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This Will Change the Way You Play

If you have been following along our Facebook (which you should), then you will have read about some vague updates coming to Solar Roller. It’s about time we reveal just what those changes are, don’t ya think?

Skins, skins, and skins! Play the updated version, and you’ll instantly notice a huge difference. Not only have we applied new skins to the platforms, but some of the planets got a new and improved look as well. We’ve even applied some particle systems to this updated version, giving some plants a unique atmosphere.

See the difference?
See the difference?

We’ve even added an entirely new planet, ready to be conquered at a moment’s notice. With this new planet, it poses new challenges. We are introducing three new platforms, each ready to rock your world. The red will make things a little hotter, the green might make you want to stay a little while longer, and the blue? Well, I hope you’re ready to try your patience because it might just have a mind of its own.
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Happy Holidays from Runway Games! We Made This Just for You!

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Obligatory holiday post combined with shameless marketing opportunity!

We at Runway Games would like to send you good tidings in this season and all seasons! We are always thankful for your invaluable support. We are always rooting for ya, kid, regardless of the holidays or not, unlike your old T-Ball team who laughed every time you missed the ball and smacked yourself with the bat.

How could you show your loved ones that you’re thankful for them this season? Give them the gift of Solar Roller and Red Sea Exodus for Android and iOS!

I Bet You Didn’t Know This About Android App Marketing

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The life of an independent developer is a constant learning experience. One of those many “aha” moments happened rather recently when we were researching how to expand our reach.

Most everyone in our office uses an iOS device. That being said, it means that our knowledge of Android is a little sparse. With Apple, whenever you want to look up and app or download one, you go to the app store. I want to emphasize THE app store. One. One app store. Any app you want to download for your Apple device is right there.

This is not how Android works.

Unlike Apple, Android offers a variety of stores. There is the common Google market, but not everyone uses it or can use it and not all apps are offered there. Automatically, this means not all users have access to your app. Additionally, by offering multiple stores, it has allowed certain ones to cater to a particular type or content, already creating a target audience for you. Continue reading I Bet You Didn’t Know This About Android App Marketing

Solar Roller Available for iOS

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The title says it all! We finally got one in iOS! Though we are still waiting for Red Sea Exodus to be approved, we are very glad to announce that Solar Roller is now available to all you Apple users. The game is still available to Android, and we use a variety of Android stores in order to get it to you, including GooglePlay, Aptoide, Opera, and a few others. Don’t see it in a store you use? Let us know, and we’ll get it there!

Runway Games vs. Apple, Round 5,052

All right. You all deserve some answers, even if we don’t want to accept them ourselves.

Yes. It’s true. Wash is dead and there is nothing we can do about it. Joss Whedon feeds off of the tears of his fans, and he was a necessary sacrifice for the continuation of Joss’ awesomeness.

But that is not what this is about. This is about the very real issue with our games and Apple. We promised from the beginning that Red Sea Exodus would be out on Apple. We’re two games into this Indie world, and guess what? Not a one of ’em is on Apple.

If you’re a new developer, ye need be warned: Apple is very tricky to work with. Unlike Android, which seems to publish apps almost immediately, Apple puts every app through a strict screening process. A word of advice? Don’t start marketing your app on iOS until you’re certain it has been approved. Continue reading Runway Games vs. Apple, Round 5,052