“Tipping” Arcen Games
A Note From Chris Park, Arcen’s Founder
First of all, let me state that we do not expect people to make financial contributions of this sort. Our funding typically comes from sales of our products. Unless there is something special going on at the time we don’t offer prizes or rewards for tips (we give out our free content updates as a thank-you to all customers and as a way to keep our games alive, not as an incentive to give us more money).
Why have a tips page? Some of our fans have requested a way to make financial contributions to us beyond simply purchasing a large volume of our games (we get a lower percentage even through our website’s ecommerce platform compared to when you tip us direct through this page and the Paypal “donate” button).
Arcen is a small company, and money has been up and down over the years, and some fans have simply desired to help out. That’s something we are very grateful for, that anyone believes that much in what we make and how we do business that they’d like to give us more of their hard-earned money when they’ve already helped support us by buying our products — or being an alpha or beta tester for us and giving us their limited time instead.
If you do decide to give us a tip, we’ll put the money to good use in the typical fashion of paying our staff and contractors, paying our other business expenses, upgrading our game creation software/hardware, or whatever other expenses are most prominent at the time. As always, we appreciate your support — our company couldn’t exist without such an awesome fanbase that has arisen.