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Couplo (by Last17)

04-25-2014, 07:19 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 7
Couplo (by Last17)

Couplo our first iOS game was approved in the UK store today. It's a free word puzzle game (with a tiny bit of IAP thrown in if you fancy supporting us a bit!)

http://bit.ly/1fdSWdM

Like I said this is our first release, there are only 2 of us and we are still finding our feet, go easy on us!

Any advice on what else we should be doing in terms of promotion would be greatly received (or any feedback on the game obviously!).

Really hope a few of you enjoy playing!
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04-25-2014, 08:00 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 7,276
Looks/sounds cool, too bad I'm in U.S. Congrats and best of luck.

04-25-2014, 08:11 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 7
Hopefully be live in the US store at some point soon as well!
04-25-2014, 08:15 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 147
Downloaded it now and giving it a go.

Initial thoughts :- Colours are nice simple and clean, game idea is sound. Initial observation is the fonts are to light and to small on my iPod 5g which would be the same for iPhones as well. Even changing the colour scheme leaves some text hard to read, especially the grey on white text.

You should avoid putting messages like "Hurry up" onto the play field, 60 is short and for a few of those second the board is covered by your score for the last word made or in game messages.

Really like it so far though.

Good luck with it btw

Last edited by funem; 04-25-2014 at 08:22 AM.
04-25-2014, 09:02 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 7
Thanks for the feedback!

I assume you are mainly referring to the body text for the tutorial etc? I will have a play with making this a bit darker and larger in the next version, I have a few other tweaks to throw in as well!

With regard to not putting messaging on the play field, not quite sure what I can do to solve this as the play field is designed to cover the screen... (in the new version I am going to tweak how many tiles are shown to remove the side gutters on certain devices as well).

Thanks again!
04-26-2014, 08:16 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 7
Had a great first day on the app store, did over 300 copies. A lot more than we expected!
04-26-2014, 08:36 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2014
Location: England
Posts: 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by findon View Post
Had a great first day on the app store, did over 300 copies. A lot more than we expected!
Congratulations! I'll be sure to download it once I get home from work

Game Center ID: TheAppInsider
YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/TheAppInsider
04-27-2014, 02:19 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 7
Thanks, let me know what you think please!
04-28-2014, 08:14 AM
#9
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 55
For those of us still to download, or just browsing the app store description. What exactly are you supposed to do in the game?
04-28-2014, 08:20 AM
#10
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 7
At it's most basic level it is simply a word search, where you have to find high scoring / long words, by linking together the letters in the grid.

Last edited by findon; 04-28-2014 at 08:24 AM.