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There are people all around the world that believe that they will make a killer app just by ripoff an idea and spend little time and work on it depending only on others for the most part.
These are often the ones that are complaining about why their app do not sell...
The answer is simple for me. Although I cannot do that for the moment unfortunately.
Start based on an idea. Evolve the idea based on the result. Always keep your end game at sight. Always look around for what the people really want to.
If you do that, you can build something wonderful little by little and evolve personally. It's the only way, really. Sadly, I am not able to put it in action...
Good feedback is always welcome, even better if it's in the early stages of development.
Since you said you've experience publishing apps, what release strategy would you recommend? a private beta with friends, a regional beta ore just open for everyone? I'm asking because I'm about to release my first app in Android :)
Your last statement is too true.
If anyone around me was that honest I would be glad to have found the person. It is truly rare that people give honest feedback. Probably to avoid bothering with people's ego.
Awlex177955yWhat forum are you talking about? I would be happy to receive feedback for games I created☺
Aeron3645y@spaceJunk I would personally recommend that you keep it open for everyone, if you believe that your idea is unique and/or appealing and are comfortable with letting people see it in its current state. If people like it, they will start talking about it to other people and since it is in development stage, it will help build up a "hype" while at the same time you can collect data about bugs and even take suggestions from the audience about what they would like to see in it. If possible, communicating with the audience is highly recommend (Example: telling them about what you plan to implement in the next update and when this next update will be, also talking to them about your future plans but never give them false hope like a certain game #totallynottalkingaboutnomanssky.) Do all this and you should be fine.
Aeron3645y@Awlex I personally am on a lot of forums. In my case it is more like I want to know about all the games that come out and what problems others are facing so that should I encounter them in the future, I would know what to do and find new ways to express myself. But if you want reviews for your games, there are many ways to go about that.
1. Upload a video on YouTube.(you will get results over a period of time when you get popular)
2. If you are using an engine, use the forum made for the users of that particular engine. If you can't draw a solution to your problems regarding a feature, you might find a nice person who would be willing to guide you.
3. If you use custom engines like me, then you'll have to join a lot of forums to get a decent amount of reviews(also one of the reasons why I have joined a shit ton of forums).
Just search around on the net for a bit, you'll find a lot of forums.