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04 March 2006

Gamasutra - Designer's Notebook - "Strange Agents Are Profiling Our Games!" Printer Friendly

Oh yeah… competitive analysis. The most boring part of any product discussion. Why talk about somebody else's market share when you could be waxing rhapsodic about your vertex shaders? Trouble is, the publisher wants to know what they'll be going up against before they invest a few million bucks in your game. So one of the first questions they're going to ask when the presentation's over is, "Who do you see as your main competition?" And the next one will be, "What makes you better than them?" And you'd better be ready with the answers, or you're wasting their time.

Strange Agency

Strange Agency develops unique computer game analysis software and essential reports for the computer games industry. Our Strange Analyst software can reduce the cost and risk associated with the research and development of computer games, allowing developers instant access to thousands of detailed computer game profiles to compare their concept against.

19 January 2006

Arden Institute

The Arden Institute is a research center at Indiana University whose aim is to promote innovative research on synthetic worlds: crafted online spaces that host thousands of users on a persistent basis. To this end, the Institute supports research activities and hosts an annual conference, the Ludium, whose output is published exclusively on this website. The Arden Institute is an initiative of Edward Castronova, Associate Professor of Telecommunications, Indiana University