Spiderweb's Vogel Interviewed
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Spiderweb Software's Jeff Vogel, the man behind games such as the Avernum saga and Geneforge series, was recently interviewd by F13.net. The interview covers a variety of topics including marketing shareware games, dealing with piracy, and making the decision to go cross platform.
F13: Spiderweb has been a dual-platform developer from the beginning; what has that experience taught you?The rest of Vogel's comments are available at the link below.
F13.net: Jeff Vogel Interviewed
JV: Support multiple platforms if you can. It's free money.
F13: Do you feel that targeting alternative platforms in your release strategy has made significant contributions to your success in the epic RPG niche?
JV: Supporting both Windows and Mac made me a lot more money, enabling my business to exist.
F13: Finally, what sort of lessons have you learned over the years as a veteran shareware developer, with respect to product distribution and marketing?
JV: Do as much marketing as you can stand.
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