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iPhone: SlotZ Track Editor: Free Track Editor Manager App (now available)

02-09-2009, 08:46 PM
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SlotZ Track Editor: Free Track Editor Manager App (now available)

[App Store Link, Free]

Ok, the preview vid has uploaded to YouTube now at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jslcuKA5wFY


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So, the new toy is.. The SlotZ Track Editor, which will be a free app

Essentially it duplicates the track editor that's in SlotZ Racer, but without the game itself. It adds an online track browser though, so you can browse through all the tracks people have been sending and download them to edit or view. There are over 230 tracks on the servers already (some better than others ) and we expect that number to rise.

You can email them and send them over wifi from the SlotZ Track Editor as well as send them directly to your copy of SlotZ Racer to race on them. It automatically launches SlotZ Racer and copies the track across (this requires the SlotZ 1.1.1 update, so we have to wait for that to be approved before SlotZ Track Editor gets submitted).

Another difference in SlotZ Track Editor is that it can store 100 tracks, all of which are editable. It comes with the original 23 tracks from SlotZ Racer built in so you can modify them if you want. It gives you a way to carry around another 100 tracks if you're going to be offline for a while.

It also acts as a way for people to see how cool the SlotZ track editing features are of course, but it's not a 'lite' version of SlotZ, its' a seperate utility app

Last edited by salsamd; 02-19-2009 at 11:20 PM. Reason: embed video
02-09-2009, 08:48 PM
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Video


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For when it is available

EDIT: salsamd took care of the video

Last edited by goblues11; 02-09-2009 at 09:45 PM.

02-09-2009, 09:10 PM
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Video is live
02-09-2009, 09:35 PM
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Sweet I'm gonna get this ASAP
02-09-2009, 09:45 PM
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Very interesting idea.

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02-09-2009, 09:46 PM
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cool idea
02-09-2009, 10:01 PM
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will there be any way to sort through the large and growing number of tracks, such as being able to rate a track when you download it, and then sort by popularity?

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02-09-2009, 10:03 PM
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why would people create tracks for a game they dont have?

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02-09-2009, 10:06 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fletch View Post
will there be any way to sort through the large and growing number of tracks, such as being able to rate a track when you download it, and then sort by popularity?
We're going to add extra features like that as the server develops, but we'll probably be making them web based at first. While we were setting up the server code for SlotZ Racer and SlotZ TE's features, we also set up the ability for 3rd party websites (that we authorise) to be able to add search and catalogue features.

Also, the enhancement to SlotZ Racer means you can now do links like this:

slotztrack://KZTTN

to look like this

CLOUD DRIFTING

that will launch directly into SlotZ Racer when you click on them on your iPhone/iPod. (requires the new 1.1.1 update which is going through approval now)

So you can easily set up websites of your favourite tracks with direct links.
02-09-2009, 10:07 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rocketman919 View Post
why would people create tracks for a game they dont have?
because sometimes it's fun just creating stuff and you can create them for friends that do have the game. Besides, it adds functionality for people that do already have SlotZ Racer and if you don't have it, then it shows you how cool it is and why you should buy it