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Phil Dutré
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I am not sure, the amount of people I have encountered that begrude a painter charging a rate that equals minimum wage is plenty. Quite a lot of people seem to think that as it is just time, and no real significant materials then it should be very cheap. Same with rules writing, comments along the lines of “yeah but it actually cost you nothing except a pad of paper and a pencil” when people sell PDF rules… I can’t imagine those people doing 3 months of work at an office for nothing…

Well, yeah, … but it’s a flawed comparison.

Since we’re talking about a hobby, we’re also talking about hobby spending-budgets. So no matter how “fair” the wage is that you’re asking, if if it doesn’t fit the combined hobby budget of all wargamers interested in your product, you will not be able to earn that wage. And unfortunately, budgets that people are willing to spend on wargaming are far less than the budgets people are willing to spend on software developers …

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