Monday, August 22, 2016

Godot game engine - looks amazing and its free

Godot is free and open-source 2D and 3D game engine. The cool part with it is that you can make games for pc, console, mobile and web and although for web its not that amazing as it makes the game a bit bigger than appropriate(its small but you can't sell html5 game bigger than 5mb-10mb easily) its very cool platform for developing mobile and pc games.

I was searching for a tool for building 3D games for android and I made a simple list:

  • Godot
  • Libgdx
  • Unity
Libgdx and Unity are pretty cool too, but Godot was a challenge and it looks somewhat interesting so I decided to give it a chance - make one small game and test the performance. 

The other fun reason Godot looks so cool is that it does not require instalation - it comes as a single exe and you run your development environment from it. 



Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Midnight solitaire for android


Midnight is relatively easy solitaire similar to Yukon. Its easy to learn and fun to play. The game has many popular features including unlimited undo button and persistent state - you can close the app and open again the same game later. The game has no ads and will stay ads free at least until it gets more than 10 000 downloads - something impossible at least for now.
As my other solitaires its made with HTML5 and cordova. I prefer this combination for simple puzzle and cards games as the development is easier and faster.
You can get Midnight Solitaire from the play store - Midnight Solitaire

Screenshots


Monday, July 25, 2016

Scorpion Solitaire

Scorpion solitaire is the next classic solitaire for Android and HTML5. It is played with standard deck of 54 cards but in my variation of the game you can play with one suit, two suit or four suit. One suit as always is the easiest and you can solve it almost any time.
The game has unlimited undos so if there is a problem you can hit undo until you want. Its fun solitaire similar to spider but you can move any open card and all the cards on top of it regardless suit or number.

The game saves its state and you can close and open the game with your game saved. There are also a bunch of nice colorful images and cats and other animals as backgrounds if you prefer them while playing. And the most important part - its free.
You can get Scorpion Solitaire for free from the play store - Scorpion Solitaire.
HTML5 version of this solitaire will be available a bit later at a1-games.com

Again the game is made with HTML5, Phaser and Cordova.


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Working on tower defense

I had the logic of this tower defense done for several years now. Recently I've decided to clear all unfinished games and this one is the first. Its tower defense game with abstract programmer's art(very ugly art) - vector shapes running around. The enemies are triangles, squares, circles and stars and the turrets are a bit more complicated.
There are only four levels for now although its easy to add more levels. The enemies are pre-planned, now I would use a function to generate enemies but I've decided to use as much of the old logic as I can.

Currently the game is up for bidding at fgl(flashgamelicense) but I don't expect much as its not well polished game.


Edit: The game is now available here - Control Center TD.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Spider Solitaire Relax for Android

Yet another solitaire in my solitaire relax series - Spider Solitaire is one of the most popular solitaire games - with one suit its relatively easy but with four suits its almost impossible for me. The spider as a background can be changed to something else so don't feel threatened - I hate spiders but I can't harm them and they are living peacefully at home. We have one big spider in our bathroom and her name is Penka - she is my inspiration for the Spider and Spiderette solitaires.

You can get Spider Solitaire Relax from the android play store - Spider Solitaire 

HTML5 version will be available in few days at this site for mobile browser games.

Edit: HTML5 version is ready, you can play it here Spider Solitaire.


Monday, July 4, 2016

Spiderette Solitaire for android phones and tablets

Finally, I finished this solitaire. Spiderette solitaire is fun variation of Spider solitaire with klondike-like settings. With one suit its pretty easy but with 4 suit its almost unsolvable or at least for me.
The rules are the same as Spider - you build down in suit from king to ace to remove this sequence.
The game is made with html5 and phaser and then packed with cordova for android.

You can get this game for android from google play store - Spiderette Solitaire Relax

Here you can play html5 version of Spiderette Solitaire Relax.

And finally I had some free time and finished the flash version of the game - its a bit different of the other versions - you can play Flash Spiderette Solitaire at 100solitaires.com.






Screenshots



Saturday, June 25, 2016

FreeCell Solitaire for android and working on Spiderette

FreeCell is the second most popular solitaire game right after the famous Klondike Solitaire. Working on it was quite fun as its advertised as easy and usually solvable but I am not good at playing this solitaire exactly so testing it was good practice for me. The rules are simple, this solitaire is played with standard deck of fifty two cards. Your goal is to move all cards at the foundations. The unusual part are the four storage sells at the top - you can move any card here temporary.
My variation - FreeCell Solitaire Relax don't have a timer as I think solitaires are played for the fun of it, not because of scoring. So here is the relax part. Nothing is ticking on your nose making you hurry, solve it and so on.
As the other of my solitaires - this one is made with HTML5, Phaser and Cordova. Its very good combination as I get version for web and version for android with one code. You can get FreeCell Solitaire Relax from the play store.

Now I work on another solitaire as this is fun to do - Spiderette Solitaire. Its another amazing solitaire that I like to play.