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Old 07-18-2014, 04:21 AM
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Hi Alda,

We got approached by iPlayJoy too regarding our game! hows your experience with them so far?

thanks
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Old 07-20-2014, 12:01 PM
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Seems like they're mass-contacting western developers atm. Did they offer to make changes to your game, so it fits the Chinese market better or anything?

If I understand this kind of deal correctly, they'll distribute the app to several of their stores.

InsideMobileApps has some details.

[url]http://www.insidemobileapps.com/2012/08/16/exclusive-full-service-chinese-publisher-yodo1-signs-up-germanys-handygames/[/url]

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Old 07-20-2014, 12:28 PM
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not sure if this will help but here are some major chinese publishers and some ways you can enter the chinese app market by self publishing your game or app...

http://www.slideshare.net/appsasia/c...arket-research
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Old 07-21-2014, 05:08 AM
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Well, actually it really seems that they contact everyone in order to reach some impact. Anyway, before we decided to sign the contract Iīve read this forum thread and found that "well, there is nothing to loose".

So basically, they donīt charge anything, they even did localization for free (the game as well as banners, etc.). We have to use AdMob in the game but when I asked how are they going to make money, the answer was about their own ad system (just ask for it, you will even get a screenshot of how does it look like).

Nikira understands it right, they distributed that over (in our case) 18 main Chinese stores. I had some negotiations with another Chinese friend and she confirmed that these stores are really spread among China market. Actually, it might be, our downloads from China really increased (I am talking about the game World of Cheese, 奶酪英雄 in Chinese ) but I cannot say the same about the reveneus unfortunately.

About the game itself, they actually did some changes in origin APK. We only integrated language and AdMob (banner and interestial as well). But, when I downloaded the Chinese version, our programmer checked the APK and here we are:

- it seesm that they extended competencies related to phone: unlocking the phone, alarm set up to call http request with notifications each 30 or 60 minutes.
- rest remains without changes, but I guess it depends on particular game.

I do not think they are some huge publisher but at least we invested only little bit time for integrate their stuff. But as I mentioned before we will probably try out some another publisher. In my opinion we cannot afford to ignore Chinese market

Hope, I helped,
Martin from
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Old 09-16-2014, 05:24 PM
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I tried to work with iPlayJoy when released app on Android. They were asked to change the application, and then stole it. They changed my ads on their own and no longer met. In my case:

They are rascals. DO NOT WORK WITH THEM.
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Old 09-18-2014, 09:23 AM
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Well, I am sorry for that. We have no that kind of experience, they added their ads but our system remained. And as I know so far, they didnīt steal the game And still responding on my e-mails, so...

I donīt try to defend them, actually we are going to try different ways in case of upcoming games for Chinese market.
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:16 PM
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I wouldn't give a lot of credit to an anonymous new account (1 post) without even a link to the games.
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Old 09-19-2014, 04:35 AM
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Ouch, I didnīt noticed that, you are right. Well seems like shady practices...
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