Game industry

The thing when you write post-mortems

If things didn’t go your way you are most likely to be even more clueless about why it went wrong once you read the comments … Kyle Pittman wrote a post-mortem about Super Win the Game here. Reading the comments is quite depressing. Depressing because instead of thanking the dev, people are spending their time […]

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The price of cheap

I like cheap stuff. I seem to never have enough money to have my conscience clear of buying luxury things. Not expensive things, just things I don’t really need but can still brighten my day. I’m a Netflix subscriber. Tonight, my wife fell asleep early so I decide to watch a movie. My first pick was […]

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You and me don’t charge enough for our games

On March 22 here’s the top sellers list of indie games on Steam: https://twitter.com/Over00/status/447447417265201154 Beside Papers, Please with a 50% discount and Garry’s Mod which has been on the top sellers list since the Big Bang it seems all games are priced $15 or more. What’s the point? Well there are a tons of indie games […]

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Good riddance Funcom

Don’t get me wrong. I’m absolutely NOT happy that many people in Montreal will lose their jobs. I don’t even hate Funcom. In fact I don’t really have an opinion on their games. But the recent news won’t help to change in any way my opinion on how my tax money is blindly spent on game […]

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Montreal: All your game studios are belong to us

There’s an interesting article in today’s La Presse about how Ubisoft came to Montreal. I read it on the paper version and can’t find it online but to make a long story short some lobbyist from here decided Ubisoft would come to Montreal, promised stuff the government wasn’t aware of ($25,000 per employee per year) […]

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