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Offline therevills

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Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« on: December 07, 2019, 12:30:14 AM »
Our latest game is out on iWin and coming soon to all the other major portals (Big Fish Games, GameHouse etc)  ;D

As well as Steam in about a week!

*** Features ***

Sequel to our popular "Santa's Christmas Solitaire" (released in 2016)
Brand new story with full voice over
3 difficulty levels
3 game modes:
- One Up, One Down
- Pair Match
- Sum of 14
Mini-games
Snowball Fight card game!
Hidden Object sections
36 store items
240 card levels

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1202710/Santas_Christmas_Solitaire_2/

https://www.iwin.com/games/santas-christmas-solitaire-2


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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2019, 06:08:50 AM »
Well done on the professional release. Looks nice and smooth with crisp graphics.

What was this coded in, if you don't mind me asking?
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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2019, 06:42:29 AM »
Wow! really well done, nice one. Looks very well polished from main game to mini games. I hope it sells really well :)

The music is really nice. Was this custom created for you or purchased elsewhere?. Either way, it's very uniquely festive.

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What was this coded in, if you don't mind me asking?
Judging by the alpha fading I'd say BlitzMax? ( complete guess of course )
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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2019, 07:01:48 AM »
If it was BlitzMax, then I'm impressed even more. One question I'd ask would be why use something that is not actively supported or with a concrete future to it?
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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2019, 07:55:43 AM »
Well done on the professional release. Looks nice and smooth with crisp graphics.
Thanks Mr Amon  :)

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What was this coded in, if you don't mind me asking?
Judging by the alpha fading I'd say BlitzMax? ( complete guess of course )
Yep, BlitzMax was used - how'd you guess from the alpha fading Qube?

Wow! really well done, nice one. Looks very well polished from main game to mini games. I hope it sells really well :)
Thanks - us too!  :P

The music is really nice. Was this custom created for you or purchased elsewhere?. Either way, it's very uniquely festive.
It was purchased from a stock music site, it fits the festive theme so well.

One question I'd ask would be why use something that is not actively supported or with a concrete future to it?
BlitzMax Windows 32bit is pretty rock solid and will be for a long time - and when it does break I'm sure BlitzMax NG will be a sound replacement.


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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2019, 10:08:26 AM »
Very polished, I hope it does well for you.   :D
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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2019, 11:53:55 PM »
Thanks Steve!

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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2019, 07:38:52 AM »
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Yep, BlitzMax was used - how'd you guess from the alpha fading Qube?
I can recognise the way BlitzMax handles alpha fading a mile away ;D - It has that slight background mist about it.
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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2019, 09:09:12 AM »
Post Mortem please.


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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2019, 09:22:33 AM »
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Post Mortem please.

Good idea.
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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2019, 08:40:16 AM »
Post Mortem please.

I'll put something together over the weekend.

In other news Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2 is now available to buy on Big Fish Games  :D

https://www.bigfishgames.com/games/15243/santas-christmas-solitaire-2/

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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2019, 04:46:33 PM »
Post Mortem please.

I'll put something together over the weekend.

In other news Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2 is now available to buy on Big Fish Games  :D

https://www.bigfishgames.com/games/15243/santas-christmas-solitaire-2/

I thought you'd stopped supporting Mac now? Or did someone else port it over? It's definitely available for it on Big Fish.

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Re: Santa's Christmas Solitaire 2
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2019, 05:16:31 PM »
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I thought you'd stopped supporting Mac now?

I know Apple can be a real pain in the arse and overcharge, but I had forgotten how bad a native install of Windows 10 is (the wife bought a W10 based laptop recently).  Full of bloat, potential spying and adverts!  On my desktop I got rid of all that nonsense a long time ago.  Windows 8.1 was great as is Mac OS.  Sad that Microsoft made a mess of Windows 10, today I really like Mac OS and Linux Mint.
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