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DreamRift co-founder: publisher piracy fears lead to unambitious games

DreamRift co-founder: publisher piracy fears lead to unambitious games

Is a pirated game truly a lost sale? Do some people buy games after playing a pirate copy? In a way, it doesn't really matter. The mere belief amongst some publishers that hardcore gamers are frightful pirates is why the DS and 3DS are given over to safe bets like licensed games and sequels, according to Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion dev DreamRift's co-founder Peter Ong.

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"While you may not like Halo, Call of Duty, or the Grand Theft Autos of the world, others do, and ..."
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Minecraft creator Notch chats about design, regrets and piracy

Related Topics – Minecraft, GDC 2012, Piracy, Game Design
Minecraft creator Notch chats about design, regrets and piracy

Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson took the stage for his "fireside chat" with a beer in hand. The fireplace was naturally a retro 8-bit style video of a burning log that perfectly reflected the Minecraft aesthetic. Over the next forty five minutes he casually talked about the design and development of the game, why there's no female character, and gave a little update to his take on piracy.

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"I took a break because I wanted to play it with a friend, and at the time SMP was very very ..."
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