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Love those independent devs.
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Spike
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December 12, 2009 - 12:04 pm
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Back in July I ordered a copy of a game (who's title I won't mention) by an independent developer in Australia.  Ordered though his website, paying with PayPal.  Waited a few weeks and heard nothing.  Email to his website unanswered.  Did an internet search and found him on Facebook, of all places.  Sent message.  He replied that he was sorry, he had moved to the US and no longer had copies of his game to sell.  Immediately refunded my money.  I thanked him.  End of story, I thought.  A woman I'd traded with a couple of times on GTZ loaned me her copy of the game, which I played in August.

Yesterday I got a small package that contained a copy of the game, with packing slip as if I had ordered it.  Right nice, I'd say.  I'm going to offer to return it, or pay for it.  This is why I like the "little" guys.

"…you just keep on trying 'til you run out of cake."

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That is nice!

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Steerpike
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December 12, 2009 - 3:17 pm
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Great behavior from an indie developer, the kind of thing that makes people willing to check in on them and maybe buy future work. Good for them.

Life is the misery we endure between disappointments.

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This is also why I love more independent music, even the little touches like a receipt with Thanks, Nathan! on it makes you really feel their appreciation of your support.

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Very nice story. Keeps faith in humankind going.

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