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App description: Hello and welcome to Asteroids Mining Saga!
It's a brand new challenging match three game. Download it for FREE now!

Collect rare minerals from the drifting in space Asteroids before you run out of moves!

Link 3 or more minerals of the same colour to mine them. Use drills and bombs on your way and if lucky youll get to use the Universal Drill! It's awesome :)

Asteroids Mining Saga is completely free to play game but includes in-app purchases which will require payment with real money.

You can turn off the payment feature by disabling in-app purchases in your devices settings.

Asteroids Mining Saga features:
Easy and fun to play, but rather challenging to master
Unique pixelated graphics for easy shape and colour recognition
60 very challenging levels with 4 game modes:
*Score Run: Get as many points as you can!
*Clear up Blocks: Match minerals to clear up underlying blocks.
*Gather Minerals: Collect specific minerals!
*Collect Artefacts: Make rare space artefacts drop off the grid to collect them!

THANK YOU for playing! Let me know your comments and suggestions at https://twitter.com/gametailor
Please support indie game developer and rate Asteroids Mining Saga!
Also feel free to check my other game - Awe Fishing: Off the Hook!
Thank you

Almakos's comments:
Hey guys,
here comes another game of mine.


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Please check the gameplay video to get better idea about the game


THANK YOU for playing! Let me know your comments and suggestions at https://twitter.com/gametailor
Please support indie game developer and rate Asteroids Mining Saga!
Also feel free to check my other game - Awe Fishing: Off the Hook!
Thank you

Sincerely,
Kostya
06-28-2016, 06:32 PM
#2
Joined: Mar 2015
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Posts: 63
Game includes in-aps and rare ads, but all levels can be completed with 3 stars using 0 boosts and "continues"
I'd highly appreciate if hardcore match 3 fans took a look at my game and shared feedback.
I honestly do not know many people like that but want people to enjoy playing
Cheers!

06-30-2016, 12:59 AM
#3
So what's the IAP??
06-30-2016, 06:54 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2015
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Posts: 63
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Originally Posted by korkidog View Post
So what's the IAP??
Hey korkidog,
Thank you for the question

At the moment it's only in game currency with which you can buy:
1) Starting boosts (please check screenshot)
2) energy (lives - each time you play it takes away 1 life). But I designed levels so that it's not easy to run out of energy.
3) you can buy additional moves/time at the end of level if failed.

In the upcoming update there will be items you can use during gameplay:
a) force switch items even colours don't match
b) reshuffle colours around items to guarantee match
c) destroy single item
d) extra moves
e) extra time

I have played through all levels without boosts and reached 3 stars on each
At the moment there are 45 levels
It's hard and a lot depends on luck but it's definitely possible
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07-01-2016, 05:46 AM
#5
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 660
Hey man!

I remember you from your fish-game as a very responsive and caring dev. This will make what I am about to write to you a little bit hard but I am sure you will improve on my criticisms!

First of the game behaves very weirdly on my ipad: It cuts off part of the interface if in landscape mode, which leads me to believe, that there was NO testing done what so ever, which is highly disappointing.

I also feel like the graphics for a match three game in a super competitive environment are mostly ok, but other games have very crisp and sharp graphics, a much smoother feel of the gameplay and stuff like that (look at the top grossing match 3 games, and you will know what I mean); basically I feel like a lot of polish and quality is missing (at least from my first impressions).

This game is super hard, also. I failed the first level twice! There is no tutorial whatsoever which makes it hard to guess what different combinations of gems do. I failed the second level for a bit, too and I am nowhere near three stars in both of those. It feels like the power ups are a necessity to progress higher and get more stars and that in turn means that the IAPs are quite in your face, even if they are not.

These are just my first impressions after the first 2 levels but I have already uninstalled the game. If the beginning is so unbalanced, the interface is not tested and polished at all and I can find much more polished games, visually and balance wise I see no point in playing any further.

Again, sorry for breaking it to you in this harsh way, but I have the game wishlisted for now and I may revisit it after some substantial changes.

Good luck!

Interface Bug on the Ipad in Landscape Mode: http://imgur.com/AujCiD8
07-01-2016, 10:48 PM
#6
Joined: Mar 2015
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Posts: 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by forsakenxe View Post
Hey man!

I remember you from your fish-game as a very responsive and caring dev. This will make what I am about to write to you a little bit hard but I am sure you will improve on my criticisms!
...
Again, sorry for breaking it to you in this harsh way, but I have the game wishlisted for now and I may revisit it after some substantial changes.

Good luck!

Interface Bug on the Ipad in Landscape Mode: http://imgur.com/AujCiD8
Hey forsakenxe =)
Nice to see you here!
Thank you for your feedback and of course reporting the issues!

There was testing indeed but somehow I was sure that disabling orientation change in Unity will prevent app to ever go into landscape more. However as it turns out not the case here. I will fix this asap.

As for the graphics I wanted to get pixelated look for all the interactive elements, but some of those got blurred a bit by scaling. I'll see what I can do to make all of the elements be more crisp. However if you are saying that the whole style sucks then it will be hard to change ^^'
Honestly I've spent countless hours just to make main match three items as different in terms of both shape and colours as possible. So that even colourblind people can play with ease. Anyways, I'll see what I can do about that =)

The game is hard. It was intended to be hard, but I agree that probably first couple of levels should be easier.
Also there is a brief Info screen which you can access through the options while in the levels map. I'll see if I can add it to the actual game screen as well. Thanks

And as for the difficulty in general. I understand that it's hard but as mentioned earlier I've completed all of the levels with 3 stars without using a single in-app purchase (and trust me I am not that good at match three I just love the genre in general) it took me some time but I was not advancing onto a new level until previous was beaten with 3 stars
however point taken

Thank you for writing to me. I highly appreciate it!
08-22-2016, 09:19 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2015
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Posts: 63
Asteroids Mining Saga Version 1.2 is out!

Good news.

After long months here is an update:
Removed inter-levels Ads (Ads will be shown only on Players demand to receive boosts, etc)
Added 15 new well balanced and fun to solve levels
Fixed many many bugs (orientation is fixed as well)
Better learning curve for newcomers (game is more forgiving on first levels and there is a better How-to/Tutorial)
Numerous fixes and improvements

I hope my game now brings more joy and makes somebody happy =)
Cheers!

Kostya