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Posted by John Woznack on Wed, 28 Dec 2016 01:34:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Serious
Back in 2008 I replied to an email from someone interested in getting into the video game development business. I thought my reply might interest others, so I've decided to "blog" it.

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I find it interesting that ...

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Comment In: [Blog - 06/09/2016 - 04:06]

I wouldn 't call that ...

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