PC vs Ipad version

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PC vs Ipad version

Post by bssybeep » Thu Sep 17, 2015 11:23 pm

*Is this game fully featured on the PC (more options, features, etc) or just a port of the ipad version?
*I'm strictly a solo player. What kind of replayability does the game have?

thanks. game looks interesting, but just not much info out.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by gdrover » Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:26 am

The game is very re-playable. I own all three games in the series and have played each of them at least 20 times.
There are a couple of different commanders, each with a different style and difficulty, and then there are two sides.

For $10 you can't lose!

Very fun game.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by donger » Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:09 am

gdrover wrote:For $10 you can't lose!
You're only saying knowing that because Steam allows a refund...

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by IainMcNeil » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:53 am

The game on iOS was fully featured already but we have made a range of improvements including the AI and UI. It's a great game I keep coming back to.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by skoptic » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:18 pm

IainMcNeil wrote:The game on iOS was fully featured already but we have made a range of improvements including the AI and UI. It's a great game I keep coming back to.
Are there still IAPs in the iOS version?

Thanks

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by mboog12 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:31 pm

no, all content has already been included in the game. no IAPs.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by Redwing6891 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:45 pm

Extra content and no IAPs is a nice touch - although I had bought some of them already.

What is a shame is that the interface for the iPhone 5 is now tiny, the game is jerky, the music and sound effects are slightly off, and the design just doesn't look as good as before anymore.

I would really like the old version back!

:(

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by mboog12 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:54 pm

Iphone5 and 6 interface is one of the priorities for the next update.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by Redwing6891 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:18 pm

Thank you for the reply! When can we expect the update?

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by mboog12 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:46 pm

I can't say for sure.
A few weeks probably.
We want to be sure we'll properly fix the critical issues.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by Redwing6891 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:58 pm

Could we have the old version for iPhone back in the interim, please?

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by mboog12 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:10 pm

That is not my call my make.
I will ask this on Monday.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by Redwing6891 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:14 pm

Thank you, mboog. Really appreciate this!

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by IainMcNeil » Fri Sep 18, 2015 10:07 pm

The game has been written from scratch in an entirely new engine as it was not possible to update and maintain the old code base. We've tried to replicate exactly what was there before but we have some difference we need to fix. The beta test didn't throw up these issues so thanks for reporting them. We'll fix them as soon as we can but reverting to the previous build is not an option.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by Redwing6891 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:47 pm

Why not just pull the update and re-post the old version in the App Store until you fixed this? It's happened before and would create a lot of good will with the users.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by Coreysr » Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:30 pm

I second that. The ui on my iPad is unplayable. Sorry to my multiplayer opponents but I can not continue my game until they fix the game. It literally takes 30 seconds before it registers my touch.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by mboog12 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:41 pm

Hi Coreysr,
What ipad do you play on?
Also, could you tell us more about which buttons have big delays in registering touch?
I've just played a bit on my ipad and I don't seem to understand where that delay is.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by Coreysr » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:03 pm

Yeah for sure.

iPad 3rd gen, iOS 9
It is really anything I do in the game is a delay. The most noticeable when selecting a unit to move. The is a delay showing where I can move...really just everything. I guess the opening menu is okay or not noticeable but once in the game it gets bad.
I signed up for the beta, again. I didn't get a response other then a thanks for applying when I request to join. Good luck I know you guys are trying to get this fixed let me know if you need any other info.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by IainMcNeil » Wed Sep 23, 2015 8:16 am

This is very strange - we do not get those issues on iPad at all and we have everything down to a 2. Can you try a complete restart of the device to see if this helps?

We're continuing to fix issues and hope to submit an update with some improvements in the next day or two but it may take a little longer to resolve all issues. Check the change list above for details.

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Re: PC vs Ipad version

Post by IainMcNeil » Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:57 am

Just a note on the new beta - we're working on the build and will hopefully have a beta available this week and if not early next week. It has to get approved by Apple before you can check it.

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