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totmacher
08-26-2008, 08:28 AM
http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Valve_Time

Taken from another website for other games but pretty much holds true in DDO. :D

-Tot

MysticTheurge
08-26-2008, 10:40 AM
Taken from another website for other games but pretty much holds true in Every Game Development Environment Ever. :D

Fixed. ;)

Aspenor
08-26-2008, 10:46 AM
http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Valve_Time

Taken from another website for other games but pretty much holds true in DDO. :D

-Tot

Get back in your cage Tot. :eek:

In_Like_Flynn
08-26-2008, 11:54 AM
One reason developers stop talking to players is that time estimates are taken as guarantees.

Borror0
08-26-2008, 02:15 PM
One reason developers stop talking to players is that time estimates are taken as guarantees.
When you estimates are off by months, you need to estimate better.:)

Beherit_Baphomar
08-26-2008, 02:27 PM
When you estimates are off by months, you need to estimate better.:)

Its not that their estimates are off by months, we just didnt realise what Dev Speak meant.

We now give thanks to Tot for enlightening us.

Borror0
08-26-2008, 02:28 PM
[...] we just didnt realise what Dev Speak meant

Do they have Top Secretâ„¢ on that list?

Jay203
08-26-2008, 02:45 PM
Do they have Top Secretâ„¢ on that list?

nope, nor does it have "vast and mysterious"

Borror0
08-26-2008, 02:50 PM
nope, nor does it have "vast and mysterious"

We all know Vast and Mysterious™ is 'a huge light beam falling off from the sky'. :P

NullWolf
08-26-2008, 02:53 PM
My fav from that list:

Coming soon -- When Duke Nukem Forever goes gold

Borror0
08-26-2008, 03:00 PM
My fav from that list:

I think the worse about that game is that it's still in project...:eek: