Building for Android with Cocos2d-X (NDK+JDK) in one step

One Step to Better Code Recently, I’ve read once again the old but awesome article “Joel Test : 12 steps to better code” (do it now if you haven’t). When developing Don’t Feed the Trolls, I always had a few steps to build a new android version of the game. I made a few scripts […]

Sales and Ads Stats of an iOS / Android Game

Don’t Feed the Trolls has been released for more than two months now, and revenue is slowing down. I think it’s a good time to look at how much money the game made. The game and the business model Don’t Feed the Trolls is an arcade reflex game released on Google Play on May, 3rd, […]

Don’t Feed the Trolls 1.2 “Bears Update” is now Live!

A new version of Don’t Feed the Trolls is now available on iPhone/iPad and Android ! This major update adds nine levels, three characters, and five achievements. Discover new gameplay with the sleeping bear, the twin bears or the invisible bear and keep slapping the trolls getting in your way. Collect the additional stars and take […]

Optimizing Graphics Performance on iOS and Android

The main device is used during the development of Don’t Feed the Trolls is an Acer Iconia Tab A500. It’s quite powerful and I never met performance issues with it. Of course, I tested the game on many other iOS and Android devices. I was surprised to discover strong performance issues on a HTC Desire. In […]

Beta Testing Don’t Feed the Trolls on iOS/Android

Don’t Feed the Trolls on iOS/Android is coming soon! However, before releasing it, I would like to do “live testing” with players around the world to improve the game, and especially: – Gameplay tuning and difficulty – Device compatibility – Game stability and bugs – Localization errors (English and French) – Online leaderboards testing If […]

Gameplay of Don’t Feed the Trolls

Here is a description of the gameplay of Don’t Feed the Trolls. If you don’t know it yet, it will be available soon for iPhone/iPad/iPod and Android devices. The gameplay is simple : bears and trolls spawn on the screen, you need to feed the bears and slap the trolls with the touch screen. Ten […]

Don’t Feed the Trolls coming to iOS and Android

It’s now confirmed and official. The next game released by Frozax Games will (hopefully) be a new version of Don’t Feed the Trolls, for iOS and Android. However, it will not be a simple port of the Xbox 360 version. Are are some of improvements : Improved graphics (see screenshot below) Intuitive touch gameplay (very cool […]