Category Archives: Business

Web-site down-time for server upgrade 6th nov 2013 -> 7th nov 2013

Hi guys, Just a quick notice – our hosting company is moving their server farm between buildings on 6th nov 2013 to 7th nov 2013. During this time, the blog (and website) will be down, but don’t panic everything is … Continue reading

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How to make a Facebook social game

Hi and welcome back to my blog! This time I’m going to talk about the process of making a very basic social game as a Facebook app. It’s my hope that if you know how to make a Flash game … Continue reading

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Flash portals and version control

Hello and welcome back to my blog! This article is about version control when releasing a game onto the various Flash portals. Portals A portal is a web-site which concentrates on hosting a large quantity of Flash games. The prolific … Continue reading

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Accepting PayPal in games

Hello and welcome back to my blog! In this article I’m going to talk about the process of accepting payment via PayPal in your own games. Although I focus on Flash, the techniques and web-calls can be performed in pretty … Continue reading

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I want to help fellow developers

If you’ve just finished your web game or app, you’re probably in full marketing mode trying to get your baby noticed. I know how hard this can be so I wanted to give a little helping hand by hosting a … Continue reading

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Blog micro-transactions – a follow up

Hello and welcome back to my blog! A little while back this year I wrote an article on my preliminary results for selling the source code which accompanies my technical articles and subscriptions to the site. You can read it … Continue reading

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Blog micro-transactions – a viable business model?

Hello and welcome back to my blog! If you’re a regular reader, you make have noticed that my technical articles often come with source-code that you can buy if you would like to have a concrete implementation of the ideas … Continue reading

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