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So, basically, the reason I've seemingly disappeared off the face of the Earth is because I've been working on a fan-based Flash Game.

And actually, by "working", I don't mean making art...or programming...or even design. I mean just getting past all the legal stuff!

What legal stuff, you might ask?

Well, in terms of getting permission from the owners of the media that the game is based off, that's no problem. In fact, they openly encourage fan-based projects! So that's a plus.

The real thorn in the side is that I work at a game company. This means that any work I do on a game, whether it's official to that company or not, is going to belong to said company. It's simply in the employment contracts. Which means that if I want ownership of the game I'm trying to make, I have a lot of negotiation to do with the CEO and his attorneys. It means paperwork, laying out terms and conditions, signing agreements, and a whole bunch of other ugly stuff you normally don't think about when doing simple stuff like making a fun Flash game.

Things are further complicated by the fact that I'm writing new technology for this game that my company would obviously like to get their hands on. And then, of course, what about when I leave the company? Is stuff I make still going to be mine? Or will the company still nab it up because it was built using technology I developed while I was employed there.

So, you can see the big mess now. It's all fun legal stuff that comes with the territory of making hobbyist games while working at a game company. So, just a little insight to what I'm working on at the moment. All part of the fun of games!
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Ganymede105
The Proverbial Skunk Hunk
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Favourite style of art: Toonish, Fractal, and anything else good
Operating System: Windows XP
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Shell of choice: Turtle! ;)
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Skin of choice: The genetically-engineered kind, that can't get cut.
Favourite cartoon character: Plucky Duck
Personal Quote: "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax." -Albert Einstein
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spongecorn Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
My name Cornelius Raibon aka spongecorn I'm send some pictures notes
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Josiah-Shockency-JCS Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Happy Birthday, friend! x3
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Ganymede105 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
Thanks!
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Josiah-Shockency-JCS Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Long time no see, huh?
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Ganymede105 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
Been a while, yeah.
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TheGr8estOne Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011
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tumtununum!!~
Do u know what day is today???
hm.. i know iknow
Its your BIRTHDAY!!!!
happy Birthday yuna
here's a
:iconcaekplz: for you ^___^
:iconpeachtopplz:
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HAPPY BIRTHDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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PenelopePussycat Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
happy birthday :D:D:D:cake::D:D:D
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Ganymede105 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011
thanks. :)
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PenelopePussycat Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
np:D
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Jaksonthefox Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student General Artist
Happy B-day dude.
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Ganymede105 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
I guess I DID join DA 3 years ago now, didn't I...

You also have a DA B-day coming up.
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Jaksonthefox Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student General Artist
Really?
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Jaksonthefox Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011  Student General Artist
Hey amigo. Hows your job and life treatin ya?
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Ganymede105 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
Hey, haven't heard from you in a while.

Life's good. Job's been good. It's a nice small game company making Facebook games. Industry's rough, but you've probably heard about the game industry by now and its notoriously long hours and tight deadlines. Been going 80+ hours a week lately and am about spent. (Stayed at work until 3:30 in the morning at one point!)

But, yeah. Won't have much time to be on DA anymore. Not until things settle down a bit.

Hope life's treatin' ya well lately too, and good to hear from you.
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Jaksonthefox Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011  Student General Artist
Life is going okay for me. I hope your job eases on the stress soon. I also hope to hear from you again.
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Jaksonthefox Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010  Student General Artist
:turbopoke: You've been poked! Pass this to five friends!
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PenelopePussycat Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010  Student Digital Artist
done :) [link]
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KittySparklettes Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2010
nice webcame
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Ganymede105 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2010
thx
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