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Top Ten Free-to-Play Games - Lobbies in, Jillions of Beta "Testers" out

Posted Thu, Oct 30, 2008 by Ralsu

Dude, Jillion's Not a Word

This week in the Top Ten Free-to-Play Games, Danny "Ralsu" Gourley talks about the different strategies developers use for betas of their free-to-play games. While most think of beta as a way to market the game, Ralsu tells Ten Ton Hammer readers that Frogster Interactive deserves praise for making the creation of a quality game as the top priority:

Only after it was satisfied that the foundation for Runes of Magic was polished and solid did Frogster admit a large number of new testers to perform stress tests and fill the servers....Free-to-play does not have to mean low budget and poor quality, and the careful approach Frogster used with beta will ensure the release product is one worth playing.


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