[Coco] Bejeweled, for the CoCo 3?
operator at coco3.com
Sun Jan 20 14:28:27 EST 2008
At 10:48 AM 1/20/2008, you wrote:
>Roger, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but writing or building
>anything for the CoCo and expecting much of a return is ludicrous.
>It's a small community or mostly hackers, not many users/gamers. If
>you expect to make money off the CoCo you may as well pack up the
>site and go on to something else. I'd hate to see that, you have one
>of the best CoCo sites out there. You'd be better off asking for
>donations to pay for the server and offering to send a "free" game
>in return for a certain size donation than selling the games and
>expecting a return.
>Like my AMC car hobby, the CoCo is something that you have to
>support as a labor of love, and you might be able to break even if
>you're lucky. Even the guys at Cloud-9 don't make a lot of profit,
>and if they had to count their R&D and assembly time as well as
>other overhead (home office, the little extra on the power bill,
>etc.,) at going rates, they're losing money.
If anyone knows about supporting the CoCo as a labor of love, it's me. ;)
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