Droppy: adventures

The active arcade iOS game

description

Droppy: Adventures is a casual iOS game with active arcade gameplay and colorful graphics. The application includes the Internet-based multiplayer mode and several control schemes.

Challenge

The project was our first game development experience, so the task was flexible, expanding as the game concept was growing. The basic challenge was to create the original concept and mechanics and implement them, including not only the code but also game, graphics and sound design.

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Solution

First, we have developed the game concept, design and the working application that supports single and multiplayer modes. The latter utilizes the SmartFox Server technology for request processing. The game is created with the Cocos2D engine, requiring to create every frame of animation in Adobe Photoshop.
Three control schemes are implemented: by buttons (with customizable placement), swiping or tilting a device with the usage of its accelerometer. The game logic uses the state machine and path finding algorithms. The application is integrated with Game Center, leaderboards and achievements included.
Diamond
The product contains only exclusive graphics and sound materials

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rocky set
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sparky set

ipad & iphone

game locations

screenshots

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awards

  • cup

    KRI Awards 2013

    Best Debut Nominated

  • cup

    KRI Awards 2013

    Best Mobile Game

  • cup

    KRI Awards 2013

    Best Casual Game

  • cup

    iHeartThisApp.com

    App of the Week

project team

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    2 Developers

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    Artist

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    Part-time designer

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    Game designer

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    Sound producer

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    Test engineer

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    Project manager

Technologies

  • Cocos2D
  • Box2D
  • Objective-C
  • SmartFox Server

Summary

Droppy: Adventures is an active casual arcade game for iOS that supports both single and multiplayer modes developed with Cocos2Ds and SmartFox Server. The project is created after the original game concept and utilizes the exclusive graphic and sound content.