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Old 12-11-2012, 12:28 PM   #21
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Not to diminish the significance of the font fix, but it was really the phrase 'development of OOTP 14' that made my tummy feel funny when I got that pop-up...
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:28 PM   #22
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Sure it could be saved for 14, but I dont see how fixing a bug can be called a "new feature".
"Improved displays! Better fonts!"
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Well, the average OOTP user...downloads the game, manages his favorite team and that's it.
According to OOTP itself, OOTP MLB play (modern and historical) outnumbers OOTP fictional play three to one.

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Old 12-11-2012, 02:33 PM   #23
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break something, then fix it and call it a new feature......aka the EA Games buisness model.




at least they didnt charge for the Mass Effect 3 new ending feature :P
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Old 12-11-2012, 03:41 PM   #24
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Ah, thats more relaxed, say my eyes.

Top work Markus
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:53 PM   #25
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The font boys will be happy, much easier on the eyes!

This is a test of what I say about understanding, somewhat, the logistical end of this business and therefore being willing to cut some slack.

I thought way back when that it was unlikely the font problem would be fixed in 13, because it would probably be too late and too much work for the remainder of this version cycle. But I was wrong!

So, what would be the point of digging up those old "Fix Font?" threads and rehashing them? For the purpose of saying "I told you so?" Or the satisfaction of highlighting someone's dismissive response when confronted with the issue here?

No, I'm taking the high road and I am doing so with the knowledge that sooner or later, all the problems encountered in this game WILL be resolved by its creator because he gives a very big damn about it and its community. Thank you, Markus.
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:03 PM   #26
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Sure it could be saved for 14, but I dont see how fixing a bug can be called a "new feature".
You're obviously not in marketing. Product defects can be features and benefits.

Edit: not referring to OOTP.
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:08 PM   #27
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Just to hook you up I'll preorder--even though I probably won't play it until it is nice and patched.

Also, I would like to pay a little extra
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:14 PM   #28
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Well, the average OOTP user...downloads the game, manages his favorite team and that's it.
According to OOTP itself, OOTP MLB play (modern and historical) outnumbers OOTP fictional play three to one.

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Old 12-11-2012, 06:29 PM   #29
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I'm not sure I can wait until January for OOTP 14 news. This is going to be harder than waiting until February for new Walking Dead.
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:31 PM   #30
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Absolutely...13 is a great version, and I for one am looking forward to a lot of great new features in 14.
I wish the Classic in v14. Any news about the topic, Markus?
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:35 PM   #31
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:39 PM   #32
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...all the problems encountered in this game WILL be resolved by its creator...
Or at least pumped up.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:32 PM   #33
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I don't have access to the game at the moment. Can someone briefly describe what I should expect to be different with the font fix?
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:38 PM   #34
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You're obviously not in marketing. Product defects can be features and benefits.

Edit: not referring to OOTP.

You can refer to them however you please - a bug is a bug, period. Calling something by another name doesn't change what it is.

And if your foolish enough to believe what the people in marketing tell you, well, as the old saying goes - a fool and his money are soon parted.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:31 PM   #35
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You can refer to them however you please - a bug is a bug, period. Calling something by another name doesn't change what it is.

And if your foolish enough to believe what the people in marketing tell you, well, as the old saying goes - a fool and his money are soon parted.
Geez chill. I work for a very marketing oriented business and I was poking fun at them.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:52 PM   #36
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So, what would be the point of digging up those old "Fix Font?" threads and rehashing them? For the purpose of saying "I told you so?" Or the satisfaction of highlighting someone's dismissive response when confronted with the issue here?
Really not sure what you're talking about here. I dug up the font thread for the sole purpose to finally give it some closure.

I would say the fonts now are perfect and appreciate all Markus does in support of the greatest text sim I have ever played. Even when some versions ago, I didn't care for it's direction - I still preorder it every year without question.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:10 PM   #37
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Well, unless something major crops up in this release, then version 13.10 will be the last update for OOTP 13.

During the whole year we have added improvements, features, tweaks and bugfixes. I really feel we did a good job supporting the game throughout the year. I hope you guys agree and will support us by buying OOTP 14 once it's released in a few months.
As long as your programming, I'm buying.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:18 PM   #38
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Whatdya think? I'm made out of money?
Since you are an accountant, there is no need to use your own money.....!!
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:22 PM   #39
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Finally able to update and I gotta say that the font is so much better! I really do believe that software companies like 2K and EA could learn a lesson or two from you guys.

Thanks!
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