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Comment In: [Blog - 11/23/2016 - 02:02]

I just read your post ...

I just read your post I had no idea you worked on Shattered Galaxy. That was my first real MMO I played back in the day :

Comment In: [Blog - 10/19/2016 - 10:04]

That 's a good point ...

That 's a good point about poker and I believe we talked about that on one of our casts. Poker is a game that is both about luck, IE: what everybody gets, and skill: Reading the other players, playing mind-games,etc. r n r nIt 's similar to the XCOM example, ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/03/2016 - 12:10]

Definitely less key boss factors. ...

Definitely less key boss factors. When it 's really just a fight between an enemy and not so much about the weight of the battle or the environment, then it would be more of a mini-boss. For a boss fight to really pop, it needs to be built around at ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/04/2016 - 09:14]

The main point is that ...

The main point is that there is a misconception of games with randomized elements having infinite replayability. Not all randomly or procedural-generated elements can make a game replayable. Depending on the scope of the game and the extent of the randomization, will have an impact on the overall replayability. r ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/14/2016 - 10:15]

Here 's another tip for ...

Here 's another tip for Twitch Streamers. If you go to their profile and check their history, it should show the last 14 or so days of streaming. If there is no prior history there, then that means they haven 't streamed anything in over 2 weeks. The next thing ...

Comment In: [News - 09/13/2016 - 10:23]

I think there may be ...

I think there may be a simpler solution: Vetting users. If someone is a professional reviewer, it should be easy to authenticate them given information on the internet. This wouldn 't impact the general consumer who buys the game on steam, but allow people who do make a living off ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/06/2016 - 09:54]

Exactly. Although the only thing ...

Exactly. Although the only thing I 'm not sure of is why the songs of GTA were impacted on copies already bought. I would have assumed they would be protected by having ownership. But I have a feeling that it 's the fact that people technically don 't own copies ...

Comment In: [News - 09/05/2016 - 11:25]

The definition of Early Access ...

The definition of Early Access is part of the issue. Everyone has their own interpretation of what an early access game is. r n r nI do think it 's very touchy for developers to double dip while the core game isn 't done yet. You can see what happened ...

Comment In: [News - 08/19/2016 - 04:16]

No mention of Cool Spot ...

No mention of Cool Spot This list is invalid :

Comment In: [Blog - 08/10/2016 - 06:24]

Very interesting thoughts on the ...

Very interesting thoughts on the matter. I was someone who was around the forums during the Sam and Max days and the community there was really good. Telltale was one of the first studios to start to have the level of transparency and outreach to their fans that we saw ...

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