My new University Project

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  • josh1993 28 Oct 2012 13:39:01 5 posts
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    My idea is an online internet based game holder.

    The idea is that you buy a game on Amazon for example. They would give you an activation code which you would enter on your console. The game would then download on your console.

    In addition, you could play your downloaded game anywhere, so you could play that game at your friends' house for example. However, you would have to login with your account.

    Would this work?
  • Fake_Blood 28 Oct 2012 13:55:10 4,756 posts
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    No that's no good.
    My idea is some kind of memory stick that you can fill up with games at a game store.
  • heyyo 28 Oct 2012 14:03:13 14,364 posts
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    josh1993 wrote:
    Would this work?
    What on earth degree are you doing? How are you going to get a job with that?
  • santashi 28 Oct 2012 14:10:27 5,167 posts
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    I'm not quite sure how this is different from the current console situation, ie. you can currently buy a game code/credit from a retailer that you then use on the PSN or Xbox Live (which you could play on a friend's console by logging in).

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  • Deleted user 28 October 2012 14:16:56
    You would have downloaded it to your hard drive so just logging on at your friends wouldn't work. That is more like cloud based gaming. The UK also at present doesn't have good enough internet to run that nationally.
  • Deleted user 28 October 2012 14:23:24
    If I had an idea I'd think twice about letting any old internet user take advantage of it.
  • Deleted user 28 October 2012 14:28:50
    Way to burst the lads bubble. Should encourage the fire and passion
  • senso-ji 28 Oct 2012 14:52:12 6,158 posts
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    Which idea are you now on, josh1993? Instead of asking on this site every week then maybe you should speak to your peers/tutors at University, where they will most likely give you more constructive advice instead of just cynically shooting it down.
  • skuzzbag 28 Oct 2012 14:55:50 5,849 posts
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    Before we do that I'd like to point out to him that this is a Uni project and not a proposal for financing your idea from some bank.

    Whether the thing is actually a good idea or not is largely irrelevant as the point of the project is really to develop your ability to see something through from a proposal to a finished product, this will involve some kind of embarrassing presentation I imagine.

    I guarantee the tutor won't give two shits about the actual idea and no-one will be listening to the presentation.
  • Deleted user 28 October 2012 14:57:20
    Yeah idea is arbitrary to the method
  • Deleted user 28 October 2012 15:13:48
    You should also call it OnLive, that's catchy.
  • graysonavich 28 Oct 2012 15:21:57 7,417 posts
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    josh1993 wrote:
    Would this work?
    No.
  • graysonavich 28 Oct 2012 15:22:49 7,417 posts
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    Much like yourself with whatever degree this is behind you.
  • Clive_Dunn 28 Oct 2012 16:51:53 4,808 posts
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    Must be a sock, no-one can be this stupid.
  • mothercruncher 28 Oct 2012 17:39:12 8,682 posts
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    I have an idea.
    I involves attaching string to cups and everyone in a house in a street would have a cup and maybe several cups and they could communicate with each other whenever they wanted and maybe order takeaways and masturbate together on the cup-a-net.
    Would that work?
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 28 Oct 2012 17:47:23 41,069 posts
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    skuzzbag wrote:
    Before we do that I'd like to point out to him that this is a Uni project and not a proposal for financing your idea from some bank.

    Whether the thing is actually a good idea or not is largely irrelevant as the point of the project is really to develop your ability to see something through from a proposal to a finished product, this will involve some kind of embarrassing presentation I imagine.

    I guarantee the tutor won't give two shits about the actual idea and no-one will be listening to the presentation.
    This. This and thrice this.

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