馃 Distributing Games from Xcode to App Store Connect

Implementation after adding the Game Center plugin

In this article, I鈥檒l explain how to upload an iOS game exported from Godot to App Store Connect using Xcode. It鈥檒l probably be short, so feel free to take it easy. Also, I鈥檓 assuming you鈥檙e familiar with Xcode, which is a macOS-exclusive app, so I鈥檒l proceed with that in mind. Macs can be pricey, but if you want to release apps like iOS or macOS on the App Store, it鈥檚 an essential tool. I got mine with a 2-year Orico loan. It was tough, though 馃槅 Environment at the time of writing this article Xcode Version: 15.3 (15E204a) Computer Model: MacBook Air M1, 2020...

2024-05-13 路 5 min 路 Gobo

馃 Implementing Game Center Features After Adding Its Plugin

Implementation After Adding Game Center Plugin

In the previous article 馃 Adding Game Center Plugin to Your Project , I explained how to add the Game Center plugin from the official Godot iOS plugins to your project. In this article, I鈥檒l guide you on implementing the functionalities of Apple鈥檚 Game Center using the added plugin. If you鈥檙e wondering what Game Center is all about, I briefly explained it in the beginning of the previous article, so you might want to check that out first. Broadly, I鈥檒l explain in two main sections: Setting Up Game Center in App Store Connect Implementing Game Center in GDScript By the way, the basic usage of plugins is documented in Godot Docs / iOS plugins / iOS plugins , so it would be reasonable to start there....

2024-05-11 路 9 min 路 Gobo

馃 Adding a Game Center Plugin to Your Project

Adding a Game Center Plugin to Your Project

Introduction In this article, I鈥檒l show you how to add the official Godot plugin for integrating with Apple鈥檚 Game Center to your project. First off, what is Game Center? For those unfamiliar, it鈥檚 a feature available on iOS devices like iPhones and iPads. By signing in with an Apple ID, Game Center records achievements and allows players to compete on leaderboards in supported games. Developers can set achievements, define their completion criteria, and decide what to compete for on the leaderboards. Using the Game Center plugin in Godot, you can easily integrate these features into your games, which is pretty awesome....

2024-05-05 路 3 min 路 Gobo

馃暪锔 Lovely Solitaire

Icon of the Lovely Solitaire mobile game 漏锔 2043 peanuts code

Introducing a Mobile Game, Lovely Solitaire! When it comes to solitaire (Klondike), it鈥檚 the king of classic one-player card games, and now, introducing the mobile game 鈥淟ovely Solitaire鈥 available on the App Store! With its chic user interface, you can exude a sense of style even while playing on the train! (Or so we hope?) New to the game? Don鈥檛 worry, you can learn the rules and tips from the 鈥淗ow to Play鈥 section in the game! Your browser does not support the video tag. What Makes It Lovely? The pastel-colored UI and pixel art card designs make it lovely! Plus, the music is incredibly cool, the sound effects when moving cards are satisfying, making it lovely!...

2024-04-03 路 2 min 路 Gobo

馃摂 Devlog: Slashing Samurai - Reflection

Devlog: Slashing Samurai - Reflection

This article is a record of reflections on the (post-release) development log of the iOS mobile game 鈥淪lashing Samurai,鈥 released on the App Store on December 15, 2023. It explores areas for improvement and lessons learned during the development process. Feel free to download 鈥淪lashing Samurai鈥 for free from the App Store using the banner below if you鈥檙e interested. Identification of Reflection Points After completing the development of 鈥淪lashing Samurai鈥 and reflecting on the process and outcomes, various points for improvement became apparent. To better utilize these reflections in future game development, I want to document them thoroughly. Let鈥檚 start by summarizing specific points for improvement:...

2024-01-11 路 11 min 路 Gobo

馃摂 Devlog: Slashing Samurai - Logic

Devlog: Slashing Samurai - Logic

This article is a record of the 鈥渓ogic鈥 behind the development of 鈥淪lashing Samurai,鈥 a mobile game for iOS released on the App Store on December 15, 2023, using the Godot Engine. However, to avoid excessive length, specific code details will be kept to a minimum. Slashing Samurai is available for free download on the App Store. Just click the banner below to get this game! Identifying Necessary Screens I am the type to prioritize visuals. In game development, including the creation of 鈥淪lashing Samurai鈥 in Godot, I started by identifying the necessary screens. I also considered the flow of...

2023-12-31 路 6 min 路 Gobo

馃摂 Devlog: Slashing Samurai - Assets

Devlog: Slashing Samurai - Assets Edition

This article is a record of the 鈥淎ssets鈥 in the (post) devlog of the iOS mobile game 鈥淪lashing Samurai,鈥 released on the App Store on December 15, 2023. Slashing Samurai is available for free download on the App Store. Just click the banner below to get this game! Consideration of Assets to Use In this development log, we record how we prepared assets for the development of the mobile game 鈥淪lashing Samurai.鈥 In the context of game development, assets refer to the materials used. First, we listed the necessary assets and proceeded with a rough policy to prepare them with as low a budget as possible, considering the time cost....

2023-12-27 路 7 min 路 Gobo

馃摂 Devlog: Slashing Samurai - Planning

Devog: Slashing Samurai - Planning

This article is a record of the 鈥淧lanning鈥 phase of the (post-release) devlog of the iOS mobile game 鈥淪lashing Samurai,鈥 released on the App Store on December 15, 2023. Slashing Samurai is available for free download on the App Store. Just click the banner below to get this game! Defining the Rough Specifications of the Game The development process began by roughly defining the specifications of the game to be developed. It was pre-determined that the game would be distributed globally on a specific platform. If aiming for global distribution, it was clear that it would require a certain level of quality to gain approval....

2023-12-24 路 7 min 路 Gobo

馃暪锔 Slashing Samurai

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Casual Timing Game, Slashing Samurai, is Here! Push beyond the limits of your dynamic visual acuity! Let a samurai to slice falling objects mid-air! Thrilling and addictive casual timing game 鈥 Can play now! Your browser does not support the video tag. Overview This is a exciting timing game! In each stage, a single object (a donut, a stuffed animal, a tomato, a bicycle, a statue, and more from different eras and places!) falls from the sky. Using touch-and-release controls, make the pixelated samurai jump and skillfully cut the falling item to clear the stage. Download on App Store for free Slashing Samurai is available for free download on the App Store....

2023-11-30 路 3 min 路 Gobo