Why the 'content'-industry fails....

Started by TheEagle, May 09, 2010, 10:50:45

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Louigi Verona

Even if there were no ads, teh content industry would fail anyway, I'd tell you.


The problem is that content industry is trying to create a formula to sit down and make money forever.
The cool factor of having one musician in a wedding is not surpassed by a whole orchestra on CD.

Freeware games seem to have more original content.  First person shooters are about the same with different look.  It is a no brainer formula with a cheesy storyline that sells a lot.

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