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No more apps from Solid 7 Studios

12-10-2009, 09:01 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 76
No more apps from Solid 7 Studios

Hey guys. I wrote up a blog post about this yesterday, but I wanted to share it here with the community as well.

Earlier this month I accepted a job offer from Apple Inc. to join the iPhone Applications team. The whole process was exciting, terrifying, and amazing all at the same time (Just google Apple interview experiences from past employees ).

While this new opportunity is great for my family and I, it means that I'll be unable to create any news applications for the App Store. Due to a conflict of interest between independent developers and Apple employees, I can't release any new games or content updates. I'll still be able to support our current titles with bug fixes and the like, and I will continue to do so as time permits. Maybe I'll be able to create a new blog about my new experiences at Apple! (Doubtful thought lol..)

I've had one hell of a time with iPhone development. The App Store has given all of us indies a way to express ourselves and sell our creations to others like none other, and I'm truly grateful for the time I had here. Maybe I'll be back one day (but hopefully not to soon )

Thanks to everyone for all their support of Solid 7 Studios!

Follow me on my personal Twitter! @brandontownes

Brandon L. Townes
President/Lead Designer @ Solid 7 Studios
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12-10-2009, 09:06 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Wow. Congratz. For a second I thought u were leaving AppStore coz of poor sales. Bur this is great news

And feel free to pm me with any inside news. I'll keep my source anonymous

Last edited by ImNoSuperMan; 12-10-2009 at 09:08 AM.

12-10-2009, 09:10 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 76
thanks!

Brandon L. Townes
President/Lead Designer @ Solid 7 Studios
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12-10-2009, 09:42 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,741
blt3d, I ask but one favor of you... sort them out!

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12-10-2009, 11:11 AM
#5
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 131
Congrats!!! It was great writing about your games
12-10-2009, 12:24 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 76
thanks everyone!

Brandon L. Townes
President/Lead Designer @ Solid 7 Studios
Dev Blog
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12-10-2009, 12:28 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Press Start Studio
Posts: 63
Congrats man, so what is it you'll do for them?

Press Start Studio - Game Developer
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12-10-2009, 12:40 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 76
I'll be a QA Engineer on the iPhone Team.

Here's a link to the job description.

Brandon L. Townes
President/Lead Designer @ Solid 7 Studios
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12-10-2009, 01:52 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 76
thanks!

Brandon L. Townes
President/Lead Designer @ Solid 7 Studios
Dev Blog
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