Saying goodbye to Chrono and hello to Nexus <3


#103

I am not an influencer and do not want to build my own store. I may have missed something, but how do I browse these stores?


#104

This is sad news, but I am glad the forum will survive for the members to talk/engage.


#105

Keep in mind that it is in closed beta so perhaps that prevents us from seeing the stores. However, one example is https://www.nexus.gg/ziggyd and then an example of ziggyd’s profits https://www.nexus.gg/ziggyd/star-valor

Please remove my post if it should not be here :slight_smile:


#106

So basically, the priority switches from focusing on interesting indiegames and giving them a highlight to instead be creators, because there is more money in it.

I will be sad that I cannot any longer have the TB link for the store, not that I believe it has done much the last couple of years.

Guess all things must go the way of the money, just like humble is mostly choice now and I guess chrono is going for the generic nexus title.


#107

Exactly the same - hence why I do not see him likeing the focus on creators instead of the small developers. Feels like money talks more and more here.


#108

Agreed. They could not have gone with a more generic name if they tried.


#109

Need some salt with your salt?


#110

Best wishes, but expecting the worst – I hope that the Nexus team does well, despite having watched Chrono.gg drop in quality over the past few months significantly.

While I don’t have the best expectations, hoping the best for Nexus. Taking on Steam is no easy task, and even a company like Epic Games is spending millions just to compete, so hopefully the Nexus team has a card up their sleeve.


#111

Pretty much called it when they got rid of coins. Influencer marketing is far more lucrative since they don’t have to invest money in promoting the discounts/deals, and instead just focus on signing up new streamers - who in turn will push sales for indie developers in exchange for an affiliate commission.

Chrono/Nexus gets to be the middle-man - who collects a profit by offering a platform to enable affiliate commissions on games, since Steam doesn’t do affiliate commissions.

In early January, they got a $5.5 million investment - and the investors want a return - and that means scrapping all the parts that aren’t as profitable, so they made them pivot to the influencer model.


#112

Isn’t it going to be a store with games, just promoted by streamers? They’re going to take on Humble Store or Green Man Gaming, not Steam


#113

Anyone who read the 3 or 4 articles in late Jan 2020 where Justin/CEO commented about the investments and direction of the future in Chrono would have foreseen it.:man_shrugging:


#114

Thank you for the past years and good deals! :tada:
However, what I undestand from this summary is that Nexus isn’t really for me because I don’t watch any streamers.


#115

I’ve been with chrono a long time, I’m sorry to see it go.

I’ll never forget any of it, or the friends I met on the way.

sorry recently I’ve not really been here like, at all, but I am always willing to chat and check here often enough.

please add me on steam, that’s the best place to talk to me.

I hope everyone at chrono does well along their own path, best of luck to nexus. :purple_heart:


#116

waves Done and dusted but it’s been a while since I’ve seen you on Chrono. The forums will stay, just the daily deal store will be gone.


#117

Get rid of the garbage recaptcha for logins, and I’m good.
I don’t think I’ll be able to run Chrome if I install the latest update. It barely runs now.
(recpatchas refuse to start because of planned obsolescence BS)


#118

@Amyrakunejo I think @delenn13 uses Vivaldi, which should be much easier on systems that struggle with Chrome’s antics. Double check with her though, not 100% on the browser name.


#119

It’s fast and you can customize it 'til the cows come home…


#120

I’ll have to see about it at some point, and if I can find equivalents to the extensions I have installed.


#121

It uses the Chrome Web Store… You can use the same extensions.


#122

Wait what the heck IT’S TOMORROW OMG

For some reason I thought it’d end like early 2021…

Damnit man, are the Forums staying? If not, where are we going? Will everything here be archived at least…?

:cry:

Ok nvm I just read that the forums will stay active, that’s alright then I guess… yay us! :slight_smile: