My first Android app finally passed the 50+ downloads mark and here are the living proof: It may not sound like a big deal, but it means a lot to me. Thanks a lot to everybody who supported by downloading the app or trying the other versions!
Star Trail just got updated to version 0.9 and this means that the game now includes a brand new and totally hot score system! However, before I explain the score system you should know that I have changed the collectable bullets into coins. The idea of picking up bullets to a gun with unlimited ammo
I just released an update for Star Trail which improves the performance a great deal, especially on devices with a less than 1 GHz processor. This has been achieved by only updating objects and handling collisions for them if on or almost on the screen. In this way even smaller devices can handle large levels
We are starting out the new year with an update to the Android app Star Trail. The greatest improvement in this version is a fixed memory leak which caused a lot of unnecessary loading. What basically happened was that almost all the textures where loaded every time a level where started/restarted. This meant the app
A WebGL version of Star Trail is now up and running. After setting up all projects the right way in Eclipse it would finally let me compile a fresh HTML 5 edition of my app. It took some time to make the app fit in properly on the website but in the end jQuery made
Thanks to the great framework libGDX I have just ported Star Trail as an applet. This means you can now play the game directly in your browser! The loading may take a little while the first time you launch the game, since it has to download some libraries but this is only needed once. Have
Star Assault has been renamed Star Trail and is now available for free on Google Play! The game is still just a beta version but it now contains 3 challenging levels and your progress is saved each time you complete a level. For a full list of changes / features, see the changelog. Get the
The project is getting closer and closer to an actual playable game! This time a second level has been added to test level progression and stars marks the goal of a level. It’s a big update with both new in-game stuff and some improved mechanics. Don’t forget to check the changelog for the entire list
Star Assault has been updated to version 0.5. You will now find destructible crates and encounter the first enemy in the game. A download link is up and running for both the desktop client and the android app, so give it a try! For all changes in this version check the changelog.