[Bf-committers] Steam Greenligth
alexander.gessler at gmx.net
Fri Nov 2 14:42:48 CET 2012
Steam Greenlight is also pretty new and in the past weeks it has been
changing every few days. Valve does not necessarily know yet what they
want their 'appstore' to look like or what kind of software they want to
have in it in a long term - in fact, it always seemed a bit like an
I don't think it's a good idea for Blender to accept to these conditions.
On 11/2/2012 12:51 PM, Jeremias Boos wrote:
> I don't know how to put the right words. I hope it is understandable.
> Steam not only sell Software and Games, they have also free Games and
> Software like GameMaker (Not open source but still free).
> In addition to the Games Steam Introduced Steam workshop, which is an
> community feature to contribute to games.
> And i think that is where Blender could be relay useful.
> I know you could also Download Blender by your self and use it, but i
> think it is useful to have such a thing out of one source.
> I compare it a bit with the ubuntu Software-Center. You don't need to
> use it but it is easier to use.
> I mean you don't have to put blender on steam but i would like to see it
> But still it is only my little opinion, i don't know if any other person
> would like to see Blender on Steam.
> Jeremias Boos
> Am 02.11.2012 10:32, schrieb Ton Roosendaal:
>> Hi Peter,
>> At a quick glance, this Greenlight system appears to me a revenue-splitting funding mechanism for game makers - probably meant for closed/non-free distribution of work via Steam later.
>> That's all fine for indie game makers, but I wouldn't know a benefit for Blender to be there. I also don't see what kind of distribution problem this would solve even...
>> Or do I miss something?
>> Ton Roosendaal Blender Foundation ton at blender.org www.blender.org
>> Blender Institute Entrepotdok 57A 1018AD Amsterdam The Netherlands
>> On 1 Nov, 2012, at 13:41, Peter K.H. Gragert wrote:
>>> The conditions are 'horrible', at least nothing for me.
>>> 2012/11/1 Jeremias Boos <Jeremias.boos at gmx.de>
>>>> I Hope I am at the right place to make this suggestion.
>>>> Steam has now since some Time Opened up there Platform for people and
>>>> Normal Software.
>>>> So has anyone considered to Send Blender to Greenligth?
>>>> I think it would be a great Opportunity to distribute Blender over Steam.
>>>> Jeremias Boos
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