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Has Apple Created the Perfect Board Game Platform?

namco Re:Uh, no. They didn't. (531 comments)

And don't forget

"It's not wise to upset a Wookie!"

more than 4 years ago
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OnLive Gaming Service Gets Lukewarm Approval

namco One question (198 comments)

Is it available in Nebraska?

more than 4 years ago
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OnLive Gaming Service Gets Lukewarm Approval

namco Re:First Post! (198 comments)

FIRST!! Sorry about the laaaaaaggg!

more than 4 years ago
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Man "Beats" World of Warcraft

namco Re:Of course (655 comments)

The win took a lot of thought, a lot of communication and some fairly fast and furious in-game action

Llllleeeeeerrrrrooooooyyyyyy Jeeennkins
At least I got chicken!

more than 4 years ago
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Sony To Launch 3D TVs By Late 2010

namco I saw this... (249 comments)

I saw this in the Urbis (Videogame Nation event) with the Oliver Twins, who created Dizzy, back in June. They are making Invincible Tiger for the Xbox 360 and PS3. It's the first game to be digitally 3D (using the 3D TV's). It's quite impressive!

about 5 years ago
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EA Spends 3x on Marketing Than Development

namco Re:Why is this a surprise? (442 comments)

So we're looking at maybe $5 or so of my money actually making it back to the folks who genuinely worked on producing my video game.

This was still the case back in 1998. PC Gamer wrote an article about where the money goes from each game sale. Most went to the publishers, then the government (VAT - Value Added Tax for you non UKers out there) took a slice. The poor developers, the glue of the game, got bugger all.

You can't very well turn out a modern video game in your garage. I get it.

Yes you can! You just need time and patience. If your coding is good, everything else will follow. Also OSS like Blender and GIMP help greatly, unlike 10 yrs ago when you needed the cash to get these apps.

If garage gamers didn't exist anymore you wouldn't get titles like Darwinia by Introversion Software. True, these guys are a lot fewer nowadays, but it is my belief that true innovative and fun games will still come from the bedroom/indie/homebrew gamers. You'll just have to look around to find them! :)

about 5 years ago
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Which Game Series Would You Reboot?

namco I've got a better idea... (1120 comments)

Why don't we just reboot the games companies, like EA and Activision? (but leave Blizzard alone, they are fine just as they are)

more than 5 years ago
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Morris Worm Turning 20

namco Re:Wakeup call implies people actually woke up (84 comments)

It's kind of like the circle of life, and everybody wins!

Not until I write an EltonJohn worm that sings Circle of Life...no wait, an even better idea for a singing worm:

RickAstley!

more than 5 years ago

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