I know it’s tempting for the state’s bottom-liners to try to offload 38 Studios’ assets — including its games — for a lump sum to pay down the debt the studio left behind, but I think they’re missing a fantastic opportunity.
Rhode Island should totally finish Copernicus’ development and run the game. The first government-run MMO in history.
“But, America’s Army…” “SHH, YOU.”
Wouldn’t that be awesome? I mean, it’d be a total disaster, but the whole thing is already, so it’d be keeping in with the theme. Plus, it would be really entertaining to watch:
“Hey Fred, you play the Wii, right? You’re the lead developer on this game we just bought. See if you can’t get it launched by next week.”
“But I just do tax code!”
“Then make the quests about taxes. Do I have to do your job for you?”