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SD Marlow's Blog

 

I own a very nice hat rack and don't wear sweaters.

If you're readig this hoping to learn more about me, I'm flattered, but I'm not really here in a "professional" capacity (whatever that means).

 

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Comment In: [News - 07/22/2014 - 07:53]

Yeah, as already noted in ...

Yeah, as already noted in the comments, there is a huge gap in pay based on cost of living. But, this was all self-reported data, and likely from someone that has a few years experience. This does NOT reflect actual starting wages. To that end, I 'd speculate that office/manager ...

Comment In: [News - 07/18/2014 - 07:21]

Yeah, it seems like the ...

Yeah, it seems like the F2P model only works when the total cost to play is obscured in some way, and only encountered in bits and pieces thru the equivalent of pop-up windows. Otherwise, the game would just have expansion packs or DLC listed in a menu and not technically ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/15/2014 - 06:24]

I wanted to address that ...

I wanted to address that last point. People that photoshop images or create gif 's are in it for the personal enjoyment or perhaps a chance at meme fame, lol , and I can appreciate the argument that doing a Lets Play is along those same lines and thus equally ...

Comment In: [News - 07/15/2014 - 06:38]

The webcam and proprietary media ...

The webcam and proprietary media add to the cost which makes me wonder if this is any more than a Tegra3 micro console. I get that all digital downloads doesn 't fit with their market audience edutainment being a large segment of gift giving/holiday sales so no cutting corners there, ...

Comment In: [News - 07/11/2014 - 03:56]

If lets plays and reviews ...

If lets plays and reviews are truly independent, then there is no marketplace. There is no difference between paying, giving away a copy, spamming a twitter account, or leaving a not so subtle comment on a YouTube video that links to a game you made. YouTube personalities should be able ...

Comment In: [News - 07/11/2014 - 06:13]

I like how this story ...

I like how this story fails to mention that the employee concern happened a month after Amazon offered the service, back in Nov 2011. Tablet and smartphone games are the new electronic babysitters, but most parents assume the digital playground is a safer place than a real one especially when ...