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[BETA] The Sandbox 2 - Pixel World Builder & Game Maker

09-02-2015, 06:24 AM
#1
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 427
[BETA] The Sandbox 2 - Pixel World Builder & Game Maker

Hello everyone

We would like to invite you to be among the first to test The Sandbox 2 and help us make it the best game as possible!




The Sandbox 2 is the sequel to the 2D pixel-art world builder game The Sandbox, which was downloaded on iOS, Android and PC over 16M times, and named among Best Games of 2012 on the App Store!

What's New?

Curious about the changes and new features of The Sandbox 2?
Here's what the Beta includes already:
Quote:
- Elements: over 100 elements to play with already
- Size of the world: x10 bigger
- Resolution: x4 more details and new sets of textures
- Game Maker features: 1x controllable hero
- Night & Day Cycle
- Improved Physics interactions
Update (Feb 18th)
We're really happy to announce that ‪#‎TheSandbox2‬ has been nominated at 2 prestigious Indie Developers Conferences!



1. At the IMGAwards ‪#‎IMGA12‬ in Best Upcoming Games of 2016!
You can vote to support the game here:
http://www.imgawards.com/awarded-games/12th-imga/


2. At Game Connection's Dev Award with in 4 categories!
Nominated for:
  • Best Mobile / Tablets
  • Best Casual Game
  • Most Promising IP
  • Most Creative & Original
http://www.game-connection.com/devel...wards-nominees
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Update (Dec 08th)
After several weeks of hard work, we're really happy to send out today a new batch of invites to the new Beta version of the game! If you haven't had the chance yet to register, it's not too late!
==> Join the Beta

For all existing Beta Testers who will receive the build, we want you to share your worlds in the Online Gallery!

Show us what you can do with The Sandbox 2, and we will feature the best creations at the launch of the game!



We're also happy to introduce our new character: Gaia! What the Teaser Video: https://youtu.be/9FzRxMi1pI4

Youtube link | Pop Up


What's New in this Beta?
You will notice that we have made many changes with this version, the most noticeable ones being:
  • - Improved Visual Effects
  • - Improved Performance
  • - Improved UI
  • - UI: Controllable buttons
  • - New Controllable Caveman
  • - New Platformer Elements
  • - Tutorial Campaign added
  • - Tooltip when using Controllable elements
  • - New Intro Video
  • - Online Gallery is working
  • - Top Worlds filter for the Online Gallery


What's Coming Next?
By the way, we are also glad to share with you a hint at what we are expecting to include for the * Softlaunch release in December 2015:
  • - The first campaign "Caveman" will be complete
  • - New elements to play with
  • - Fully working Online Gallery
  • - Rating Worlds
  • - Improved Login Flow to Social Functions
  • - Improved Overall Performance
  • - Allowing users to set effects ON/OFF
  • - Game Economy integrated: Shops, Daily Bonus, Purchasing Elements, Backgrounds, Campaigns
  • - Campaigns System Improvements
and many other improvements of course!
















Ready to play? Go!
Give us your iTunes or Google Play identifier through this form and you will be granted access to the build as soon as we release it for your platform.

==> Join the Beta

How To Play?
In The Sandbox 2, you can create wonderful landscapes and natural worlds, adding soil, water, stone, vegetation, trees and life!


You can watch your world change over the course of the day, or set your prefered time of the day as well:


Here is one of the major new features: you can control characters in-game and design your own levels and games






The Sandbox - Play God & Create Worlds with Life or Destroy everything within a tap of your finger!
Awards Received: BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes), BEST OF GAMES: HIDDENS GEMS (iTunes) and TOP GAMES IF YOU LIKE MINECRAFT (iTunes)


Other other games:
Grub - Snake is Back!
Greedy Grub - The first simulation game with a hero and a story
Doodle Grub - Charming & Addictive Snake Game
Safari Party - New genre of match-4 action puzzle game

Last edited by PixOwl; 04-28-2016 at 04:26 PM.
09-02-2015, 08:47 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2015
Location: Liberty city
Posts: 2,743
Awesome I signed up. Epicccc

09-03-2015, 07:08 AM
#3
Finally !!!!
the first one was great, i found myself playing it for many many hours, if you need a beta tester i am the guy for it
09-04-2015, 08:09 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2015
Posts: 2
Question about a build

Interesting game

Last edited by TLaz99; 09-07-2015 at 06:20 AM.
09-04-2015, 10:28 AM
#5
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 893
My kids and I will be ecstatic about this. My 4 and 6 year old daughters eat up the first one. They always spend all my mana, though... DADDY LOOK AT THE COOL DINOSAUR when I saving up for something else

Look forward to it, signed up for the beta!
09-04-2015, 11:49 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 427
Funny story and really happy to read your kids like the first The Sandbox game as well! Please mention you got 2 kids when you signup, we will send double stickers for you

The Sandbox - Play God & Create Worlds with Life or Destroy everything within a tap of your finger!
Awards Received: BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes), BEST OF GAMES: HIDDENS GEMS (iTunes) and TOP GAMES IF YOU LIKE MINECRAFT (iTunes)


Other other games:
Grub - Snake is Back!
Greedy Grub - The first simulation game with a hero and a story
Doodle Grub - Charming & Addictive Snake Game
Safari Party - New genre of match-4 action puzzle game
09-04-2015, 11:55 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 427
A little bit more teasing for the end of the week!
We will post on regular basis some screenshots and artworks of the game.

In The Sandbox 2, you can create wonderful landscapes and natural worlds, adding soil, water, stone, vegetation, trees and life!


You can watch your world change over the course of the day, or set your prefered time of the day as well:


Ready to play? Go!
Give us your iTunes or Google Play identifier through this form and you will be granted access to the build as soon as we release it for your platform.

==> Join the Beta

The Sandbox - Play God & Create Worlds with Life or Destroy everything within a tap of your finger!
Awards Received: BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes), BEST OF GAMES: HIDDENS GEMS (iTunes) and TOP GAMES IF YOU LIKE MINECRAFT (iTunes)


Other other games:
Grub - Snake is Back!
Greedy Grub - The first simulation game with a hero and a story
Doodle Grub - Charming & Addictive Snake Game
Safari Party - New genre of match-4 action puzzle game
09-04-2015, 03:11 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 427
Hey @TLaz99, please mention you're from TouchArcade as you signup in the form

Beta Invites should be going out very soon.
We would be happy for you to stream about it on Mobcrush and we hope you will follow our updates regularly!

We'll keep posting news here as well

The Sandbox - Play God & Create Worlds with Life or Destroy everything within a tap of your finger!
Awards Received: BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes), BEST OF GAMES: HIDDENS GEMS (iTunes) and TOP GAMES IF YOU LIKE MINECRAFT (iTunes)


Other other games:
Grub - Snake is Back!
Greedy Grub - The first simulation game with a hero and a story
Doodle Grub - Charming & Addictive Snake Game
Safari Party - New genre of match-4 action puzzle game
09-04-2015, 03:33 PM
#9
Whens the beta coming out? Any ranges or specific dates?
09-04-2015, 04:03 PM
#10
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 427
The first Testflight invites will be going out tonight.

We'll be rolling out regularly the access to more and more testers on both iOS and Android

Stay tuned!

The Sandbox - Play God & Create Worlds with Life or Destroy everything within a tap of your finger!
Awards Received: BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes), BEST OF GAMES: HIDDENS GEMS (iTunes) and TOP GAMES IF YOU LIKE MINECRAFT (iTunes)


Other other games:
Grub - Snake is Back!
Greedy Grub - The first simulation game with a hero and a story
Doodle Grub - Charming & Addictive Snake Game
Safari Party - New genre of match-4 action puzzle game