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"I wanted to believe that a team of 6 to 10 people could make a game that looked and felt AAA. Boy was I wrong!"

"In the video game industry, AAA (pronounced "triple A") is a classification term used for games with the highest development budgets and levels of promotion.[1][2][3][4]" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AAA_(video_game_industry)

It should be obvious from this definition of an AAA game that 6-10 people in a small indie game studio can't make a game with 'the highest development budgets and levels of promotion'. It requires lots of $$$ and other resources, which an indie game company almost never has.

"Wisdom begins with the definition of terms." - attributed to Socrates

The quote says "looked and felt AAA". The definition may preclude the game from 'being AAA' but not looking like and feeling like a AAA game, whatever that means in the first place.

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