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Game Devs : Foamy The Squirrel

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Some game devs... are just awful...
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angri squirrel approved

So true

Truth!

Nobody seems to anticipate the level of stress their games might actually produce hmm. Are all game developers just all way too humble? On way too tight a budget? Or way too financially aware regarding server costs? Or do servers these days just suck...?

Good rant, though all the server-related stuff is never a problem with single player. Solo gaming FTW. And regarding all those other trends with newer games, and patches, and early-releases: old gaming FTW. Back in the day there just wasn't such a thing as a patch. Any bugs you stumbled upon... well that was just how it was meant to be. You used them to your advantage whenever possible. Assume they actually tested things a bit more thoroughly too. Good times...

-cd-

Foamy was a game dev once?
This pretty much hit home for me.

Luckily, it's been getting better today but not quite there yet.