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    If a person has lots of money aprox=50mil dollars, and a good idia. Is there a chance that that person will survive in game industry?
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    Yes, ofcourse. Marketing is probably the most important factor in regards to the success of a game. You'de have to make your first game good, because who would want to purchase a game from a company who has a 'bad name'.
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    If that situation is code for "I have..." hook me up!

    I definitely think that you could develop a game with that kind of funding easily...just hire some good programmers and modelers, etc. You should probably hire some management that is experienced, too.
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    50 million is alot, you could hire a nice team and everything which would be about 4/5mil (if you paid them nice..about ~100k..haha i wish), then marketing etc would cost the rest, but youd have to have a good concept..someone should make a good adventure game, havent seen a good one of those in many moons

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    Is there anyone out there who made a good game that had no knowledge of programming or any other talents? But did have lots of money?
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    >>> made a good game that had no knowledge of programming

    Only need a knowledge of programming if you are wanting to create a computer game. People who made "Trivial Pursuit" made a good game without necessarily needing to know anything about software.

    >>> or any other talents?

    Well that is pushing it a bit isn't it. If they have no talents, then they are unlikely to be terribly creative are they.
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    If a person has lots of money aprox=50mil dollars, and a good idia. Is there a chance that that person will survive in game industry?
    If said person keeps buying games, playing them, not touching the millions but living on the revenue, I see no problem with a very happy life.
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