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Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by VentilatorOfDoom, May 4, 2011.

  1. CorpseZeb Learned

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  2. Kraszu Prophet

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    Steam have plenty of games that look worse then AoD, anyway if you are already putting game on sites like impulse then there is no reason to not have it also on Steam, no? There is many indie games sold on multiple of sites.
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  3. CorpseZeb Learned

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    Kraszu - yeah, sure - but they have some internal "regulations"...
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  4. Secretninja Liturgist

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    Somehow I don't think that will be a problem.
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  5. Data4 Augur

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    Where was that? I've got to see this cuntfuck in context. Link pls?
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  6. Elhoim Developer

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    In the YouTube video page. It was clearly a Codex troll, as you can see by the previous comments about tasteful rape, children, etc.
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  7. Data4 Augur

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    Ah, gotcha. I was kinda hoping it was legit and somewhere on the ITS boards, just to see the shitstorm rain down on him.

    Anyway, game's looking great so far. :salute:
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  8. Alexandros Liturgist

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    You really should though. Steam has some "barriers for entry" so as not to flood the service with shovelware (inb4 it's full of it anyway) but AoD seems like it can pass with flying colours. Give a small preorder discount, maybe land a weekend deal in the future and you'll probably make enough money to begin work on AoD 2 :)

    I don't mean to step on your toes here, you obviously know the games market way better than I do. I just want AoD to be a hit and Steam can play a large part in that.
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  9. BLOBERT Magister Patron

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    BROS IF THIS COMES OUT I MIGHT BUY IT

    BROS I WILL TELL YOU ONE THING VD WILL ARGUE INTERNET CRITIC MUCH BETTER THAN JEFF VOGEL THAT VD BRO IS FUCKING AUTISTIC WHEN IT COMES TO INTERNET ARGUMENTS ITS LIKE RAINMAIN ON RITALIN BUT HE DIDNBT TAKE IT FOR A WHILE AND ONE DAY HE CRUSHED A WEEKS SUPPLY AND SNORTED IT
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  10. Kraszu Prophet

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    You can't really know the marked for AoD like game, when the last one was released in 1998r, an the most recent similar game was Arcanum that is 10 years old, each had sold over 200k each. It will obviously not sell much if almost nobody will know about the game existence, we can be sure about that.
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  11. Alexandros Liturgist

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    If it gets added on Steam, GOG, Direct2drive, Gamersgate and other DD stores, people will know about it. AoD isn't targeted at the mainstream gamer who buys anything the TV advertises. Gamers who enjoy this type of game are very likely to be using these services.
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  12. Kraszu Prophet

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    Yeah, but VD had said that even those services are to mainstream to benefit AoD.
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  13. J_C Could be Matt Barton. Maybe. Patron The Real Fanboy

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    Steam won't make your game sell millions, but it would definitely increase sales, which is a good thing, is it not?

    Although I know that it is not easy to put a game on Steam. Which is strange, since there are so much shitty indie games on it.
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  14. CorpseZeb Learned

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    ... is this look "mainstream" to you - http://store.steampowered.com/app/3160/ ?
    Dunno about sales stats, though...
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    Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin
    gamersgate started as distribution for paradox games, which tend to be rather old-school, turn-based strategy games and have a fanbase that overlaps with fans of old-school turn based rpgs, especially ones where combat doesn't suck ass.
    impulse started out as distribution for stardock games, the most famous of which happens to be an old-school turn-based 4x game in the vein of master of orion that happens to have a fanbase that likes complex turn-based games, which a turn-based rpg with non-sucky combat happens to be.
    winter voices is a turn based rpg that's way less mainstream or accessible than aod and is on steam, as are some others.

    i just don't see how vd could possibly be right on that one.
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  16. Black Arcane

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    AoD is too indie for a thing as mainstream as Steam.
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  17. Kraszu Prophet

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    Even Eschalon Book isn't.
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    Sigh. Sir, but did you looked at provided examples?
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  19. SCO Arcane

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    fucking fagots. Evaluate them instead of using a checklist. It occurs to me that they wouldn't put in cave story if it was for sale instead of being free.
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  20. Karmapowered Learned

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    I have discovered, and bought games on Steam, that I had never heard of before.

    Yep, Indie games, "A Farewell to Dragons" being one of them.

    What are the cons of being on Steam ?
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  21. Black Arcane

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    You just don't grasp how indie AoD is.

    That's weird, don't they host DA2?
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  22. SCO Arcane

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    Crashing 5 minutes at a time indie?
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  23. Kraszu Prophet

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    What if your game would do good on Steam? So much opportunity too fell butt hurt about gaming industry, and too be grumpy would be lost.
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  24. SCO Arcane

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    Steam takes a cut on each sale 25% or so i think. However, i believe being on steam will expose the game to legions of rich boys with credit cards, that in my mind, more than would offset that. You can also sell on your website concurrently, but the kind of person who uses steam would probably never hear of it.
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  25. Karmapowered Learned

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    If worst has to happen, AoD on Steam will sell a couple to people that clicked on the wrong button.

    Seriously, what would be bad for AoD to be on Steam, if it meets their requirements of course, whatever they may be ?

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    Thanks. I didn't know.
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