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Mon Macutay (GM Tristan), Marketing Manager for Level Up Philippines, on online games, MMORPGs, Gamer Babes, Level Up and Infotech. News, reviews and more!

Author: gmtristan

7 Things I Learned from the MMORPG Industry

Posted by gmtristan Friday March 7 2008 at 10:28AM
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I’ve been in the local (Philippine) online games industry for four (4) years now. Time really flies when you’re having fun.

During these 4 years, there have been ups and downs. I’ve been involved in some of the best marketing coups, plans and events for the top and the best online games in the country. I’ve seen great talent come and go. Sadly, they have to move on. But their contributions to the industry will not be forgotten.

A few years ago, there was just one dominant online game here in the Philippines - Ragnarok. Now, there are almost a dozen companies trying to get a share of the pie. This is welcome, in my opinion. It allows me, and the rest of my workmates, to stay on our toes and not to be complacent. Business is a tough… you win some battles, you lose some. But the war rages.

I’ve decided to compile a few things about what online games have thought me during those years.

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Torak writes:

Hmmm...your 7 points make sense. However you left out all the stuff that US companies like to do ...like ignore the customer, take the money and run...throw half arse products out the door....

So not what I expected :)

J/K

Thanks for sharing that with us, maybe someone will read and take it to heart.

Fri Mar 07 2008 2:38PM Report
Gishgeron writes:

A pity that these lessons are apparently only learned by middle men...and not by firgureheads.  Such is the power of greed...I suppose.

 

 

Fri Mar 07 2008 7:07PM Report
zergwatch writes:

Please forward this article to jsmedley@soe.com and highlight #1 and #2, pls.

 

Sat Mar 08 2008 9:10PM Report
gmtristan writes:

Thanks for your comments, dudes.

Sat Mar 22 2008 5:27AM Report

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