Written by Jo. These thoughts are my own, and are not written on behalf of D-Pad Studio. Meet me and my team at DICE, GDC and SXSW 2017!
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Post-launch however, we experienced a certain sense of impending doom with every thread, review or mention of
How far did we go to keep up with
|Full controller support||2||Added tooltips, tutorials, options + extensive testing|
|Wide-screen support||3||Redrew assets, re-program camera, test on various screen|
|Achievements||3||Integrate Steam SDK, plan challenges, adding icons|
|Online Scoreboards||3||Add anti-cheat systems, lobby screens, assets|
|Translations||4||Replace all in-game text, find a reliable translator|
|Mobile||12||Memory management, touch, get iphone/ipad/android|
|Ports||4||Compability, extensive tests on Mac/Linux|
|Console||???||Ratings, publishers, devkits, timelines (still on-going)|
Did we go
On the flip side, we became pretty darn
But this is what game-development has largely become these days. The curse/blessing of the
A portion of your playerbase will always want
We kept on working with the feedback - and after we'd implemented our players requests, we saw a boost in sales! Our dedication to improving the game had worked, and we decided it was time to go bigger!
After a good first run, we started working on
> Read Part #3 of this post.
Owlboy is launched! For more info, visit owlboygame.com.