Stardock 20 year anniversary series

By on March 27, 2013 4:33:13 PM from JoeUser Forums JoeUser Forums

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I was thinking about writing a series of articles on the history of Stardock. That is, how we got started and some of the challenges that are involved in running a small technology company.  But I wanted to find out first if there’s interest in this before I put in the time to write them.

Let me know in the comments area if you’re interested in such a series.

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March 27, 2013 4:36:03 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

I'd definitely read them!

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March 27, 2013 4:36:36 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I, for one am... Jafo'll correct where needed.

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March 27, 2013 4:50:46 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I always like this kind of stuff and background. Just don't be generic about it or fall into the dull of it. I think I speak for everyone when i say we definitely want the details, the dirt (good and bad), and we want to know about the personalities that make it what it has become today, even if they aren't still involved.

The vision and commitment that brought you all this far had to have had it's ups and downs as well as sacrifices personal or otherwise. I think it's those things that create the best possible picture, story, and insight as to what has allowed a person or entity to achieve their dreams and goals.

Just my humble opinion. I'm looking forward to whatever you post on it.

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March 27, 2013 4:50:50 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I'm sure there are those here interested in reading it but it would definitely be something for your kids to show your grandkids and their kids, etc.

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March 27, 2013 4:51:06 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

I'd like to read them. Frankly speaking I appreciate all articles your and your coworkers that refers to behind the scenes of making games.

I'm alos work in game industry but on smaller scale so I'd like to read how you manage to grow in to maker of Elemental series.

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March 27, 2013 4:54:53 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Do we get one in hard copy.  hehe Sure

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March 27, 2013 5:03:28 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Fun adventures of starting a business. Sure I'll read it. 

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March 27, 2013 5:11:35 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Woud like the chance to read about the history of Stardock 👍👏

 

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March 27, 2013 5:22:27 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I'm sure there's a lot of people who probably suffer all sorts of misconceptions re SD and its history.... so, yes, it'd be a worthwhile endeavour....

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March 27, 2013 5:41:01 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums
I will be happy to proofread the text if you like.
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March 27, 2013 5:46:54 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Looks like we are in for some very interesting reading, great idea!

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March 27, 2013 5:55:30 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting PoSmedley,
I always like this kind of stuff and background. Just don't be generic about it or fall into the dull of it. I think I speak for everyone when i say we definitely want the details, the dirt (good and bad), and we want to know about the personalities that make it what it has become today, even if they aren't still involved.

The vision and commitment that brought you all this far had to have had it's ups and downs as well as sacrifices personal or otherwise. I think it's those things that create the best possible picture, story, and insight as to what has allowed a person or entity to achieve their dreams and goals.

Just my humble opinion. I'm looking forward to whatever you post on it.

 

I Agree totally

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March 27, 2013 6:48:40 PM from JoeUser Forums JoeUser Forums

Just don't let Zu do any ghost writing for you.

Otherwise, bring it on.

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March 27, 2013 7:10:17 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I'm definitely interested; I read the Stardock Customer Reports, and I like your writing style. I also read the early history you wrote (that included the Microsoft-IBM war over OS 2.0), and that was enjoyable as well.

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March 27, 2013 7:26:15 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Definitely! I've been a fan for some fifteen years, well whenever the first Galactic Civilizations came out...

 

Also, Brad, Legendary Heroes is fantastic. You guys have done an amazing job...

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March 27, 2013 7:38:17 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting ElanaAhova,
I will be happy to proofread the text if you like.

That'll be my job... I have the smiley .... Spell checker

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March 27, 2013 7:45:50 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

What a long strange trip it's been, eh? I think it would be an excellent read.

 I say go for it, just don't let Doc talk you into letting him do the "photographics" work.

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March 27, 2013 7:48:22 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Where's the first chapter, I am ready!

Great idea Brad!

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March 27, 2013 8:06:56 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Git'er done Brad!

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March 27, 2013 8:13:06 PM from Demigod Forums Demigod Forums

Interested.

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March 27, 2013 8:17:31 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I'd like to read it.

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March 27, 2013 8:33:11 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

At my age my attention span is very short, I would watch a video though.  

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March 27, 2013 9:00:24 PM from Little Tiny Frogs Forums Little Tiny Frogs Forums

Ok, it's settled. Will work on it during the coming months.  Thanks guys!

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March 27, 2013 9:32:57 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Brad, it would also be nice to include a group employee picture with who everyone is if possible.

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March 27, 2013 10:18:22 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I think you should dictate, or have some voice conversations with Po and then let him write it. He is a natural writer (among numerous other talents from what I've seen ). With his wit and your recap of the facts it would be a total success that would go down in history as a classic.

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