Posts tagged money

Art and passion VS business and profits … Why not both!

The word “indie” evokes plenty of different things to different people but more specifically to many game devs it means something like “a creative/artistic process/passion as an end in itself”. Making money with their games is not an objective but maybe just a bonus or maybe it’s some kind of objective but they are still […]

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Warner Bros. Games Montreal = Big cry baby

Well let’s say at least its president Martin Tremblay sounds like one. This is what his reaction looks like following the news the government of Quebec will have to cut some of the tax credits related to media. In the past years Quebec has been very generous with the big players of the video game […]

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You and me don’t charge enough for our games

On March 22 here’s the top sellers list of indie games on Steam: https://twitter.com/Over00/status/447447417265201154 Beside Papers, Please with a 50% discount and Garry’s Mod which has been on the top sellers list since the Big Bang it seems all games are priced $15 or more. What’s the point? Well there are a tons of indie games […]

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2014 is coming … A look back and forward

To say the least 2013 was slow … Real slow. I don’t feel like I’ve bee sitting on my hands but I can’t figure where the time has gone for some reason. First interesting net revenue ever: Bret Airborne 2013 is mostly that really. It’s about $1,500 which is much lower than I hoped but […]

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The pricing game VS the noise

Note that I had to enable moderation for all comments as it seems my blog is the favorite target for spammers trying to sell stuff so given some time I’ll approve all comments. Sorry about that. — I don’t recall ever reading a PC game postmortem in which the price was set as a good […]

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