Gamehouse will not accept games made with director?

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  1. nicholas

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    Have any of you work on casual games with director and managed to publish your games?

    Please see this:
    partners.gamehouse.com

    There's one point that's in question:
    The game cannot use player-based technology that uses the game as bytecode (e.g. Director).

    I don't really understand that policy, the reason why and am hoping I can discuss this over here.
    And I don't really understand what they meant "use player-based tech that uses the game as bytecode" either.

    Discussion, anyone?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. electronicStar

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    If that's correct, that would seem to rule out director, flash, java, xna, etc...

     
  3. Gary Preston

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    Could be to avoid having to install anything when the game is downloaded by their download app/launcher?

    If there's a way you can produce a native exe (I think there's a way to do that with java), then you may be able to publish through them still. Although only way to know for sure is to email them, or find someone who already has :)
     
  4. nicholas

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    We had dealt out an agreement to release our later product which uses swf in some parts of the game; world map, comics and recipes section.
    So I thought they were okay with having swf inside a game.
     
  5. nicholas

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    yes it can


    I found a way to do that in adobe director.
    Just publish it with all the xtras kept inside the exe. The exe will bulk up to 20 MB something, but the target PC won't need to install any player.

    Yes, indeed, the best solution is to ask them directly. We are already getting into it. In the mean time, I should find answers or suggestions from other devs. :)

    So is there anyone who has managed to get away with it?
     
  6. Spore Man

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    Director publishes to EXE. I don't see what the issue is. (The original Diner Dash was made with Director)
     

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