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 $12,000 just to get their game Minion Master out on the show floor.
Here's their numerical breakdown:
- Booth: $1300.00
- Furniture: $435.28
- Mounts: $67.40
- Beer/welding: $14.75
- Server Stand: $60
- Computers (8): $3265.36
- Screens (7): $1813.21
- Router, Cabling, Power: $186.92
- Misc. Supplies: $78.20
- Promotional Cards: $1836.10
- Shirt/Caps: $600
- Electricity: $219.50
- Incidentals: $1650
- Airfare: $1257.40
- Housing: $710
Pretty crazy stuff. Check out the full blog post for explanations of 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? Let us know in Kinja below.
So, You Want to Take Your Indie Game to PAX. [Bit Flip Games — thanks, David!]
Note: The headline for this article originally read "Want To Bring Your Indie Game To PAX? That'll Be $11,758.70." Some folks pointed out how that could be seen as misleading, so we've changed it.