Winter Wolves games on digital distribution platforms (gog, humble)

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just_an_elf
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Winter Wolves games on digital distribution platforms (gog, humble)

Post by just_an_elf » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:41 am

Hello

(Beforehand: Sorry if that was already answered somewhere else.)
Just on another thought I found when I was going for Loren that only Loren seemed available on Humble and about nothing else from WinterWolves. Same on Desura. Also on GOG I found nothing. I don't know if there is an obstacle blocking entry to these platforms of sale / distribution. Or did I just miss it in the search? I like these platforms, especially gog, very much since they do support Linux and esp. GOG is DRM free. > 90% of my new gaming acquisitions are from gog or humble.
So what is keeping WW from these platforms? Surely you can sell right from your website + offering patches but it might help worldwide popularity if your games could be found on a platform like gog.
(While I honor Valve's engagement in Linux Steam still is DRM / online connection and thus more an emergency solution for me.)

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Post by jack1974 » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:58 am

It was on Desura but I regret doing it, since they stopped paying developers since they were bought by new owner. I've asked them to remove my games but they ignore my emails, so I used a "trick" to set prices to $999 so nobody will buy them :lol: They've filed for bankruptcy so I guess they're going to shut down the site shortly.
GoG refused to sell my games with a generic "not a good fit for our platform". If you want to join a fun discussion started on GoG forums:
http://www.gog.com/forum/general/winter ... _gog/page5

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Post by just_an_elf » Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:29 pm

Oh, well, I wasn't aware of that. Quite a long thread already. Well, I'll check wishlists / votings. Not much but if enough people flip a bit or byte it will count towards a larger impression.

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Post by Jaeger » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:42 pm

Oddly enough, it was through Desura where I discovered Winter Wolves. I don't have a Desura account, I just happened to stumble upon looking for platforms for indie games. I ended up buying Planet Stronghold, Loren, and other WW games directly.

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Post by jack1974 » Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:11 am

Haha good, at least that, since they owe me quite some money :mrgreen:

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