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Old 08-23-2014, 03:24 PM
Lycurgus Lycurgus is offline
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Default Should I convert my Android game to iOS?

Hi all,
I write to you to ask your help about a question.
Years ago I have created a little puzzle game for Android (you can find the lite version here:
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I didn't become rich but i enjoyed myself to do it.

Time goes by (marriage, new work, a baby ) and now I'm thinking to make the big jump to iOS (adding additional game mode) but I'm not able to develop in Object-C (and i don't have the time to learn it...) so i should find a "partner" and give him image, logic and algorithms to create the iOS version.

Now the question is: based on your experience, it isn't worth the candle?
Should I spend time and money or there are to many puzzle games for iOS and it will lose as a drop in the ocean?

(sorry for my English, I'm italian).

Thank you all!

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Old 08-24-2014, 12:12 AM
derpymcflurry derpymcflurry is offline
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How many people have downloaded your game? Based on that, you can consider if you're going to port it or not.
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Old 08-24-2014, 12:58 AM
Toneaphone Toneaphone is offline
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Well if you find a partner, make sure to give them an NDA before you provide everything. Also, you want to weigh cost and feasibility before making a move. There are literally over a million apps out there, and in order to make it worthwhile, much will be required of you.
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:18 AM
EvilArev EvilArev is offline
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Yes, your app will drown in the ocean and no, you will not become rich either.
I think you'll spend your time more effectively by creating a new game.
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