CandySwipe is a mobile game currently available on Android devices, iPhone iPad, and facebook.
My name is Albert Ransom CEO/Founder of Runsome Apps. I created a little game as an indie developer in 2010 called CandySwipe in memory of my mother who passed 5 months earlier. I would like to raise enough money to take my current CandySwipe game and completely rebuild it from scratch by updating/replacing all the assets, artwork, animations, and adding new features to give CandySwipe the polished look and feel it deserves so it can better compete with the likes of Candy Crush Saga. I want to keep it a completely free experience for the user meaning no paying to continue etc. it may show ads and have an option to remove ads as the current version of CandySwipe does.
The new game will include:
-more dynamic game play, added features while sticking to the core players enjoy.
-multiple themes in new dynamic level selection and saved levels
-complete graphic redesign while sticking to the core look and feel
-added animations to make the game feel more alive
-updated theme music and sound effects
-updated social integration to better compete with friends and family
A brief summary of the new theme:
The current CandySwipe game is basically a timed game where you connect as many candies as you can before time runs out. The new game will keep this premise in mind, however, it will be reformatted to take you through the course of a year with different challenges and themes along the way. For example, the game will start with a series of levels with a Spring season theme which will include spring time themed candies (think Easter) and challenges. Followed by Summer, Fall, and Winter. The new game will also offer an "Arcade" option that will have the "classic" CandySwipe game play and challenges for the hardcore loyal CandySwipers.
The game will be a free app for iPhone/iPad, and Android devices, therefore it will be available to all for free. However, we will offer a code to unlock any premium version to ALL backers of this project.
Estimated Timeline (rough sketch):
-Setting up rewards that can be filled during this time period such as t-shirts etc.
-Expanding the team by finding the right individuals who can assist in building the project to spec.
-R&D polishing up and putting final touches on the new game and design specs before production begins
-Official game graphics start being produced
-Back end and social integration development
-Alpha and Beta testing begin
-Beta testing completes
-Execute updates based on data from Beta testers
-Fulfill rewards such as those being listed in the game credits etc.
-Post release game updates....
Runsome Apps and CandySwipe was built from nothing with nothing to over 5 million downloads, 100+ million game plays, and rated over 4+ stars across all mobile platforms as an indie developer. With resources and funding it can only get better! Your pledge would help and be greatly appreciated.
Risks and challenges
If our trademark is cancelled and we are ordered to change the name, we will do so, but continue with the development of the game under a new name if need be.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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