MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

Postby alket » 19 Oct 2016, 07:54

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We just put MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight, everything is libre as usual, we're just doing this for a bigger player base.
Please show your support

https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/ ... =782856139

Thanks.
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Re: MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

Postby Akien » 19 Oct 2016, 08:21

Upvoted and favourited :)
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Re: MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

Postby Lyberta » 20 Oct 2016, 05:00

I hope you wouldn't integrate any propritary Steam features into the game. Otherwise, I would like to play some multiplayer. Haven't been able to find a single multiplayer match.
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Re: MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

Postby Julius » 20 Oct 2016, 11:01

That seems to be the reason for putting it on steam: potentially more online players.
Should have been done IHMO years ago when there were still more players, but lets see how this works out.
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Re: MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

Postby Duion » 24 Oct 2016, 14:14

Voted as well.
You will get more visibility than you ever had after the release, so make sure the release works well. I would also suggest to contact all people in the old community when the game releases and tell them to play some overtime hours in the first month, since it is important to keep a playerbase alive, that matters more than anything else. But as you have AI as well it might survive without as well, but I would try to keep human player base alive as well, just to be sure.
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You don't have to integrate steam features into the game, nor are there any features integrated automatically. Steam simply distributes the game files and optional it also can distribute necessary libraries like directX and stuff. The steam interface is just an overlay, but it is hard to get it to work on linux anyway. For the steam features the game has to be commercial, so either a purchase price or purchaseable ingame content if the game is free, I don't know the exact amount but there is a barrier. I don't know if megaglest will be free or a price, but free games cannot have those features, but if there is a price you maybe can add trading cards and that stuff, but that does not interfere with the game, it is a steam only feature.
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Re: MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

Postby rogerdv » 24 Oct 2016, 17:47

Good luck. Cant vote on Steam, otherwise, I would.
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Re: MegaGlest on Steam Greenlight

Postby tomreyn » 01 Apr 2017, 10:04

As an update, MegaGlest 3.313.0 is out and marks our first Steam release at https://store.steampowered.com/app/578870

In case this question comes up: The licenses (engine + assets) remain unchanged, source code and binaries remain available on the previous distribution channel. Steam and non Steam builds are fully compatible.
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