1,500 Slot Machines Walk into a Bar: Adventures in Quantity Over Quality

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1,500 Slot Machines Walk into a Bar: Adventures in Quantity Over Quality

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:56 pm



In this 2019 GDC talk, game developers Alex Schwartz and Ziba Scott explain how they set out to determine the lowest bar for success on App Stores. Take a fantastic tour of the weird, dark underbelly of the mobile app market, and learn what the pair discovered when they flooded the market with over 1,500 auto-generated slot machine games.

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Re: 1,500 Slot Machines Walk into a Bar: Adventures in Quantity Over Quality

Post by Roofus » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:50 am

I downloaded 3D Excessive Hair Slots from one of those APK mirror sites and it's not horrible. It's a pretty standard shovelware slots game. I'd be baffled about who made it and why it exists if I hadn't seen the video though. :olol:

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