Fishing Girl Is Fun

Normally I don’t refer to specific games on this blog, but I can’t help it on this one because it is fun and it is a great example of how to make money on Flash games. A few months ago Dan Cook, of Lost Garden blog fame, created all of the art and a loose design frame work for the game, and is holding a contest to see what the development community can do with the assets and idea.

Well, Andre, from developer Luna Drift, took up Dan’s challenge and made a fun game that I have spent a lot of time on. I first ran into the game on the Flash Game License site (also a 2008 Biggie Award winner for Best New Business Idea), and watched the sponsorship bids go up to $4,000. Between Mochi Ads, site ads, and sponsorships, a real Flash game monetization process is starting to emerge.

Click on the icon below to go to the Jay Is games review and play the game.
Click to play Fishing Girl

Update: I wrote this post on Friday, and now it is early Sunday morning. Dan posted the contest results last night, and Andre won the Gold Medal! Congratulations!

-Jeff Tunnell, Game Maker
Make It Big In Games

  • http://blog.IgenOukan.com Steven Egan

    I find it interesting that it took this long for somebody to get a gold from Dan. At the same time, I haven't entered due to time constraints, so maybe I'm not alone in that department.

    Along that line of thought, the Global Game Jam coming up. Unfortunately there are currently no locations in Oregon, though I'd like to change that.

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    fishing a girl? really interesting games. not fishing a fish. but if fishing a fish with a girl is very fun too.

  • http://stuff4men-fish.blogspot.com/ Kevin

    What a great idea to have a contest like this. It seems that there are so many ppl these days who love fishing but just van't seem to find the time to do it a great fishing game would be the idea. Wii fishing is alright – although a little lame. Thanks for the idea.

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  • John Parker

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    very nice graphs. could you make a fishy one?

    jessica
    http://aquatropicalfish.com/