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Phoenix HD - A Modern Arcade Shmup (by Firi Games)

11-17-2011, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by geremy View Post
The shogun ship looks the best yet. I cannot wait for this update...maybe an icon change with the shogun silhouette?
Thanks! We're keeping the current logo though
The shogun went through more design changes than any of the other 3 ships, but in the end turned out great in my opinion.

The patch for Phoenix SD is taking shape and will be submitted soon, we added a couple of minor graphical improvements where possible and the Shogun slash also looks relative good. Phoenix HD is still the place to go though!

We're still waiting for Apple with regards to Phoenix HD 1.1.0, but they should be done soon (i hope!).

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11-17-2011, 02:22 PM
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New ship not possible due to lack of ideas? What a shame... I want more ships with this game!

Anyways, I just found this awesome looking ship:


Just thinking, could that gap in the center of the craft be used for some kind of slow shooting projectile cannon or a whipping laser?

11-17-2011, 08:43 PM
Man I can't wait to get my graze on.
11-18-2011, 07:43 PM
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Thanks for the scoring info Selachii, can't wait for the new update

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11-21-2011, 04:23 AM
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Originally Posted by gunxsword View Post
New ship not possible due to lack of ideas? What a shame... I want more ships with this game!
Haha, that sounds a bit like we are twiddling our thumbs and don't know what to do with ourselves! There are plenty ideas, but they need to be strong, basic and fit within the Phoenix gameplay. We're also keeping some ideas for future projects :>

Word on the patch:
There was something wrong with the backward compatibility to 4.x, this was fixed and the patch is currently in review. Hopefully they finish this quickly so we can run our final round of tests and release it to the public. It's safe to say that it will arrive this week! *knocks on wood*.

The SD patch has also been submitted but is still waiting for review, so will arrive at a later time.

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11-21-2011, 08:23 PM
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Can't wait!

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11-24-2011, 05:34 AM
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Phoenix HD 1.1 and Phoenix 1.3 are rolling out worldwide as we speak. This update marks a year of continued content updates for Phoenix! (hurray!)

Have fun!

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11-24-2011, 05:35 AM
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Thanks mate, downloading it now

New ship is very good though I'm not used to it yet, I didn't realise that it didn't shoot (only up close) but the blades are very strong.

I suggest players put the hit circle on so it shows the grazing circle until you get used to it.

Excellent update so far Selachii

Last edited by Tesep; 11-24-2011 at 05:44 AM.
11-24-2011, 05:57 AM
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Thanks, it takes a short time getting used to, some will be faster than others. I see you already beat your High Score Tesep

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11-24-2011, 06:01 AM
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Urgh...still getting the "invalid returned data" message when trying to view friends' scores.

How about just re-enabling Game Center so we can compete with our friends' scores? That was really the driving purpose behind the game for me since I can't compete with the top scores in the world or my state or anything, and I already have the #1 score in my city.

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