Jarrod Epps is founder and CEO of Cashplay.co, a skill gaming platform that allows gamers to play against their peers for cash online and on mobile.
You can find out more at cashplay.co
Game monetization is a real bone of contention, with the free-to-play model changing the way we pay for games. Monetization should not be an afterthought, but measured against the same criteria you would use to judge the quality of the game itself.
What is the relationship between gaming and gambling? Does the concept of skilled gaming, allowing gamers to play against their friends but cash winnings, appeal to a latent risk-taking psychology inherent in many gamers?
[Blog - 06/26/2013 - 08:16]
Great post Ramin. I wondered ...
Great post Ramin. I wondered if you had considered another model for f2p monetization - in game player to player wagering. We 've found in our research that there 's a great appetite among gamers to be able to up the stakes when playing against friends, and this method obviously ...