Penny Arcade on Google Currents

Soupdog50Soupdog50 Registered User new member
Would it be possible for Penny Arcade on Google Currents?
For those that don't know Currents is Google's attempt to make a glossy magazine app for Android and iOS. The trouble is there's no content.

You build content with Google Chrome using RSS and things like that.

It would be great if we could have the Penny Arcade comics and articles on there too. You could also build in tweets and other stuff.

I have imported the plain RSS from Google Reader for now but the layouts are horrible and you have to use the browser to view the comics.

As far as I understand it after the initial configuration there wouldn't be much work required to keep it going. I understand however that it might not be worth the time.
I am unsure how advertising works and what platforms are allowed/possible. Perhaps that doesn't matter because of Penny Arcade's new direction...

Would anyone else be interested in this?

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    agilemaniaagilemania Lyon EstatesRegistered User regular
    Right now they don't put the comics, etc., in the RSS feed because they need you to come to the website for advertising purposes. It's not an official stretch goal at this point, but they have indicated that if the Kickstarter is successful enough then they would explore changing that policy.

    I know it's not exactly the same, but I think it's unlikely that they'd do anything with Currents until after they improved the RSS feed.

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    Soupdog50Soupdog50 Registered User new member
    edited July 2012
    I can dream. As far as I can see Currents is the best multi-platform way to view web comics.
    Also it would be great to get the Penny Arcade Report built-in too. Love their content.

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