Benjamin Sipe's Blog
Ben Sipe is an independent game and monetization designer. He's worked for publishers, developers and advertising agencies and has experience on hundreds of titles spanning all genres (from mature shooters to children's pet titles) on almost all platforms; mobile, console, handheld, social and PC/Mac. His blog (http://freemiumdesign.blogspot.com/) has been featured as a top gaming site to watch (http://www.superrewards.com/blog/top-gaming-and-free-to-play-news/) and has been featured on several top gaming sites. If you need help designing or fixing your game, drop him a line.
In this series of Improving Freemium Design we're going to look at an indie game Apple featured called Combat Monsters and see what they did right and what could be improved.
Some say Pocket Trains is the same game as Pocket Planes. Lets take a look at 5 critical improvements and why Trains will do better than Planes.
EA has the talent, relationships and budget to bring some seriously good F2P mobile titles such as Simpsons Tapped Out, Real Racing 3 and all the Pop Cap games, but what happens when they take a premium franchise and make it freemium?
As a monetization consultant I'm always critiquing the freemium design. If you'd like a chance to have an article written on your game please fill out the form http://bit.ly/14h2pJg.
In this series of Improving Freemium Design we're going to look at an indie game Apple featured called Monsters Invade: Oz and see what they did right and what could be improved.
King recently decided to abandon in-game advertising. Why? Let's look at the situation and the different types of developers before asking specific questions around King.
Benjamin Sipe's Comments
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[News - 09/20/2013 - 03:55]
What I don 't understand ...
What I don 't understand is why can 't I choose the path that I want to Maybe people want to play as the thugs or scum of the earth, but maybe others don 't. I 'm not against violent video games, but what 's the point if they are ...
[Blog - 09/17/2013 - 08:07]
Also thanks for mentioning my ...
Also thanks for mentioning my blog Derek. I was really surprised one morning when checking the analytics, and there was a huge spike in traffic. r n
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It 's not a controller ...
It 's not a controller and it 's not a microconsole but GameKlip http://buy.thegameklip.com/ sells plastic holders for certain phones so players can clip them onto their PS3 controllers. You then need the Sixaxis Controller app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details id com.dancingpixelstudios.sixaxiscontroller hl en and you 're off and running. The plastic clip ...
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