Sunday, November 8, 2020

RIP Paypal account



Looks like after 8 years Paypal limited my account.

Well, at least it got me through the first few years until Steam decided to be the MVP.

I may set up a different account later, but for now it looks like I won't be taking sales through Paypal anymore. That said, none of my games have DRM, so even if the only option is Steam for a while, you will always be able to copy the games from the Steam folder and use them without Steam.

I will also have to switch over some stuff on other sites, since those were also linked with Paypal.

9 comments:

  1. that's terrible. maybe you could try to talk with a paypal representative and correct this problem. in the meantime, you should set up some alternative revenue generation: i would most definitely support you on a subscription service like patreon. please keep yourself healthy and try not to let things bog you down too much.

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    1. I sell on Steam, so there's no financial troubles. They pay directly to your bank account.

      It's mostly just annoying because I like being able to sell directly at a lower price. And also cause I use paypal for other stuff lol. Paypal going down effects Manga Gamer and DLsite income, mostly, but even those combined with direct sales don't come close to Steam.

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  2. Quality is directly proportional to price
    In other words, when will it be released?
    I'm looking forward to it

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  3. Try a crypto currency wallet for christ sakes. I don't understand why pornographers choose the easiest method to get cancelled/blacklisted worldwide.
    Even a mining page is more preferable than doxing an email address tied to your IP address and identity.

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    1. Because not everyone has a credit card, but a lot of people have paypal accounts.
      Using Paypal allowed me to make a living for the first 3-4 years of working on games. Using another method would have significantly lowered sales, and I would not have been able to do it full time as a result. I would also not have been able to make money through DLsite.

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  4. Isn't like the solution to this is you just provide information to paypal, like verifying your identity? In Paypal, once you reach a certain threshold of transactions they limit your account and you need to verify your account. I had this done to my 2 paypal accounts now

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    1. Nope. That happened within like a month of selling my first game. Was terms of service.

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