thread: 2012-03-13 : Indie POV pt 2: Does It Pay?

On 2012-03-15, David wrote:

I don't know if Solipsist would count as an average sort of game in the context of Vincent being exceptional, but I can tell you it's not paid me, over the years, much more than if I'd freelanced the content, if we are going by a per word rate. I think it comes to about 10 cents a word overall (bearing in mind I never got some of the Italian-language version money). At that rate, considering the time spent supporting the game, I'd have been far far better off in financial terms just writing something for some other company.

In creative terms I'd have been worse off though, which is what matters to me.


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