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Chomp Chomp Chomp… Chewing Up And Spitting Out The Indie Developer

Doug Davies
funkyvisions.com

A few months ago Justine Pratt wrote her observations of the CHOMP app ranking algorithm and user interface that Apple has deployed recently.  I wanted to follow-up on that because of my observations of the revamped App Store.  I think it’s going to have a BIG impact on the Indie Developer. My biggest gripe with the […]

Guest post: Sonic like game demo made in Moscrif SDK

Toni Sala
indiedevstories.com

Source: Guest post: Sonic like game demo made in Moscrif SDK – Indie Dev StoriesThis simple game was made to demonstrate how to save time when developing a game for several different mobile platforms like iOS, Android or Bada. Because the number of mobile platforms is raising and the developers want to reach the … Continue reading →Source: Guest post: Sonic like game demo made in Moscrif SDK – Indie Dev Stories Indie Dev Stories – Stories from an Independent Games Developer

On Professionalism

Ray Merkler
hindrances.com

This is going to be an angry, self critical, navel-gazey post. I want to start by sharing this link. You don’t have to read the entire thing, but this will all go faster if you at least read the subheadings, because … Continue reading →

The Many Reasons Why A Cocos2D Node Won’t Show

Steffen Itterheim
learn-cocos2d.com

As a cocos2d user you’ve probably encountered this before: you just added another sprite, a label, a particle effect or some other node to your scene – but it just won’t show up! This article is an attempt at documenting the possible causes, providing steps you can take to verify and hopefully rectify the situation. […]