He's young and stupid. Life has a special way of beating the stupid out of you biggrin.gif. We'll see what he's like when he's 30, if he's still stupid after 10 more years of life experience he will definitely need professional help.

Stupidity has more to do with it than his age. I wasn't nearly as stupid as he is when I was 15, much less 20 and an adult.
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Just because you're an "indie" developer doesn't mean you have our support or attention by default. This guy was way out of line. This same behavior will screw you in most other industries as well. If you don't behave as a professional, somebody with your same qualifications will.
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He's young and stupid. Life has a special way of beating the stupid out of you biggrin.gif. We'll see what he's like when he's 30, if he's still stupid after 10 more years of life experience he will definitely need professional help.

I don't think it has to do with his age at all, I wouldn't have said something like that at 15, much less 20.
this is someone who is lacking other things than "age experience."
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these guys need to just drop it.
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post #146 of 162
Another child saying stupid things.

Sigh.

Get them out of the community, this stuff should never be tolerated.
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Just imagine that the extra money that would have been spent on this game being on Steam will now go to some other game, to other developers that don't appear to be pricks.

Personally, when I'm shopping for a game, I'm looking for a good game, not games made by "developers that don't appear to be pricks". The character of those who made it is immaterial, unless they are in a position to deny me the use of it in the future (as could be the case with an MMO/always online game, or one that featured heavy handed DRM).

Well... the other part of my post was important for this part you quoted. I wanted to help the people that feel bad about this guy losing money, show a different way to look at this where you don't have to feel bad at all, instead can actually feel good if you want. tongue.gif
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first off, i think steam will be just fine without another meaningless 8-bit indie game in its marketplace, so the guy had nothing he could do about steam's miss-type. he should've just been happy his project is getting something out there, much more the grand fabled steam marketplace visibility.

using twitter to spout off thoughts that should be kept personal is a big no-no for anyone holding a position of responsibility. social media is a magnifying glass for this kind of thing and this guy didn't just bite the bullet, but the entire magazine then ate the gun too

i hope the rest of his respectable crew are able to salvage something to eek out a living so its not a complete waste for them.
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This whole thing has gotten his video game more attention than it would have had he not.

Sad, sad, sad little man.
    
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Probably some awkward anti-social nerd who doesn't understand people and how they react to things.
Aka telling a God of the PC community to die over the internet(where it is hard to detect satire)
lolol
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