5 for $5 Bundle and Spring Up Harmony Statistics

As you probably know, Spring Up Harmony was in the 5 For $5 Bundle (also called buygamesnotsocks). You can read a full postmortem of the bundle on Jorge Rodriguez’ blog. With data gathered from my¬†leaderboards, I made a few statistics (I love stats ;)). Though the bundle sold 3,642 copies, I have (only) 1,139 “bundle […]

5 For $5 Bundle is LIVE!

Today, four indie game developers and Frozax Games launched a new bundle : 5 Games for $5, check out the trailer: The games are: Delve Deeper by Lunar Giant Digitanks by Lunar Workshop Mactabilis by Blazing Bit Games Spring Up Harmony by Frozax Games Steel Storm : Burning Retribution by Kot-In-Action These are all great […]

Achievements/Rewards statistics for Spring Up Harmony

Spring Up Harmony PC was released a few months ago, it’s now a good time to study statistics of the rewards (or achievements) of the game. Rewards are a good way to see what the players are really doing in the game. These are the stats of online players that played the full version of […]

Piracy of Spring Up Harmony (PC Game) : 96%

It’s very difficult to estimate the piracy rate of PC games, and even more to estimate the impact on the sales. For my last game Spring Up Harmony, I found out that the piracy rate is¬†96% (!). Higher that I’d thought, really. Read the details below and find out how I obtained this number. The […]

Spring Up Harmony : Update 0.14

I just uploaded a new version of Spring Up Harmony (version 0.14). Direct download here. Changes: – Improvement and optimization of network transfers for online rankings. This change was required as the score files starts to get big. – Faster global rank update animation – Faster points animation

Spring Up Harmony available on PC Windows!

Finally, Spring Up Harmony is now officially available on PC Windows! You can download it here: http://www.frozax.com/suh/blog/springupharmony_setup.exe Have a look at the new trailer: If you want to talk about Spring Up Harmony on your site or blog, you can download hi-res screenshots here. Please help us getting coverage by talking about our game to […]

Spring Up Harmony PC – Rewards and Tips

Hi, the release of Spring Up Harmony PC will probably happen in the following weeks. Here is a post about the rewards included in the game and some tips for the hard ones. Beginner: Complete the first level of the game Top Scorer: Score 200,000 points in one level. Tip: Choose your level carefully when […]

Yes, multi-threading in XNA/C# can be that simple!

Multi-threading is often causing problems for multiple reasons: synchronization, deadlocks, concurrent access to memory… But with my recent experience with multi-threading in XNA/C#, you can really do simple and efficient optimizations. While looking for possible performance improvements in Spring Up Harmony for Xbox 360 (PC), I have seen a simple situation really suited for multi-threading. […]