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Wadjet Eye Games => Chit Chat! => Topic started by: DaveGilbert on September 28, 2009, 04:08:34 PM

Title: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: DaveGilbert on September 28, 2009, 04:08:34 PM
Well, according to my web store, anyway.

Over the weekend I've been giving The Shivah away for free in honor of the Yom Kippur holiday. Lots and lots of people have been taking advantage of the offer, but I think the increase in traffic has knocked the accounting system a bit out of whack.

http://www.davelgil.com/32bill.png

For a free game, it's sure raking in the dough! 

Sooo this is probably a mistake.  Either that, or I'm buying a villa in the south of France.

-Dave
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: LindaS on September 28, 2009, 05:11:11 PM
lol, yeah I saw your Twitter feed on this and already congratulated you on it. :P (I'm Needlehawk on Twitter).
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: DaveGilbert on September 28, 2009, 06:11:51 PM
Oh, hi. :)  I saw your review comment on Gamezebo by the way.  Thanks for backing Shivah up!

Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: LindaS on September 28, 2009, 08:43:19 PM
Yep, that was me. Glad you liked the review. :)

There are also a lot of questions cropping up in the forum thread over at Gamezebo. Some of the casual gamers over there are probably not used to the old-style adventure games like that. You may want to consider popping over to that thread to introduce yourself/answer some of the questions (if you have time). The forum users over there REALLY like it when devs show up and chat with them. It's also a very nice and mature forum. I've never seen anyone flamed over there.
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: Purplerabbit on January 02, 2010, 02:09:52 PM
Care to send us a couple of thousand, Dave?  ;D
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: gypsysnail on January 07, 2010, 09:45:25 AM
Congratulations! :D That is wonderful to see. So proud of you since I watched you start up your game company from this side of the internet :).

Is it the per click per user that brings the dough in?
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: DaveGilbert on January 07, 2010, 09:50:30 AM
Oh, I never updated this thread!  This whole thing was a bug on the server end.  During the "free shivah" sale, the store was registering all the free orders as actual sales, and some jokers decided to order several million free copies of the game, which kind of made things go a little haywire!  Hence the crazy sales report.  Still, for a nice split second it was nice to think I became a billionaire!
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: gypsysnail on January 07, 2010, 09:54:13 AM
Lol I can imagine! Still, I think u will become really rich one day. Ur games are perfect!! :) Infact one day I think I will be playing your games on my HUGE lcd tv, maybe tomorrow night! Not kidding! Got some equipment a projector of some sort and its arriving tomorrow! Wish me luck I hope it works! :D
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: Kian on August 09, 2010, 02:29:03 AM
Wow great! Can you hare with us your billion Dave?...LOL ;D
Title: Re: I'm a billionaire now!
Post by: Albion003 on September 23, 2010, 04:52:10 AM
congras DAVE , i really love your games . you deserve that :D
but where is our share of playing :-p