Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Feb 2018 19:12 UTC
Amiga & AROS

The Faery Tale Adventure was a computer game that I created for the Amiga in 1987. It was moderately popular for its day, and was ported to a number of platforms, including MS-DOS and the Sega Genesis.

I decided to write this account because, much to my surprise, there is still interest in the game - I occasionally get fan email or inquiries as to whether there will ever be a sequel. And so I thought it might be interesting to tell the story of how the game came to be, and what happened afterwards.

An account by David Joiner of a game he wrote for the Amiga. One of those stories that's just fun to read, no ifs and buts. Grab a coffee and enjoy.

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RE[2]: Loved it
by heddwch on Fri 2nd Feb 2018 16:28 UTC in reply to "RE: Loved it"
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I think there's a basic fallacy in there that it has to take money. I strongly believe someone can still construct their vision and profit from it, e.g. Minecraft. It might take forever, but it doesn't have to be a "risky venture," because it doesn't have to have thousands of dollars of capital investment just to work on fun things.
TL;DR Don't kill your dreams because the profit projections you haven't done are not in your favor by default ;)

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