New to the development industry

11-01-2013, 10:46 AM
#1
New to the development industry

Hello All,

We are an large international entertainment/media brand and is looking to expand into the casual gaming market using our brand image to further boost our product portfolio.

However, we are not in the development field, so we currently do not have the people to develop a game in house.

We have several game ideas that we would like to invest into building and releasing in the market.

We are looking into building a freemium game similar to say Simpsons Tapped Out, Farmville, etc. or casino games utilising our brand image.

It would be appreciated if any developers could give us some pointers on where to start. Wether as into building our own development studio or hiring existing studio to build our ideas. We currently have the budget, idea and branding/marketing, but we lack the experience in the development.

Thank you!
11-01-2013, 11:55 AM
#2
Whats the brand?
11-01-2013, 03:16 PM
#3
Try to outsource.
Having an own dev studio is unnecessary.

You can start at hiring portals like odesk.com or freelance.com

But a farmville like game needs a professional team and a few months, or even a year, so rather look for teams, than single programmers.
11-01-2013, 07:11 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Richmond, VA
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Send a message via Skype™ to ns804apps
I sent a private message if you are interested in talking further I am working with several clients on gamification and Adverapps for their brand.