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Perfection! 4 (working title) Return of my classic puzzler.

09-17-2016, 08:07 AM
Perfection! 4 (working title) Return of my classic puzzler.

Hello folks,

I hope we're all well and enjoying many a good game. C'mon now, hands up all of those iPhone 7 buyers who are frantically trying out all of their old games to see what looks better

I'm just putting this up here because there were 2, maybe even 3 of you if I'm lucky, here who liked my Perfection! series of puzzle games.

Something I surprisingly still get asked for is to bring Perfection! 2: Midnight back to the AppStore.
Unfortunately that's not really an option, far too much faffing involved in that due to its age.

But I recently had an idea and as I've decided to keep my developer licence for another year (god knows why really, but it keeps me occupied I suppose ) I figured I may as well bring it to life.

So for the small band of players who wanted that, I'll give you the next best thing.... Drumroll, dust blowing in the breeze and tumbleweed wafting across the ground.......

Perfection! 4: Midnight's Return (working title probably.)

It's very early days still, I've got the concept nailed down in a dark corner of my mind where these things usually happen and I've started hammering away at the keyboard working on the main logic of the game. So it's not fully functional yet, far from it.

The main meat of the game is a totally new take on how Perfection! Is played, but fear not, it's going to be quite probably the best Perfection! game yet, in my humble but incredibly biased opinion.

Needless to say I'm keeping the traditional tiles of the game, because I like them and they've kind of become a part of the games DNA now after all this time. So it'll have a somewhat familiar but completely new feel to it.

As an extra bonus though because it's been getting asked for. It's also my intention to include a completely re-written carbon copy of Perfection! 2 as an extra bonus (because making a new game's not hard enough on it's own ) It won't be locked behind a paywall or any of that nonsense though. And unlike the original Perfection! 2, neither will any of its game modes.

So, here's a screenie of just a section of the game screen that gives absolutely nothing at all away about the new game and how it works. But it may make those couple of people who liked it a little nostalgic. There's something happening below what's there, but it's not yet time for that to be uncovered, no, no, no, all in good time. (You can read that as, wait until the bugger is working properly ) But I just thought I'd let those few people who ask me for a return of Perfection! 2 know that your voices never fall on deaf ears with me.

Thanks for reading.
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Total tech addict, software developer (more or less) and spouter of complete and utter nonsense when my medication kicks in. (No, really.)
09-17-2016, 04:23 PM
09-22-2016, 01:03 PM
Originally Posted by Valentia View Post

Heee, I don't know why but I had a feeling you'd say something (likely the only person to as well)

The good news is, aside from having Perfection! 2 available as a bonus mode. The main game is a return to real proper puzzling, not like the more arcadey puzzle style of Perfection! 3 which I was never 100% happy with. This one will get your brain going, even in it's very early stage I'm enjoying it. Even if I do want to bang my head off the wall at times

I'm eagerly awaiting the arrival of my iPhone 7 Plus, because I want to integrate the Taptic engine into the game, I just think there's a certain aspect of it that would be very suited to it.

I'll reveal the game properly, hopefully before too long, when I think it's at a stage worth showing.

Incidentally, if your curious about the games, Perfection! and Perfection! 3 are now free. No adverts, no in-app purchases, just free.

Total tech addict, software developer (more or less) and spouter of complete and utter nonsense when my medication kicks in. (No, really.)

Last edited by TrueBlou; 09-22-2016 at 01:09 PM.