I first apologise for the long break from blogging. Yes, the last quarter has been busy as an evangelist at Nokia. Recently out of my love for Flash, I re-skinned one of my old keypad games and published it to the Ovi Store. It’s currently available for Free – limited period.
Word Hunt is a keypad version of my own popular game, Happy Sun. Happy Sun made enormous amounts of downloads on the Ovi Store. The game is basically jumbling letters to make meaningful words. You can also request for clues.
My latest Flash Lite game HAPPY SUN is out on the Ovi store. Its available for all touch phones including the S60 5th edition and Nokia S^3 phones. You can download it for free from the Ovi store. Here are some screenshots of the game … Its a very exciting word game and created after working closely with Mellisdesigns.
I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Nokiadevs.com last week. You can now read it here.
In this post, I talk about my journey as a Flash Lite developer and developing on Nokia handsets. I also talk on my Flash Lite game Deep Days and some apps I created using Ovi AppWizard. Hope you like it.
Breakdesign who have had a successful run of producing Flash games on the Ovi store, have now released 10pm.
Needless to say, this game is also Barking Seed enabled, meaning you can submit scores to the online community; play for your nation and other cool features. I had a talk with Stefan Wessels, the co-founder of Breakdesign, who said – ” The game is different when played between 10pm in the night and 6am in the morning.”
Sounds exciting, as I havent played time- polymorphic games before.
Via Adobe, yesterday Adobe announce the availability of Flash Player 10.1 for Mobile.
“Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the release of Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 to mobile platform partners. Redesigned from the ground up with new performance and mobile specific features, Flash Player 10.1 is the first release that brings the full Web across desktops and devices. Mobile users will now be able to experience millions of sites with rich applications and content inside the browser including games, animations, rich Internet applications (RIAs), data presentations and visualizations, ecommerce, music, video, audio and more.
Already one of the top free apps on Android™ Market today, Flash Player 10.1 will be available as a final production release for smart phones and tablets once users are able to upgrade to Android 2.2 “Froyo.” Devices supporting “Froyo” and Flash Player 10.1 are expected to include the Dell Streak, Google Nexus One, HTC Evo, HTC Desire, HTC Incredible, DROID by Motorola, Motorola Milestone, Samsung Galaxy S and others. Flash Player 10.1 was also released to mobile platform partners to be supported on devices based on Android, BlackBerry, webOS, future versions of Windows® Phone, LiMo, MeeGo and Symbian OS, and is expected to be made available via over-the-air downloads and to be pre-installed on smart phones, tablets and other devices in the coming months.”
Here is a great news from Forum Nokia, Forum Nokia Online Flash Lite Packager. Check the document with all the information:
“This document provides developers with information on the Forum Nokia Online Flash Lite Packager. The reasons for the creation of the packager are explained and a full description of how to use the packager provided.”
Here is more infos about Nokia and Flash Mobile.
(Thanks to Alessandro)
Deep Days from Chompgames is now out on the Ovi Store as a free Flash game. Currently, the game is released in NFL format targeting the S40 phones. You can download the game from the Ovi Store here.
Myself and a designer have been collaborating on a few Flash lite titles which are ready for launch on the Ovi Store. We call ourselves Chompgames. You can follow Chompgames or alternatively follow us in facebook through our fan page.
Deep Days would be the first title to be launched under Chompgames and is in the Q/A phase in Nokia’s Ovi store. Deep Days is a simple and entertaining game, where the user can glide to glory. Soon to come is the Deep Days’ wallpaper for your phone. Stay connected !
“At Adobe, we believe that this is a pivotal time in the history of software development. Cloud-based computing has combined with increased user expectations for interactivity and engaging experiences leading to the rise of rich Internet application (RIA) development. The creation of social networks and platform as a service (PaaS) offerings is enabling applications to grow at unprecedented rates by leveraging existing user networks. The expanding number and diversity of Internet-connected devices has opened up additional software development platforms for developers and enabled them to create entirely new user interaction models and business opportunities. Together, these three technology trends are converging to deliver major innovations that will have lasting effects on the way web applications are built, delivered, and used.”