Got a hot new game? Want to bring it to PAX? Hope you've got a trust fund. The people at BitFlip Games have written an entertaining (and eye-opening) blog post that breaks down how they managed to spend close to $US12,000 just to get their game Minion Master out on the show floor.
Here's their numerical breakdown:
- Booth: $US1300.00
- Furniture: $US435.28
- Mounts: $US67.40
- Beer/welding: $US14.75
- Server Stand: $US60
- Computers (8): $US3265.36
- Screens (7): $US1813.21
- Router, Cabling, Power: $US186.92
- Misc. Supplies: $US78.20
- Promotional Cards: $US1836.10
- Shirt/Caps: $US600
- Electricity: $US219.50
- Incidentals: $US1650
- Airfare: $US1257.40
- Housing: $US710
Pretty crazy stuff. Check out the full blog post to see why everything cost what it did.
If you're a game developer and you've brought a game to PAX or a similar trade show, how much did you wind up spending?
So, You Want to Take Your Indie Game to PAX. [Bit Flip Games — thanks David!]