If you own a smartphone or frequent Facebook, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re a gamer. While you might not consider yourself one of the hardcore gamers that spend more than 30 hours a week saving a kingdom or competing online, you probably spend a few minutes a day tending to a virtual farm or playing Words with Friends. The recent gaming explosion is all thanks to free-to-play and social games that have cropped up on Facebook and smartphone.
To better understand the free-to-play phenomenon and social gaming in general, WebProNews talked to Michael Hartman, President and CEO of Frogdice. Frogdice is a game developer based in Lexington, KY that got their start in 1996 with a MUD (multi-user dungeon) called Threshold.