Advertising on a student license

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Post » Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:03 pm

How would I go about running ads on my game with only a student license?

I'm open to both in-game solutions within Construct 2 and external solutions to place on my website.

This game is made for desktop computers, so mobile-only solutions won't work for me.

Does anyone know what I can do here?
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Post » Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:11 pm

What is a student license? As I was aware there are personal licenses and business but that's it.
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Post » Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:31 pm

It removes most of the free edition limitations (no event limit), but doesn't allow publishing to desktop or smartphone platforms and doesn't allow advertising plugins.
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Post » Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:52 pm

I also have never heard of a student license ans can find no info on it.

But from what you've said, you have a license that doesn't allow ads, but you want a way to show ads?

Regardless, your best bet might be to email scirra support.
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Post » Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:10 pm

Now I want to know about this student license though. :X
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Post » Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:23 pm

"doesn't allow advertising plugins"

Does that not answer your own question?
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Post » Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:57 pm

newt wrote:"doesn't allow advertising plugins"

Does that not answer your own question?
Not every advertisement uses plugins. What about placing ads around the page? That is not allowed in the free version, but this so-called "student license" doesn't have any public page for it, so I'm assuming this is all left up to @Tom and @Ashley.
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Post » Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:08 am

Why would they discriminate against just plugins?

Anyway the standard thing with student licenses is to learn, not to make a profit.
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Post » Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:43 pm

Index wrote:Now I want to know about this student license though. :X

Can go on to have it?
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Post » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:08 pm

@Damir007 that would make sense I suppose. My guess is Construct 2's Educational License is installed on a school computer or the like, and @MoscowModder is wondering if that can be monetized on. Correct?
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