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Title: Full Color, 20 a page
Post by: Luke on March 31, 2009, 06:59:52 PM
Holy cow, has anyone seen or even used MagCloud yet?
http://magcloud.com/

It's an endeavor by HP to create a Lulu-like service for short run, low page-count magazines. It seems utterly perfect for creating slick micro games -- $4.80 production cost for a 24 page, full color zine. You could easily do a mark up to $10 and sell that from your convention table for a neat profit. On one hand it is very expensive, on the other hand it's so cheap for what it is!

I've got to find a way I can use this...

-L


Title: Re: Full Color, 20 a page
Post by: Jason Morningstar on April 01, 2009, 06:46:05 AM
I've actually been in the beta for six months, but have not had the wherewithal to get a product together and try it out.


Title: Re: Full Color, 20 a page
Post by: mjbauer on May 29, 2009, 11:46:04 AM
I don't know for what, but I'm going to use this. Thanks for the link.


Title: Re: Full Color, 20 a page
Post by: Double King on June 01, 2009, 05:26:30 AM
Here's the other thread on it:  http://www.indie-rpgs.com/forum/index.php?topic=26433.0

Jason, I'd love to know if you go to press on something.  I'd been thinking of printing off portfolios this way as a entre but haven't gotten around to re-asking for access to the service.

- eric


Title: Re: Full Color, 20 a page
Post by: Marhault on June 12, 2009, 08:54:44 AM
They don't seem to have much in the way of specs up, at least not without registering.  Jason can you tell us a bit about their requirements and options?  Like what sizes are available and so forth.