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May 18th, 2013, 20:42
Originally Posted by AppleIntimidation View Post
Well someone on the rpg thread about iphone games started talking about other genres
Um … and that someone was - YOU!

It is funny, DArtagnan and I have had discussions about whether or not this guy is actually a rather clever bot - troll posts, routinely off-topic, impervious to logic, etc …

We all know I am a huge fan of iOS devices, but there are a couple of key issues:
- Hardware is optimized for 'decent' performance that maximizes power efficiency.
- Hardware changes so rapidly there will NEVER be full optimization of an engine. Just not worth it.

Plus the business model for gaming on iOS and Android is just wrong for anything but lukewarm ports of old games at this point … though I hope that changes.

My iPad is my '90% computer', in that I can do so much with it … but if I want to dig into serious gaming, it is PC (i.e. also not Mac) all the way.
-- Mike
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