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Regional Distribution Deals: A Rescue for Indie Game Developers

Marcin Makaj (Indie Game Developer, The Moonwalls)

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Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Learn how regional distribution deals can be profitable to an indie game developer. Even if you consider your game a business failure, you can still get a decent profit from it. The key to success is understanding and signing favorable regional distribution contracts. Marcin Makaj - an indie game developer, a lawyer, and an economist in one person shares his in-depth experience and knowledge on every aspect of such deals. Learn what types of regional distribution deals you can expect, where to find, and how to select right business partners, how to negotiate and understand contracts, and finally - how to profit from them.


Attendees can gain an in-depth knowledge of every aspect of regional distribution deals, including selecting business partners, negotiating and understanding distribution contracts, and planning their business around this idea. Finally, attendees can see how regional distribution deals can be more profitable than selling a game on digital stores.

Intended Audience

The presentation is addressed to indie game developers, who struggle to make a decent profit, and want to learn different ways on monetizing their games. No speciality knowledge is needed, as every aspect of regional distribution contracts is fully explained.