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Op Ed

Kotaku - You Shouldn't Have To Be Middle Class or Rich To Make Video Games.
For now, Valve says that Greenlight will continue to evolve. Fantastic. But it's not just Greenlight that needs to change. So, too, does the attitude surrounding who should be making games. Some people do it for the love, and so yes, they're going to keep going at it even though they might not make much of any money. So to tell a developer that they might want to reconsider their passion just because they're not rolling in cash is heartbreaking. They deserve to be here just as much as anyone else, and there's no shortage of things trying to keep them out.

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1. Re: Op Ed Sep 7, 2012, 21:11 Bhruic
 
Most indie developers I know are starving artists for who $100 dollars is a month's worth of food.

Yeah, I'm calling BS. $100 is not "rolling in cash".

Not to mention the fucking entitlement that is reeking off that article. Valve doesn't owe anyone being on Steam. Hell, before they introduced this system, I suspect getting on it was a hell of a lot harder than it is now. If you can't cough up $100 to try and get your game on there, then that's your problem.
 
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