iPad iCopter Classic - Free Game

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  1. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

  2. FilthyCanadian

    FilthyCanadian Well-Known Member

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    Not sure if you can beat the actual iCopter game, but at least yours is free. :)
     
  3. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

    We are planning to beat them in our next 2 updates...

    First update (waiting for approval) is for gameplay...

    next would be for highscore uoloading, sound and animation...

    hoping to make the best copter game for iphone, if you can help posting your feedback that would be greatlt helpful..
     
  4. Coldar

    Coldar Well-Known Member

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    This is why I never delete certain games right away. Will give it another try and a updated review after the new update is installed.
     
  5. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

    The new update is live now... hoping some suggestions and comments... V1.2
     
  6. ibelongintheforums

    ibelongintheforums Well-Known Member

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    Ok

    Downloaded

    First impressions

    New icon

    I hate this one
    Hate it. No artist just a screenshot pretty much. Change the icon. Hold a contest here to do it.
    Fix the way the name shows up on the idevice. Make it copter or classic or like that.
    Next slow the game down a bit and give the user a chance to get ready before the platforms come flying in. Second fix the backround stuff. Etheir make it all one color or let the user create their own.
    Make there be wilder turns. Currently there just subtle.
    It seems I die whenever I get close to objects not touch them. It makes it immposible to fit small spaces.
    Make the copter smaller and let him move up and down a bit faster.
    Change coptor look.
    Now you need to add something to make u different then icopter.
     
  7. IAmAlive

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    #7 IAmAlive, Mar 6, 2009
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    I played it, and it was okay.
    I don't have any other copter games to compare to so here are my suggestions.

    -It seems way too easy. Maybe multiple difficulties could be added.
    -It is REALLY slow. This could be fixed with the above suggestion.
    -It seems that the copter extends a couple pixels past what is actually there; sometimes I come really close to the blocks and clearly not touching them, it registers a hit.

    This is what I can think of after playing it for a bit.
    It's good for free though.

    Edit: I agree with the icon suggestion from above. The icon name DOES need a change. It just bugs me when the name is iCopt...assic and such.
     
  8. ibelongintheforums

    ibelongintheforums Well-Known Member

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    I also find it zoomed in a bit to much.
    My high score is 211.
     
  9. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

    Thanks everyone for your suggestions, and hope you downloaded the latest update v1.2 We are almost ready with our next update v1.5.

    Features V1.5: (as people suggested here)
    1) Highscore uploading
    2) Menuscreen
    3) Delay before starting the game
    4) 10 different Speeds
    5) 4 different copters
    6) 4 different background colors

    Hope this might please you... And we are planning to submit the update on monday after a couple of days testing.
     
  10. TomFratelli

    TomFratelli Well-Known Member

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    Well done on making it much worse, it's now so fast it's unplayable.
     
  11. iPodTouchApplication

    iPodTouchApplication Well-Known Member

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    i like the app, icopter free, better.
     
  12. Big Albie

    Big Albie Well-Known Member

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    Don't be so rough on the dev. He's open to suggestions so let's tone it down.
     
  13. Coldar

    Coldar Well-Known Member

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    #13 Coldar, Mar 7, 2009
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    Guess its time to re-download this and give it a try.

    Ok........tried it. Didn't take long because I couldn't get too far. I'm really trying to like this game cuz like the retro-ish look. But the update does seem to have gotten the copter going at an unplayable rate. Really think if this was fixed it would be a pretty good game. I do like the way the way the controls are set up....but just not functional at this time with the high rate speed of game.

    In case some trying to play this game w/o reading about the controls here it is:
    Touching the screen will accelerate the helicopter to move up and releasing the touch will drop the copter down.

    Got faith that it will turn into a good game. Thanks for keeping at it by the way.
     
  14. ibelongintheforums

    ibelongintheforums Well-Known Member

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    one thing the icopter(one dollar) did amazingly is it gave you time to get ready before the platforms started coming. it gave you a couple of seconds. one thing to do now is to give the user time before the platforms comes at you. it will appear slower and make it easier.

    next, you want to fix the icon and the way the name shows up on the idevice
    next, slow it down and zoom it out a little
    make the copter look better its ugly and annoying now
    make the backrounds a solid color
    fix the bug where it hits the platform before it really does
     
  15. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

    The next update was submitted yesterday and we are waiting for its approval. You now have 10 different speeds, 3 different gravity settings and 4 colors. Lets see if this one works.
     
  16. Monopoly

    Monopoly Well-Known Member

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    Woo! More speeds will make it much better :)
     
  17. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

    And we also have online highscore... Apple should be approving it in next couple of days
     
  18. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

    iCopter Classic 1.5

    And here we go... iCopter Classic V1.5 and you have everything you asked for...

    Go ahead post your suggestions here or write a review in app store. We'll make another update in a week.
     
  19. Hello

    Hello Well-Known Member

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    your new icon looks a lot like that other free copter game, same pattern, copter, just different color. maybe you wanna change it a little? other than that nice update
     
  20. codetiger

    codetiger Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the comments. Let us know if there is any major update needed for gameplay and other settings.

    We are planning for an update late next week and we'll update all graphics and increase customizing options, like different copters. We are collecting reviews and suggestions for that now. Incase if you have any suggestions plz post it here.
     

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