Hookshot: Schafer’s Millions

Hookshot: There are many reasons why Tim Schafer is the kind of guy people want to give thousands of dollars to.

Here’s one. Last week, I sent him an email asking if he’d speak to me for a new website I was setting up. He got straight back and said: ‘Yeah, I’ll call you later in the week’. It’s not like we’re old buddies – I interviewed him once at the Develop Conference in Brighton; he was funny and charming; he swapped business cards with his co-interviewee, Greg Zeschuk, co-founder of Bioware (now that would be an interesting collaboration), and then he left. That was it.

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StitchJones2351d ago

new Maniac Mansion please and thank you.

ReservoirDog3162351d ago

Haha, that was a good interview but this stood out to me:

"You have to jump through a lot of hoops, even for important stuff like patching and supporting your game. Those are things we really want to do, but we can’t do it on these systems. I mean, it costs $40,000 to put up a patch – we can’t afford that!"

$40,000 for every patch!? Jeez.