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Yeah, but...

Author: SoulTaker ()
Date: 2000-04-10 00:00:00

On 4/10/00 at 11:37 Tridus wrote:
>People who aren't avid gamers are refreshing in a way... they don't care about top end graphics, or gameplay, or anything. They care if its *fun* and reasonably priced.

>Deer Hunter was both. So it did really well.

Well, it was reasonably priced. Fun? That's arguable.

>Hell, one of the best multiplayer games ever made is Tradewars 2002, and it has no graphics at all.

We can agree here. The graphics is secondary to gameplay. But I don't really think Deer Hunter had much gameplay. It really bothers me that people bought the game because of the price, not the quality.
If I were a game designer for, say, The Operational Art of War or Seven Kingdoms, which both turned in lackluster sales, I would just be really pissed off when Deer Hunter with its few months of work turns out to be so much more successful than the game I worked on for one year, where I was determined to make it better than the rest, to make it good .

SoulTaker

already campaigning? hmm.. here's all I have to say about that. - undertow - 2000-04-10 00:00:00
-It seems that Cthulhu has already returned, in shape of Bill Gates... - SoulTaker - 2000-04-10 00:00:00
--whats wrong with deer hunter? - Tridus - 2000-04-10 00:00:00
---Re:whats wrong with deer hunter? - SoulTaker - 2000-04-10 00:00:00
----Deer Hunter also cost $20 - Tridus - 2000-04-10 00:00:00
-----Yeah, but... - SoulTaker - 2000-04-10 00:00:00
------well, yeah... but I didn't like seven kingdoms - Tridus - 2000-04-10 00:00:00
-------Re:well, yeah... but I didn't like seven kingdoms - SoulTaker - 2000-04-10 00:00:00