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Interview Interview with Jeff Vogel of Spiderweb Software

Discussion in 'RPG News & Content' started by Jason, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Jason chasing a bee

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    <p>Indie RPG mainstay Jeff Vogel of <a href="http://www.spiderwebsoftware.com/" target="_blank">Spiderweb Software</a> gave us his opinions on Geneforge 5, Avernum 6, recent RPGs, and why Macs suck.</p>
    <p><a href="http://www.rpgcodex.net/content.php?id=187">Read all about it here.</a></p>
     
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  2. Occasionally Fatal Prophet

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    I think this is the right place: could you consider making the questions stand out more from the answers? like at least bold the questions or make them a little bigger or a different color or something.... there's also a number of typos and even an html comment! Methinks this post needs a patch.

    Good read though.
     
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  3. x4nti Educated

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    An interesting detail would be that both Vogel and Toady (from df) have a background in mathematics, both leaving grad school to do games.
     
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  4. Elwro Arcane Patron

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    Did Toady also leave grad school? As in, is he not still considering writing his PhD?
     
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  5. x4nti Educated

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  6. Elwro Arcane Patron

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    Great!
     
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  7. denizsi Arcane

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    His take on tactical combat in a single player RPG is pretty immature. He hasn't made the effort to understand and enjoy half the examples and he hasn't even played the other half but still is pretty comfortable with high-brow lecturing on why there's no place for tactical depth in a single RPG.
     
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  8. denizsi Arcane

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    How the hell did I stumbled upon this 9 months old thing and thought it was new, I don't even know.
     
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  9. Awor Szurkrarz Arcane In My Safe Space

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    Blame his fans.
     
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  10. yolesaber Novice

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    I wonder if it is that Jeff cannot make enough money or if he wants to keep making money that is preventing him from releasing something entirely new.
     
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