Pin Fall now available in BlackBerry World
I'm happy to bring another of my games to BB10. This time it's a physics-based spin on the trusty action puzzle game, with a pin / badge / button theme. Again, expect the BB10 features like native code, ScoreLoop support and multitasking.
(Again, apologies for referencing non-BB platform things such as GameCenter. All features have been upgraded to their BB10 equivalents though!)
Pin Fall | coolpowers
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I've just submitted an update to address some issues when Scoreloop is disabled or can't connect to the internet. It should appear shortly.
It's for leaderboards and achievements / awards. Are challenges something people would like? I have to admit it's kind of nice that developers get that "for free" on the Apple platform, I'd have to do more work with Scoreloop.
- 03-23-2013, 12:10 PM #8
Maybe it's just coincidence, maybe these are just great games. For me, the challenges are added incentive to play, and can result in rivalries.
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Update is live btw.
Re: challenges, I think you're right; people do enjoy them. That's why they were added to Game Center in iOS, I suppose. Over on that side though, users are getting annoyed with challenge spam from games they haven't played before, that's why I was wondering if it would be popular over on this side of the fence.
Speaking of which, BBM status integration - yes or no? I didn't include it in my first releases because I figured most people keep their gaming and messaging separate, but now I've witnessed the social side of BBM (groups, chats) I'm wondering if it would be useful.
- 03-24-2013, 04:32 PM #10
However, the only place I've noticed these challenges is in the game's app itself, when I scroll through the history, I'll see that I've won or lost a challenge in a game I've never owned. And most recently in a game not even available for my device, being one called Name That Plane. I don't know about anyone else, but I don't actually receive notifications that I've been challenged to a game of anything unless I go into the game's challenge mode and look for myself.
As for BBM status integration, I've never heard anyone express a desire for this option, other than to turn it off. I think while there may be some people with a case of Statusitis, this feature is mostly for Devs to advertise.
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