Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Ara Shirinian's Blogs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:15:08 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Deconstructing Free To Play - by Ara Shirinian http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AraShirinian/20140324/213743/Deconstructing_Free_To_Play.php Business/Marketing,Design,Console/PC,Serious,Indie,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet In this talk I discuss some of the precise mechanisms by which F2P games are most successfully monetized, and the psychological tradeoffs and consequences involved. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AraShirinian/20140324/213743/Deconstructing_Free_To_Play.php Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:47:00 EDT