Blog: 3/21/2007

March 21, 2007 — 5 Comments

Got back from San Francisco at 3AM. My plane died, I couldn’t get my car out of the airport (nobody on duty etc.) Nightmare!
Up now.
Just did a phone interview for the Guardian in the United Kingdom. I guess they’re starting podcasts and I might be the first one?
I also did a podcast with BusinessWeek Online just now, so that should go online sometime soon.
Everyone is HAMMERING me to get the Top Secret forums live. So I think I will wrap that up today.
I’m personally going to announce a pretty cool prize as well. I’m going to hire someone out of the Top Secret team really fast to join my personal development company. So real video game job #1 is going to happen shortly after launch.
That’s the bottom line, we will expose talent and I expect a lot of people to get hired by different companies. I guess the first hire will be much faster than anyone expected.
Oh, before I finish, I had dinner with Mark Cerny (Crash Bandicoot/Ratchet & Clank/Resistance Fall of Man, Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC etc.) and Tim Schafer (Day of the Tentacle/Full Throttle/Psychonauts etc.) Really cool designers, and a really fun dinner. I wish I was up in San Francisco more often!
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For now, I gotta go. Got a new build of Dance & 2Moons to test and also I’ve got to get the forums approved.
dp

5 responses to Blog: 3/21/2007

  1. 

    Thats awesome , about time to see the forums up.
    Nice new contacts too ^^ Marks Crash Bandicoot was a total hit on PS1.

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  2. 

    I can not wait to hear about this when its out of top secret status. Let the COMPETITION BEGIN….

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  3. 

    Neat, can’t wait to hit the Forums.

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  4. 

    Wow you are lucky to meet so many well known designers. Also, like everyone, I can’t wait to begin working on the game. I feel, for once, that I have the chance to shine and help for a big project – that means alot for me.

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  5. 

    It’s good to see the British press finally taking the games industry seriously, I just read the BBC article regarding the money involved in MMo’s.
    It’s a shame that games still don’t translate into having a decent tv show though. One can only wish.
    I too can’t wait to get onto the Top Secret project. It’s truly going to be an original experience!!!.
    Peace, Amblin.

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