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Strategy board game New World Colony now released as a universal app

10-13-2011, 10:47 AM
#1
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Strategy board game New World Colony now released as a universal app

Hello, for a long time I've been working on an digital board game called New World Colony. It's been extremely well received by users, but the audience was limited because it was an iPad-only game.

But I'm happy now to announce that I have finished converting it to a universal app so it can now run on iPhone and ITouch devices! To celebrate, I've also put it on sale for 99 cents.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/new-world-colony/id395137626?mt=8
(Note - requires iOS 5)

Hope you all like it and please post any feedback you have right here in this thread! I check back all the time and often incorporate forum feedback into future versions.

Here's a gameplay video too:

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Last edited by easmussen82; 10-13-2011 at 05:15 PM. Reason: Added video link
10-13-2011, 02:14 PM
#2
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Can't wait to try the new build, but it doesn't want to install on my iPhone. Here's the console log from iPhone Configuration Utility:

Code:
Oct 13 15:10:25 unknown installd[166] <Error>: 2ff5f000 verify_bundle_metadata: This app was not built to support this device family
Oct 13 15:10:25 unknown installd[166] <Error>: 2ff5f000 preflight_application_install: Could not verify bundle metadata
Oct 13 15:10:25 unknown com.apple.itunesstored[135] <Notice>: MobileInstallationInstall: failed with -1
Oct 13 15:10:25 unknown installd[166] <Error>: 2ff5f000 install_application: Could not preflight application install
Oct 13 15:10:25 unknown installd[166] <Error>: 2ff5f000 handle_install: API failed
Oct 13 15:10:25 unknown installd[166] <Error>: 2ff5f000 send_message: failed to send mach message of 71 bytes: 10000003
Oct 13 15:10:25 unknown installd[166] <Error>: 2ff5f000 send_error: Could not send error response to client

10-13-2011, 02:18 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by db2 View Post
Can't wait to try the new build, but it doesn't want to install on my iPhone. Here's the console log from iPhone Configuration Utility:
Have you installed iOS 5 yet? This version of New World Colony requires it.

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10-13-2011, 02:22 PM
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Yup, running 9A334. My iPad (1st gen, also 9A334) took the update just fine, interestingly.

I had a similar problem when Facebook recently updated their app to be universal, but I think it was my iPad that was rejecting the transplant. It finally let me install it after a while, though.
10-13-2011, 02:39 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by db2 View Post
Yup, running 9A334. My iPad (1st gen, also 9A334) took the update just fine, interestingly.

I had a similar problem when Facebook recently updated their app to be universal, but I think it was my iPad that was rejecting the transplant. It finally let me install it after a while, though.
Interesting. I'll do some research and see what I can come up with. In the meantime, let me know if the install ends up working eventually.

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10-13-2011, 04:47 PM
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Oh hey, I just tried installing again, and it worked. Yay!
10-13-2011, 05:05 PM
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Oh hey, I just tried installing again, and it worked. Yay!
Great to hear! Must have been something on Apple's end of things.

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10-13-2011, 05:09 PM
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Originally Posted by easmussen82 View Post
Great to hear! Must have been something on Apple's end of things.
Most likely. Something was probably just lagging behind after changing it to be universal.