Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
User Settings
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Report this Comment
Use this form to report the selected comment to the moderators. Reporting should generally be used only if the comment breaks forum rules.

65. Re: My thoughts... May 29, 2004, 16:21 Ray Marden
Er...I believe the engine is still secondary for id. I know that Carmack has commented in the past that the licensing has been a significantly smaller percentage than the actual games. Back then, he even commented that it was higher than normal (maybe 25% or 33% - something along those lines) because of the success of Half-Life.

Granted, you could tweak numbers and look at them on a yearly basis; id may not always release a game each year, but the game does bring in much more money when/if it is released.

Note that this is hardly the setup of your normal game developer...

Having about 13K loot saved up now,

"You're worried about morals? Beat them senseless and steal their clothing, dammit! Steal! Steal!!"
I love you, mom.
Avatar 2647
Everything is awesome!!!
I love you, mom.
Login Email   Password Remember Me
If you don't already have a Blue's News user account, you can sign up here.
Forgotten your password? Click here.


Blue's News logo