[Chugalug] EPB articles at timesfreepress.com

James Nylen jnylen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 19:03:16 UTC 2012


So where does the $9000/month come in?


On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Aaron welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:

> My response to the crap being spewed on TFP's site:
>
> So let me clear up a few things that are wrong with this article and its
> portrayal of the facts.
>
> #1.  Iron Gaming won the $10,000 Warner Brothers digital media prize in
> the Gigtank Event this summer.  We also receive $15,000 in seed capital
> that was funded by local and regional venture groups.
>
> #2.  EPB valued our proposal for the "EPB Gig Gaming Center", an extension
> of the GigLabs project, at $50,000 per an email from Danna Bailey to me.
>
> #3.  We were asking for the "Gig" only to help promote EPB in the media by
> visually showing and making a physical representation of what a "Gig" can
> do for gamers in EPB's customer base.  This service would have been
> exclusive to EPB's customer base and have provided a way for Iron Gaming to
> promote our gaming league in the region.  Did we NEED a gig, no.  When we
> finally asked to pay for the service, we kept getting referred back to
> Danna Bailey and as of August 2 (before the end of the Gigtank Contest) we
> have not heard back from anyone at EPB.
>
> #4.  Our relationship with Comcast has been fantastic from an Iron Labs
> (brick and mortar gaming store) and Iron Gaming (online gaming league)
> perspective.  Comcast has helped open doors for us and provided a
> significant amount of support for our startup.
>
> #5.  My only "beef" with EPB is that the people we were dealing with did
> not understand the technical details of what we were offering and therefor
> did not value what the proposal could provide them.  To this day I do not
> hold any animosity towards EPB and will still do all that I can in
> supporting them and the growth of the startup community in the "Gig City".
>
> Aaron Welch
> President
> Iron Labs and Iron Gaming
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>
>> I just don't like bullies :)
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2012, Rod-Lists wrote:
>> >
>> > > SLAP suits and good PR connections.
>> >
>> > Rod, I knew how to milk that cow (and did)
>> > and personally moved on. My ex-"partner"
>> > hung on as the cow died..
>> >
>> > Life is good. It's fun memories,
>> > but few real regrets.
>> >
>> > Every time I have played with lawyers, the lawyers won.
>> >
>> > I didn't tell David to not work something out with them,
>> > just to be wary and walk carefully. I've made more money
>> > handling snakes (carefully) than anything else I've ever done.
>> >
>> > Dude, we ($work) are selling electricity in Nigeria and Zimbabwe
>> > and..
>> > and..  with Linux powered systems.. (on topic!)
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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