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Interstellar Marines Stock Offer

The Interstellar Marines Website explains an unusual opportunity to earn shares in Zero Point Holdings, owners of the Interstellar Marines intellectual property, to those who purchase the support medals sold in the Interstellar Marines shop to fund development of the game. Here's word from "Uncle Gert," who is the game's angel investor: "To anyone who owns more than 20 Support Medals, I will personally transfer 10 of my ZPH shares for every 10 additional Support Medals owned. Hence if you own 30 Support Medals the first 20 Support Medals 'pimp's' your marine badge and the next 10 Support Medals earns you 10 of my ZPH shares." Thanks Nommar.

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8. Re: Interstellar Marines Stock Offer Feb 27, 2011, 06:42 ASeven
 
Not saying this particular example is a well-thought idea, or a good example, but that they are trying something different, as many indies are. They are breaking the norm, for better or for worse, but at least they're moving away from the rigid business models of publishers and we can only win by creative business models being used more and more.

As for the game, anyone can play it on their website and render a judgement of it. I personally think it has some of the better avatar and weapon feel of any FPS I've played.
 
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