$800 is a bit much for a game only creation kit.
When comparing game creation kits against full-blown programming kits, there's
Go back and compare it against creation kits for games, and you'll see entirely
Saying it's cheaper than the development kit for the xbox or something is silly.
This isn't a different hardware environment, it's for the windows environment.
If this was a general programming language, it may be in line,
(look at delphi which turned into kilex) dot net and others,
there is a president for charging lots for general purpose programming
However, game creation kits typically sell for considerably less.
The 3d game maker is only $99, fps creator is 44 bucks, direct basic is 27
dark basic pro is 79 dollars.
Play basic is $25,
and these are only the first five that popped into my memory, there's hundreds
of game cxreation toolkits, and 90 percent of them are $100 or less.
Admittedly, these are general game creation, not audio only, which of course
makes Phil's kit worth more, but not 8 times more.
And, this isn't even considering the literally thousands of free game creation
I started developing a game creation kit myself, but abandon it when I bailed
out of the
vi game market when James North pulled his crap several years ago.
David Greenwood charges for his system, though I don't know what the price is,
or how many he's sold (might be good info to gather)
But, if this game creation kit goes up for $800, I'm thinking I will release my
creation kit, just to make things affordable for folks.
I'm really not interested in doing so, but I honestly think folks d deserve a
when it comes to having reasonable priced alternatives.
Sorry, but even for professional development, 800 is just too much.
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