I understand that Scirra is moving towards a subscription model.
Am I happy about it? No
Is it necesary ? Yes
Scirra is working on Construct for a living.
Since their team has grown, they have to pay some more wages than before.
You guys were asking for a bigger team in the first place... what do you expect, a miracle?
A subscription based model gives them the possiblity to be able to actually predict a stable income for their entire team.
Depending on how much customers are following the subscription plan, they might be able to hire even more developers.
This is exactly what each one of you has been asking for.
And now, when Scirra finally reached that point of a bigger dev team to push Construct to the next level you're all crying out loud.
Yes, other engines/tools use a model where you have to pay once you're making money with your project.
But due the fact that Construct Customers do not create AAA titles or anything that comes close, that model would never work out.
So please, just shut the **** up, seriously.
If you're so upset about it, share it with your imaginary plush.
This is the real world.
And to the other point:
We all knew that C3 is building up on the core of C2.
Yes, no one asked for a web based editor.
But going crazy before you've even seen what they've been working on exactly is nuts.
I'm sure they have been listening to us, but that does not mean that they are going to realize every single thing we're asking for.
This is Scirra's vision, not yours.
The native situation has been discussed for years.
And you've known the answer before they have announced C3.
There's no reason to bring it back up each freaking time you get the chance to do so.
Let's wait and see what they've been working on.
And once the beta comes out, create topics with proper feedback.