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$25 Gift Card Contest - Review my FREE game!

07-13-2014, 03:48 PM
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 18
Awesome app, quite addicting you have there! Btw, I suggest that reduce the ads or users would get bored of it.. Reviewed it as gcbancod
07-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Joined: Mar 2014
Location: Commutes in between Philly and Harrisburg PA
Posts: 298
Originally Posted by endodoug View Post
You be jammin. Thanks for kicking off the contest.
No problem mon' every ting be ok. Thanks for the contest.

07-13-2014, 09:18 PM
Joined: Jun 2014
Location: Allen, Tx
Posts: 64
Okay - here's the list.

Williams yee
sugary nutz
07-13-2014, 09:38 PM
Joined: Jun 2014
Location: Allen, Tx
Posts: 64

Congrats to fongerz!

Your choice...
1. $40 MMAWarehouse Gift Card
2. $25 iTunes Gift Card
3. $25 PayPal

Let me know and send me your contact details with a PM.

I learned a lot during this and all the comments are helpful. I'll take some time to respond to all the comments tomorrow.
07-13-2014, 09:53 PM
Joined: Mar 2014
Location: Commutes in between Philly and Harrisburg PA
Posts: 298
Lol that was awesome
07-13-2014, 11:10 PM
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 1,444
Haha that was awesome.. Congrats man
07-13-2014, 11:25 PM
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,116
Thanks everyone! Sent a PM.

Now we are cosmic friends forever, ok?
07-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Joined: Jun 2014
Location: Allen, Tx
Posts: 64
markymarkfunkybunch - Awesome comment, I think I know what it means

CMCalhoun99 - Thanks for supporting small developers. The indie developers I know put a lot of time and thought into their games, even the simple ones. I appreciate everyone who gives us a chance.

batreky, Luciano1048, F3rnu5, armoko, spoosh, nfong, gianski - You guys all said too many adds, lower the speed, or both. I agree 100% & will be addressing them in an update very soon.

Rafa6571 - everyday everywhere… that’s the way I like it.

williamsyee - For some reason your comment no longer shows up, but I saw it. I agree about the amount of ads and will address it in my update.

dreadnok - I think the music is the best part of the game.

Jarvis42- Thanks for the comments about visuals, I spent a lot of time trying to get the right mix.

Kapamilya2 - Thanks, you covered pretty much everything I was shooting for in the game.

Crossbow Jay - Chilling at the beach, yeah!

kogaa55 - Every coco needs a tiny umbrella, right?

In the future, I’ll do a better job of planning so that I can include a small beta test and get all these resolved before launch.

A word about ads… I followed some advice about maximizing revenue for free games. I’m not saying it’s bad advice, but I agree with the comments… it’s a bit much, especially before the game starts. I’m going to cut out the pre-game ads and just do a post game popup. I will also experiment with eliminating the top banner and see how it looks.

Speed/Difficulty - Right now the high score in Game Center is 61. Gameplay “in-the-wild” has been different than in development. I planned on 100 being a score to shoot for, but also making it attainable for anyone who tried. Unfortunately the gameplay is too hard and rarely last long enough. My plan is to slow the umbrellas down & make the coconut bigger. spoosh - I hear you about adding some missed umbrellas/lives, but it’s too late for that. Instead I’m going to make the gameplay last longer with your 1 chance.

Please send any comments over to the Game Announcement Thread http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=235890. I don't want to steal forum position from some of these active promos.