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Old 02-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Rasterman Rasterman is offline
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Haha you are quite the optimist! Isn't the current rate that 1000 apps/day are released? Do you think there is a new "angry birds" released every 20 days, I sure don't. I would say maybe 2 a year. So that would mean for every mega hit there are 150,000 other apps! And when was the last one-man mega hit like flappy bird? minecraft? Those odds are in the millions...

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Every idea is derived from another, Splashy fish is the same concept as Flappy bird but different character, different design, different obstacles... but its a proven concept. So as for originality... not many ideas are completely original.

Lets face it, its better to make $50k a day than it is to make enough from an app to buy a beer or two for your friends. And with $50k a day, and all the press attention, you have a platform and a marketing budget to launch an app into the stratosphere.

I am all for living in a perfect world where we can make millions for an original idea, like Snapchat or Angry birds, but in reality, for every 1 Angry birds game, there are 20,000 apps which get nowhere, lost in some limbo where they cant be found by the hundreds of millions of iphone users.
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