The BASICS of MONETIZATION for GAMES in GAME MAKER

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For beginner developers in Game Maker (Studio 2 and earlier versions), monetization is one of the aspects that is often neglected and less known. However, unless the monetization aspects are well thought out, especially for small teams or individual developers, a game can rarely turn out to be successful. This book aims at filling that gap with an introduction to the monetization aspects with examples from real-life projects.This book discusses the unique challenges and opportunities the mobile platform brings for developers in game maker. In the first part the book includes the aspects of the target users and target devices, which is very different from console or PC gamers. It also includes the special considerations that should be kept in mind for sandboxed environments of mobile devices. In later parts, the nuances of advertisements, pricing and the use of analytics is touched upon. Examples of the implementation of monetization is illustrated by two game projects. Developers considering a more step-by-step approach on the games themselves can consult the books ” GAME DEVELOPMENT FOR BEGINNERS IN GAME MAKER: 10 complete step by step projects!” (http://a.co/d/ccKdUnx ) and the book “INDIE GAME DEVELOPMENT: 30 challenging ideas for beginners!”, which is also a recommendation for supplementary reading with this book.While this book is aimed at Game Maker with mobile targets, beginner developers on different targets and development tools can also find this book useful. While the book is targeted at the users of Game Maker, developers using other tools can also benefit from this book.

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For beginner developers in Game Maker (Studio 2 and earlier versions), monetization is one of the aspects that is often neglected and less known. However, unless the monetization aspects are well thought out, especially for small teams or individual developers, a game can rarely turn out to be successful. This book aims at filling that gap with an introduction to the monetization aspects with examples from real-life projects.This book discusses the unique challenges and opportunities the mobile platform brings for developers in game maker. In the first part the book includes the aspects of the target users and target devices, which is very different from console or PC gamers. It also includes the special considerations that should be kept in mind for sandboxed environments of mobile devices. In later parts, the nuances of advertisements, pricing and the use of analytics is touched upon. Examples of the implementation of monetization is illustrated by two game projects. Developers considering a more step-by-step approach on the games themselves can consult the books ” GAME DEVELOPMENT FOR BEGINNERS IN GAME MAKER: 10 complete step by step projects!” (http://a.co/d/ccKdUnx ) and the book “INDIE GAME DEVELOPMENT: 30 challenging ideas for beginners!”, which is also a recommendation for supplementary reading with this book.While this book is aimed at Game Maker with mobile targets, beginner developers on different targets and development tools can also find this book useful. While the book is targeted at the users of Game Maker, developers using other tools can also benefit from this book.

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