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Best Answer for "Please make your game FREE"

12-14-2011, 08:22 AM
#1
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 186
Best Answer for "Please make your game FREE"

Recently (Maybe after doing FAAD) I've got some message saying
"Please make your game FREE!" at our Facebook fanpage
or even at toucharcade forum!

But we can't make our game free easily

but answering this question is very hard for me.
I don't want to be too harsh to them.
They are also our game's fan.

What may be good answer (or reaction) to convince him buy our game

1. Just Ignore
2. Just Say No
3. We need your money to keep making game! (Indeed!)
4. I have family to feed! (Indeed too!)
5. It's cheaper than starbucks
Or other.

Thanks in advance.
12-14-2011, 08:28 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
"Cant make it free right now but if you give me your home address, we'll send you dollar so you can afford our game. Feel free to keep the change "

12-14-2011, 08:35 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImNoSuperMan View Post
"Cant make it free right now but if you give me your home address, we'll send you dollar so you can afford our game. Feel free to keep the change "
I'm afraid they'll just keep dollar and don't buy my game
12-14-2011, 08:36 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gguo View Post
I'm afraid they'll just keep dollar and don't buy my game
Who said anything about anyone actually sending a dollar :P
12-14-2011, 08:40 AM
#5
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImNoSuperMan View Post
Who said anything about anyone actually sending a dollar :P
WOW!!!!
12-14-2011, 11:25 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,963
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gguo View Post
I'm afraid they'll just keep dollar and don't buy my game
You get your address and sign them up for SPAM!

Quote:
Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post
Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
12-14-2011, 11:38 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 777
Ok so now ,can you Please make your game FREE !!?
12-14-2011, 10:29 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by Trysis3 View Post
Ok so now ,can you Please make your game FREE !!?
Please give me your home address,SSN and Bank Account, we'll send you dollar so you can afford our game. Feel free to keep the change
12-14-2011, 10:58 PM
#9
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,765
Not a dev, but

Ignoring is rude
Just saying no will anger them
We need your money won't work
I have a family - people don't care
Cheaper than Starbucks - people don't perceive app store values like this

Other - we recently went free to get increased exposure to our app. We think the current price is a great value, and we got a great response from our FAAD promotion, and so don't anticipate becoming free in the foreseeable future. However purchasing our game will get you the great game now, and the fantastic upgrades we are working on.

That probably won't work either - people buy things they like, and I see very few people being "talked into" something they are on the fence with.

Having good reviews help - there are some "influential" TA members that people seem to like their opinions. Pretty easy to spot them looking through some posts.

Good luck, even though I have no idea what your app is. I think anyone creating something is worthy of some level of success.

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12-14-2011, 11:23 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 186
Quote:
Originally Posted by pluto6 View Post
Not a dev, but

Ignoring is rude
Just saying no will anger them
We need your money won't work
I have a family - people don't care
Cheaper than Starbucks - people don't perceive app store values like this

Other - we recently went free to get increased exposure to our app. We think the current price is a great value, and we got a great response from our FAAD promotion, and so don't anticipate becoming free in the foreseeable future. However purchasing our game will get you the great game now, and the fantastic upgrades we are working on.

That probably won't work either - people buy things they like, and I see very few people being "talked into" something they are on the fence with.

Having good reviews help - there are some "influential" TA members that people seem to like their opinions. Pretty easy to spot them looking through some posts.
Great! Just telling fact can be good answer

Quote:
Originally Posted by pluto6 View Post
Good luck, even though I have no idea what your app is. I think anyone creating something is worthy of some level of success.
If you look my signature, I'll be very happy (Cough,Cough)