August 31st, 2014, 03:06
As a publisher (AND FS hobbyist) of FS products and having TRIED this scheme of lowering the price beyond regular (for example with our Plum Island title) I can tell you that it doesn't work that way...... unfortunately.
Products sell because people like them and if they do, the price is less important apparently. Of course it has to be in synch with other products and the quality and breadth of what is offered. Most of Simon Smeiman's planes sell for around 17 Euros..... and he works on one for over a year too !
For what it is worth, both Simon and I are WITHOUT a fixed income, and often without any income at all, so we feel the pain of our customers all too well. We are also not the yougest around anymore, unlike some of our esteemed competitors. It is one of the reasons I...