Posted Mon, Apr 30, 2007 by LadySirse
Gaming on a Budget - Free-to-Play Games
The second article in the "Gaming on a Budget" series, Micajah explores free-to-play games, explains the differences in each business model, and tries to point gamers in the right direction. In each of the sections, Micajah also directs gamers to example games in each free-to-play business model.
A micro-transaction business system relies upon gamers to use their credit cards to make many small in-game transactions to support the game's economy. There are a large number of games and game companies running on the micro-transaction system, and many games that support in-game advertisements also have a micro-transaction system.
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