Sid Meier is not a fan of "freemium."
The model of giving a game away only to charge for extras such as new levels, features, or power-ups, has swept up the mobile gaming industry, much to the chagrin of gamers who would prefer to pay once for the complete experience.
Meier, a legend in the gaming business thanks to his beloved "Civilization" franchise, couldn't agree more.
"It's about designing unhappiness," Meier told CNET in an interview on Friday. "You have to design a game so not fun that people will pay … Read more