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Zombie Granny invading the AppStore
Started by dolgunya Feb 28 2012 05:51 AM

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Hello members of the Corona SDK team and all of the readers of this Forum. We are happy to announce that our game has finally made it to the AppStore!

Now a little bit about the game:




Zombie Granny is an addictive puzzle game with stunningly beautiful graphics and tricky missions.

In this game you control the environmental objects to defeat cartoon zombies as fast and as effective as you can. Your mind and fingers are the main weapons as well as the motion control. Most of the levels require pure logic and will challenge you mind. Some of the stages use the arcade elements that will help you to relax.

Travel through different worlds to exterminate zombies in all of them. Make sure to polish your skills, collect all the gems and set the best hi-score. Use your fingers to cut the ropes and break the chains. Watch closely as your actions put the scene in motion. Create passages by destroying obstacles and bring some action with the help of exploding boxes and shooting cannons.



Game features:

- 3 different worlds to conquer: Stonehenge, Police Station, Pirate Ship.
- 45 beautiful and challenging puzzle levels to solve.
- More than 100 zombies to kill.
- 3 strong and clever bosses to defeat.
- Lots of weapons to use: colored fireballs, bombs, boxes and other.
- Lots of tricky devices to use: levers, springs, platforms and other.
- Beautiful graphics.
- Atmospheric music.
- Funny and lovable heroes.
- Arcade elements.
- Easy-to-use level editor.
Official Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Zombie-Granny/119034981552989

Gameplay video:
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We are continuing to recieve positive feedback and good reviews from different websites around the world which really makes us happy.

We are looking forward to see an increase in rankings (as all of us do, I guess) and would like to thank the Corona team again

Please let us know what you think about the game!
Sincerely,

Sergey Dolgushin
and the FRESHGEM team (www.freshgem.com)

P.S.

iPhone free app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zombie-granny-origins/id498959094?mt=8

iPad free app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zombie-granny-origins-hd/id501059250?mt=8

If you like the game, you are more than welcome to buy the full versions ;)
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This game is just awesome! Very very nice graphics and sprites! Congrats!
I gave it 5 star at US AppStore.
Cheers!
Rodrigo.
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By the way I bought it because honestly - totally awesome game IMO.

Cheers,
Rodrigo.
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Artwork looks great, I'm getting some super long load times on the ipad1 for the HD version. I'm at over 1 min stuck at the loading screen with the music playing and the Loading Skull. Forced quit the app. Lots of black screen loading at the start too. Ok 2nd time through the loading screen was only 7 seconds.
Background smoke is very nice, is that particle candy?
I also like the subtle use of accelerometer in the menu screen with parallax.
Are the chain swings a pre-rendered sprite?

I was playing around in the menu for about 90 seconds then I went to start and it crashed back to my ipad main screen. Are you trapping for low memory warnings? It felt like an out of ram quit.

I hard quit every other app that was on my ipad1, trying to launch again.
Crashed.

Ok I have tried 4 times now on my first gen iPad and no luck getting into the level.
Sorry to be the barer of bad news like that.
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Btw it have been loading into my iPhone 4 more than 30secs too. Did not try on my iPad 1 but will.

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Same here, stuck on the loading screen. I turn it off after 2 minutes. Nice graphics so far though :).

iphone 4 / ios 5.0.1

EDIT: ipad 2 / ios 5.0.1 also hangs at loading screen, will not load

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Hi,

really cool game!!

Wish you luck and success!

Greets,
Alen
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looking awesome!

concerning loading times: what about the sound, are you streaming it? seems like you're loading the sound too?
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@dingo, @AlenB

It's working for you guys?

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@Sid T:

nope, it freezes at the loading screen.
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@dingo oh ok, I thought it was working for you guys :)
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hm.. loading for 5 min now..
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Update: after restarting the app, game loaded!

Awesome! Reminds me of cut the rope :)
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@dolgunya:

how many people worked on that game, and for how long? especially the gfx part would be interesting! it's always nice to compare :)
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Graphics look great, but can't get it to run on my iPad 1 or iPhone 4. Same problem as the others, stuck at loading screen.
Sometimes when i get past that, it crashes randomly.

Too bad, would love to see the game in action!

BTW Tried to restart both iPhone and iPad, no luck...
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Hello again, guys!
First of all, I would like to thank for your feedback and testing - we will fix all of these issues right away so you can continue enjoying the results of our work :)

As of today, we are a team of nearly 30 ppl :) When we started working on Zombie Granny there were around 7-10 people :)

So you can guess that pretty soon we are going to show you a couple of more games that we've been working on lately ;)
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Very nice! I've been using it on my iPad with no real issues.

I did notice that when using the paid version I can click on the "Coming Soon" box and it goes to a loading screen that never exits.

I also couldn't get OpenFeint to connect to Facebook (but that's not your fault).

The art and sound design is really excellent. Nice work.
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@dolgunya,

Congrats on the release. This came out of nowhere it seems.

The game is really polished. I was taken aback at how well everything was put together. Started to feel ashamed until I saw the size of the team. :) But regardless of the team size the game is really well done.

The background graphics are amazing and the gameplay hints are nice. Love the small touches like parallax, physics in the menus, and lighting tricks for 3D.

I kind of wish the audio were better. It sounds noticeably compressed even on my iPod touch speakers. Then again I might be a small part of the audience that really cares about audio.

I hope this gets more visibility. The only thing that might be a little detracting is the icon and the character design. I feel like some people might not give this game a chance because of the title and icon.

Good luck!
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I just download it again and this time it worked. WHAT AN AMAZING GAME!!! Love the parallax, graphics, sound and everything with this game. Very well thought out. This set the bar for us developers :). I'm going to add it to my site :).

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