1. tommyrefenes:

    I think I can safely say that Super Meat Boy has been pirated at least 200,000 times. We are closing in on 2 million sales and assuming a 10% piracy to sales ratio does not seem unreasonable. As a forward thinking developer who exists in the present, I realize and accept that a pirated copy of…

    This is a fantastic piece of writing, and so so true. I’ve never been more excited for a game than I was for Super Meat Boy. The demo felt fantastic, and the game had a handful of ultra lovely, personable faces behind it with their own relatable stories. For this reason, I was actually stupidly excited to give these people my money, meritocratically for the fantastic game I knew it would be, and socially, to keep these guys’ livelihood alive, with the potential dividend of future masterpieces. I feel like this indie renaissance hangs on the blanket realisation amongst the best devs that not only is this attitude a lovely social decision, it’s actually a fantastic business decision.

     
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    Ava agrees greatly with this, and would like to elaborate, but will, in that case, do so on the RR blog.
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    preach brother.!
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