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Old 05-18-2013, 03:09 PM
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Old 05-18-2013, 03:18 PM
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The first ElectroTrains was pure awesomeness and has never left my device. This should be aweeeeeeesome.
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Old 05-18-2013, 03:23 PM
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I love electro - I reasonably like trains. Another sequel where I've never heard of the original. Catching this one now though.
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:47 PM
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Old 05-18-2013, 05:08 PM
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Wow - this is far harder than i thought it would be. In a good way though. Wondered what the point of the traffic lights were until another train appeared. It is very good and I presume it must get rock hard.
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:57 PM
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ElectroTrains developer here - that's nice - just when I was thinking that I should post on TouchArcade to announce the game, I discover that there's already a little thread going!

Anyway, I'm glad people are enjoying the game, and if anyone has any questions or suggestions I'm happy to answer.

I did a sequel mainly because I wasn't 100% happy with the first game, especially the way the track was drawn, which looked pretty shoddy on a retina iPad, and making each map was a load of work that had to be repeated if I wasn't happy with the way it played.

So I decided to build each map from individual pieces of track like a toy railway, and spent a while getting the geometry right so the curves and straights would all meet up properly. Now I've got a nice map editor that lets me edit and modify tracks really easily, and drawing the track in the game is easy and looks much much better I think.

I'll probably add to the game over the next few months like I did with the original - maybe even include the track editor if I can figure out a good way for people make and share maps.

I was planning to start promoting More ElectroTrains this coming week - as part of that the original game will be free for a few days. Watch here for a post, or follow me and I'll tweet when it goes free.
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Old 05-19-2013, 02:11 PM
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The first ElectroTrains was fantastic, so I'm totally looking forward to this. Vector Graphics + Trains = The Perfect App! Downloading now!
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:06 AM
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The original version of ElectroTrains is now free for a limited time.
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