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Banzai Bugs

05-27-2011, 02:00 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 23
Banzai Bugs

Hi Fellow touchArcadians,

Haven't been on the forums for a while as I have been working on what started out as a 48 hour gameplay blast.
Since then (About 8 weeks ago), I have been working on Devilish Developments latest iPhone and iPod Touch release "Banzai Bugs".

I've got a blog going regarding some the issues I have had developing the game, for this game I outsourced the Art as well as used cocos2D for the first time. The previous game "BlockNRoll" was hand rolled code.


Youtube link | Pop Up



Anyway, I'd really appreciate any constructive feedback on the preview video from you all, the game is at polish stage now and I will be looking to submit over the next week as long as my day job allows me and I don't come across any glaring bugs / issues!

Game Selling Points
Simple Controls.
Dynamic weather effects, based on gameplay.
Challenge Modes give unlimited gameplay
Game Center enabled
Great music and Sound effects
Cute main characters (Red, Green Yellow Bugs)
Cute baddies (Snake, Spider and Bird)
Local best score stored, for personal best comparisons.
Achievements throughout the game, as well as various High score tables.

Cheers,


Steve
Devilish Developments Inc.
twitter: devilishdevelop
blog: www.devilishdevelopments.com/wp

Last edited by jonesy89; 05-27-2011 at 02:33 AM. Reason: Youtube link was incorrect
05-27-2011, 03:01 AM
#2
Seeing from your preview video, your game is easy to play. I'll wait for the later levels to challenge. Keep on going, guys.

05-27-2011, 06:04 AM
#3
So cute^^ I like how simple it is and gameplay as well. Keep it up!!
05-27-2011, 09:46 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 23
Thanks, and screenshots

Thank you Iljimae and TouchHeartRo for the feedback!

We shall keep polishing a little longer and updating this thread with info on the game.

Here are a couple of screenshots of the later "Belts", Black belt and Red Belt where there is all 3 of the baddies, the bird, snake and spider.

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Also later levels have 3 different coloured bugs, Red, Green and Yellow. Each of the bugs can only eat the same colour as itself, which makes gameplay much more difficult.

Also you can increase your score multiplier up to 5 by not letting you bug bounce on the floor.

Cheers,


Steve
06-01-2011, 04:53 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 23
Press pack available

I've created a press pack for the game, if any of you on the forum are in the press or are bloggers or reviewers, please take a look.

Also if other people have created press packs before and this one is missing something very obvious, I'd appreciate some feedback as well.

Press Pack Link


Cheers,

Steve

Steve
Devilish Developments Inc.
twitter:devilishdevelop
blog: www.devilishdevelopments.com/wp
06-02-2011, 12:21 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 124
I feel relaxed with your music. "Chanllenges provide unlimited gameplay", it seems that I can get the challenges and excitement I want, not as simple as the trailer shows. Stay tuned for the surprises.
06-02-2011, 04:52 AM
#7
Interesting app! Wish you luck!

My new iPhone app - Photo Punk'd
06-03-2011, 10:27 AM
#8
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 2
Looks like fun! How far off is the game?
06-03-2011, 12:59 PM
#9
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 23
Heading for approval...

daniller: Thanks for the feedback, music took a long time to get the right track! I hope you like the game when it comes out, it gets pretty challenging in the later levels!

markomaksimovic: Thank you for the best wishes, it would be nice to know people like the app once they have played it. I'm always trying to find a nice gameplay mechanic.

SamJ: Thanks for the feedback and question. I'm sending the app to apple this weekend after one last profile and QA session. Might be a busy weekend, but should be fun!

Cheers,

Steve
Devilish Developments Inc.
twitter:devilishdevelop
blog: www.devilishdevelopments.com/wp
06-06-2011, 01:09 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 23
Submitted to App store...

Quick update,

We have submitted late last night to the app store, so expect the game to be available in about 1 - 2 weeks if it goes through ok!

http://www.devilishdevelopments.com/Banzai_Bugs.html

Cheers,

Steve
Devilish Developments Inc.
twitter:devilishdevelop
blog: www.devilishdevelopments.com/wp