Word Hunter

Word Hunter

I’m pleased to announce that Word Hunter has been released to iOS, Android and Windows Phone. 🙂

It’s written 100% in web technologies and packaged via Apache Cordova.

Go take a look, I hope you have some fun with it:

The game is made by @danielsalvagni, Gabriel Biz and me (@evohunz).

Tip of the day. We did it while reading Getting Real and Rework. Incredibly how these books affected how we dealt with the development of this project. Changed my mind for sure.

By the way, my personal highscore is 935 points.

Peg Solitaire

I’m proud to announce my new game: Peg Solitaire.

Peg solitaire is a classic board puzzle game for one player involving movement of pegs on a board with holes.

The objective is, making valid moves, to empty the entire board except for a solitary peg. A valid move is to jump a peg orthogonally over an adjacent peg into a hole two positions away and then to remove the jumped peg. Thus valid moves in each of the four orthogonal directions are:

  • Jump to right;
  • Jump to left;
  • Jump up;
  • Jump down.

The first challenge is to solve the puzzle, and then you can challenge yourself and try to solve it with the minimum number of movements. Each jump is considered a move, multiple jumps with the same peg are considered a single move, so you can keep jumping with the same peg and still count it as a single movement. The game displays the count of how many movements you have made at the top of the screen.

Features:

  • Multiple board types to select;
  • Five different board types: English (Standard), European (French), Wiegleb, Asymmetrical (Bell) and Diamond;
  • Display game move count;
  • Quick replay same board;
  • Give up current game;
  • Restart current game;
  • Shows system status bar, so you can keep track of other things while playing, for example current time

The game is entirely free and displays ads, there is no in-app purchase options.

It’s made of web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS) and deployed as a native application via Apache Cordova. Translated to six languages. Really exciting!

I tried to get the look and feel of each platform individually, using a flat design for iOS, a Material design for Android and a dark theme for Windows Phone. Take a look, I hope it’s pretty obvious which screenshot belongs to which platform:

There are still updates to come. iOS has one in the queue for review process and I’m delivering another one for Windows Phone this week.

Take a look at the game, download, play it and leave a rating or feedback:

Hope to see you soon!

Turtlerise

Hello! I am proud to present my new game at Play Store.

It’s a game for everyone: Turtlerise.

The game has a simple mechanic: you need to make the turtle go up, the higher it goes, the higher you score. To make it go up, you place rocks so it can bounce. Other elements are in the game to make it more interesting.

Fast and challenging gameplay, scoring is not so easy as it seems!

Facebook integration is built in, so you can play with your friends and compete to see who can go higher.

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