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Re: Space Fractal games get back on Android!
« Reply #30 on: 2020-May-04 »
Looks cool!
If you want me to run a house ad to generate some installs for you just make a 320x480 advert with call-to-action :)
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« Reply #31 on: 2020-May-05 »
Im have done two of them today in the Steam Library (300x450) pixel size:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3s6srqtu4hojc44/AAAYX6Q26v4d5cSVpsF2JYl6a?dl=0

Doing more in the follow days. Here its for PowerUp Elevation and Spot Race.
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« Reply #32 on: 2020-May-05 »
added ads for Powerup Elevation - will do that first as its a new release and the best time to promote
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« Reply #33 on: 2020-May-05 »
thanks, still yet to do the rest.
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« Reply #34 on: 2020-May-07 »
CatchOut also property being version 1.5 when that got released. using bigger area, reworked all levels...

Im choosen that 1:1 resolution format, so the game can been played in both portrait and landscape format.

Mightbeen should redone the graphics as a old ms dos game? howover not sure im should do that and still keeps to the few colors (choiceable by the user).

And yes, 4 balls is possible in this version in some levels, so should been more fun to play.

Currectly this game does not use any images at all, which means im should and could get it possible to run on Android 5 this time (etc no libpng issue this time as png is not used at all).
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Re: Space Fractal games get back on Android!
« Reply #35 on: 2020-May-12 »
No issus with sound/music, after minimizing app is restored/maximized without problems even after couple minutes. Generally no problems, just in PowerUp Elevation lower menu text is cropped and not displayed properly. Device info - screen resolution 1080x2340 px, Android 9, no physical Home button. Btw. nice little game, good luck with it :-)
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« Reply #36 on: 2020-May-12 »
does this happens ingame too? with cropped graphics in the button. that seens quite wierd as seens not is a surface issue, but something different. property a  VIEWPORT issue here.
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« Reply #37 on: 2020-May-12 »
In-game it looks ok, I see jump/turn buttons/text properly.
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« Reply #38 on: 2020-May-14 »
im try to fix it in next version. its property some sort of a viewport issue (as viewport was used ingame, but not in title screen and might have screwed in the y axis somehow as the borde was draw fine.

Anyway CatchOut in 1x1 square format was a sadly a bad idea and fell too much empty when played on a widescreen phone by mine (and was too small graphics).

But howover im tried to implemented a stretch x and stretch y, then the game was been much more playable. But yes, since this dont have any real images or art at all (its just blocks), then its is doesent matter the graphics got stretched or not. The game became much more playable and that is important. Im do remove phones with small screens throught as its does require a screen in wise size to been playable.

Im do a option to disable that stetch option throught as this might not have a purpose example on Chromebooks.
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« Reply #39 on: 2020-May-16 »
some more work on catchout......

Yes the game has graphics details as well other options around sctrecthing. When you do sctrechting, the balls is still a square, and will also still move as its was none sctrecthing. This does effect gameplay a little, but its does not look odd anymore when sctrected.
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« Reply #40 on: 2020-Jun-01 »
Yes last games is got delayed a bit. But do have worked on catchout so strected graphics only effect blocks, not balls that is still a square and move diagonals.

Also has fixed catchout, powerup elevation and karma miwa so they can play higher fps than 60 (like 144fps). No plans to do that in greedy mouse and spot out. They don't need that too due nature of the game. So they stays as 60fps.

Today im did cleaned up some code in karma miwa. So that game is not far to Android too. So CatchOut and Karma Miwa might release on sametime in the end. The game also seen ran nicely in 240fps (howover some animals did kidding me, but im got changed thier mind).
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« Reply #41 on: 2020-Jun-02 »
Great stuff!!
GLB packs a lot of power when upping the framerates - like you, I am planning some revamps too!

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« Reply #42 on: 2020-Jun-03 »
One strange issue in Spot Race on Android. When music is muted then sound effects are a bit quieter, or rather if music is on the rest of sounds are louder - and a bit to loud compared to music and normal sound volume.
That problem with invisible text in menu in PowerUp Elevator still remains. Beside that didn't noticed any issues with bad fps or frame pacing problems (60hz device).
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« Reply #43 on: 2020-Jun-03 »
I'm did changed the volume for both music and sound. This is not really required, so those removed. Not sure why I'm did that?

Foe power up elevation. I'm cannot reproduce the bug for some reason and does not do that on emulator, a least not with with android 10.

So still not sure why. Very strange as it's does show border correctly and it's just cut as it's a viewport issue. But lucky its don't break the game througt.

I'm next version fps can been played in much higher fps than 60fps.
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« Reply #44 on: 2020-Jun-04 »
Finally Karma Wiwa now run again on android. A lesser project really, but was need to fix some strange bugs, etc it's did not load settings right and back borked of course.

This game also run nicely in 240fps as I'm max set to that fps.

So property I'm release catchout and karma miwa same time.
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