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Piracy and the four currencies

Cross-posted on gamasutra.Part 1 of a multi-part series. (Part 2) The problem with most piracy debates is that the only "cost" they discuss is money-dollars.  So, the problem is framed somewhat like this:"Buying the game from us costs money-dollars.  Pirating it costs zero money-dollars.  Therefore,…

Defender's Quest Deployment Strategy

We just launched our new game, Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten, for PC/Mac/Linux, a few days ago, and have been pretty surprised at our initial success.  Only time will tell if that trend continues, but for now we've seen both brisk sales and some great critical…