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Great Little War Game

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by RubiconDude, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I'm pleased to announce, fresh onto the Market, a classic strategy game from Rubicon Development. Great Little War Game.

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    The game was originally out for iOS, reaching #1 in the strategy charts. With over a million downloads and many 100% reviews, it's the game you need on your phone.

    The (definitely not cowardly) General and his team now make it onto Android, to continue the good fight, invade neighbours, deal mayhem and drink a little tea.

    Get it here

    Thanks everyone, and enjoy! :)
     

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  2. Slug

    Slug Check six!
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    Congrats to you and the team for the release, Paul.
     
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  3. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    Thanks muchly. It's a big game so hopefully it'll find some traction. :)
     
  4. Slug

    Slug Check six!
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    Well I'm about to buy it. It will make up for me not having much time to help you nail those pesky bugs. ;)
     
  5. Essex

    Essex Android Enthusiast

    Bought it! Great game. Thanks for bringing it to Android!
     
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  6. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    Mutual thankage. :)
     
  7. ogrenator

    ogrenator Android Enthusiast

    Congrats guys! I'm all over it!! Keep it up
     
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  8. JiggaGeazY

    JiggaGeazY Well-Known Member

    I was the second buyer on android market. I waited for the release the other night.......Just kept refreshing the list until it popped up. lol Thanks for the great game!
     
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  9. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    Heh, you're welcome and thanks muchly. :)

    We're currently ranked #40 in the new games charts. We can do better than that though, can't we ?
     
  10. Jammyluke

    Jammyluke Newbie

    Hi i really want to get this game, it looks fun but its not on my android market:(

    Does it not support my device or something.....Im on a Samsung Galaxy Mini s5570:(
     
  11. ogrenator

    ogrenator Android Enthusiast

    I really dont know if this game would run well on a 600mhz cpu with what I'm sure is a weak GPU...it's a pretty damn good looking game..
     
  12. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    It's not in the list, sorry. Not sure exactly why, but probably because it doesn't support open gl 2.1 - that's the usual reason ime. There's nothing we can do to help either, I'm afraid - our engine can run on a lower verison of open gl, but experience has shown that the game itself isn't smooth enough on older hardware when doing so.

    On a brighter note, we've climbed to #20 in the new games chart. :)
     
  13. Wom

    Wom Well-Known Member

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  14. daveloft

    daveloft Android Enthusiast

    I sent an email and got no response, so hopefully you can help. I bought the game and installed it on my phone and tablet. The game was clearly better on the tablet so I uninstalled it on the phone from the settings menu. Then it was removed from my tablet and I got an email about a refund, which I didn't want. I tried to buy it again but it won't let me, it says 'I already have a pending order for this item.' It's been a few days and I still can't buy it. Under purchase details it says purchased and refunded with no errors. Does anyone have any suggestions?
     
  15. Psyclone

    Psyclone Newbie

    Just bought it today. Probably won't play it until I finish a couple other games I have but wanted to show my support. Nice job on a well polished release!
     
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  16. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    Didn't get the mail, sorry. Didn't do anything wrt refunds either so I'm not sure what's going on. You can mail me directly if you like and we'll look into it.
     
  17. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

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  18. Pushwall

    Pushwall Well-Known Member

    I think it's a Market problem. I've been experiencing similar issues the past several days. One time it said I had an update on a purchased item, but when I tried to do an update it wanted me to 'Accept and Buy'. This issue lasted for several days until the Market "fixed" it. Yesterday when I tried to get a refund on another game, it showed it as purchased but uninstalled. It took several hours until the status changed.
     
  19. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    We've made great progress on fixing the teething troubles now. Most of it was caused by many phones enforcing a 30Mb download limit.

    v1.0.2 is now out and seems to work great given the sudden dearth of support mails. :)

    Enjoy and thanks
     
  20. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    Just a quickie. We're at #33 in the all games chart right now, which pleases me immensely, thanks all. :)

    What's the furthest you've got through the missions so far?
     
  21. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

    BTW, in case no one has mentioned it - my SGSII installed the PowerVR package (as previously discussed might be the fact that I'm using CF3D to mess with how my handset is seen by the Market). Good thing is that the error message now identifies the installed package, so I could choose the right drivers in CF3D. Now runs great :) I'm using 16x MSAA and despite that its running cooler than before, and startup time is much reduced.
     
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  22. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

    Just to announce that AndroidNZ in conjunction with Rubicon have some licenses to give away for this game, along with invites to closed beta's for future projects! Check it out here.
     
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  23. Tombaby

    Tombaby Lurker

    oh this little game looks good. will go and buy it.
     
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  24. Essex

    Essex Android Enthusiast

    What I like about this game is that I can play it in small doses. I like having the option to save my progress, then pick up where I left off later on. Rubicon Development absolutely nailed this one.

    As an aside, I can't wait to get a more powerful phone so that I can run this bad boy on Ultra. My EVO can only handle Low:( The game still looks great on Low though!
     
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  25. RubiconDude

    RubiconDude Well-Known Member
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    We've made a few fixes, most notably:

    1) We've shrank the APK's down to below 28Mb so this should now install on all compatible phones and tablets.

    Why there are some awkward manufacturers out there not honouring Android's 50Mb recommendation, I really don't know. We've had tons of mails along the lines of "The game won't install despite having a 128 petabyte SD card". Well now it will. :)

    2) There were some regular crashes on HTC Sensation and a couple of derivative devices. This was with the very latest firmware only, but we've fixed it now in any case. The new firmware gl driver has an "unplanned feature" in it! :)

    3) For the slower tablets out there, we've upped the frame rate considerably. If you've not found it yet, there is a slider in the settings panel - put it on "low" and enjoy!

    There are some other tweaks and munges, but those are the headlines. If you were affected by any of the above, please accept our apologies and thanks for your patience.

    EDIT: We had to order in an HTC sensation so have not seen one before. Man, that is a seriously good machine. The sensation is a really appropriate name!
     
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