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PostSubject: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:21 am

From Kotaku...

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Tim Schafer, the creator of classics like Grim Fandango, Full Throttle and Psychonauts, has some choice words to say about Activision boss Robert Kotick. Two of those words are "total" and "prick".

"His obligation is to his shareholders," Schafer tells Eurogamer. "Well, he doesn't have to be as much of a dick about it, does he? I think there is a way he can do it without being a total prick. It seems like it would be possible. It's not something he's interested in."

Schafer's beef is understandable, given his history with Kotick and Activision over the bungled publishing deal for his last game, Brutal Legend.

"He [Kotick] makes a big deal about not liking games, and I just don't think that attitude is good for games in general. I just don't think we're an industry of widgets," he adds.

"We can approach it like we approach bars of soap, where you're just trying to make the cheapest bar of soap. He definitely has that that kind of widget-maker attitude. I don't think he's great for the industry, overall. You can't just latch onto something when it's popular and then squeeze the life out of it and then move on to the next one. You have to at some point create something, build something."

"Hopefully he'll go back to another industry scene. He could go to an industry that makes more money. Ball bearings… something that suits his passions more. Weapons manufacturing?"

Tim Schafer, don't you ever change.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:31 am

QFT Tim Schafer!!
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Thu Jul 15, 2010 1:30 pm

Tim Schafer is now my hero.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:08 pm

Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:56 pm

FullMetalKendo wrote:
Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.

Couldnt be worse than Obama Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:03 am

he forget to end his sentence with"IRON HEADS UNITE"
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 5:56 am

Robert Kotick is the "tic" of the industries.

Sucks the life out of everything and moves on.....



Tim Schafer for CEO of Activision!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:54 am

Blixtstorm wrote:
Robert Kotick is the "tic" of the industries.

Sucks the life out of everything and moves on.....



Tim Schafer for CEO of Activision!!!

YES!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 12:48 pm

Blixtstorm wrote:
Robert Kotick is the "tic" of the industries.

Sucks the life out of everything and moves on.....



Tim Schafer for CEO of Activision!!!
I vote YES!
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:42 pm

TheJubJub57212 wrote:
FullMetalKendo wrote:
Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.

Couldnt be worse than Obama Razz

QFT!
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 5:40 pm

Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
FullMetalKendo wrote:
Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.

Couldnt be worse than Obama Razz

QFT!

YAY! Someone else who knows Obama is ruining the country!
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:02 pm

TheJubJub57212 wrote:
Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
FullMetalKendo wrote:
Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.

Couldnt be worse than Obama Razz

QFT!

YAY! Someone else who knows Obama is ruining the country!

Yes, me and my friends also share that view too.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 8:17 pm

Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
FullMetalKendo wrote:
Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.

Couldnt be worse than Obama Razz

QFT!

YAY! Someone else who knows Obama is ruining the country!

Yes, me and my friends also share that view too.

Same here. If history has shown us anything its that liberal agendas dont help the country, they ruin it. IE the great depression.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 8:32 pm

TheJubJub57212 wrote:
Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
FullMetalKendo wrote:
Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.

Couldnt be worse than Obama Razz

QFT!

YAY! Someone else who knows Obama is ruining the country!

Yes, me and my friends also share that view too.

Same here. If history has shown us anything its that liberal agendas dont help the country, they ruin it. IE the great depression.

Yeah, add to that the poor economy and he keeps spending money on bad ideas and things we don't need and can't afford. I wish we elected someone who not only does things but actually does the right thing the right way.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Fri Jul 16, 2010 9:02 pm

Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
Ezekiel 703 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
FullMetalKendo wrote:
Tim Schafer could be the next President of the United States and he would have my vote.

Couldnt be worse than Obama Razz

QFT!

YAY! Someone else who knows Obama is ruining the country!

Yes, me and my friends also share that view too.

Same here. If history has shown us anything its that liberal agendas dont help the country, they ruin it. IE the great depression.

Yeah, add to that the poor economy and he keeps spending money on bad ideas and things we don't need and can't afford. I wish we elected someone who not only does things but actually does the right thing the right way.

Exactly! Congress aint helping much either...
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:14 pm

Nice,we are now talking about how Obama ruins the good ol USA.I dont like liberals but I dont think Obama is that bad,well he might not be good but who can be worse than bush?Atleast the USA has a black president,it is about time
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:20 pm

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Nice,we are now talking about how Obama ruins the good ol USA.I dont like liberals but I dont think Obama is that bad,well he might not be good but who can be worse than bush?Atleast the USA has a black president,it is about time

Bush was better than Obama. The Obama administration is the only administration ever, in the history of the US, to ever blame the previous administration for their problems. Thats just sad. Bush was not nearly as bad as people and the media say. And the race of the president means nothing to me, people say race doesn't matter, but then why is it such a big deal that we have a black president?

Ok now that my little rant is done lol, back to the topic. haha
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:16 pm

TheJubJub57212 wrote:
HellJumper wrote:
Nice,we are now talking about how Obama ruins the good ol USA.I dont like liberals but I dont think Obama is that bad,well he might not be good but who can be worse than bush?Atleast the USA has a black president,it is about time

Bush was better than Obama. The Obama administration is the only administration ever, in the history of the US, to ever blame the previous administration for their problems. Thats just sad. Bush was not nearly as bad as people and the media say. And the race of the president means nothing to me, people say race doesn't matter, but then why is it such a big deal that we have a black president?

Ok now that my little rant is done lol, back to the topic. haha

So very true about the racial bit, supposed anti-racists making a big deal out of a black president is pretty ironic.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:26 pm

santosj95 wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
HellJumper wrote:
Nice,we are now talking about how Obama ruins the good ol USA.I dont like liberals but I dont think Obama is that bad,well he might not be good but who can be worse than bush?Atleast the USA has a black president,it is about time

Bush was better than Obama. The Obama administration is the only administration ever, in the history of the US, to ever blame the previous administration for their problems. Thats just sad. Bush was not nearly as bad as people and the media say. And the race of the president means nothing to me, people say race doesn't matter, but then why is it such a big deal that we have a black president?

Ok now that my little rant is done lol, back to the topic. haha

So very true about the racial bit, supposed anti-racists making a big deal out of a black president is pretty ironic.

Exactly, if race didnt matter they wouldnt bring it up.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:40 pm

Well,Bush managed to get the entire world to hate him so I doubt that happened for no apperent reason
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:42 pm

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Well,Bush managed to get the entire world to hate him so I doubt that happened for no apperent reason

Because of liberal media twisting words. They say he went to war for oil and stupid stuff like that, but he went to war to kill terrorists.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:57 pm

TheJubJub57212 wrote:
HellJumper wrote:
Well,Bush managed to get the entire world to hate him so I doubt that happened for no apperent reason

Because of liberal media twisting words. They say he went to war for oil and stupid stuff like that, but he went to war to kill terrorists.

Its been debated.

Either way,Bush invaded a country.That is wrong.And before you say "it was for a good cause" then the US might aswell invade every poor country out there controlled by a corrupt dictator(and trust me there is MANY out there)

There is properganda on both sides.

Im a conservative myself but I know that bush was a horrible president.He was a war dictator.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 7:01 pm

HellJumper wrote:
TheJubJub57212 wrote:
HellJumper wrote:
Well,Bush managed to get the entire world to hate him so I doubt that happened for no apperent reason

Because of liberal media twisting words. They say he went to war for oil and stupid stuff like that, but he went to war to kill terrorists.

Its been debated.

Either way,Bush invaded a country.That is wrong.And before you say "it was for a good cause" then the US might aswell invade every poor country out there controlled by a corrupt dictator(and trust me there is MANY out there)

There is properganda on both sides.

Im a conservative myself but I know that bush was a horrible president.He was a war dictator.

Obama is letting it go on, what does that tell you? Besides, even if Bush wants to go to war he can't without congress. Also the US is already the worlds most hated nation anyway.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 7:35 pm

HellJumper wrote:
Well,Bush managed to get the entire world to hate him so I doubt that happened for no apperent reason

Yep, Bush and Obama are opposites. Bush does things beneficial to the US and the world hates him. Obama does things harmful to the US (like removing a certain nuke policy) and people like him better. Anyway you look at it Bush was better. The rest of the world thinks Obama is better, but only because he only cares about his public image. He just does things to get people to like him.

Anything you do to buff up your own military for protection or you invade a nation full of terrorist will make everyone like you less for some reason.
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PostSubject: Re: Tim Schafer has something to say to Activision...   Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:03 pm

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HellJumper wrote:
Well,Bush managed to get the entire world to hate him so I doubt that happened for no apperent reason

Yep, Bush and Obama are opposites. Bush does things beneficial to the US and the world hates him. Obama does things harmful to the US (like removing a certain nuke policy) and people like him better. Anyway you look at it Bush was better. The rest of the world thinks Obama is better, but only because he only cares about his public image. He just does things to get people to like him.

Anything you do to buff up your own military for protection or you invade a nation full of terrorist will make everyone like you less for some reason.

OFT, thank you.
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