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iPhone: Pangolin [a curious game of bouncing]

01-14-2013, 09:41 AM
#21
Joined: May 2011
Location: paris (yeah, the one in france)
Posts: 420
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Originally Posted by feedtank View Post
Well, we came up with the interaction first and knew it had to be something ball-like. We started searching for animals that curled up into a ball (besides hedgehogs of course) and found the pangolin. We were pretty psyched to discover an animal we had never heard of. When we found out the word pangolin comes from the Malay pengguling, which means "something that rolls up," we were sold.

The whole Asian theme (art, music, sound) kind of followed from that.

Thanks for asking!
That was a much deeper answer than I was expecting. It's cool to learn about your sources of inspiration!
01-14-2013, 11:26 AM
#22
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
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Originally Posted by Psiufoxx View Post
That was a much deeper answer than I was expecting. It's cool to learn about your sources of inspiration!
Cool! I'll give you one more then

The game's theme song was inspired by this sound clip I found:

http://www.freesound.org/people/adamfk/sounds/83614/

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin

01-15-2013, 03:48 PM
#23
Joined: May 2011
Location: paris (yeah, the one in france)
Posts: 420
Gave Pangolin a little longer play-through and I'm liking it more and more. I highly recommend to check it out!
01-15-2013, 03:54 PM
#24
Joined: May 2011
Location: paris (yeah, the one in france)
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Originally Posted by feedtank View Post
Cool! I'll give you one more then

The game's theme song was inspired by this sound clip I found:

http://www.freesound.org/people/adamfk/sounds/83614/
Whoa. You built your theme after hearing that? Talk about having a creative gift!
01-17-2013, 11:59 AM
#25
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
Great news!

Pangolin is currently New and Noteworthy in the UK iTunes Home Page, and then New and Noteworthy in Games in 40 other countries (France, Germany, Taiwan...)!




PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin
01-17-2013, 12:05 PM
#26
Joined: May 2011
Location: paris (yeah, the one in france)
Posts: 420
This is fantastic! Should do wonders for your sales. By the way, the game icon is excellent. Very eye catching
01-17-2013, 12:43 PM
#27
Joined: Dec 2012
Location: Drummondville, Qc, Canada
Posts: 438
Talk about being blessed! Great news, will be fun to watch those rankings skyrocket. Well deserved.

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TA Forum Thread? Right here. Soundtrack is on iTunes
01-17-2013, 12:45 PM
#28
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Location: paris (yeah, the one in france)
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Originally Posted by DungeonPlunder View Post
Talk about being blessed! Great news, will be fun to watch those rankings skyrocket. Well deserved.
Speaking of which, please do share the rankings!
01-17-2013, 02:30 PM
#29
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
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Originally Posted by DungeonPlunder View Post
Talk about being blessed! Great news, will be fun to watch those rankings skyrocket. Well deserved.
Thanks so much!

We've actually been featured since last Friday (or late Thursday?)! We only noticed on Tuesday, unfortunately. We did notice the big jump in downloads, though we thought some overseas reviews might have contributed to the jump. Anyway, we've been racing to get an update out the door so forgot that it might be a good idea to tell people. It's been exciting! Especially as our first game!

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin
01-17-2013, 09:48 PM
#30
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
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Originally Posted by Psiufoxx View Post
Speaking of which, please do share the rankings!
So, for the past week, we've been ranked ~50ish in Puzzles for a number of different countries (Germany, France and Austria being the most consistant and substantial). The highest we've been was ~30 in Puzzles for Germany and Austria.

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin