... putting the "make more money with iOS" motive aside for a moment, how about this ....
With iOS, an MDD Clone will reach a MUCH larger -- and, more importantly, a much more *receptive* -- audience in the App Store than it could *ever* hope to achieve is the very fragmented "Android Marketplace" or whatever it's called.
iOS is so big time becoming a major player in the game industry that even Nintendo's is afraid of Apple!
Like you say: if someone who already owns the iOS SDK comes around to do,it, that's fine. But I'd like to make this offer .... If the only thing keeping this from happening is that someone alread*has* a Macintosh but doesn't wanna pay the $100 liscensing fee, I will GLADLY pay it for them -- so humongous a fan am I of "Damocles" & "The Dion Crises". Beleive me, I’m no millionaire, but for such as just cause, I can *certainly* swing $100/year.
The MDDClone is a free simulation of the original payware Mercenary, Damocles, and Dion Crisis games; without very special dispensation from Paul Woakes - or unless the MDDClone author *is* Paul... more
OK -- I See Your Point, But .... CaryMG,Tue Jan 25 06:30
From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shovelware : As console gaming has spread into the mobile market, the rise of low cost digital storage and the comparative limitations of mobile devices has once... more
1) I don't believe that the Ipad represents a serious danger to the Xbox 360 and the PS3 (the "present" of gaming), even with comparable graphical capabilities. An Xbox 360 is 280 €; a PS3 is 308 €;... more
Of everything I said, you concentrate on the 2 of the things I only mentioned as an aside. My MAIN points are .... 1] iOS is now just as mainstream a platform as computers & consoles and all of the... more