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Blueprint De...

Playing Magnetic Billiards on iPhone 3G. Speed problems seem to have vanished with appropriately sized graphics (previously I was using iPad graphics scaled down in realtime). The iPad controls are su...

By JPickford
Mon, 18 Oct 2010

Blueprint De...

Tidying up lots of loose ends on Magnetic Billiards today. Quite chuffed with the visual effects for 'Foul' and 'Buzz'. Really simple but effective. We're only missing cluster shape detection and a...

By JPickford
Thu, 14 Oct 2010

Blueprint De...

Magnetic Billiards now has four distinct control methods (switchable in-game). They all work really well so it's really a matter of person taste. Haven't tried them on the iPhone yet (just the iPad...

By JPickford
Tue, 12 Oct 2010

Blueprint De...

Implemented an alternate control method - 'DONUT CONTROL'. It's mainly aimed at the iPhone version as it allows you to control the shot using most of the screen space regardless of the balls size (...

By JPickford
Sun, 03 Oct 2010

Blueprint De...

Just a rough video of the new touch controls for Magnetic Billiards on iPad.

By JPickford
Wed, 29 Sep 2010

Blueprint De...

It always amazes me how often I find two completely different causes for the same bug. Fixed a persistent crash bug (twice) and got the game running on iPhone 3G. Well more limping than running but...

By JPickford
Tue, 28 Sep 2010

Blueprint De...

I was planning on a couple days rest after working silly hours last week but I couldn't resist a cheeky bit of coding today. Got the "buzz" multiplier working. Getting "s" ranks on some levels now.

By JPickford
Mon, 27 Sep 2010

Blueprint De...

Ace to get people playing our game in the pub on friday. It was worth the risk of taking the iPad on a night out. It seemed to go down well. Now to get it finished.

By JPickford
Sun, 26 Sep 2010

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