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lomateron

working in my game

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Suppose my game is super awesome...

I am already tired of working on it for already 1 year.

What if you saw it and you think is is so awesome you will...

What things can people do(knowing that I am tired of it and will exchange it for something else)?

I don't know anything about selling games, I just know how to program.

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I don't see how this relates to producing or managing games. Not sure what you're asking ("What things can people do(knowing that I am tired of it and will exchange it for something else)?"), so I'm moving this to the Lounge.

 

I'm guessing you're asking "can I sell my unfinished project to somebody," to which the answer is "yes, you can try, but you're not likely to find a buyer." 

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Don't sell it. You've worked it for a year and you just sell it. Well, it depends on you, but if I were you I won't sell it.

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As long as you know you learned lots of new thing's while making said game, I wouldn't make it feel like it was a waste.

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Suppose my game is super awesome...

I am already tired of working on it for already 1 year.

What if you saw it and you think is is so awesome you will...

What things can people do(knowing that I am tired of it and will exchange it for something else)?

I don't know anything about selling games, I just know how to program.

Just to get gerneral feeling, what would you be willing to trade it in for?

Are you willing to trade the project or a finished game?

 

aving a demo or some video of gameplay to show it off would be a great help actually finding someone to sell it to...

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