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Publisher that supports GameSalad?

04-04-2012, 06:46 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Greece
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Publisher that supports GameSalad?

Anyone knows any publisher that supports GameSalad?
04-04-2012, 07:56 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
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Google is your friend... ;-)

04-04-2012, 05:43 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Ireland
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Publishers don't really care how you create your games and apps. They will accept your apps if they are good and can generate revenue for them.
04-04-2012, 09:05 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
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Originally Posted by Ell Tee View Post
What is GameSalad btw?
GameSalad is software to create iOS and Android apps. The emphasis is on ease-of-use, as there's no coding involved. Instead, drag-and-drop "behaviors" are used.

GameSalad recently made a good move by lowering the price of Pro Subscription.

GameSalad doesn't have the best reputation though, as a lot of bad games have been made with it. While the software is not perfect, I find it to be pretty powerful. I don't recommend the software if you want your apps to be picked up by a publisher. GameSalad games are not meant to be customized. Only the allowed behaviors are permitted. Instead, I think the software is better suited for beginners... those who absolutely hate to code... or someone that wants to throw a game together rather quickly.

Alternative but similar software is Corona and StencylWorks.

Michael Garofalo - App Developer and author of The Unofficial GameSalad Textbook.
04-05-2012, 04:14 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Greece
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I have started this thread after my personal experience.
Because I have contacted Chillingo first about my newest game and they liked it and told me to send them a build for evaluation.
But when I said that the game was developed with GameSalad they said "Unfortunately we can't move forward with this because our crystal platform doesn't support Game Salad".

Thats why I need some help here.
04-05-2012, 05:22 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Greece
Posts: 227
Originally Posted by Ell Tee View Post
With Chillingo, you ll have to use Crystal yes, maybe they fear that GameSalad won't work with their platform so they rejected you. Lets go in a little bit detail to see if you can work thing out with them because the problem looks like easy to solve if it's only about Crystal matter.
The game I'm working on is a new original and very innovative game. Thats why they liked it first.
How would you tell them to rethink about it?
04-05-2012, 02:53 PM
You can't make Crystal work on GameSalad if they don't have an api for it. I've never tried GameSalad for longer than 10 minutes so this is mostly speculation, but since you can't write code then there's no way you can integrate Crystal I would assume.

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