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Old 11-07-2008, 05:27 AM   #41
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Mariol, have you considered that working on a game you love (or perhaps, a sequel to it), might ruin your love for it?
I would say I want to work at Konami Japan (ignoring the fact that I can't speak Japanese!), because I adore Metal Gear, but if I'd worked on it I know that would spoil the story experience behind the game, and I doubt I'd enjoy the series so much...who knows!
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:08 AM   #42
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Mariol, have you considered that working on a game you love (or perhaps, a sequel to it), might ruin your love for it?
I would say I want to work at Konami Japan (ignoring the fact that I can't speak Japanese!), because I adore Metal Gear, but if I'd worked on it I know that would spoil the story experience behind the game, and I doubt I'd enjoy the series so much...who knows!
It gets worse when you start guessing how a game was programmed and you start poking around to see if you're right (I've done that so many times in MMORPGs).
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:37 AM   #43
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Mariol, have you considered that working on a game you love (or perhaps, a sequel to it), might ruin your love for it?
This can really depend on the game. I've worked on a couple of my all time favorite games (Sonic The Hedgehog & Lemmings), that even after the entire development process, I still loved working on them, and even playing them. Of course other equally popular games that I've worked one / should be working on right now (Monopoly, PAC-MAN), I consider the epitomy of evil and would be happy if I never saw them ever again.

True you may find yourself not enjoying a game series you used to love, but if you're working on something you don't like in the first place the outlook is bleak.
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:48 PM   #44
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Well... I would love to work with gamesoft! I really want to be a part of succeeding project Final Fantasy...
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Old 11-10-2008, 03:31 AM   #45
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Mariol, have you considered that working on a game you love (or perhaps, a sequel to it), might ruin your love for it?
Yeah, I have considered this fact. I don't want to work at the studios because I may have a chance to work on the titles that I enjoy (mainly because of this fact) I still want to enjoy the games that I love. But it's these companies that make the types of games that I enjoy and because of my experience playing them, I'll probably be able to contribute and relate to the game more.

If I had the choice, I'd prefer to contribute to a great game and say that I had a hand in the design than sit down and play a great game. That's my thinking anyway.

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This can really depend on the game. I've worked on a couple of my all time favorite games (Sonic The Hedgehog & Lemmings), that even after the entire development process, I still loved working on them, and even playing them.

True you may find yourself not enjoying a game series you used to love, but if you're working on something you don't like in the first place the outlook is bleak.
Guess it is possible then
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