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Arthur & Charles present Create & Play - coming soon (Universal)

06-24-2011, 06:04 AM
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Arthur & Charles present Create & Play - coming soon (Universal)

Update: App is now out, new thread started here: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=103387

Hi,

Some of the older forum members might remember me from a game I did on the iPhone back in 2008 called Hiqup, or from the app store review scraper I had running for a while. Anyway, I'm currently in the final stages of development of an app that features two characters I've been working on for years called Arthur & Charles (Arthur is the boy and Charles is a Bugapilla):


They're aimed at children and their first outing (there will be an iPad interactive book coming hopefully later in the year as well) is a game that will be universal (so iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) where you create pieces in the form of square faces and use the pieces you create to play a range of games, including card matching, pattern matching and a match 3 game. Here's the trailer:


Update: It was submitted to the app store 3rd August. Will be priced at 69p / 99c. Tentative release date (all being well with approval) is 15th August.

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website

Last edited by moopf; 08-10-2011 at 07:56 AM. Reason: App is now out update.
06-27-2011, 02:13 AM
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I've started a Tumblr for Arthur & Charles and I'm posting a face a day, made in the game, to show you what's possible with the face creation in Create & Play. The tumblr is here:

http://arthurandcharles.tumblr.com/

A new face will be added everyday until the game is released.

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website

06-27-2011, 12:39 PM
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So.
Cute.

<3
06-27-2011, 05:37 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by natejeevas View Post
So.
Cute.

<3
Thanks, that's the aim

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website
07-04-2011, 03:52 AM
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I've added more images today in a new blog post on my development blog for the game. These images show the various animated backgrounds that are used in the games. More details, and the images, at http://devblog.arthurandcharles.com/

Also I'm still posting a face a day made with the face creator in the game. They can be seen here: http://arthurandcharles.tumblr.com/

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website
07-04-2011, 06:42 AM
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Aww, this is adorable! I really love the face creating system there, just a quick look onthe tumblr shows a big range of face designs. I love it!

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07-04-2011, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by TruSmiles View Post
Aww, this is adorable! I really love the face creating system there, just a quick look onthe tumblr shows a big range of face designs. I love it!
Thanks There are a lot of pieces in the app itself, many more than I can show posting just a face a day, so there will be plenty of variation for people to play with.

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website
07-12-2011, 03:05 AM
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There's a new blog post up today on my development blog which includes some screenshots of the front menu for Create & Play. More details, and the images, at http://devblog.arthurandcharles.com/

I'm still posting a face a day made with the face creator in the game - there are now 17 faces posted. They can be seen here: http://arthurandcharles.tumblr.com/

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website
07-18-2011, 04:11 AM
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Another new blog post today about Create & Play, giving some statistics on the face creator and how varied the faces are that you can produce. More details at http://devblog.arthurandcharles.com/

I'm still posting a face a day made with the face creator in the game - there are now 23 faces posted. They can be seen here: http://arthurandcharles.tumblr.com/

Also, the app is going into beta testing later this week so it's getting closer to release and still on track for that to happen mid-August.

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website
07-21-2011, 12:19 PM
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Create & Play went into beta testing today with a selection of beta testers. With any luck (fingers crossed and all that) the app will be available in mid-August.

"Arthur & Charles Present Create & Play" now available on the App Store
iTunes - Arthur & Charles Website