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Thread: ~Just game company things~ (Corporate malfeasance thread)

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    The whole point of NFTs is to create scarcity and therefore value with metaverse assets. You can't monetise assets in a digital social environment where you can copy and paste everything.
    Look, the wages you withheld from the workmen who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts. You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves for slaughter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rufuske View Post
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    You have no idea how many temptations I'm resisting now.
    pray tell
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    It's not the thread for that.
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    The NFT thing is dumb, but otherwise SE focusing on their core IP doesn't seem like a bad idea right now.
    I don't think you understand. Square Enix sold most of their IP in the process, meaning Tomb Raider, Legacy of Kain, Deus Ex, Thief - total of 50 franchises. What is Square Enix's "core IP"? Life is Strange? LOL.

    They sold Tomb Raider, Legacy of Kain, Deus Ex and Thief for $300m. It's completely mind-boggling.

    Edit: they have Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy and FF XIV. Big woop.
    Yeah they kept the IP that makes money no matter what big surprise
    ... and want to turn those into NFanTasyland ... let's see how that turns out.
    no they are not

    YoshiP: “Metaverse and NFTs are completely different things, and we won’t include NFTs in FFXIV”

    https://www.dualshockers.com/yoship-...nts-explained/
    Perhaps not for FF, but still.

    Call me naive, I think the company's CEO has more to say about a company than the producer of a game of that company.
    Read up on yoshi p, good dude
    Which just reconfirmed my statement that he's the producer (and apparent "savior") of FF. A very important role for a very important IP, I get that. But to reiterate: he's not the CEO and SE has other IPs besides FF. So while FF may very well be spared from undergoing NFTarization, other games of SE might not.

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    DP, forum acting up again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hel OWeen View Post
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    The NFT thing is dumb, but otherwise SE focusing on their core IP doesn't seem like a bad idea right now.
    I don't think you understand. Square Enix sold most of their IP in the process, meaning Tomb Raider, Legacy of Kain, Deus Ex, Thief - total of 50 franchises. What is Square Enix's "core IP"? Life is Strange? LOL.

    They sold Tomb Raider, Legacy of Kain, Deus Ex and Thief for $300m. It's completely mind-boggling.

    Edit: they have Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy and FF XIV. Big woop.
    Yeah they kept the IP that makes money no matter what big surprise
    ... and want to turn those into NFanTasyland ... let's see how that turns out.
    no they are not

    YoshiP: “Metaverse and NFTs are completely different things, and we won’t include NFTs in FFXIV”

    https://www.dualshockers.com/yoship-...nts-explained/
    Perhaps not for FF, but still.

    Call me naive, I think the company's CEO has more to say about a company than the producer of a game of that company.
    Read up on yoshi p, good dude
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    The Consumer agencies in both Norway and Sweden are now being asked to look at loot boxes.
    (Belgium and Netherlands are the only countries so far in Europe to have banned them)
    Further, Sweden is also looking at removing in game currencies, that masks the true costs purchases.
    Why is it called earth, when it is mostly water???

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    Netherlands suffered a bit of a set-back recently wrt loot boxes. They aren't banned specifically, but the gambling commission argued that existing laws were broad enough to be applicable to almost all lootboxes. However, EA has now won a lawsuit about the lootboxes in FIFA, as the gambling commission had previously argued that their only function was gambling and a judge has now ruled that most of the game isn't about gambling (and a couple of other reasons), so the law was applied too broadly.

    AFAIK game companies who previously didn't sell their shit in NL haven't suddenly started to do so now, but we'll see how this is going to play out.

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    Seems like this is a bigger push from EU against Loot Boxes.
    Cannot get enough support!

    https://www.videogameschronicle.com/...st-loot-boxes/
    Why is it called earth, when it is mostly water???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overspark View Post
    After not getting Lost Ark in NL we're now also not getting Diablo Immortal due to loot boxes. Oh no!
    anyway...
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    Also that didn't sound like abloo bloo to me, PM me and we can agree on a meeting spot and settle this with queensberry rules, that's a serious offer btw. I've been a member of this community since 2005 and i've never met a more toxic individual.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overspark View Post
    After not getting Lost Ark in NL we're now also not getting Diablo Immortal due to loot boxes. Oh no!
    anyway...
    Quote Originally Posted by Djan Seriy Anaplian View Post
    Also that didn't sound like abloo bloo to me, PM me and we can agree on a meeting spot and settle this with queensberry rules, that's a serious offer btw. I've been a member of this community since 2005 and i've never met a more toxic individual.

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    After not getting Lost Ark in NL we're now also not getting Diablo Immortal due to loot boxes. Oh no!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overspark View Post
    After not getting Lost Ark in NL we're now also not getting Diablo Immortal due to loot boxes. Oh no!
    Oh, the horror!

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