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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Wdog-999 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:58 pm

It would seem that my link to the article isn't working.

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/

Just look to the right and you'll see a sidebar that says "Features." Then, click on "Would Microsoft be Foolish to Make the Next Xbox Always Online? The Stats Suggest Yes." If it isn't in that sidebar (say, you're accessing this months later), click on "View all features" and search for the feature on the list.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Rednal » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:09 pm

Hey, that works... and it's one of the most well thought out and interesting articles I've read from anyone who's on the Microsoft side of things. ^^
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Wdog-999 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:31 pm

Rednal wrote:Hey, that works... and it's one of the most well thought out and interesting articles I've read from anyone who's on the Microsoft side of things. ^^


Yeah, I found it to be quite an interesting read.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Rednal » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:33 pm

Of course, going out of your way to create an expensive, anger-inducing fix that will do jack squat to solve the problem is a time-honored American tradition... nyeh, oh well. XD
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby bldudas » Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:17 pm

I liked that article. It's written on an Xbox fan site, and it explains why always on is NOT a good idea. The author is not blindingly defending Microsoft.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby SaturnineTenshi » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:45 pm

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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Rednal » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:49 pm

:lol: That's a good one. Penny Arcade's always good for a laugh.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Beedlebud » Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:02 pm

That's great :lol:
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby SinZinDetta » Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:33 am

That guy got fired by Microsoft so it was not Microsoft's message to people.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby SaturnineTenshi » Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:36 am

I really doubt that's why he got fired (though I thought he "quit"?). I'm sure that is their message if Always On is a thing. They just didn't want him expressing it in that way.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Beedlebud » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:29 pm

SinZinDetta wrote:That guy got fired by Microsoft so it was not Microsoft's message to people.


He resigned.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby zatrox » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:32 pm

Beedlebud wrote:
SinZinDetta wrote:That guy got fired by Microsoft so it was not Microsoft's message to people.


He resigned.

He was forced to resign, rather. We all know how this stuff works.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Nepdood » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:31 pm

I thought I read somewhere where Microsoft finally said something about the rumors. I'll need to find them again to see if it's true.

Edit: nvm, it's rumors about it not having the always online feature.
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Rednal » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:48 pm

Microsoft noting the outcry and hastily deciding to redesign things and remove that requirement, maybe...
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Re: Microsoft Creative Director on AlwaysOnline: "Deal With

Postby Daverost » Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:33 pm

SinZinDetta wrote:That guy got fired by Microsoft so it was not Microsoft's message to people.


He got fired because he made an ass of himself as an employee of his company. ANY company would have done the same.

Beedlebud wrote:He resigned.


Trust me, he was fired, lol.
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