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Update #45

Android Closed Beta & Card of the Day Coming Soon!

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Hello SolForge fans, and Happy New Year! We hope you have all had a great holiday season so far playing with all of the new cards and new features of our latest update. We’ve gotten a great response to the new iPhone client, draft mode, and tournament play so far, and we’re thrilled that everyone has been having as much fun playing it as we had making it.

We just wanted to touch base before the end of the year and let you know that we are getting ready to begin our closed beta for SolForge on Android. We sent out an email to all of you last week with a link to a survey to gather information about what Android devices you use. We are going to begin rolling out invitations to the Android closed beta based on the devices on which we’re initially focusing our testing. This may mean that someone you know may get a closed beta invite before you do, but don't worry - you will get yours too. Over time, we will be expanding the closed beta pool for Android to include all of our backers, but we have to roll things out this way initially in order to manage the process.

Our current Android client is quite an early version, and there are a number of known issues. The deck builder is currently still very raw and rather difficult to use – it is functional, but not very user friendly. It is also currently impossible to purchase gold from within the Android app itself, but you can use the store with gold you purchase via our website.

All of that said, we’re very excited to be getting an Android version of SolForge into some of your hands very soon. We have been looking forward to this day for a long time, and can’t wait until we can see people playing SolForge on their phones wherever we go! If you filled out our Android device survey, keep your eyes on your inbox! A beta invitation could be coming your way soon!

For those of you who play SolForge on other clients, we have news for you too! We're going to be releasing a new "Card of the Day" feature starting next week. Card of the Day will make a selected single card available in the in-game store, with the available card rotating each day. We will be kicking off the feature with cards from the most recent update, so if you haven't had a chance to pick yours up just yet, be sure to check back into the store each day!

Paweł K., Andrew Rula, and 14 more people like this update.

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      Creator Geof Aberhart on March 7

      Well, nearly two months later and I still haven't got my Android beta.

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      Creator Geof Aberhart on January 22

      So I tried sending an email to support and got a response saying it had to be an account with G+. I went and made sure that was all sorted out, even refilled the survey, and almost two weeks later I still haven't gotten a thing.

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      Creator Ber on January 1

      Latest update has been great fun! Awesome to see some action for all the Android fans too.

      Hope you'll do some tidying up on the iOS version though, a lot of annoyances at the moment:
      -need options to turn off music or SFX more than ever
      -quick play forgets last used deck and picks some random deck
      -sometimes after starting a tournament match, screen sits on 'searching for opponent', never updates to match begun

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      Creator Sean Hull on December 31

      I filled out like 6 of them. My family is swimming in android devices :P

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      Creator Stone Blade Entertainment on December 31

      Sarah: send an email to support@stoneblade.com and we can resend you the survey

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      Creator Sarah Loch on December 31

      If we did not receive the email survey, or accidentally deleted it, is there somewhere we can respond to the survey?

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      Creator Nick Kratz on December 31

      One of the many moments where I'm happy I have a top tier Android device.

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      Creator Craig Plazony on December 31

      Sounds great! Can't wait for my invite (I hope!)

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