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How to try to make money from flash games

I said “try” haven’t I? Well there is a reason for that. Flash games earn money. The interesting part is what you earn from these… but let’s start from the start. There are two ways to earn money from flash games. Advertisements (ads) and licensing ( or sponsoring ). I’ve so far tried out only the first one, but I’m into trying licensing when I get the chance.

To sum up licensing, it is the part where you sell your flash game to a sponsor. For that they pay you an interesting amount of money, and if they have it exclusively your earnings are more. What you are supposed to do is add their logo and their link into your game, and give the swf to them. They also may accept your ads. The fact is that licensing is a one time pay job, but it has the potential of big earnings. It also needs a lot of waiting time, about 2 months, to get a fair offer. If you happen to get interested check out Flash Game License. That’s it for licensing.

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Final week of ISS development – release – lots of crying

Well at that time I didn’t have any time for myself. I had other plans for tons of gameplays and features but real life has overwhelmed me. So after a big frozen period I decided to make the release now or never.

Some things changed during the last release. The assets were changed again to make the game have one solid graphic style (thanks to Theodore Barlas). I made menus clickable with the mouse, and added a back button at the bottom left. I had plans to make a button that would mute the sound but I decided not to, and I can’t remember why…. After that the time came to upload it. Read the rest of this entry