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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 10:22:55 Reply

I boobed

I made a game that took way to long and was way too big and now no sponsors will touch it. Am also most of the way into my overdraft. I suck :(


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 10:33:46 Reply

At 8/3/10 10:22 AM, Paranoia wrote: I boobed

I made a game that took way to long and was way too big and now no sponsors will touch it. Am also most of the way into my overdraft. I suck :(

If it makes you feel any better. I'm in the exact same situation.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 11:09:24 Reply

At 8/3/10 10:59 AM, citricsquid wrote:
At 8/3/10 10:22 AM, Paranoia wrote: I boobed

I made a game that took way to long and was way too big and now no sponsors will touch it. Am also most of the way into my overdraft. I suck :(
whatcha mean too big? Also not even a smidgen of monies, or nothing near what would make up for the time spent?

(

Too big as in over 10MB, and my best offer at the moment is $1000 which is about a third of what I really need in order to justify the time and effort I put into it.

not to mention to pay my rent

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 11:09:53 Reply

At 8/3/10 10:22 AM, Paranoia wrote: I made a game that took way to long and was way too big and now no sponsors will touch it. Am also most of the way into my overdraft. I suck :(

Would it be possible to cut it down significantly and save some features/levels/whatever for a sequel?
Also, how do you mean? I'm not well versed in sponsorships, so I don't know how big "too big" is.


Doomsday-One, working on stuff better than preloaders. Marginally.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 11:15:08 Reply

i guess there is a maximum amount a flash game can be sponsored for to make it worth while for the sponsor. Although you should be able to get a bit more the game looks pretty epic.

Get on facebook chat brah

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 11:52:02 Reply

At 8/3/10 11:23 AM, citricsquid wrote: hey fuzz you disappeared and now you're back. what's it like out there in the real world?

pretty shit so i came back :)

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 11:54:30 Reply

At 8/3/10 11:23 AM, citricsquid wrote: Maybe we could come up with some sort of community sponsorship program, where every pays in $10 a month and then we sponsor one big awesome game a month, although that's insanely ambitious would be hard to organise and would lead to problems, but the idea is nice.

Yeah, nice idea but doubtful it would happen.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 11:59:13 Reply

At 8/3/10 11:23 AM, citricsquid wrote: oh file size :( do most sponsors have an issue with filesize then? I know Newgrounds don't mind upping the allowance (and I'm sure they'd do it for you) so I guess the problem is sponsors being anal about bandwidth, sponsors suck! :(

It's not bandwidth that's the problem so much as mobility - a big game won't spread to other sites nearly as easily as a small one. Of course, this issue could be resolved with some sort of performanced based sponsorship but I can't even get negotiations open with anone :/


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 13:23:18 Reply

Good god ben, you have some problems.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 13:38:43 Reply

At 8/3/10 01:23 PM, HDXmike wrote: Good god ben, you have some problems.

Really? He drew your vagina pretty accurate.

Stop saving shit as .tiffs you noob
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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 13:41:11 Reply

At 8/3/10 01:38 PM, Sam wrote:
At 8/3/10 01:23 PM, HDXmike wrote: Good god ben, you have some problems.
Really? He drew your vagina pretty accurate.

Stop saving shit as .tiffs you noob

Im sorry almighty master of image extensions, its the default extension for images saved by the grab utility.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 13:46:19 Reply

At 8/3/10 01:41 PM, HDXmike wrote: Im sorry almighty master of image extensions, its the default extension for images saved by the grab utility.

You are forgiven, vaginaMike

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 18:18:57 Reply

I can't for the love of life see what that thing is on the far right of the screen that runs all the way up to the other guys, oh wait, oh, I see.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 20:10:50 Reply

I can't see what Mike posted because I am IP banned from his website.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 20:46:40 Reply

At 8/3/10 08:10 PM, Archawn wrote: I can't see what Mike posted because I am IP banned from his website.

uploaded to tiny pic for ya, here


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-03 20:52:21 Reply

At 8/3/10 08:46 PM, turtleco wrote:
At 8/3/10 08:10 PM, Archawn wrote: I can't see what Mike posted because I am IP banned from his website.
uploaded to tiny pic for ya, here

Oh, boy, Mike and I have some strange conversations. That one's a loooooong story.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-04 00:25:10 Reply

At 8/3/10 08:52 PM, Archawn wrote: Oh, boy, Mike and I have some strange conversations. That one's a loooooong story.

and you have 8,000 characters to tell us


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-04 00:39:45 Reply

At 8/4/10 12:25 AM, turtleco wrote:
At 8/3/10 08:52 PM, Archawn wrote: Oh, boy, Mike and I have some strange conversations. That one's a loooooong story.
and you have 8,000 characters to tell us

a picture is worth 1000 words is blasphemy

i'm pretty sure it's worth 10000000


the events are merely fictional, written, directed, and acted out by all who create them

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-04 12:03:41 Reply

How much money through sponsorship and ads did the SHIFT series make?

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-04 20:11:39 Reply

At 8/3/10 11:15 AM, fuzz wrote: i guess there is a maximum amount a flash game can be sponsored for to make it worth while for the sponsor. Although you should be able to get a bit more the game looks pretty epic.

Get on facebook chat brah

generally a sponsor won't make back the money they pay for an expensive game, they usually make their money off of a cheap game that randomly becomes a hit, and sponsor bigger ones as part of an overall strategy, not because they individually make their money back more often. That's why it's usually more worth it to get a sponsor rather than try to monetize it yourself with ads and such. Quantity matters a lot more than quality for flash games.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-04 20:40:23 Reply

I just watched eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, wow. Great movie and all but there's a tad too much mindfucking. Jim Carrey acted so well i couldn't tell it was him.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-04 20:52:58 Reply

At 8/4/10 08:11 PM, Glaiel-Gamer wrote: Quantity matters a lot more than quality for flash games.

It's rather unfortunate that the whole Flash Gaming market functions that way. I suppose it is a smart business move for sponsors, but it might discourage some authors from making larger games. I'm a fan of big games when I have the time to enjoy them, which I guess is the problem--not many people play a Flash game for a complex storyline or in-depth character development, so those games are more of a gamble when it comes to sponsors earning back their payment on larger games.

Oh well, it is how it is.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-04 23:34:55 Reply

I understand classes, I'm so good at AS3.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-05 06:58:08 Reply

dont want to make a new topic on this but flash (cs5) doesnt seem to support paragraphs, obviously you can press enter and make a new line but i need to reduce the space between two paragraphs using line spacing doesnt work as it makes all other lines of text overlap. Any idea?

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-05 08:59:06 Reply

Hope you guys are looking forward to the London meet, either see you tomorrow or on Saturday!

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-05 18:57:25 Reply

At 8/4/10 08:52 PM, Archawn wrote:
At 8/4/10 08:11 PM, Glaiel-Gamer wrote: Quantity matters a lot more than quality for flash games.
It's rather unfortunate that the whole Flash Gaming market functions that way.

Really, the entire world functions that way.

Except in a few small cases, most people will make their money off of selling lots of an item for a decent price, as opposed to a few items at a high price.


Perpetually looking for time to return to the arts.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-05 19:02:28 Reply

Anybody know how you can add medals to a movie? you can add medals to a game normally, but for a movie you can't, any way around this? I've contacted tom and goldfish, no reply.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-05 20:13:15 Reply

At 8/5/10 07:02 PM, funkycaveman wrote: Anybody know how you can add medals to a movie? you can add medals to a game normally, but for a movie you can't, any way around this? I've contacted tom and goldfish, no reply.

Set the submission type to "Game" no matter what type of submission you want to add medals to. Tom told me to do so when I added medals to The Game Trailer Collab.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-06 03:20:27 Reply

At 8/5/10 08:13 PM, Archawn wrote: Set the submission type to "Game" no matter what type of submission you want to add medals to. Tom told me to do so when I added medals to The Game Trailer Collab.

Thanks, will do.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2010-08-06 03:40:38 Reply

Hey Luis, honey, get home soon because I'm kind of at a standstill right now because of lack of art!

I've been working hard for the past few days to get the game closer to completion.

Also I need ideas and shit from you.
This is gonna turn into a Castle Crashers situation with the lack of release date.

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