Number of paid downloads

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ajh4184
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Number of paid downloads

Post by ajh4184 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:37 pm

I bought a copy of MineSweeper3D years ago and was curious how many people are out there playing it. Do we know about how many full version (paid) copies have been sold?

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Re: Number of paid downloads

Post by dbwoerner » Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:13 pm

As you can guess, I don't come here often and paid for my copy many years ago. Robert would be the one to answer your question, but it may be that he doesn't have much time or interest for this wonderful game. I have been waiting patiently for new download with some more cool shapes, but it's been a number of years. I did notice there is a new speed demon who recently discovered the game and is devouring the world records board. At one time I held nine or ten, but now I'm down to four! Fortunately, I was first with a "0" on one of the trivial layouts, so I won't disappear forever B^)

It's still one of my favorite games after all these years, but I need some new shapes, hopefully with holes (hint, hint).....

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Re: Number of paid downloads

Post by robertw » Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:39 am

Sorry, looks like I never answered the original question. The answer won't be very satisfying though, because the answer is that I'd rather not make sales figures public. I'll just say "not enough".

Unfortunately I'm more interested in creating these things than I am in promoting them, so I never capitalise effectively on my work.

I do wonder whether the world records actually put people off. Only a few people achieve them, so maybe most users feel inferior?

Yes it's been a few years since the last version! But I am planning to release a new one very soon. I'll try to include something with holes :)

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