Blizzard will soon let World of Warcraft gamers pay to instantly gain Level 90 status. This is something I suggest in the Encourage payment as an alternative to achievement pattern. If your game or product revolves around escalating levels of achievement, it’s likely that people with more money than time will want to pay for… Continue reading World of Warcraft instant level-up: Just add cash.
Category: Payment instead of achievement
Encourage payment as an alternative to achievement. Show impatient people a shortcut to improved status via their wallets.
Scam games designed just for in-app purchases
Justin Davis and Brian Altano at IGN made a video play-through of a game that takes in-app purchases to the extreme. Super Monster Bros by Adventure Time Pocket Free Games, written by Mario Casas, is potentially playable without purchasing extras, but the frequency of the purchase requests, their persistence, and their high prices are all aimed… Continue reading Scam games designed just for in-app purchases