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Marketing VS Proprietary Idea

View Poll Results: What side would you choose?
Post gameplay footage for the feedback, and gain interested followers 3 50.00%
Protect original ideas; release vague teaser trailers closer to launch date 3 50.00%
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11-27-2012, 09:13 PM
Marketing VS Proprietary Idea

I'm curious what everyone's thoughts are on releasing early gameplay footage.

On one side, I would like to post a gameplay video of a game I'm working on to build interest, increase awareness, get feedback, etc. On the other hand, I worry that ideas and game mechanics that make this game unique, could easily be half assed into a rip off game before I have time to finish.

So lets hear the pros and cons of releasing gameplay footage