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    October 2013 Resources and Opportunities

    Posted by (twitter: @mikekasprzak)
    September 27th, 2013 2:38 pm

    If you’d like to share a resource or opportunity, post a comment below or send a tweet to @mikekasprzak (or if you prefer e-mail go here).

    Opportunities and Contests

    • PC, Mobile, Web – Independent Games Festival – Highly regarded Independent Games event with cash prizes, due October 19th! ($100 Fee)

    Marketplaces (Mobile)

    • Mobile (Apple) – iOS App Store – iPhone, iPod touch, iPad ($99 year)
    • Mobile (Android) – Android Marketplace – Android phones and tablets ($25 Fee)
    • Mobile (Android) – Amazon App Store – Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets (Free?)
    • Mobile (PS Vita, Other) – PlayStation Mobile – Target the PS Vita (and more) with C#
    • Mobile (BlackBerry) – Appworld – PlayBook Tablet and BlackBerry 10 phones (SDK)
    • Mobile (WP8) – Windows Phone 8 – Windows Phone 8 devices ($19 Fee)

    Marketplaces (PC)

    • PC (Windows, Mac, Linux) – Steam Greenlight – Community Voted PC Distro ($100 Fee)
    • PC (Windows & Linux) – Desura – PC Game and Mod storefront with a Steam-like client
    • PC (Windows & Mac) – GOG.com – Classic PC Gaming portal and storefront

    Marketplaces (Web)

    Portals w/ Ad share

    Licensing/Sponsorship

    Payments

    • Paypal – Old Faithful
    • Amazon Payments – Payments powered by Amazon
    • Google Wallet – Payments powered by Google
    • Google IAP – In App Payments by Google
    • Stripe – Simple WebAPI for payments
    • BMT Micro – Long time favorite of many PC/Shareware authors
    • Sellbox – Sell directly from your Dropbox or Google Drive. Special rate 3% for all October Challenge Games (1% if you promote your buy page). *NEW*

    Hardware Surveys

    Resources

    8 Responses to “October 2013 Resources and Opportunities”

    1. euske says:

      Marketplaces for less known platforms…
      Raspberry Pi : http://store.raspberrypi.com/
      OpenPandora : http://repo.openpandora.org/

    2. Jan Marcano says:

      You can add Sellbox to the Payment processors.

      https://sellboxhq.com/ld48#

    3. 7Soul says:

      Gamejolt supports web games as well
      Also, add http://itch.io/ to the PC marketplace list. It’s a pay-what-you want format, and they take a 10% cut

    4. […] one to be on by the end of the month. You can always add more later on. Check out the excellent Resources & Opportunities page for some ideas. If your game is for mobile the marketplace is pretty easy, or you can go for […]

    5. […] one to be on by the end of the month. You can always add more later on. Check out the excellent Resources & Opportunities page for some ideas. If your game is for mobile the marketplace is pretty easy, or you can go for […]

    6. stuckie says:

      You could also add Gameolith to the list. They’ll take Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. http://www.gameolith.com/

    7. RedGreenBlue says:

      Just one day remaining, but the book giveaway for “Getting Started with Unity” can still go in the Opportunities and Contests section…
      http://blog.tiaan.com/link/2013/10/12/getting-started-with-unity

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