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    A small note from a guy who didn't vote for this project

    Hey all,

    I really like that people are excited that Vic2 is in development. This feels like an interesting and exciting project for all of us, however it is no secret I voted for another project from the Paradox dev team.

    Johan assured me our fans want this project, and so did you (forum people) in a poll on this forum.

    So in brief; I think this project never will see profit (reason is simple Vic1 was a terrible launch). Johan thinks it will. Johan and his team have the responsibility to create a good game and of course we hope that you will buy it since this was the most voted-for title in our poll.

    So, what do I bring to the table except for whining? I have promised the dev team (and checked with my family) that I am shaving my head if this project ever sees profit. AND post pictures of it here in the forum.

    We will have a budget meeting in the coming two weeks to see how many units we need to sell to reach our break-even; and keep you posted. Progress reports will follow.

    And yes, I am serious.

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    Ha! I was going to buy it anyway
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    I already know 8 people who are gonna buy the game..

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    Thumbs up

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    This is very interesting! I can only speak for myself, but I look forward to proving you wrong and seeing the pictures of your shaved head!

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    Yet another reason to buy the game.

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    How could you vote against it, it'll be amazing.

    I'm confident you will have to shave your head.
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    That is a pretty good idea Fredrick. Show the consumers how much confidence you have in the product and encourage people to buy more. I shall enjoy seeing your bald pictures!
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    What project did you vote for? If it isn't a secret that is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aleksei View Post
    What project did you vote for? If it isn't a secret that is.
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    What project did you vote for? If it isn't a secret that is.
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    Sounds awesome, you should have gone for that instead Johan!
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    Quote Originally Posted by King View Post
    Fredrik Universalis - be the CEO of a small Swedish computer games company and chart its progress to world domination.
    Oh yes, excellent
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    Hey brilliant well shows confidence in the company not being run my maniachial robots from beyond the moon like all the big names are [or faceless capitalists whatever you want to call them.] to see the C.E.O. on the forum and interacting with the community, seriously thats awesome.
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    O_O

    We really need to set up a grass-roots-ing militia or something >_>
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    Hehe, this will be interesting.

    Maybe you could sticky this thread
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    Maybe you should look into making that wager part of your marketing strategy complete with the promise of posting the pictures on the forums for all to see
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    Just curious, how do we know that he doesn't already have his head shaved so that this is just a marketing trick?

    And yes, I am that paranoid
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    Quote Originally Posted by BeBro View Post
    Just curious, how do we know that he doesn't already have his head shaved so that this is just a marketing trick?

    And yes, I am that paranoid
    This is me

    However, my wife tells me I'm better-looking in real life

    Edit: yes it's free to say shaving my head would be an improvement.
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    Lol, ok I'm convinced now
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