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Ngmoco's Plus+ should get more Devs to join in

View Poll Results: Should Ngmoco's plus add other devs
Yes, they should 50 80.65%
No, its fine with just Ngmoco 12 19.35%
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07-04-2009, 11:50 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 8
Ngmoco's Plus+ should get more Devs to join in

While all of ngmoco's games are good, they should really start considering making deals with other devs so that plus can expand. I, for one, would love to see real racing or flight control on plus.
I'd love to know what everyone else thinks about this.
07-04-2009, 11:54 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: East Coast, USA
Posts: 916
i agree. I really like the Plus+ network.

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07-04-2009, 11:54 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 686
Once you hook your game into a system belonging to someone else you are then dependent on them.
You need to code around any changes they make.
You need to accept all changes they make.
You need to accept any charges they might make.
There will be other things to consider too.
07-04-2009, 11:57 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 460
I see what you're saying, but Plus+, It's an out standing service that should remain as an exclusive to their games opinion. And don't forget about sales.
07-04-2009, 11:58 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by markx2 View Post
Once you hook your game into a system belonging to someone else you are then dependent on them.
You need to code around any changes they make.
You need to accept all changes they make.
You need to accept any charges they might make.
There will be other things to consider too.
that's were the deals part comes in. ngmoco would have to discuss any upcoming decisions that they're considering with the other devs. I'm sure that they can all come to an agreement
07-04-2009, 12:00 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 686
Openfeint exists, now Plus+ so why should everyone put their data into one basket?

If I have a game published and could update it to use Plus+ then there is a whole lot more to consider than just "hey, this might get me a sale!"
07-04-2009, 12:00 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Sweden
Posts: 1,634
My personal opinion is that it is something Apple should do. The reason is to remain independent, which is hard otherwise.
07-04-2009, 12:01 PM
#8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alas24 View Post
that's were the deals part comes in. ngmoco would have to discuss any upcoming decisions that they're considering with the other devs. I'm sure that they can all come to an agreement
stop dreamin man
07-04-2009, 12:02 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 686
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anders View Post
My personal opinion is that is something Apple should do.
That would be the absolute worst thing you could ever let happen. Apple control even MORE of what you can do?
07-04-2009, 12:02 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pug4Death View Post
I see what you're saying, but Plus+, It's an out standing service that should remain as an exclusive to their games opinion. And don't forget about sales.
but then think of it in an xbox live point-of-view, microsoft releases they're own games for xbox live too, and they still let other companies go on xbox live and it doesn't affect their sales.