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    Sticky: Game Trust can also distribute your games...

    Game Trust can also distribute your games directly to AOL Games. However - as is the case with any of AOL's direct distribution partners - nobody can guarantee access to AOL Games - they obviously...
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    A fellow from GM called me not too long ago about...

    A fellow from GM called me not too long ago about licensing opportunities to use GM cars in an upcoming car racing game we have.

    My first question to him was "Why would we pay you to give you...
  3. You raise a good point - the retailers will reap...

    You raise a good point - the retailers will reap the majority of the benefit of the long tail. But IMO, generally speaking, if developers would more aggressively seek a revenue share of something...
  4. I agree with this statement. Take into account...

    I agree with this statement. Take into account that over 50% of people on the web play games - and casual games are positioned perfectly for the majority of these people who like to play games in...
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    Thanks Onyx! Registering on JGO right now...

    Thanks Onyx!

    Registering on JGO right now...
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    You can submit games from any country, so long as...

    You can submit games from any country, so long as the contest is legal in that jurisdiction.

    Regarding the term 'casual game'- that deserves a whole other post, but it definitely does not simply...
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    Hi Cillian, We didn't have any specific rules...

    Hi Cillian,

    We didn't have any specific rules to files sizes and such to keep the contest open to as many games as possible. I believe that for the most part if a game is great people will wait...
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    Thanks Matthew... Loved Glow Worm btw :-). ...

    Thanks Matthew... Loved Glow Worm btw :-).



    Game Frame is Game Trust's community and commerce platform that we license to top gaming sites worldwide, like MiniClip.com and Shockwave.com. By...
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    Yes, you can submit multiple entries (will update...

    Yes, you can submit multiple entries (will update this soon). Unfortunately you cannot win multiple trips :-(.. the prizes go to 'entries', not developers... so you could win a couple of contracts,...
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    New Game Developer Contest

    Hey All,

    Game Trust has just announced the Second Annual Casual Game Evolution Challenge. This year we have better prizes and will feature the 3 finalists in our booth at the floor of GDC.

    One...
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    Sticky: Game Trust actually is not a portal-...

    Game Trust actually is not a portal- www.gametrust.com is strictly a business to business site. Game Trust is an infrastructure company that powers community and commerce to many portals, like...
  12. The fellow you speak of is Juan Gril, who used to...

    The fellow you speak of is Juan Gril, who used to be a game exec at Yahoo Games, and now runs a casual game studio called Joju Games (www.jojugames.com). The others on the panel were Peter Glover (VP...
  13. The site appears to be back up now... We will...

    The site appears to be back up now...

    We will be hosting a series of sessions on Friday (10/28) specifically for casual games, entitled "The Casual Game Evolution Summit"

    Check out the site...
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    I work for Game Trust (http://www.gametrust.com),...

    I work for Game Trust, and we license a skill-gaming and community platform to over a dozen sites like MiniClip and Shockwave. Since I work with third party developers to "skillify" their existing...
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    I agree that different types of gamers have...

    I agree that different types of gamers have different types of motivations, and not all will pariticipate in cash tournament play.

    For this reason, our software platform features several other...
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    If a casual game developer used no screenshot and...

    If a casual game developer used no screenshot and ad copy with simply a text site they probably would be doomed to failure... not because those things are particularly great at selling, but rather...
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    Sorry about the misunderstanding! I still...

    Sorry about the misunderstanding!

    I still don't think I understand what your point is though... :confused: I just figured that you might have mixed up your words (as I do, quite often ;) )
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    8-Ball Pool, Rackrunners, and Secret of Maya are...

    8-Ball Pool, Rackrunners, and Secret of Maya are some of our best performing games- Try 'em out! We produce games in house and work with 3rd party developers... Just last week we publicly announced...
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    You are right... There is a large amount of legal...

    You are right... There is a large amount of legal issues involved in skill-gaming, so I don't suggest you start holding cash tournaments on your site without the proper security and legal...
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    I assume your point here was that, in your...

    I assume your point here was that, in your opinion, skill-gaming "is a threat to the more traditional model. Some people don't like to lose money when they lose a game."

    Clearly in skill-gaming...
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    Skill Gaming

    At Game Trust http://www.gametrust.com we certainly believe that this is the future of gaming :D . Skill gaming is completely legal because the games' outcomes are "predominantly based on skill." ...
  22. Five Finalists Announced for Game Trust's Casual Game Competition

    GAME TRUST ANNOUNCES FIVE FINALISTS IN CASUAL GAME DEVELOPMENT CONTEST

    “Casual Game Evolution Challenge” Co-Sponsored by Shockwave.com and Macromedia

    -- More Than 50 Developers Competed...
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    Clarification in Contest Rules

    You don't need to "pay big money" for the Vespa. Actually, if you look at the rules, Game Trust pays for up to $1,000 in shipping costs, and the winner simply has to pay any amount over $1,000.
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