SteamBall - Featured by Apple as New Game we Love!

FMStudioGameDev

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We are proud to introduce SteamBall - an action steampunk  game.
Reach the top and become the hero of the steam age!

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/DAkiWEQbBjU" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/DAkiWEQbBjU</a>

Avoid spikes and learn how to destroy obstacles as you climb to the top of the craziest tower of the steampunk age, choose new scientist to upgrade your power and challenge your friends: who will be able to go higher?


Features:
  • Infinite challenging levels with increasing difficulties
  • Amazing pixel art
  • Intuitive one-touch controls
  • Simple and addicting gameplay

SteamBall is New Games we Love in the US, Europe and many other countries, if you give it a try let us know what you think!
https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1437107819

ViniciusAlves

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Really cool game. I really like playing it. I have a few questions:

- Did you write your own extension for Unity Ads?
- Why did you decide to go with a publisher?
- How relevant do you think having a publisher was for you getting featured?

Congratulations on the feature! Happy to see Stencylers being successgul :)

FMStudioGameDev

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Thank you ViniciusAlves.
We used robinshaafsma Unity extension, just fixed a couple of code lines throwing errors in 3.5 and replaced frameworks with the most recent one
We already published Pixel Volley with AppsoluteGames last year, they had contacted us and we decided to try since we don't know anyone at Apple and didn't know anything about how to market the app. The game got featured worldwide and went fairly well so for SteamBall we decided to go the same way. 
It's hard to tell how much the feature depends on the publisher and how much on the game itself, maybe we would have been featured anyway if self-publishing, or maybe not, who knows? I have the impression that for us it played a good role, but this can be different for anyone

LIBERADO

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Congratulations!
   
Excellent game. I like its graphics and mechanics.

...they had contacted us and we decided to try...
Please, tell me, how did they find out about you?
I'm spanish, excuse me for my bad English.
I'm not a private teacher. Please, post your questions in the public forum.

colburt187

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Really cool game. I really like playing it. I have a few questions:

- Did you write your own extension for Unity Ads?
- Why did you decide to go with a publisher?
- How relevant do you think having a publisher was for you getting featured?

Congratulations on the feature! Happy to see Stencylers being successgul :)

there is a new unity extension here - http://community.stencyl.com/index.php/topic,57357.0.html

Awesome work FMStudio!

FMStudioGameDev

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...they had contacted us and we decided to try...
Please, tell me, how did they find out about you?
Well I don't remember exactly but I guess through our website contact form. We made a teaser trailer video on youtube and TouchArcade made a nice article about the game, this is probably where they came to know about the game.

Noroup

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...they had contacted us and we decided to try...
Please, tell me, how did they find out about you?
Well I don't remember exactly but I guess through our website contact form. We made a teaser trailer video on youtube and TouchArcade made a nice article about the game, this is probably where they came to know about the game.
How much money has this generated so far?

Bombini

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Bhoopalan

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Congrats FMStudio!! Added it to the feature thread list.
If I helped you at anytime, help me back build my twitter followers :)
https://twitter.com/imbhoopalan

FMStudioGameDev

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Congrats!!!
Congrats FMStudio!! Added it to the feature thread list.

Thanks everybody!

How much money has this generated so far?
I am sorry but since I am with a publisher I am not allowed to share numbers.  Anyway, it's still a bit early to draw conclusion but we are pretty satisfied, even though average revenue is a lower than the other time. I suspect that the lack of support for any mediation  platform in Stencyl 3.5 has a role in this, together with other aspects (iOS 12 marketplace, type of game...)