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Ben Sipe
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I won candy on the #googlebirthday doodle! Score: 144
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Will Android Revenues Beat iOS?
I was once a self-proclaimed Android evangelist, and Apple hater. I thought Apple products were for the elderly and technically challenge...
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Improving Freemium Design - Cardinal Quest II
If you haven't already noticed, I play a lot of mobile games. I've talked about my lack of time for games now as I grow up, but that doesn't mean I like them any less. The medium and how the games are designed is what hinders me more than anything else. How...
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Improving Freemium Design - Combat Monsters
As a gamer, I love almost all genres of games. There are genres that I'm not particularly good at (sports) but I can still appreciate them for what they are. (There's even been a recent one that I've liked!) However, there are several other genres that I lo...
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5 Reasons Why Pocket Trains is Better Than Pocket Planes
Let me start by saying I love NimbleBit games and the studio as a whole. I, like many of you, was hooked when I discovered Tiny Tower. I love the pixel art, the bitizen characters and the little attentions to detail in their games like the Bitbook (mock in-...
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Improving Freemium Design - Madden 25
As a monetization consultant/designer I write about games I play. Historically, I've only written these articles on games from smaller st...
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Improving Freemium Design - the series that looks at the execution of freemium game design!
If you have a game that you'd like featured on the IFD series just fill out the form http://bit.ly/14h2pJg. I first saw Ionage with his article on Gamesbrief and I decided to reach out to him about his experience/observat...
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Game & Monetization Consultant
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All things gaming (except coding)
Employment
  • Independent
    Game/Monetization Design Consultant, 2013 - present
  • Game Founders
    Mentor, 2012 - present
  • NativeX
    Game & Monetization Consultant, 2012 - 2013
  • THQ
    Producer, 2006 - 2012
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Gaming/tech/motorcycle enthusiast
Introduction

Ben is a producer/designer who has collaborated on hundreds of titles on mobile, console, PC/Mac and social platforms. The titles have been from kids’ pet nurturing titles, to mature rated zombie shooters and everything in-between. Outside of video games, Ben is married, a proud father and loves motorcycles and other fast toys!

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Minnesota
Very underrated restaurant in Waconia. The food is great!
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reviewed 6 months ago
Great burgers and beer. What's not to love?
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reviewed 6 months ago
Good food. Friendly staff. Food is ready very quickly after ordering.
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reviewed 6 months ago
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Great place to take the kids for ice cream in the summer. Haven't tried the coffee yet.
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reviewed 6 months ago
Check your orders. Ours have been more wrong than right here.
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