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Bob's Game Protest is Over

Bob's Game was developed alone by Robert Pelloni. The project took over five years and consumed around the area of 15,000 hours. Bob has admitted defeat after only thirty days.

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Parapraxis3447d ago (Edited 3447d ago )

"The project allegedly took over five years and consumed around the area of 15,000 hours."
Fixed.
Poor Bob thought acting like a 10 year old and locking himself in a room would warrant the respect and credibility Nintendo would be willing to give a developer.
Protip: If you want to make a game, make sure you have the desired SDK before starting.

Elven63447d ago

He was making it as a homebrew title but then thought "this game is awesome" and contacted Nintendo to purchase a SDK, and here we are today.

I wonder how the mainstream media will spin this "boy locks himself in room playing game, dies!" or "boys video game addiction leads to near death experince".

Parapraxis3447d ago (Edited 3447d ago )

How about, "boy locks himself in his room to make a game, then in a last ditch effort to gain attention fakes his death...afterward calling it a 'joke'"

" DON'T YOU DARE IGNORE ME, NINTENDO.
I DEMAND THE SDK- AND IF YOU DO NOT OBEY I WILL TAKE MY REVENGE, YOU MISERABLE FOOLS!
I WILL RUN YOUR PATHETIC LITTLE COMPANY INTO THE GROUND AND SPIT ON THE SMOLDERING REMAINS!
I WILL CRUSH YOU INTO DUST AND FLUSH AWAY THE ASHES LIKE ANY OTHER FILTH! ROTTING, PUTRID SEWAGE- THAT'S ALL YOU ARE!"
- Bob

phosphor1123446d ago

I remember this guy from like 4 years ago. He was making EVERYTHING in his game, sound, textures, models, music, everything. He seemed sane, but after 4 years, he went through the paperwork and stuff for nintendo, and they turned him down (after hes been working on it for the DS i believe). Ever since, he's been threatening crazy stuff, the demise of a company, "jokingly" claiming to want suicide. Desperate act to get attention? Maybe? I think him getting turned down made him go crazy though. He had 1 of those webcams that updated every few seconds in his room (since the start of the protest) and police ended up raiding his house after getting word that he might hurt himself in some way. Poor bastard.

Kevin McCallister3446d ago (Edited 3446d ago )

They should just give him a kit. It's not like they're giving him some kind of super secret info/tools, since the DS is already hacked enough for anyone to do what they please with it. He just wants his code to be official. Sure, the way he's going about it now (especially the threats) may not be the best approach, but after that much work he's probably lost a bit of his sanity. Now he's probably building a bomb to wipe the NOA headquarters off the map lol.

Divinius3446d ago (Edited 3446d ago )

Maybe he should just try xbox arcade or PSN instead of just giving up like that. Before he goes insane unless he already has.