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Update #21

We are Greenlit!

Well, that was a surprise this morning when a friend of mine messaged me "Congrats on the greenlight." Whaaaa? What was he talking about? Checked the Steam Greenlight page - holy crap! The Legend of Iya was indeed greenlit! That's crazy-good news!

The contract with my musician - Magnus has been signed and is now good to go!

As GameMaker Studio 1.2 landed yesterday, it meant another round of corrections and rewrites on the code, and I still can't get the YYC machine-code compiler to not choke on my source, but I opened a trouble ticket with the YoYo guys, and that might get resolved soon. As it is - even the regular 1.2 compiler is now able to make my code run about 10 times faster.

Ouya port's been a bit of a problem though - it seems to lag quite a bit more than I expected, considering the game runs super-fast on Xperia Play - an underpowered pre-Tegra phone from 2 years ago. But hey! I didn't do any of the resource optimization yet - so that will get fixed one way or another.

Anyway - cheers guys!

Andrew.

PS: A friend of mine is running a Kickstarter for a double-pack of his games. The games look fun, and the KS goal is modest - maybe check'em out?

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      Creator Bastian Ganze on November 25

      Yeah i was ask to provide a Name for the Credits yesterday and I did.

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      Creator Glenn Magus Harvey on November 23

      Anyone else get a request for their info?

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      Creator Paul J Heilig II on November 21

      I'm so glad this game got fully backed! I can't wait to try it out, and I'm looking forwards to more updates!

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      Creator Duane Sibilly on October 28

      Would love to see an update soon!

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      Creator David Tran on October 25

      Any new progress?

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      Creator Glenn Magus Harvey on October 2, 2013

      So how are things going?

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      Creator Chris Lord on August 30, 2013

      With regards to Ouya performance, it's worth noting that it's possible to switch the Ouya res down to 720p (an actual mode-switch, not just scaling the output buffer). This isn't something I've seen games doing yet, despite some awful performance... The Tegra chipset, I think, is an immediate-mode renderer, so will be much worse affected by overdraw than PowerVR and Adreno chipsets (I think).

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      Creator Alex Dawson on August 29, 2013

      Awesome news :D I had a similiar surprise this morning when my Greenlight project suddenly went from 60 odd percent of the way to the top 100 to be 93% thanks to you and all the others getting greenlit it gave most of the other projects a boost.

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      Creator John Blythe on August 29, 2013

      Great news. Super excited by this game. Can't wait for it. :)

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      Creator Benjamin David Lee on August 29, 2013

      sweet great news on the green light i voted for that as well

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      Creator anthony on August 29, 2013

      Congrats! Really glad you got Greenlit!

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      Creator Jay Shah on August 29, 2013

      Wahoooooo!!!! That's awesome. I'm glad I voted for it at Steam. Nice Andrew! ;-}

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      Creator Vince Vazquez on August 28, 2013

      Sweet! Great news! Congratulations! That update where you were scared this wouldn't be funded seems like a million years ago right about now, huh? :D

      And neat little plug for Attack Mountain's weird thing. I heard about that before, and I wish 'em luck. It sounds pretty interesting, though I personally just can't seem to force myself to like games with uber-minimalist pixel art like that. You're right though, the goal is modest and it's always great to see people bring games to Kickstarter that aren't asking for a million. I sincerely hope they make it.

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      Creator Bastian Ganze on August 28, 2013

      Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww yeah :D

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      Creator Ricardo Chirino on August 28, 2013

      This is indeed great news! I can't wait to play Legend of Iya and unlock Achievements on my Steam account :)

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      Creator Jesse Dylan Watson on August 28, 2013

      Great news about Steam! Gosh, and I can remember when I was scared this wouldn't get funding. :)

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      Creator Ricardo André Gomes Kislitsyn on August 28, 2013

      Great news! Congrats!

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      Creator Dean Dodrill on August 28, 2013

      Congrats :) Steam was good to me, I know they'll be good to you as well.

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      Creator Rain-Dancer on August 28, 2013

      Congrats on getting greenlit :)

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      Creator Mugiwara on August 28, 2013

      Sounds great! Glad to hear you got greenlit, gonna finally jump on the steam train once your game comes out! Thanks again for giving the OUYA some love, its gonna be great, let me know if you need any beta testers on that port:-)

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