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Financing a Game Development Venture Developer's budget worksheet Dev Team Lead Programmer Programmer 2 Programmer 3 Programmer 4 Programmer 5 Programmer 6 Programmer 7 Programmer 8 Programmer 9 Programmer 10 Lead Artist Artist 2 Artist 3 Artist 4 Artist 5 Artist 6 Artist 7 Artist 8 Artist 9 Sound Effects Software/Hardware Sound engineer Game designer 1 Game designer 2 Level designer Producer Line Producer Total personnel costs Overhead Profit Total Rounded - final bid Note: This budget is radically simplified to provide a simple illustration of one method of budgeting a release. It does not include many required line items and should not be thought of as an accurate model of costs. (1) Involvement reflects whether an employee is dedi- cated to one project or shared across one or more teams. Special thanks to Tom Sloper for his help in drafting this sample 1 4 6 9 16 16 Months 16 16 12 5 16 13.6 16 12 16 16 16 4 3 3 8 10 10 12 12 Involvement(1) 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 75% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 50% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% $200,000 $75,000 75% 100% 50% 100% 100% 50% $1,339,847 20% 20% $2,906,725 $3,000,000 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 $35,000 $85,000 $75,000 $4,167 $4,167 $4,167 $2,917 $7,083 $7,083 $3,125 $16,668 $12,501 $26,253 $113,328 $56,664 Salary/yr $90,000 $70,000 $67,000 $64,000 $64,000 $62,000 $62,000 $57,000 $57,000 $57,000 $73,000 $62,000 $60,000 $57,000 $57,000 $55,000 $52,000 $52,000 $52,000 Salary/mo $7,500 $5,833 $5,583 $5,333 $5,333 $5,167 $5,167 $4,750 $4,750 $4,750 $6,083 $5,167 $5,000 $4,750 $4,750 $4,583 $4,333 $4,333 $4,333 Costs $120,000 $93,333 $67,000 $26,667 $85,333 $70,267 $82,667 $42,750 $76,000 $76,000 $97,333 $20,667 $15,000 $7,125 $38,000 $45,833 $43,333 $52,000 $52,000 58