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how do you think I should go by making my video game concept a reality through a book or through a kickstarter program? Answered

like I mentioned in a previous question I do have several ideas for a game.


The "Define Your Project" page on Kickstarter might help. If you write a good proposal and post it, you might get enough financial support to get your ideas off the ground. With something like this however, you will really need to find a video game programmer, or network in those circles to team up with others unless you have the ability to program the games yourself. I think you'll figure out what to do once you figure out what you need... (i.e. programmer(s), money, etc.)

ok but i'm not that good at writing so I just don't know what to do and i'm not good at organizing either

Then that would be another "need". If you don't feel you can express yourself well enough in a written proposal, then getting the help of people who can should be one of your goals. That need may get satisfied with the people you network with and team up with for your project, but there's many things you can do in the mean time.

The first thing you should do is figure out how involved you want to be, and how much of your time you want to invest.

Perhaps you only want to share your ideas, get a percentage of the potential royalties and nothing more. In that case, you want to speak to some small companies that have created video games with a similar genre (like sports games, war games, etc.) and propose your ideas for them to take and develop.

Or, perhaps you want to be involved through the whole process (until the game is completed), therefore you need to develop a partnership with a company (or individuals).

Once you've figured out what you want to achieve, and how involved you want to be, you then need to protect your intellectual property. You want to make sure that you don't simply tell everyone your ideas. You need a non-disclosure agreement, signed by anyone you meet with, which forbids them from speaking of your ideas, or using them without your permission. You can find many of them for free online, and they should clearly define the terms that both sides agree to as well as consequences if any of the terms are violated.

You can find more information about video game development companies through lots of research. Post questions in forums, ask questions, and learn as much as you can before moving forward.


6 years ago

Make a demo and post it online, that's the only way you'll get their attention. Gaming companies get hundreds or thousands of idea submissions each week and as a general rule, they are all returned or trashed unopened
for legal reasons.