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Sid Meier wary of crowdfunding hampering games' design flexibility

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Sid Meier wary of crowdfunding hampering games' design flexibility

Crowdfunding may be a fine way to raise money, but what if your vision for the game changes over the course of development? It's a sticky situation, luminary designer Sid Meier has said. Things are of course a bit easier when your name alone is enough to sell games, but he's pretty happy having a publisher handle the boring work for him.

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"People crowdfund your game because they like the vision you have, not whatever you decide to ..."
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Mobile review: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol

Mobile review: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol

Firaxis and 2K Games have been busy with Apple's iOS platform. On top of Haunted Hollow, the studio behind XCOM: Enemy Unknown has released another free-to-play game for Apple's mobile devices. This one comes from Sid Meier and ventures to the days of World War I. Sid Meier's Ace Patrol is a turn-based strategy game that mixes in enough RPG elements to make you want to fly beyond the free-to-play horizon.

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