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BTL Radio Podcast: Sunsetting Games

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Hello Enthusiacs! This week we have Damon back to join Baron Fang and myself to discuss the topic we touched on last time Damon was here, what goes into sunsetting a game. For those not in the know, sunsetting is the industry term used for shutting down a game. Yes, I thought it was silly when I first heard it, and I still think it’s kind of silly. From the business side, to the affects it has on the workers, to dispelling some misconceptions, to cancelling before release even happens, we hit it all.

Also, I finally dug up the infamous quotes list mentioned so long ago when Roo was on.

P.S. Unfortunately, this came out after recording, so it wasn’t discussed, but it seems relevant, so check it out:

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Behind the Line Radio is a podcast companion to the Behind the Line article series by Kynetyk, a a veteran of the games industry. We discuss news and aspects of the video games industry from an inside the industry perspective for audiences outside of the industry. If there is a topic you would like to hear us discuss, please write in to kynetyk@enthusiacs.com

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