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Daybreak Game Company to Be Acquired by EG7 for $300 Million

Discussion in 'EverQuest II General Discussion' started by Feldon, Dec 1, 2020.

  1. Tkia

    Tkia Active Member

    Is that optimism that you could restrain yourself enough to follow my advice or that Dream would action my report?

    Either way, it's safe to go back now :D
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  2. Zynt

    Zynt Active Member

    I don't think it'll ever be safe to go back again.

    Case in point, I've got a PM from B and the Js.
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  3. Wulfgyr / Erytheal

    Wulfgyr / Erytheal Active Member

    Oh boy, you must have pissed in his Cheerios, and he'll screenshot any response to DW as proof that you're a big, bad, meanie head that's imposing on his Kander-given right to ******* the bungholes of the EQ2 dev team.

    I went back and un-hid all the ignored stuff from the past couple weeks - holy crap! There's more waffling and walking-it-back than you can see on a time-lapse of C-SPAN!! I mean, first COVID-Wildfires were responsible for lag because DBG is in San Diego, and now it's the VMs in Las Vegas..... and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

    Jesus. It's like a cult member that's repeated something so many times, they don't realize how broken they are in the gray matter department. *Re-hides the ignored posts for my sanity*
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  4. Zynt

    Zynt Active Member

    The thing about the VMs in Vegas is that he started spouting some garbage in the EQ1 forums and acting like VMs were an imaginary, made-up, figment of people's imagination and then he got railed for not knowing **** about anything. Now he's back in the EQ2 forums trying to use it to back up his point. Which I called him on and then he sent the PM. I haven't read, probably won't. I rarely ever, I think once in the last few months, reply to him directly.
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  5. Feldon

    Feldon Administrator Staff Member

    Occam's Razor -- which is more likely?


    Dreamweaver has been wringing his hands for a year, constantly giving Benito chances that literally nobody has ever gotten and trying to bend over backwards being reasonable?


    Benito serves a purpose and is ultimately useful.

    Having someone around who tirelessly creates chaotic distractions and political cover for everything the company does is beneficial. By acting like an expert without actually having any first hand knowledge, yet constantly shilling for every financial and design decision no matter how predatory, he derails and pulls attention away from any meaningful criticism. He's the Chewbacca defense.

    At this point, it can't be an accident. Not this far in. I think there's a symbiosis at work here.
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2021
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  6. Zynt

    Zynt Active Member

    Funny thing about Occam's Razor - it was first established as a theoretical proof for accepting divine miracles.
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  7. Cindrax

    Cindrax Active Member

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  8. Dizzy

    Dizzy Active Member

    Interesting. I expect EG7 to load all the DB companies up with debt and it all turn out to be a fully leveraged buyout. If this turns out to be true I doubt you will see much investment back into any of the games.
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  9. Wulfgyr / Erytheal

    Wulfgyr / Erytheal Active Member

    Welp, either I've now been banned from the OF, or today's maintenance includes login/authentication servers too (that's my guess.)
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  10. Pixistik

    Pixistik Member

    It includes everything
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  11. Cindrax

    Cindrax Active Member

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  12. Cindrax

    Cindrax Active Member

    Marble have decreased their short position to under 0.5% (which is the threshold of public reporting in Sweden).

    Only source I have is in Swedish and it don't really say much more then that so wont link it this time.
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  13. Daaaaave

    Daaaaave New Member

  14. Julesholland

    Julesholland New Member

    Enad Global 7 seems to have a lot of spare cash at the moment!
  15. Alarra

    Alarra Active Member

    It said they paid in shares.
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  16. Dizzy

    Dizzy Active Member

    It does seem that they want to be a big time games business. Slight dilution of shares and no new debt so maybe there is some hope for DBG to see some investment.

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