In this cast, I spoke with returning guest and Game Economist Ramin Shokrizade about the recent proposed bill to regulate loot boxes and what it could mean for game developers. Read more…
This is the recorded talk I did with Game Economist Ramin Shokrizade about trying to make ethical F2P Design. For more from Ramin, here are a number of his articles on the topic:
The Free to Play market continues to be a major attractor to fans and developers alike. Each year, we hear big numbers being thrown around early in a title’s lifespan. However, one area that isn’t discussed as much is player retention despite how important it is. Free to play game design suffers from a major game design issue that anyone interested in developing their own game must come to terms with.
For this week’s cast, I spoke with noted Game Economist Ramin Shokrizade on the growth of monetization in the game industry, and how it impacted MMOs, free to play games, games as a service, and a lot more.