Between them, Paul Preece and David Scott’s casual games have been downloaded more than 210 million times. Now the makers of Desktop Tower defence and Flash Element TD have raised $1 million in seed funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners to form new casual gaming company “The Casual Collective.”
The pair plan to support their games through advertising and a “freemium” model, where players can purchase add-ons to their games. “Even just giving somebody an extra icon next to their unit — people will pay for that,” Preece told Gamasutra. “Status is one of the easiest things to sell.”
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