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Feedspot, a useful website if you are trying to keep up with news and content on multiple web sites, just recently came out with its list of the Top 40 Android Developer Blogs. I am pleased to see that this website, blahti.wordpress.com, has been included in the top 40.
I started this blog back in 2010 so I’d have a place where I could write about what I was learning about Android. It’s been a lot of fun and the end result is a long list of tutorials and articles. See the Android Tutorials and the Android Tutorials By Topic pages for links to those pages.
And be sure to check out the other developer blogs on the Top 40. Continue reading
Game designers, you might get some ideas for games and techniques here: Google Play Indie Games Festival.
It’s interesting that most things you think about turn into games. Not two months ago, I was thinking about orbits and gravity after reading a sci-fi book. The book was Seven Eves by Neal Stephenson. One of the apps winners was a puzzle game about orbits. Continue reading
My Double Star game is in the new Indie Corner section of games on Google Play. The Indie Corner is a new section where they feature games from small, independent game developers. … Take a look: https://play.google.com/store/apps/collection/promotion_3001ed4_indie_corner?hl=en Continue reading
If you are having trouble finishing the really difficult levels (5, 9, 11), the new version of Double Star should help. Get version 1.1.1 from the Google Play Store. See https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wglxy.starship Continue reading
With so many games out there, you have to hook players right away. Double Star has a setting that let’s you choose between short and long training. My hope was that the short training would get players into the real game faster. Any thoughts? Did it work for you?
More on the “thirty second hook” here … Continue reading
Many of you know that I have been working on an Android game. Well, it took me almost 4 years, but it’s finally done. Yay!
The game is called Double Star. It is a space war game — you against the aliens. The game is turn-based, which means you get a turn, then the aliens get a turn. It’s not a game where your reaction time matters. Here’s a little preview video:
Double Star is available in the Google Play store. Continue reading