The Little Who

AlexKershaw

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Ah cool. :D be interesting to see once its done. Out of interest, how long did little who and tofu sit on fgl before being picked up? Got a game on there a month now, and my next game almost done. :)

Tofu got its first bid ($300 I believe) within the first few days and then went up from there (10 bids total). The Little Who got bids almost as soon as I put it public (definitely within a few hours) and sparked a bidding war in the first day, then slowed down in the following weeks as more sponsors dropped out (21 bids total).

I did create another game with Stencyl before tofu that sits on fgl to this day (months now) without any bids - it wasn't a very good-looking game so I'm not really surprised... Most sponsors will only look at the game for a couple of minutes so make the start of the game look impressive, like with The Little Who we put the intro, voice actor etc!

spoogob

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Ah right. Im on fgl, so I just looked you up and am 'following' you now. :) Had a look at that old game you mentioned and i guess i can understand what you mean, although it wasn't too bad.

My first game got quite a few sponsor views, i think 5 tracking at one point, but nothing came of it after 2 months so i released it. My second game again had trackers, but did nothing. Both these games i ended up adding ads and publishing. My third game has been on about 4 weeks now, many many sponsor views, quite a few big sites playing it for 10-25 minutes- but as yet, no bids or anything. Im still hopefull though. My latest game is in a similar state to yours, needs polish and final things doing, but its fairly close - and a fairly unique idea that i hope gets attention. thanks for the replies anyhow, sorry for part-hijacking your game thread to talk about fgl :D lol

dtrungle

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Very cool game, I wish I was as productive as you. :'(

Thanks for sharing your fgl experiences btw.


ridhwaan08

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Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!

Audrey Hepburn


AlexKershaw

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5hippos sitelock sold:

http://www.5hippos.com/puzzle-games/play-the-little-who

congrats btw how much did you get for the 5hippos sitelock

Not sure I'm allowed to say exact amounts but generally you get 10-15% of the sponsor amount. We got a bit less in this case but prices will always vary on sitelocks.


5hippos sitelock sold:

http://www.5hippos.com/puzzle-games/play-the-little-who

Nice one.. how was their intro put in? was it a video ?

I use Coleislazy's 'load swf' behaviour on StencylForge and modify it to allow the mouse to be moved and in this case, the 'play' button to be pressed :)

spoogob

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ahh nice. i wondered if it was that behaviour. :) Good stuff anyhow.

AlexKershaw

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We just hit 1 million plays :D

ridhwaan08

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We just hit 1 million plays :D

Awesome,I hope one day I could be the one saying that :P
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!

Audrey Hepburn

Max Finch

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We just hit 1 million plays :D

10% of those plays are probably mine ;)