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Title: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: MrPlow on 2018-Sep-30
I am hoping my little game will be sleeper and will get some xmas downloads :)

So far people like it, and got a couple of reviews but because they were given free copies the reviews don't show on the stats :(

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_zMp7QA5e4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-g22wHEzm0

https://store.steampowered.com/app/733020/Zen_Blocks/ (https://store.steampowered.com/app/733020/Zen_Blocks/)

I anyone GLB users wants to try it - I would rather send you paypal and re-imburse u instead giving free keys :)
That way any review u do will count :)
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: dreamerman on 2018-Sep-30
Nice new trailer, shows game in faster paced gameplay. Yet I think that possible biggest impact on sales would give addition of Trading Cards together with discount on incoming Steam Sale. I already grabbed some free game code so my review also wouldn't count ;/
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: MrPlow on 2018-Sep-30
Yes, I might look to update with Trading Cards....has anyone else implemented them using GLB?
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: spacefractal on 2018-Sep-30
Trading Card is NOT all god and gold at all and you believe its will get more sale, but.....

Im have experince various issue with that when im got it implemented. Vavle will notice it when you try to sell it outside steam cheap, that have tradingcard support and will deny requesting more keys (Im cant request anymore keys for Greedy Mouse and Karma Miwa example). This was that im experinced with Tradingcard. So Tradingcard Farmers pretty much killed it for me, which is why im dont like them anymore. So im personally have no plans to implement it for PowerUp Elevation.

Howover checkout the bonus forum, im have created a thread about it, so you can get inspiration how you need to design your own. Tradingcards is SDK free, so no glbasic implemeration is required at all, same with save games when done right (im use a lots of flat files to been picked up by steam cloud).
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: MrPlow on 2018-Oct-01
Thanks SF

I will check that out.
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: bigsofty on 2018-Oct-02
I will give it a punt, when my internet is back on. I'm on terrible 3G(Screen shots take an age to show, vids are outa the question) at the moment, been waiting for 3 weeks for an engineer to come out here. :(

GL with the release Mr. Plow.
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: MrPlow on 2018-Oct-02
I will give it a punt, when my internet is back on. I'm on terrible 3G(Screen shots take an age to show, vids are outa the question) at the moment, been waiting for 3 weeks for an engineer to come out here. :(

GL with the release Mr. Plow.

Thanks a lot!! Hope your Internet gets sorted soon! Nothing worse that a slow connection!
:D
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: bigsofty on 2018-Oct-04
Thanks dude. I'm currently on 30 - 34k a sec, it's like it's being back on dial-up in 1999!   :rant:
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: dreamerman on 2018-Oct-06
I see that Your game supports also simplified Chinese, and I have a question about that. From screen shots I see that not all things are translated e.g labels counting moves and scores, specially scoring bothers me, translating such things isn't required to pass any additional checking for 'multi language' game?
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: MrPlow on 2018-Oct-08
Hi

No, it seems not to be.
I was mainly concerned with the gameplay instructions...I know I probably should have translated the other parts and had their been more Chinese interest I might have done an update.

6 is my favourite chinese number as it looks like a little guy!


Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: bigsofty on 2018-Oct-30
Picked up a copy tonight(Steam user "FEUD"), will leave a decent review once some time has ticked up on the Steam clock!  ;)
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: MrPlow on 2018-Oct-30
Cheers for that!!  =D

Hope you like the little touches and such!
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: bigsofty on 2018-Oct-30
Yep, very nice puzzle game, the music and FX definitely added to the overall presentation too. Well done!  :good:
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: erico on 2018-Nov-01
Yep, very well done indeed! :good:
Title: Re: Zen Blocks on Steam
Post by: MrPlow on 2018-Nov-04
Thanks,

Hopefully its a sleeper ;)