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I am bringing a timeless bar dice game into the digital world on iOS. The game needs one last "kick" to make my dream a reality.
I am bringing a timeless bar dice game into the digital world on iOS. The game needs one last "kick" to make my dream a reality.
34 backers pledged $1,633 to help bring this project to life.

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WHAT IS IT?

1-4-24 Dice Game is the most fun dice game you have ever played brought to your phone. Never will you have to trade your license for a dirty dice cup. Play by yourself, play with your friends on the same device, place against someone over bluetooth, and the best piece: play against anyone, anywhere with game center multiplayer. This feature is still being developed. The success of Dice with buddies, Words with friends and Draw something are all based around this same turn based game play. Come check out the next biggest turn based smash hit!

Without your help this is a kinda cool game - more like the version already for sale on the appstore called Midnite 1-4-24. But why be mediocre? Help me become great, and make yourself feel great at the same time.

PRIOR SUCCESS 

I have released 27 titles since April of last year which have received 60,000+ downloads.  At first, I only used free platforms to make very simple apps. With this basic model, I turned the $99 apple developer fee into $12,000 in less than a month, despite minimal use of html and css programming.  

Since then I have invested in more rich and robust apps by outsourcing much of the development . This has also allowed me to employ more interesting monetization models, which I believe is key in this business.

BACKSTORY

So I moved away from more simple apps and made my first game called 1-4-24, or Midnight - a classic bar game!  I have taken a fun, interactive game that my friend and former co-worker, Sam Lam, taught me and turned it into a beautiful looking iPhone app. 1-4-24  is designed as a multiplayer Game Center game, with achievements and leaderboards. It works great and looks phenomenal. I have also included In-App purchases which will allow users to increase In-App currency and to customize the appearance of the game. 

HOW YOU WILL HELP

The game is basically ready to go, except for one aspect. Currently, the multiplayer element is not optimal; it works like an old-school 8 bit game. As a result, when you play, you have to watch everything your opponent is doing.  Thus, you cannot have multiple concurrent games with friends.

I am working to change this!  My goal is to have the game flow more easily, and allow multiple concurrent games to be played (as in Words With Friends or Draw Something).  This change in flow will dramatically enhance gameplay and will keep you and your friends coming back for more!

WHERE THE FUNDS WILL GO

1) Allow me to change the game from the old-school multiplayer style to a new turn-based multiplayer interface that allows users to have multiple active games.  Once that is successfully completed, I will work to add new features that people suggest.

2) Pay server, bandwidth, hardware, and other day-to-day costs. These costs will increase as more people start using 1-4-24. Furthermore, if there is sufficient demand on iOS, I’d like to also bring it to the Android platform which will require more time & $$.

3) Fund the second phase of development. This includes adding bottoms, adding android, marketing efforts and adding open feint. Build a team dedicated to helping update and maintain the app.

SPECIAL PRIZE ADDED:

If you are an Instagram fan, then I have a special treat for you. A donation of just $1 you will get an early release of the next great Instagram app - Instasave.

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FAQ

  • Because i never reached the funding amount, you were never charged. Sorry for not explaining. I did not get any money as I did not reach my goal last time.

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    Its a buck - CMON. You will get the premium non ad version of the app (value 1.99) for half price!! Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share.

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    You Got 5 on it! You win a free promo code for the, FULL version of the game, once it hits the App Store. Plus you will get a free $9.99 worth of in app credits! ($11.98 value) Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share.

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    You're a perfect 10! You win a free promo code for the, FULL version of the game, once it hits the App Store. Plus you will get a free $19.99 worth of in app credits! ($21.98 value) Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share.

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    Thats like a quarter x 100. Less than a sixer of the really good beer. The free promo code for the, FULL version of the game, once it hits the App Store. Plus you will get a free $49.99 worth of in app credits! ($51.98 value) Stay thirsty my friends. Also I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share.

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    Nooo waay! The app plus $49.99 IAP + you get all the table artwork upgrades for free. Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share. This is way better than part of a BS date. You know it.

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    HARD CORE GAMER - Skip all the junk - just BETA test as well as get a free promo copy. I mean the only thing I am missing is the year supply of Mountain Dew. Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    COWABUNGA BRO. Get an official 1-4-24 Leather Dice Cup not only do you get the app plus $49.99 of IAP (minus the beta tester), but you will be included in the game credits. You can show your grand kids that you made a game. Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share. Way better than a keg.

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    THANKS x 250! - You get the app, the IAP, the Dice cup set, name in credits and a limited edition official 1-4-24 Dice Game Hoodie! So Stylin. Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share.

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    Daring designer package! You get all of the above, AND you’ll get to work with us in designing the look of a new table and shaker cup. Awesome! You’ll get the chance to work directly with our development team, so that we can create an exclusive look for your In-App purchase package, which will have YOUR name on it in the game. AND, you’ll be featured as part of the designer team on the game credits! Plus I will add another brand new premium app (.99 value) - Instasave - Instagram browser with save and share.

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    Truly be immortalized! Incredible! Your name, company name, or someone's name will have its own place at the table as Player 3 and Player 4. Can you find a better place for advertisement than the next-best-thing on the App Store? Don’t think so! Plus, all of the rewards above! And get a copy of my apps for life!

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    We love you too! Seriously! We will put you up in a hotel in sf and take you for a dinner at House of Prime Rib, then go to Black Horse and play some 1-4-24 while drinking libations and chatting for the rest of the night. Plus everything above expect getting your name as a player. And get a copy of my apps for life!

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