[casual_games] Top Download List

Lennard Feddersen Lennard at RustyAxe.com
Sun Jan 15 13:27:03 EST 2006

As has been previously noted - it would be awesome if one of the larger 
portals were to put some actual download or sales #'s to all of this.  
Heck, anybody on any of those lists could let the rest of us know how 
their title fared on one portal and we could extrapolate from there 
based upon grabbing some likely conversion rate. 

As a developer without a top ten hit, in a non-silicon valley money 
environment, it's hard to show the money guys a complete picture without 
having one.

My 2 cents,

Lennard Feddersen
CEO, Rusty Axe Games, Inc.

Lennard at RustyAxe.com
P. 250-635-7623 F. 1-309-422-2466
3521 Dogwood, Terrace, BC, Canada, V8G-4Y7

George Donovan wrote:

>Ron www.Gamefiesta.com also has a top 10 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: casual_games-bounces at igda.org [mailto:casual_games-bounces at igda.org]
>On Behalf Of Ron
>Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 2:01 PM
>To: casual_games at igda.org
>Subject: [casual_games] Top Download List
>Here is a list of the Top Casual Game Downloads I compiled.  This list is
>made up of the top downloads from Real Arcade, Yahoo Games, Oberon Games,
>MSN, iWin, PlayFirst, AOL and Big Fish.
>The computed rank is horribly flawed in that is gives equal weight to all
>portals and who knows that these "top games" lists really are.  If there are
>other portals that should be on my list (or ones that should not), let me
>know.  I have to compile this data by hand, so I'd like to stick to the top
>10 portals.  
>If this proves interesting over the next few weeks, I'll start dumping it
>into a database that can be displayed on the web and queried.
>The raw data file can be downloaded at:
>If anyone has a better formula for computing rank, please let me know.  Math
>is hard.
>Mystery Case Files	25
>Family Feud	23
>Luxor: Amun Rising	23
>Bricks of Atlantis	22
>Tumblebugs	22
>Mah Jong Adventures	19
>Wheel of Fortune	18
>Diner Dash	17
>Aloha Solitare	16
>Magic Match	13
>Scrabble	12
>Acropolis	10
>Bookworm Delux	10
>Jewel Miner	10
>Egg vs. Chicken	9
>Fish Tycoon	9
>Gem Shop	9
>Mah Jong Towers Eternity	9
>Jigsaw 365	8
>Pizza Frenzy	8
>Big Kahuna Reef	7
>GameHouse Sudoku	7
>Gold Miner Vegas	7
>Hexalot	7
>Mirror Magic	7
>TriJinx: Kross Mystery	7
>Lost City of Gold	6
>Mah Jong Medley	6
>Poppit	6
>Slingo	6
>Subwat Scramble	6
>Bejeweled 2	5
>Chess Master Challenge	5
>Greedy Words	5
>Jewel Quest	5
>Lingo	5
>Roller Rush	5
>Digby's Donuts	4
>Letter Linker	4
>Poker Superstars	4
>Tradewinds Ledgends	4
>All Star Football	3
>Granny in Paradise	3
>Mah Jong Quest	3
>Magic Vines	2
>Oasis	2
>Sudoku	2
>Super TextTwist	2
>Atlantis	1
>Luxor	1
>Ride the Tide	1
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