Matrix Games Forums

Happy Easter!Battle Academy is now available on SteamPlayers compare Ageods Civil War to Civil War IIDeal of the week - An updated War in the East goes half Price!Sign up for the Qvadriga beta for iPad and Android!Come and say hi at Pax and SaluteLegends of War goes on sale!Piercing Fortress Europa Gets UpdatedBattle Academy Mega Pack is now availableClose Combat: Gateway to Caen Teaser Trailer
Forums  Register  Login  Photo Gallery  Member List  Search  Calendars  FAQ 

My Profile  Inbox  Address Book  My Subscription  My Forums  Log Out

Question to Matrix

 
View related threads: (in this forum | in all forums)

Logged in as: Guest
Users viewing this topic: none
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [Current Games From Matrix.] >> [World War II] >> Achtung Panzer Operation Star >> Question to Matrix Page: [1]
Login
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
Question to Matrix - 3/28/2012 9:48:09 PM   
wodin


Posts: 7704
Joined: 4/20/2003
From: England
Status: offline
Are you Graviteams publisher now or just giving providing online sales service for them?

As I expect if a publisher you can when needed join forces\advise\help out for future content when and if needed, though if just providing the sales you won't have any input at all I suppose.

_____________________________

My Tactical wargame facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/Tacticalwargame

Post #: 1
RE: Question to Matrix - 3/29/2012 10:36:22 AM   
Iain McNeil


Posts: 1878
Joined: 10/26/2004
From: London
Status: offline
We'd like to work more closely with Graviteam to work on some of the issues here related to documentation and UI but currently we are just a distributor for this game. We don't have any real input in to what is in the game - we can either release it or not but have no input in to the content. We decided the game was too good to pass despite some of the issues mentioned.

We think without our help and guidance this could be a classic hit but obviously the developer is not keen to give up their independance or to share the revenue with a publisher. We're sure we'd increase their overall revenues more than enough to cover our costs but its a decision each developer has to take and work out what is best for their business. Often developers have dealt with bad publishers in the past and been cheated and no longer trust anyone. It's a position we were in when we were a developer and completely understand their concerns.

All I can say is that once we sign developers up and become their publisher, its very rare they decide to leave so we must be doing something right! :)

_____________________________

Iain McNeil
Director
Slitherine Software
Website http://www.slitherine.com

(in reply to wodin)
Post #: 2
RE: Question to Matrix - 3/29/2012 11:13:52 AM   
apd1004


Posts: 99
Joined: 8/1/2006
Status: offline
I'm pleased to see Matrix is on board with it now. There is a lot of potential with this title.

(in reply to Iain McNeil)
Post #: 3
RE: Question to Matrix - 4/1/2012 11:47:11 AM   
xambrium

 

Posts: 35
Joined: 7/28/2003
Status: offline
Graviteam holds the tactical game serie close to them self but they also produce for other companys like you can see on the actual tanksim "Steel Armor". They also sayed if there is a company who want a WW2 tank sim they could produce it!

(in reply to apd1004)
Post #: 4
RE: Question to Matrix - 4/1/2012 8:37:31 PM   
Tejszd

 

Posts: 2785
Joined: 11/17/2007
Status: online
Hopefully the relationship helps both companies and the customer!

Customers
- another option for purchasing; for myself I have purchased other Matrix titles and trust buying from them
- Matrix as a place and representative of the customer to take concerns/feedback back or translate it to the developer

Graviteam
- additional customers/revenue
- concerns/feedback to make the product better
- start of a relationship that with a distributor that hopefully benefits both sides now and down the road

Matrix
- additional revenue
- start of a relationship that with a developer that hopefully benefits both sides now and down the road

(in reply to xambrium)
Post #: 5
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [Current Games From Matrix.] >> [World War II] >> Achtung Panzer Operation Star >> Question to Matrix Page: [1]
Jump to:





New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts


Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI

0.070