Sociality Rocks! is a conference about games on social networks. You’ve probably heard of Facebook, VKontakte, Odnoklassniki.ru (Classmates), Moi Mir (My World), and other social networks that are a popular form of entertainment today.
Games on social networking sites are an excellent means of making money. Farmville on Facebook and its Russian equivalent, Happy Farmer on VKontakte, have brought their creators millions. But those games are made by big-time developers like Zynga and iJet. What about the thousands of developers who don’t make millions?
It turns out that a game requires more than just using two of the elements on this list:
- Tower defense
There are no more versions of these––you need to expand your horizons and work without reiterations.
At the Sociality Rocks! conference developers discussed creating, promoting, and monetizing games. People from Odnoklassniki, Digital Chocolate, Playfish, GameInsight, iJet, and other companies analyzed the technical nuances of creating applications, platforms, trends, case studies, and iPhones and iPads.