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dwhitmore says
Guess this was a bad idea to put this on here. But yes its not paying at the moment as 26 other people aren’t getting paid and thats because its a new company that havea lot of intrest by different companies. They have already signed a deal with a comic company that will publish the games comics. THey are doing deals with Microsoft, Sony, Activision and many others and when the beta is finished in febuary march time next year they will get the contract through which is when everyone gets paid.

EITHER :

Whoever has started this ‘company’ should be investing in it with their own capital, or with a business loan of some sort. You can’t start a business with 26 employees and NO MONEY .

OR:

If you WERE doing a deal with Microsoft, Sony, Activision, they would be professional enough to ensure your had MONEY to pay your workers. Otherwise you would be a risk (e.g. your staff could leave whenever they felt like it).

In what world do you imagine someone doing a ton of work for you, for POTENTIAL money in feb-mar (which seems to be slipping further away – before it was the start of 2010?).

Ridiculous.

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MSFX Volunteer moderator says

I know this is over a week old but i’ve been away on holiday and it really made me laugh :D

good one, lol? :D

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michaelhejja says

How about the opposite? First, take a test so that the freelancer can make sure you are a good enough client. If you pass, start paying the freelancer now through the end of the year. Potentially, if all goes well and you pay on time he may start doing regular work for you from then on.

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fifty_tons says
How about the opposite? First, take a test so that the freelancer can make sure you are a good enough client. If you pass, start paying the freelancer now through the end of the year. Potentially, if all goes well and you pay on time he may start doing regular work for you from then on.

haha :D. nicely put :)

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MSFX Volunteer moderator says
How about the opposite? First, take a test so that the freelancer can make sure you are a good enough client. If you pass, start paying the freelancer now through the end of the year. Potentially, if all goes well and you pay on time he may start doing regular work for you from then on.

spot on :P

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hiddendepth says

This is absolute madness to expect anyone to work for free.

You have no money that is fine. Offer a percentage in the company for the designer. That way they will have a vested interest in the projects being great.

You can’t have someone work for you for free giving up their time where they could be making money and you sacrifice nothing in return.

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MarkBrodhuber Envato team says

Alright guys, I think anything that can be said, has been said. Locking this one up.

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