Business Model : Shareware

Shareware was the term given to software that was released for free in a limited version to gain customer interest; if the customer enjoyed the software and found it useful, they could pay the author of the software for the full unlimited version. Shareware games were distributed through typical Shareware channels, such as Bulletin Board Systems (BBSes) or in-store kiosks.

With the advent of commercial game "demos" that can be freely downloaded over the web, Shareware has been virtually eliminated as a software business model (although it gave some small companies their start, such as id, Epic Megagames, and Apogee).

Shareware is part of the Business Model category.

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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPublisher
Mr. Biscuits: The Case of the Ocean
Mr. Jones' Graveyard Shift2009Gogii Games Corp.
Mr. Robot20071C Company, Moonpod,
Mühle-Online1998EDV CD-ROM GmbH
Mummy Maze Deluxe2002PopCap Games, Inc.
Murder, She Wrote2009Focus Multimedia Ltd., Game Factory Interactive Ltd., Legacy Interactive Inc., Russobit-M
Musaic Box2008Big Fish Games, Inc, KranX Productions Ltd.
Mushroom Age2008Big Fish Games, Inc, NevoSoft LLC
Music Catch2008Reflexive Entertainment Inc.
MVP Checkers1998MVP Software
MVP Cribbage Deluxe1997MVP Software
MVP Mancala1998MVP Software
MVP Spades Deluxe1996MVP Software
My Kingdom for the Princess2009NevoSoft LLC
My Spelling Words1999PC-Magic Software
Mysteries of Magic Island2010Big Fish Games, Inc, Black Lime Games
The Mysterious Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde2010Big Fish Games, Inc
The Mysterious City: Golden Prague2008Big Fish Games, Inc,, Oberon Media, Inc.,, SpinTop Games, WildTangent, Inc.
Mystery Age: The Imperial Staff2009Big Fish Games, Inc
Mystery Case Files: 13th Skull2011Big Fish Games, Inc
Mystery Case Files: 13th Skull (Collector's Edition)2010Big Fish Games, Inc
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove2009ak tronic Software & Services GmbH, Big Fish Games, Inc
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove (Collector's Edition)2009Big Fish Games, Inc, Focus Multimedia Ltd.
Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst2006Big Fish Games, Inc, Focus Multimedia Ltd., Mindscape SA
Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst2008Activision Publishing, Inc., Big Fish Games, Inc, Focus Multimedia Ltd.
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