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The truth of DRM

Posted in Games Industry, Rant with tags , , , , , , on 2011/04/01 by Adam Griffiths

I just posted this on Steam, it’s a rant but I think it expressed my feelings on DRM quite well.

Content protection system

Post below in-case you’re scared of the Steam forums (don’t blame you).

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Shuffling deckchairs on the Titanic

Posted in Rant with tags , , on 2011/02/04 by Adam Griffiths

The company I work for just fired half of our engineers. I resigned a few weeks ago and was content to work out the remainder of my contract, but this has really angered me.

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The “Game” Plan

Posted in Development, Rant, Twisted Pair with tags , , on 2010/11/24 by Adam Griffiths

I’ve been considering working full-time on our projects. It’s a scary prospect of having financial commitments, a family, but zero income. At the same time, it’s incredibly liberating. I’m already so over the corporate lifestyle (of which there isn’t one). I’ve never enjoyed working for other people, corporations are so dysfunctional and in-efficient it just makes me want to scream.

I have enough good ideas of my own that I should be able to make it, but getting a start is hard when you don’t have a big parachute of money to keep you safe.

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TSA… Meet World.

Posted in Rant, Uncategorized with tags , , , on 2010/11/23 by Adam Griffiths

And here I was thinking I was the only one who thought this whole thing was crazy. The TSA have posted to their blog regarding their “enhanced pat-down procedures” and the comments are brilliant.

Rob Schneier has written about the TSA and their security theatre charade many times. His arguments are the most sane and logical I’ve found and totally slaughter the TSA’s.

In response to the security theatre, people have started the “National Opt-Out Day”.

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