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So, one of the (as of this thread being made) recent posts mentioned the idea of a platform on which to release mods in version 3.0. While such a platform will probably be nothing more than this forum, it did get me thinking about a major platform that mods and games are released on, Steam.

Now, for those of you that don't know, Steam is a pretty useful piece of software. A game developer can have their game "Greenlit" on Steam, allowing for Steam users to buy and/or download the game for themselves or other people. In addition to this, the Steam Workshop allows users to upload their own mods to the game for other users to download as well. This whole system of Steam with it's Workshop allows people to easily access thousands (if not tens of thousands, or higher) games, and mods for those games on one piece of free software. You even get a nice little overlay in-game to browse the web, or chat with friends.

As far as I know, Steam WILL NOT allow adult games on the site. This isn't all that surprising, considering that the site does have some family games, and professional-grade software, and in this day-and-age, a professional company that isn't in an adult business would not tend to want to be affiliated with something that is adult-related.

Therefore, I would like to start a discussion about the practicality of an adult-themed version of Steam and the Steam Workshop. Instead of having to browse the Hongfire forums to find the game you are looking for, download the cracked .ISO, and (for 90% of the adult games) get the English translation for it, and hope that it all works (not to even mention trying to install mods for those games), why not just download one piece of software that acts as a massive hub for any and all adult games and their mods, just like Steam does?

P.S. I can't really think of a good name, because the word "steam" already has a light sexual connotation to it, and "Steamy" just isn't really trying IMO.


Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:50 pm
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Thats excatly what the adult game genre needs, an adult platform like steam would make people actually want to pay for games and not pirate, just to avoid all the hassle of downloads and sometimes near riddiclous installtion methods (configuring reigonal settings etc) , adds an easily acceible modding community, a store page of newest games and upcomming releases, this is pretty much a big money idea if done right would make adult games alot more mainstream (the reason it isnt mainstream imo is becuase it doesnt have a platform yet, and let me be clear Steam saved PC gaming hands down, same could be done here), increase the usership from the porn market which is HUGE thus make a shit ton of cash for developers putting there game in front of a targeted audience and the platform will rapidly grow an audience due to accesibility and ease of use....somebody should do it if I had the type of cash/expertise needed to get that going it would be done. very good idea

as for a name i'll go with calling the platform "cherry" :D

how big are your pockets xmoon productions: GET ON IT, you could be the porn eqivelant of valve :lol:


Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:22 pm
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Nicccce wrote:
how big are your pockets xmoon productions: GET ON IT, you could be the porn eqivelant of valve :lol:


Unfortunately, I don't think any adult video game company has enough spare resources to make such a thing right now. PornHub and YouPorn are probably both big enough to make their own, but they aren't in the video game industry.

I think it might be worth it for Illusion, or XMP, or any other adult game manufacturer for that matter to try and negotiate some server space with the two biggest names in porn, but I don't know how willing the PornHub and YouPorn would be.


Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:09 pm
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maybe a kickstarter to raise the cash not sure how much would be needed but, in this day an age all you need is the expertise
and an audience willing to pay for it. if you made it a joint partnership with a few famouse developers like Fenoxo and illusion and obviously a backing from porn hub type sites, you gain more credibility and pull in a larger audience to help fund the campaign and you coudl say if we had xmount crowd funded, then we can find investors to pay the rest


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