Brian Fargo likes to tell a story about his dealings with a game publisher, a nasty episode that took place a few years back.
As head of development house InXile, he was making a game under contract for the publisher. “They wanted us to hit a certain date,” he says. “But they had made a bunch of changes. It wasn’t possible. They sent a guy down to our office while I was out of town promoting the game. The guy comes into the office and tells my people, ‘Hey we need to move the date. If you don’t figure it out, we’ll shut this company down.’ He came in and threatened to fire all my employees while I was away.”
Fargo made his outrage known to the publisher. “I called them and said, get that guy out of my office. I’m not having another meeting until you kick that person out of my office.”
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Monthly Archives: September 2010
No, not exactly about my personal life (event though from time to time you’ll find a post about my personal chronicles and see it fit), but I mean opening up my counseling services for music. I’ve already been doing this … Continue reading
So I got this email from Amplitube announcing some pretty crazy shit for the iPhone: “iRig, interface adapter, and AmpliTube app for iPhone/iPod and iPad have taken the music creation world by storm as the first mobile system that allows … Continue reading