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iPhone: Tetris/Drop7 fans: Check out the DropZap update!

12-04-2009, 10:18 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 233
Tetris/Drop7 fans: Check out the DropZap update!

Notable changes:

* sound is more pleasant
* faster animation in gameplay (so less waiting for chain reactions to complete)
* user interface tweaks
* improved general instructions
* Scorecard no longer slows down noticeably with a huge number of scores

What would you like to see in v1.2?

There is also a DropZap Lite.


Last edited by amichail; 12-06-2009 at 10:04 PM.
12-04-2009, 10:34 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 2,328
Maybe Too Fast Now

I've had this game next to Drop 7 for weeks and it is very good. Has that 'one more try' thing going on :-)

Fof me the updated speed seems too fast on my 3GS. Don't know if it runs slower on other devices.

Would like a way to adjust speed or an update to fix if it was unintentionak the game runs this fast on 3GS.

12-04-2009, 10:41 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 233
Quote:
Originally Posted by GregB View Post
I've had this game next to Drop 7 for weeks and it is very good. Has that 'one more try' thing going on :-)

Fof me the updated speed seems too fast on my 3GS. Don't know if it runs slower on other devices.

Would like a way to adjust speed or an update to fix if it was unintentionak the game runs this fast on 3GS.
It's twice as fast as before. It's intended to be that fast.

I could provide a setting for animation speed in v1.2 if people want it.

Last edited by amichail; 12-04-2009 at 10:55 AM.
12-04-2009, 10:52 AM
#4
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I love the new update. I have to admit that I loved the old sound. It bugged the crap out of the mrs lol The new game play is so much faster but I have to say that is a big plus to the game now. Great work.
12-04-2009, 10:54 AM
#5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by amichail View Post
It's twice as fast as before. It's intended to be that fast.

I could provide a setting for animation speed in v1.2 if people wanted it.
There is something visceral, almost hpnotic, about chaining in this game. The way levels progress, this game is all about chaining the feeling the player experiences when chaining is a golden opportunity to 'hook' the player. Definitely need speed adjust if you can manage it in next update.
12-04-2009, 11:31 AM
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Screenshots anyone? All I can see is something saying "screenshot 1 of 0"
Anyone else having this problem?
12-04-2009, 04:56 PM
#7
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Posts: 233
Quote:
Originally Posted by minorpane View Post
Screenshots anyone? All I can see is something saying "screenshot 1 of 0"
Anyone else having this problem?
When I replaced the existing screenshots with a new screenshot, it was broken temporarily in iTunes.

That's probably the reason it's broken here.
12-06-2009, 10:03 PM
#8
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Could you tell me what you think of the new laser sounds in this update?

Do you think they are more pleasant than the ones in v1.0?
12-07-2009, 12:49 AM
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Location: Hollywood, CA
Posts: 1,869
Game Impressions

I do love this game, and heartily recommend it. It's one of those "doesn't look like much visually, but the gameplay is excellent" titles. I owe you an email still - will check out this update tonight!
12-07-2009, 12:57 AM
#10
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Originally Posted by amichail View Post
Could you tell me what you think of the new laser sounds in this update?

Do you think they are more pleasant than the ones in v1.0?
The sounds are definitely better, but they are still kind of annoying. I think the main thing is the high pitch and reverb thing going on. Even with your sound turned way down the sounds are still extremely loud depending on the room you are playing in, and with headphones on they can be kind of painful depending on the volume.