"Flappy Bird” creator Dong Nguyen officially pulled the app from Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play platform, stating he could no longer handle the pressure and stress following its instant success....And then this happened....
First, let me address a thing or two to you Mr. Nguyen; Okay, got it, you didn't know what you were getting into when you made that silly little game all those months ago. I get it, it was so easy to borrow a couple of images from a certain classic Nintendo game (at least that's how it appears to me) and make a little endless runner game. You had no idea that almost a year after publishing it, the thing would go viral. And now, review after review after review after web article after web article, you think to yourself "Man, what did I get myself into?? Screw this!!" And you pull the app. Which to me, it's no big deal, it's your game. I just personally think you made a big mistake. Mr. Nguyen, this is the internet. Sometimes we create and put something out there that we have no idea would blow up in our face, and yet it does. It’s basically the same concept for those of us that produce content for YouTube. The thing is, after it goes viral, give something about a week or so and it finally dies down and the drooling masses move on to something else! If you had just rode it out for another week, you would have been set. You could have kept the game up and you, your grandkids, and your grandkids’ grandkids would have been set for live on the ad revenue alone! All it takes is a bit of a thick skin Mr. Nguyen.
Now let me address you sociopaths out there that would threaten to harm someone you’ve never met, or yourself, over a silly little game. Why don’t you clowns go take your meds and piss off back to Temple Run?? Seriously, who does that?? Granted we’re still in that point in time where you can say anything you want on the internet with little or no consequences, but really folks? The word discretion just never enters the mind, does it? What I should do is research the kind of medication someone like you would need, and maybe the gold mine market is there rather than this web and tech entrepreneur nonsense. Just my two cents.