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# 1Derek Apr 26 2012, 05:16 AM
Worth reading.

http://cdn.flamehaus.com/Valve_Handbook_LowRes.pdf

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# 2Ambartanen Apr 26 2012, 23:19 PM
>37 pages

lolok.

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# 3UNr34L Apr 27 2012, 01:36 AM
Yeah that's what I thought...

What are you now a viral marketer for Gaben, Derek?

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# 4Utred Apr 27 2012, 03:19 AM
It's actually a good read, well just kinda skim through.

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# 5Derek Apr 27 2012, 08:03 AM
QUOTE(Ana @ Apr 26 2012, 18:19 PM) *

>37 pages

lolok.

...with large text and half of which are pictures.

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What are you now a viral marketer for Gaben, Derek?

It's basically a description of how Valve operates as a company. For example, want to know why we haven't had Episode 3 yet? Read the handbook.

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# 6Ambartanen Apr 27 2012, 13:50 PM
QUOTE(Derek @ Apr 27 2012, 04:03 AM) *

...with large text and half of which are pictures.

Changes nothing!
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It's basically a description of how Valve operates as a company. For example, want to know why we haven't had Episode 3 yet? Read the handbook.

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# 7UNr34L Apr 29 2012, 01:12 AM
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It's basically a description of how Valve operates as a company. For example, want to know why we haven't had Episode 3 yet? Read the handbook.
Is this the one where they mention that they don't have a strict command line so it's hard to decide that they should all work on one project?

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# 8Derek Apr 29 2012, 06:33 AM
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Is this the one where they mention that they don't have a strict command line so it's hard to decide that they should all work on one project?

Well, they never say that it's hard to decide what to work on, but yeah, it's about that.

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# 9jocamar Apr 30 2012, 17:44 PM
Soooooo, it's basically micro communism?

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# 10Utred Apr 30 2012, 21:32 PM
Not even a little.

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# 11UNr34L May 3 2012, 22:45 PM
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Well, they never say that it's hard to decide what to work on, but yeah, it's about that.
Yeah I remember reading the tl;dr version.

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