My PADNUG .net usergroup presentation: App marketing and cross-platform dev. With Revenue, downloads, retention data
“Making Money with Apps in Your Spare Time” Tips & tricks for generating profit-building apps for WP8/Win8. Jimmy will review what worked and what didn’t for him. He’ll display analytical data to support his findings and demo cross-platform efforts using HTML5 running at 60fps!
Roller Coaster Is # 1 Top Free Game on Windows Phone in the US, Japan, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany. Roller Coaster is a simulation game built using XNA and Silverlight. This was joint project with my brother Mark Dickinson and me.
Build and Ride Roller Coasters! A Easy to use yet flexibly builder allows for very creative coasters. Create loops, spins, and even go upside down. Coaster stats show a general snap shot of your coaster. Multiple Viewpoints, with the ability to look around while riding in realistic physics. Customize your coaster with multiple themes including classic and Halloween.
The object of Slapjack is to feverishly slap cards, like a ninja, while trying to claim possession of every card in the deck.
Win all of the cards in the deck.
How to Play
Each player takes turns placing their top card on the center discard pile. When there is a Jack the player tries to be thefirst one to slap the pile. If the player slap the pile first, the player adds those card to the bottom of his/her hand.
This app adds more custom rules as the the player reaches higher levels and unlock new computer players.
Don’t use your best deck (use this app instead)– Slapjack has been known to cause damage to the cards.
Nertz is a crazy ninja fast, real-time, multiplayer card game like Solitaire. Nertz is a combination of the card games Speed and Solitaire. The goal of the game is to play all of your Nertz cards before the other player do. Game play is similar to Solitaire but all players share their Foundation piles and need to play ninja fast to win. Overview Nertz can be played with any amount of people; this version plays with 4 players. Each player uses their own deck of cards in a solitaire–style competition that requires speed and skill. The object of each hand is to try to be the first player to call out “Nertz” by getting rid of their thirteen-card Nertz pile. A game of Nertz is played to a score of 100.