Your Games Now, LLC wrote:Fred, I've made 3 successive edits over a period of hours. Please stop referencing other companies in your posts I don't want to edit anymore.
iago wrote:I know that Joe has a passionate commitment to privacy, but even without revealing the individual votes that were made (I certainly don't want fuel for a witch-hunt to be provided), I wonder if there would be value to making the process a little more public, a little more transparent?
iago wrote:Your Games Now, LLC wrote:Fred, I've made 3 successive edits over a period of hours. Please stop referencing other companies in your posts I don't want to edit anymore.
Huh. So it's not okay to use specifics in the support of my position?
iago wrote:(XXX from could even be called a tireless promoter of their games, but I'll fully grant the reasons XXX was rejected were probably complex.)
iago wrote:I groove on your standards for voting, Jason. They make sense to me... But I can't fairly call them "standards", having said that, because voters aren't being held to a standard, right? I confess I worry that this will render the process as something that looks pretty fickle, to the outsider.
iago wrote:Huh. So it's not okay to use specifics in the support of my position?
jasonga wrote:(Heck, at least one publisher who got a "no" vote early on has reapplied and gotten a "yes" the second time.
jasonga wrote:Heck, at least one publisher who got a "no" vote early on has reapplied and gotten a "yes" the second time.
Dreamscarred Press wrote:I know that was the story for me. When I initially applied, I had a single PDF product and my company was barely off the ground. I was not voted in and Joe was very professional about it and very receptive to my re-applying later on down the line. I was never told I was voted no because I didn't put out enough products in a certain speed, so I've personally not seen any sort of indication that such is the expectation.
Paradigm wrote:I default to yes, if I have no reason to vote one way or the other, I just vote yes. I happen to dislike the "indie" tag, because my company is a few guys busting ass to put out books. I dislike the "story game" tag, because story knows no size. Frankly, the only thing that self-identified "indie" press guys have in common is an anti-establishment attitude. And even that is inconsistent, because even though some dodge the FLGS (which, IMO is bad for the industry) they still show at the big consumer shows and submit books to the industry awards.
EDIT: Just adding that Evil Hat is not one of the companies that dodges the FLGS, my store carries them and I will continue to order their stuff as long as it stays good.
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