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Marketing, sales, and other scary new game development tasks

Yesterday morning in the office, after my second cup of espresso, I wrote a tweet. And then another, and another, and pretty soon I had about 6 or so: The rise of social games means more developers need to get comfortable with the concepts of marketing, selling and profit. Seth Godin makes a strong argument […]

Clive Thompson on Facebook and Twitter

Clive Thompson has written a great article for the New York Times about what makes Facebook and Twitter special. I’ve tried explaining both to people, and it’s very hard to convey what makes Facebook different from earlier social networks, or what makes Twitter different from having a blog. This article explains it quite well. I’ve […]

The Shoe Drops On Scrabulous

About 9 months or so ago, literally the only game I played was Scrabulous, a very popular Scrabble clone on Facebook and on it’s own website. It’s an ideal game for turn-based play, and the barrier to entry for the game is so low on Facebook – no need to register on another website, just […]