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Stencyl Essentials

By : Richard Sneyd
Book Image

Stencyl Essentials

By: Richard Sneyd

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Stencyl Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 12. Publishing and Monetization

Having learned the process of building a prototype of your game, you now have the necessary basic skills to go ahead and start working on your own game ideas, then flesh them out into full-fledged games—honing and building upon the foundational knowledge you have acquired by reading this book as you do so. If you ever want to become a professional, independent game developer, however, you will have to learn about and experiment with the game publishing and monetization options at your disposal. It is beyond the scope of this book to provide an exhaustive, step-by-step guide to set up a monetization system for your games, but we will explore the general process in sufficient detail so that you can get started with the process without the need to do a lot of additional research. In this chapter, we will learn:

  • The basic process involved in publishing Stencyl games to the various supported platforms

  • The key stores and marketplaces that are most established...