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Discussion in 'Indie Related Chat' started by cliffski, Oct 27, 2005.

  1. PoV

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    Remember, it's not "sitting on your ass reading forums", it's running a business. :D

    And when it's running a business, longer is better. ;)
     
  2. Nutter2000

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    Good luck Cliffski!
    Welcome to the 2 metre shuffle to work! ;)

    Glad to hear Democracy's doing so well, beers on you then! :D
     
  3. Steve Ince

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    My interview with Codemasters was what convinced me to turn freelance. :)
     
  4. Jack Norton

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    lol now I am curious to know the details... :p
     
  5. Sharpfish

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    My experience at codies certainly re-enforced my resolve to carry on with my side projects, but for different reasons than your interview obviously - I have to say there are many issues I have with how they run things but at this point in my life it is none of my business and I don't waste my energy thinking about it ;)
     
  6. lakibuk

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    Now Cliffski, have you been fired cause you worked on Democracy during lunch breaks? :)
     
  7. Steve Ince

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    I was just amazed at how everyone was crammed in so tightly. I had no interest in becoming a battery chicken. :D
     
  8. Sharpfish

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    The last dept I worked at in codies (Juice Studio) was not cramped imo. in fact I had 2 empty desks next to me and quick access to the water cooler. When I was over in QA it was a different story - but that is due to the "it's finished when it's finished" extension building being stuck in limbo.

    The worst thing really was getting out of the car park at night - directly onto a busy road high speed road - it was a nightmare. Though it got changed due to flexi-time so people would leave when then liked which eased the burden on the car park exit somewhat.

    I think US companies probably have better working environments (better aircon and more space I would hope) as the heat in a full room of monitors and consoles in the middle of summer (even in the UK) was unbearable.
     
  9. Quest Engine

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    Hey Cliffski,
    This is probably something you should have done long ago. You're way to smart to be working for the man. Good luck!
     
  10. Greg Squire

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    Cliffski, Congrats and Good Luck! I hope this works out for you.
     
  11. NuriumGames

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    Best luck cliffski, I also never understood how could you do your games with a full time job.

    They fired me too after discussing with the boss :)

    Sharpfish, thanks fot the Shareware Thoughts #1.
     
  12. Jack Norton

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    I have a better idea Cliff, instead of going indie, why you... don't go in POLITICS? ;)

    (Jack tries anything to eliminate a potential dangerous competitor)
     
  13. Ricardo C

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    Good luck, man :) Glad Democracy is doing well :)
     
  14. Kai Backman

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    Heaps of luck! Hardcode strategy dudes rock! :D
     
  15. Gnatinator

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    Good luck at your new full time job cliffski ;)

    hah. so true
     
  16. Sharpfish

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    no, no, no.. thank YOU for breakquest.. as soon as I get some money coming in I will actually get around to buying myself ;)

    sorry - Back on topic.
     
  17. soniCron

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    Good luck, Cliffski! Congrats on the success, and I wish you years more! :)
     
  18. fog4711

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    Congratulations Cliff :) I think you're on the right track.

    Democracy to the people ;)
     
  19. Martoon

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    Good luck, cliffski. Considering the amazing things you've done part-time, I have no doubts about your success going full-time.

    You kissed it away... now you want us to look at it?
    (Sorry. Unprofessional moment there.)
     
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    hehe not my ass... SpongeBob's :)
     

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