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Comment In: [Blog - 11/18/2016 - 04:49]

I have to disagree on ...

I have to disagree on marketing materials. You are going to miss a of people who either will not or cannot sign up for your mailing list at your booth. Those people will forget who you are in the hundreds of booths if they don 't have something to remind ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/16/2016 - 09:17]

What does it say under ...

What does it say under the smileys on the feedback screen

Comment In: [Blog - 09/28/2016 - 11:15]

Could you elaborate on: 7. ...

Could you elaborate on: 7. Do the usual PR a MONTH before the campaign.

Comment In: [Blog - 09/15/2016 - 10:26]

No Man 's Sky was ...

No Man 's Sky was an attempt at releasing an Indie game at full retail, and we can agree that it definitely didn 't work. r n r nNo. While there are lots of unhappy people, NMS is the second highest selling game at RETAIL this month. The criteria for ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/20/2016 - 05:26]

I 've reached out to ...

I 've reached out to distribution partners inquiring about the amounts of chargebacks happening, and it 's killing some of them. r n r n There 's no real way to know which keys leaked or not r n r nCredit card companies are very clear about which transactions have ...

Comment In: [News - 04/11/2016 - 07:24]

We gamedevs aren 't pushing ...

We gamedevs aren 't pushing PC 's like we used to. This week I upgraded a 7 year old Core i7 with a 2 year old video card and an SSD. Now my games all run on Ultra settings and the CPU gauge says 40 .

Comment In: [Blog - 01/04/2016 - 01:31]

Dune-style isn 't outdated, there ...

Dune-style isn 't outdated, there just hasn 't been a big Dune style RTS made in 9 years, and I 've been waiting. Starcraft 2 is laser-focused on optimum-build-order-fastest-clicker-wins. Supreme Commander is focused on big-picture strategy. Company of heroes is little-picture strategy. Grey Goo was close-ish but base and mission ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/24/2015 - 06:26]

Another great article, thank you. ...

Another great article, thank you. Something I 've really come to appreciate is how much player agency there was in the older C C games. Every unit had one or more unique features that the player could use to their advantage and there were a LOT of units.

Comment In: [Blog - 11/04/2015 - 08:58]

If you 're writing allocators, ...

If you 're writing allocators, make sure you benchmark them against malloc/new. Malloc is highly optimized and surprisingly fast for most use cases. I 've seen quite a few 'fast ' memory allocators in games that were in fact slower than malloc. r n r nMy best reasons for making ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/08/2015 - 01:39]

Probably the most frustrating thing ...

Probably the most frustrating thing about this is that I kept turning features off in BitDefender 's settings, but it still kept popping up new false virus notifications. I could not figure out how to get it to leave Miranda alone even long enough to test it. r n r ...

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