Rev-share models are continually becoming a core route for game developers to create the games, but how does it work and does it work well? Well, let’s find out as we begin to explore the world of splitting profits amongst team members and how it’s worked in the game development industry.
Have you ever had a great idea? I mean an idea so good you couldn’t not pursue it. You have it all planned out in your head, you’ve set a timeline, you’ve got a vision, and you’re eager to get started. The one thing holding you back is … you need a team. Nowadays, with […]
We all feel uncomfortable around strangers. And why wouldn’t we be? They’re people we’ve never met, never talked to, and know nothing about. All our lives, we’ve been told to stay away from strangers. And now, we need to get along with them to make new friends, connections, and advance our careers? Yes, being […]
Is there anyone on this earth that can say they’ve never missed a deadline? It’s interesting how feasible either answer can be. Is it possible someone exists who has never missed a deadline? Perhaps there exists some hermit somewhere, living on their own with no deadlines to meet. Regardless, what are deadlines and why do […]
Collaborative projects have resulted in some of the most incredible inventions, creations, and discoveries, from Orville and Wilbur Wright’s development of the aeroplane to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield’s launch of Ben and Jerry’s. The ability to collaborate is extremely valuable. In fact, many employers deem it an essential skill. It’s the best way to […]
Crowdsourcer.io is a growing concept, it allows projects/small businesses to bring in collaborators on a revenue share basis to help them grow and expand. Felicity Toad is one of many projects that is successfully developing their game through this platform and we want to share some insights with you. Felicity Toad has started as a […]
Growing your small business or project can be tough, especially if you don’t have a lot of money to throw at it. You may ask how to grow a small business with no money, and I have the perfect answer for you… Crowdsourcer.io. Crowdsourcer.io was built with the small business or […]
Revenue share models (often shortened to rev-share and synonymous with profit sharing models) are a way for businesses and startups to pay the members of their teams. In this article we’ll explore what exactly is a rev-share model and how one might be used with collaborative game development on a small budget.
Rule 1: Don’t bite off more than you can chew. If you’re new to the industry and want to get your foot in the door with your own ambitious project, it might worth taking a step back and considering your scope. While the games industry is full of lots of wonderful projects and games successfully […]
So, you’ve got an aspiration to build a game, but aren’t entirely sure where to start. Have no fear, we’ve got you sorted! 1) Plan & spec First things first, get a plan together. It doesn’t necessarily have to be technical, but planning mechanics, the engine, consoles and whatnot can provide a good platform to […]