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January 12th, 2013, 14:51
Originally Posted by Lucky Day View Post
The Bioware name can reinvent itself and then people will look fondly again on great games like MDK2.
MDK was invented by Shiny Entertainment, NOT by Bioware !

Originally Posted by rjshae View Post
So much vociferous hatred of Bioware floating around. Fortunately I don't suffer from that particular meme. The problem for me is that the haters are also the loudest screamers, so it almost becomes pointless trying to hold a rational discussion on the topic. All I'd get in return is disparaging vitriol.
I agree. It's as if people were using developrs of ANY game-making company as their PERSONAL scapegoat for their PERSONAL frustration nowadays.

Originally Posted by Gorath View Post
Unfortunately lots of Bioware devs got verbally attacked. I'm often surprised how many gamers still don't understand that specialist A probably had no influence on specialist-B-from-the-other-department's or on BigBoss C's decisions.
I fear that people do not WANT to see the difference.

They merely listen to their emotional state of anger, hatred, frustration and so on.

Originally Posted by CountChocula View Post
Isn't this pretty much the same thing that happens every few years with every game franchise?

- Super Action RPG 2 is released
- People complain about how it is different from Super Action RPG 1, clearly a superior game
- 2 years pass and Super Action RPG 3 is released
- People complain about how it is different from Super Action RPG 2, clearly a superior game
- 2 more years pass and self-proclaimed "fans" begin to produce a clone of Super Action RPG 1
- The clone is ignored by the mass of players : no-one plays this clone except the makers + a few more
- 2 more years paas and other fans begin to poduce clones of Super Actiion RPG 2 & 3 as well
- both clones are ingnored by the mass as well, except for their few fans

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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