column on freemium games


Behold, my last column for It will be my last for, sadly. But, the good news is that my game column will return to NRC Handelsblad, but longer and more bad-ass. So stay tuned for that (early December).

The latest Tuesday column is on the pay-to-win principle in freemium games. The state-owned Holland Casino is going through some tough times and I argue that they could take some cues from mobile game devs and how devs deal with player seduction (i.e. monetization).

Naast de crisis worstelt Holland Casino met de verwachtingen van de jonge(re) generatie. Gokkasten zijn statisch, simpel en een beetje saai.

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