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Amanda Lee Matthews's Blog

 

I'm Amanda Lee Matthews, better known as s0nicfreak. I have been involved in the games industry as a hobby for nearly 30 years, and dabbled professionally on and off. My experience includes writing, art, and game testing. Currently my job is creating and selling nerdy items, which are often video game related, at CraftOtaku.com

 

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Comment In: [Blog - 10/07/2015 - 12:16]

Recreational video games, or recreational ...

Recreational video games, or recreational anythings really, are probably going to be a thing of the past, for you, for a few years. r n r nI have to disagree with that - giving up recreational time is going to make you burnt out and resentful. Recreational time is just ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/05/2015 - 01:14]

I think they should do ...

I think they should do something like Amazon does. Amazon allows reviews from anyone/everyone, even if you have no proof that you own the product. But if you 've purchased the product from Amazon, that is indicated on your review. r n r nAn indication that the person owns the ...

Comment In: [News - 06/02/2015 - 02:26]

You can eliminate most of ...

You can eliminate most of the problems by offering free demos. You still have the issue of 1 - you 've got to convert the person to a paying customer within the time of the demo - but that is the right thing to do You shouldn 't hinge your ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/24/2014 - 03:52]

It would be simple in ...

It would be simple in theory just remove the ability to retract or reduce pledges. r n r nA lot less people would pledge if you removed the ability to change their mind, or retract their pledge if a surprise bill comes up.

Comment In: [News - 10/20/2014 - 09:39]

If they were deciding their ...

If they were deciding their college courses and careers based on marketing, it 's probably best they didn 't get into computer science. It 's one of the most disappointingly-unlike-the-marketing fields. Video games especially. They 'd waste a lot of time and money discovering they don 't like the reality ...

Comment In: [News - 07/11/2014 - 09:08]

Do the Boy Scouts get ...

Do the Boy Scouts get this too