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Game Post Mortems

07-17-2012, 04:53 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Europe
Posts: 140
Game Post Mortems

Let's share all useful experience, statistics and data we have gathered during our games development and mostly selling them. No marketing bullshit, just facts&figures which can really help us!

We have just published our own DETAILED POST MORTEM of Power of Logic: So far we have 530 000 downloads with almost 10 000 paid units. The game has 4.5 stars in the App Store and has already covered development costs. We have done lot of marketing stuff which presentation at Slideshare covers in detail.

LINK TO POST MORTEM: http://www.slideshare.net/FlowStudio...ic-post-mortem

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Post yours!

Petr from Flow Studio
07-17-2012, 05:26 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 31
Good thread, I will contribute mine after game is done.

In postmortem you wrote that main markets are US/UK/GER and fast growing CHINA. How big is China in your opinion? Do you think EU/US games have a chance in there (needs to be localizated of course, which can also be a bit of a problem). Any statistics available on net about that?

07-17-2012, 09:41 AM
Pop Corny post-mortem

Here is the post-mortem to my game Pop Corny.
07-17-2012, 05:42 PM
From my experience China is truly a huge market right now. However the monetization there is very low. Too much piracy and low IAP conversion rates.
07-18-2012, 12:04 AM
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 160
Excellent post-mortem. Thank you for sharing!
07-18-2012, 01:13 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Europe
Posts: 140
Great post-mortem, thanks Harkal!

Petr from Flow Studio
07-28-2012, 10:27 PM
Joined: May 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 1,367
This is VERY interesting! Thank you for sharing!

07-30-2012, 10:02 AM
Joined: Apr 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 27
Great reads! Thank you for the links. There was a recent one through Casual Connect by Morgan Jaffit who is the founder of Defiant Development.

Rocket Bunnies, Ski Safari and Heroes Call - Morgan Jaffit.

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07-30-2012, 10:50 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 247
I was just in the middle of reading this when I saw this thread:
07-30-2012, 12:33 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Wellington
Posts: 869
There is a Monsters Ate My Condo post mortem in here