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Old 11-15-2011, 09:35 AM
luisls luisls is offline
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I'm glad to announce Jisgaw 0.5K, a classic jigsaw (yes, this time well-written) puzzle game free to play which creates puzzles with (a bit more than) 500 pieces. It is the little brother of Jisgaw +2k (puzzle with more than 2000 pieces) and Jisgaw +10k (yes, impossible puzzles with more than 10000 pieces ) and it has the same features, but less pieces .

Probably, one of the most important feature is the ability to use multiple boards/boxes/trays to separate pieces and work with them. How many? As many as needed, and between 1 and 16 can be shown at the same time.

Rotate pieces, move them, zoom in/out, join pieces, move/rotate joined pieces together, all this is allowed.

It is best suited for ipad, but also available for iphone/ipod. So if you want to try, please, just do it.
Any suggestions/questions will be welcome, both in this forum or in the web support page.


Jisgaw 0.5k in the AppStore
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Old 05-13-2012, 04:46 AM
luisls luisls is offline
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There is a new version of Jisgaw +05k, the little brother from the unique jigsaw puzzles family in the App Store that can support up to 10000 pieces (up to 500 in this free version). It comes with these new features:
  • More puzzles
  • Custom images (as purchase)
  • Upload progress on Facebook & Twitter
  • Different levels (can select a lower number of pieces)
  • One-touch rotation

Don't hesitate to test it. It's just free

And if you wanted a biggest challenge, don't forget +2k & +10k big brothers, which include all +05K sets.
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:24 AM
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This is quite promising but you really need to work on the control mechanism.

I gave up after a few minutes because of constantly having the change between the piece rotate tool and the piece movement tool.

Have a look at the "Join It" app to see how their piece movement and rotation is completely seemless.

Also I bought the Jisgaw +10k application and thought that the pieces were too blurry for the jigsaw (which was about 11000 pieces) so it needs a bit of work there as well.

Also I would like to see a couple of piece sorters, like move all edge pieces to a specific board for example.

But a very good start to an app that shows a lot of promise.
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Old 05-15-2012, 03:32 AM
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When in "movement" you can still rotate a piece with a two finger gesture though I may need to improve it to be smoother.
I'm not sure if Join-it style movement would be good when zooming out, since pieces are too small to tap in an edge. And I think that changing the type of movement depending of the zoom could be confusing, though any suggestion is welcome.

About blurry pieces, for 10K images I'm using 10-15 megapixels images. I would need 40-60 megapixels to have a perfect zoom at 200%, which wouldn't be easy/possible. However, I could remove the default blurry effect to show just pixels, which could be better for joining pieces. I'll need to test it a bit.

And thanks for your feedback. It is not always easy to get it
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