Re: [stella] Authors enjoying games?

Subject: Re: [stella] Authors enjoying games?
From: "Joe Grand" <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 18:42:30 -0700
I enjoyed mine immensely as I was designing SCSIcide. Afterwards, I was
pretty burnt out and didn't play it for a while - at that point I got more
enjoyment from watching other people play the game. Now, I'll play it once
in a while, but I'm definitely not sick of it.


---- Original Message ----
From: "Ruffin Bailey" <rufbo1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <stella@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2004 6:05 PM
Subject: [stella] Authors enjoying games?

> On Sunday, May 23, 2004, at 02:09 PM, Joe Grand wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure it was when he interviewed me. Marble Craze was
>> pretty close
>> (and Thrust+)? But, SCSIcide has sold over 250 copies since 2001, but
>> I've
>> lost track since AtariAge started to sell them. I only have the names
>> of the
>> first 150 people that purchased a copy. :)
> For whatever reason, this got me wondering -- do authors enjoy their
> own games?  I've enjoyed a number of homebrews, but did the people who
> wrote them?  Did you enjoy them (not just those three) *as* you were
> writing them?  More afterwards?  Years later?
> Heck, I enjoyed just having the danged sprite "land" on a the
> playfield in that demo of mine that got added to the Stella List
> Beta, but I've
> got to think that's not exactly representative.  ;^)
> Just curious,
> Ruffin Bailey

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