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Chillingo alternatives?

02-29-2012, 08:05 AM
#1
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Chillingo alternatives?

I am trying to identify a iPhone Casual Game publisher. Apart from Chillingo, I don't see any other publishers ( like Gameloft Bigfishgames) publishing Casual games. Do you know of any?

Cheers!
02-29-2012, 12:08 PM
#2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by emc2r View Post
I am trying to identify a iPhone Casual Game publisher. Apart from Chillingo, I don't see any other publishers ( like Gameloft Bigfishgames) publishing Casual games. Do you know of any?

Cheers!
Due to the low barrier to the AppStore, I'm curious why you're looking for a publisher? PR?

-taky

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02-29-2012, 12:19 PM
#3
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It's mostly for PR. There's a similar thread going on in the indiegamer forums:
http://forums.indiegamer.com/showthr...r-casual-games
02-29-2012, 03:59 PM
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02-29-2012, 11:13 PM
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03-01-2012, 03:24 AM
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My experience of self publishing have not been fruitful. I did a math and found that going with publishers gives me an edge over Time and Effort Spent and Return.
I talked to a few PR guys, who want to take $X upfront, and don't give a minimum guarantee/refund. That's not making any sense to me.
03-01-2012, 03:25 AM
#7
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Sure. Will check it out.
03-01-2012, 03:32 AM
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Thanks.
03-01-2012, 03:33 AM
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Yep. Checked them out. They require us to use the Mobage or Plus+ platform which we are not using.
03-01-2012, 08:23 AM
#10
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Location: Lincoln, UK
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Takiyah View Post
Due to the low barrier to the AppStore, I'm curious why you're looking for a publisher? PR?
There is a low barrier to entry, but that also means there is far more content than a player could browse through. Therefore you need to do marketing, and lots of it. I would rather spend my time developing rather than marketing, so I'm looking for a publisher.

Future Games of London are another option.

http://www.futuregamesoflondon.com/contact