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Blogs Kicked Out Of The Bedroom

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 13 May 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Byron C

    Byron C *psst!* This guy is a loser!

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    Interesting read.

    I grew up alongside stories of bedroom coders and one-man-bands who made loads of money overnight (Bitmap Brothers, Codemasters, etc), and it always gave me the feeling that I can achieve the same thing if I put my mind to it, even today. As the article shows, it's a little bit more involved than that these days. It's not hard to turn your idea into code; the hard part is making it successful and keeping that success going.

    I had heard about the extremely high standards for XBLA from reading about Jeff Minter's development & release of Space Giraffe (another 80's icon ;) ). However I had no idea that Microsoft were so meticulous in their quality control.

    Kinda getting nostalgic now :)
     
  3. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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    I remember uplink.. that was alot of fun- was a hacking game on the simple side :D
     
  4. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    I liked Uplink, but your other games were a bit confusing for me. I played Defcon a bit, then realized I had it all wrong, then gave up. :/
     
  5. barack

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    they were not too bad but uplink was appreciable.
     
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