No time for screenshots

An, umm, interesting conversation I found on the GMC. All about how someone can’t be bothered to provide a screenshot for their game because, and I quote, “I just don’t have time to put on a screenshot now school is back on“. And he expects people to download and rate his game. The worst thing is, some actually do.

MarkUp: Effective screenshots

You may feel that taking a screenshot is easy, and indeed it is, but a lot of the screenshots I see promoting games at the GMC and on sites devoted to gamemaker games fail to follow even the simplest of rules to make your screenshot effective. There are a number of factors determining the effectiveness of a screenshot, of which the contents of the picture is just one. I have seen countless games advertised with Read more…