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Marketing Ideas
« Topic Start: May 26, 2016, 12:09:18 PM »
Collection of thoughts on promoting the game.

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Re: Marketing Ideas
« Reply #1: May 26, 2016, 12:09:56 PM »
similar games:

  • Die2Nite
  • Banished

Important for trailers: Show some action, show the game immediately, jump in and then draw back out to explain something.

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Re: Marketing Ideas
« Reply #2: November 24, 2016, 07:33:24 PM »
Hey Tom,

yes, I know this is an old topic, but it seemed the most relevant.  My work is entering the slow season and I started looking at the screenshots/info for this game, it's pretty awesome. I'm a huge fan of Die2Nite

Is there a info package that can be used to submit this game for reviews/news on gaming sites?
Information required:
Game Title
Author Name
Author Contact Info
One sentence game description
One paragraph game description
Key features
Trailer direct link
Download link
Promo code for reviewers

The Steam Site needs reviews, I think this is the biggest opportunity for traffic.  I would even suggest moving all discussions to there. there's many great discussions on this site, but they are not visible to those that only game through Steam.

Also, need a site list of where to submit news about the game.  First thoughts are:
Blues News
Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Bay12 (Dwarf Fortress)
IGN
Ten Ton Hammer
Indie Game Reviewer

cheers,
Scott

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Re: Marketing Ideas
« Reply #3: December 06, 2016, 06:15:18 PM »
I don't have a Press Kit assembled yet, but I would be so, so thankful if someone did it. I'd be happy to reward it with a lot of in-game gold/credits.

I have submitted it to indiedb, itch.io and a few others.

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Re: Marketing Ideas
« Reply #4: January 12, 2017, 03:32:06 PM »
my slow time has started so I'll start working on this

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Re: Marketing Ideas
« Reply #5: January 12, 2017, 03:40:15 PM »
how opposed are you to moving 100% of the forum to steam?  the forum being active here does no good to help visibility on steam

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Re: Marketing Ideas
« Reply #6: October 06, 2017, 08:20:52 AM »
Not opposed much. I think it would help to move the forum.