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Pricing for Beast Flyers? (Aerial platformer with cool creature physics)

03-04-2010, 01:07 PM
#1
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 182
Pricing for Beast Flyers? (Aerial platformer with cool creature physics)

Hello people,
we are about to release our next game(target submission date is end of April).
I am wondering what price we should pitch this game at($0.99, $1.99, $2.99 etc.)
I figured this forum might be a good place to ask the question since you guys are probably the experts. This is an indie game made by 2 people on their weekends.

Here is a beta(very rough version) of the game:

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I appreciate all your comments and would like some idea of how much we should price this. The game is an aerial platformer with a variety of creatures and bosses, a whole bunch of weapon types, a story campaign as well as leaderboards + achievements via OpenFeint. The feedback from this forum will be taken into consideration as we approach the submission date...

thank you for your time in reading this post,
Developers of Beast Flyers!
03-04-2010, 01:12 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: 37 19′ 54.55″ N, 122 1′ 52.25″ W
Posts: 1,116
This goes into "Upcoming game"
Looks very good, maybe update the art of some buttons a little...
I'd price it at 2.99

03-04-2010, 01:19 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 595
It looks cool, I think 1.99 would be a good price.
03-04-2010, 03:09 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2010
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$1.99 would be solid
03-04-2010, 03:30 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
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1.99 sale for first day or two then up to 2.99

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03-04-2010, 03:30 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: England
Posts: 799
yeh $1.99
03-04-2010, 03:36 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2010
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Posts: 1,807
Make it freemium. One dollar for one minute of play. But you get 3 seconds a day for free. Naw one dollar 99 cents sounds like a good start price
03-04-2010, 04:15 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,791
i say go 1.99 and go from there. hard to put a price on it how many levels? dose it have leader boards, re playability?

one thing is if you start at .99 hard to go up from there..

if you start high you can always go down if need be.

chris.
03-04-2010, 04:16 PM
#9
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 540
I reckon it depends how many levels there are...

But either 1.99 or 2.99 you could get away with.

Sokaroka
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(Very outdated, haven't played Graal in years, but still has some decent guides etc. if you wanna update it/take over feel free to PM me)
03-04-2010, 04:52 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 274
i think 1.99 is a fair price 2.99 wouldnt be bad though