Distributing games

New users are killing the forum.


Distributing games: hellhole

Distributing games: the worst section ever. I mean, it used to be good, until somebody decided to ditch their job of moderating it at all. Straight to a list of problems: No moderation: any topics that are dumb, useless and against forum rules stay alive for days Nobody updating the pinned topics 13 year olds asking questions similar to “how do i sold game” or “howdoisuepaypal to sel mi games” I mean, there used to Read more…


Promoting a game

Promoting a freeware game will be different from promoting a commercial game – the most important thing, I think, is to be aware of who your target audience is and to make sure they see your message. Forum signatures are a great place to advertise since it is essentially free space, and if you are an active poster it will quickly spread your message across many different topics. You can obviously start a topic promoting Read more…


How not to promote your website at the GMC

Marketing your site is quite obviously one of the most important aspects of running a website. Put simply, what use is a site without any visitors? The Game Maker Community lets members promote their sites in their forum signatures and by creating a topic about it in the Website Announcements section of the forum. What not to do when posting your site in Website Announcements: Lie about your domain – there is no benefit of Read more…