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One of the B3ta team danced on stage at the Brixton Academy dressed as an enormous white rabbit, and lived to tell the tale. Confess the stuff – good or bad - you've done anonymously.

(, Thu 14 Jan 2010, 12:10)
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For any of you that don’t know I work for a software development company, we are a pretty decent sized firm and as well as assisting with a few games for the latest consoles and we also have a separate division (Same building different name) for social networking games that make revenue from people that spend way too much time and real money on software addons for Facebook. Anywhoo I am a budding developer but was hired by the firm to work in the sales division so any work that I do on the games (in my spare time or at times when we are stretched to the limit) my name will not be added to the credits.

I was eventually pulled up by the sales director a bloke who always tries to get the best out of us. He mentioned that he had heard what I was doing and would I like to start a little project he had thought of but didn’t really want to spend any of our current resources on. His idea was to create a new pet simulator that would be used as an app on social websites and I was to start creating the sodding thing from scratch, the only one thing he wanted was that I base the animal on his old pet rat called kissey.

I took the opportunity and did nothing but work on the software for the next few months, I lost a shedload of weight due to the amount of times I would skip meals (and sleep) just to work on the game.

To cut a long story short the games beta design was finished and we were going to test it on a saturated market of subscribers to our companies email list (This was after a period of debugging and playtesting where the only major change was that the central pet character was downgraded for a more loveable looking member of the rodent family).

The plan was to send a direct link to our test site via email with some sort of tag line to ensnare the potential gamer. I will admit that I was a little pissed about my earlier assistance on other games that went unnamed and tried to get my name everywherefor this one, and after applying a little charm with the girls in marketing I also got a chance to add my name to the email that went out saying that they had received “a mon e-mouse”

(, Mon 18 Jan 2010, 14:46, 3 replies)
Didn't see that one coming. Git.
(, Mon 18 Jan 2010, 15:29, closed)

(, Mon 18 Jan 2010, 17:47, closed)

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