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Licurg: Tuesday, 31 December 13, Wired.co.uk,

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-12/31/gog-qa
Shit. Apart from the well well too tired "but i'd have to kill you joke", that's a clever interview. I would really love the 150% sale, honestly, that would be hilarious. I'm sometimes terrified by the money I put into gog (yes, even when it's huge sales), and I freak out at the wealth they must be accumulating through my absurd three-lifespans backlog, but heck, these are sympathic dudes. I like buying useless stuff from sympathic dudes.

I wish them a good 2014. I mean, I really wish that these guys will have a cool personnal 2014.
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Licurg: Tuesday, 31 December 13, Wired.co.uk,

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-12/31/gog-qa
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Telika: Shit. Apart from the well well too tired "but i'd have to kill you joke", that's a clever interview. I would really love the 150% sale, honestly, that would be hilarious.
I like the idea. People with lots of money who want to show their appreciation would be able to. It would be a good counter point to those who are short a bob or two and only buy in sales.

However, it would have to be handled really really well to avoid being a PR disaster. GOG PR is getting much better these days so maybe they are up to the challenge!
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ChrisSD: I like the idea. People with lots of money who want to show their appreciation would be able to. It would be a good counter point to those who are short a bob or two and only buy in sales.
Yes indeed. With a big pannel on the frontpage with the bestoverselling list, and counters. Coupled with a charity thing eventually ?
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Telika: Shit. Apart from the well well too tired "but i'd have to kill you joke", that's a clever interview. I would really love the 150% sale, honestly, that would be hilarious.
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ChrisSD: I like the idea. People with lots of money who want to show their appreciation would be able to. It would be a good counter point to those who are short a bob or two and only buy in sales.
If showing your appreciation by paying more is actually an attractive option for quite a few GOG users, why not make the prices permanently PWYW with the regular prices as a minimum?
January 21, 2014 - MCV India
http://www.mcvindia.com/news/read/interview-marcin-iwinski-co-founder-cd-projekt/0126959
Again teasing 'something big' for GOG that's going to be announced in the first half of this year.
January 21, 2014 - IGN India
http://in.ign.com/en/feature/876/ign-india-interviews-cd-projekt-s-co-founder-on-the-witcher-3
January 27, 2014 - Bankier.pl
http://www.bankier.pl/wiadomosc/CD-Projekt-chce-aby-GOG-utrzymal-wysoka-dynamike-wzrostu-planuje-rozwoj-CDP-pl-3047663.html
and Google translation link:
http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=pl&u=http://www.bankier.pl/wiadomosc/CD-Projekt-chce-aby-GOG-utrzymal-wysoka-dynamike-wzrostu-planuje-rozwoj-CDP-pl-3047663.html
"This year, the GOG will pass a big change. Until then, the company almost from the beginning acted in an unchanged business model. Work on the project started changing GOG even last year. First public information is expected in March, the time will come next. Among the planned changes will include the extension of the portfolio, as well as technological change "- told PAP president Adam Kicinski CD Project."
New update at CD Projekt's site:
https://www.cdprojekt.com/Press_Room/Aktualnosci,news_id,2170

The Witcher games have sold over 7 million units, CDPR are working on another unannounced mobile game, and GOG is going to premiere one of the two R&D projects they have been working on (unrelated to the Linux announcement?) at E3 in June.
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SCPM: R&D
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SCPM: R&D
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tfishell: ?
Research and Development. Kind of try and develop a new line of products. Makes sense when you know that after Witcher 3 this franchise is "complete".
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tfishell: ?
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toxicTom: Research and Development.
Ah okay.
There's a new pdf summary of financials and company strategy on CD Projekt's site:
https://www.cdprojekt.com/resources/document/prezentacje/2014/Prezentacja_roczna_2014l.pdf
One new mention for GOG are new local payment methods that will be made available (some of them only to certain regions?), like Sofort, Ideal, MoneyBookers, Qiwi, Webmoney, and Yandex.
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SCPM: There's a new pdf summary of financials and company strategy on CD Projekt's site:
https://www.cdprojekt.com/resources/document/prezentacje/2014/Prezentacja_roczna_2014l.pdf
One new mention for GOG are new local payment methods that will be made available (some of them only to certain regions?), like Sofort, Ideal, MoneyBookers, Qiwi, Webmoney, and Yandex.
Always good, more payment methods. And that R&D project mentioned above may also be interesting...

But right now I'm looking at the Jan 27 post. Extension of portfolio and technological change, changing business model, and work on it started as of last year? You mean that's how long they've been sitting on that mess they thankfully half-backed out of now? *growls*
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SCPM: There's a new pdf summary of financials and company strategy on CD Projekt's site:
https://www.cdprojekt.com/resources/document/prezentacje/2014/Prezentacja_roczna_2014l.pdf
One new mention for GOG are new local payment methods that will be made available (some of them only to certain regions?), like Sofort, Ideal, MoneyBookers, Qiwi, Webmoney, and Yandex.
Thats great. Qiwi, Webmoney and Yandex will make GOG little more friendly to Russian Customers, BUT its little too late actually. for example Yandex today announced that all Yandex users will receive Virtual Mastercard tied to Yandex.Money balance to make payments. Right now support for local Russian payment system is not that resultative, they already all build gateways to bank cards.
Regarding the summary of financials and company strategy, here's what Google Translate has to say about GOG.com:
Summary of 2013

• 80% increase in user base annum on the amount of built up over more than four years.
• Start a project addressed to developers india, olegającego on marketing and financial support for promising independent game developers. By the end of 2013, the program reported more than 700 projects. The first projects have already been completed and published on the platform GOG.com.
• GOG.com one of the 50 best websites of the world by the prestigious magazine "TIME".
• For the second year in a row the company has paid for the CD PROJECT SA dividend - in 2013, the equivalent of 1.5 million.
• The development of innovative technology, which is slated for release in 2014.


Plans for 2014 (Part 1)

• The introduction of local currencies. At the moment we can confirm: EUR, GBP, AUD, RUB, but do not rule out further exchange later this year.
• Introduction of local payment methods, resulting from the specificity of each country: PayPal (Germany and France), Sofort (Germany), Ideal (Netherlands), MoneyBookers (the whole world), Qiwi (Russia), Webmoney (Russia), Yandex (Russia).
• Start support for a third operating system - Linux, along with a wide range of games running on the system.
• Completion of one of the R & D projects - the announcement and implementation of new technology.


Expected effects of the implementation of new technology

• Expanding the catalog of the latest games available in the current business model GOG.com.
• Attracting new customers, for whom the current model of GOG.com is not attractive enough.
• Increased satisfaction of existing users due to additional functionality and greater choice of titles.
The plans laid out are only part 1 and will be revealed during E3 in mid June. Hmm, what's in part 2 and when will that be revealed?

I'm really curious to see what this innovative technology that will lead to the expansion of the catalogue is - combined with the second bullet-point, it seems to point to a more advanced downloader/ client that will handle updating/ patching in a more automated and reliable way. But that still doesn't reveal anything about the innovation part.


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Cavalary: snip

But right now I'm looking at the Jan 27 post. Extension of portfolio and technological change, changing business model, and work on it started as of last year? You mean that's how long they've been sitting on that mess they thankfully half-backed out of now? *growls*
What's with the growling? Of course they started thinking and planning it since last year as this sort of changes take time. Or did you seriously think that the regional pricing plans where made and introduced overnight?