For this cast, I spoke with returning guest Ramin Shokrizade for a discussion about pricing videogames. We talked about the problem with setting a fair price for a game, why games may be too cheap, and if there are any ways to turn it around.
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…
Today’s video looks at the concept of Fun Pain, and what it means for hurting a game’s playability and design.
For a special livecast, I spoke with noted Game Economist Ramin Shokrizade about the subject of monetization in the game industry. We had a lengthy chat about microtransactions and their implementation in games today. We also spoke about pay to win design, and the ways of designing ethical monetization.