OUYA Version Now Shipping!

Alright!  The OUYA version is now approved and in the Marketplace!  You can look it up in the marketplace, or you can click on the button below to go ahead and place it in your download queue for the OUYA if you’re not in front of your console right now Download Jumpman Forever 1.0 for OUYA Now! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – thank you to each and every beta tester and Kickstarter supporter.  Without you, Jumpman Forever would have never happened!  And an extra thank you to OUYA for the Free The Games Fund! Now on to other things – the PC & Mac betas, and the upcoming Crucible Kickstarter!  

Davis Ray Sickmon, JrOUYA Version Now Shipping!
Still don't know what an OUYA is?  It's a "microconsole" - think of an XBox, but accessible to smaller developers, with a lot of inexpensive games on it.

Resubmission (and Buckethead)

So… the OUYA submission failed.  Twice, actually. Now, the first bug was a pretty stupid bug concerning code signing – see previous post about it. This one made me facepalm a little bit, and doubt the sanity of myself and the beta testers.  Jumpman Forever Beta was downloaded just shy of 1,000 times.  No one ever reported a crash bug that the OUYA testers found.  See, Jump is O or A.  Pause is Y.  Which leaves a whole lot of buttons on the controller unused. What happens when you press one of those unused buttons?  It crashes.  And no one seemed to notice.  Of course, there’s always this thing – if you provide directions for keys, etc., people just hit …

Davis Ray Sickmon, JrResubmission (and Buckethead)
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Just Launchin’ This Thing…

Yeah, there’s nothing particularly important here.  It’s just the launch of JumpmanForever.com – which is a sort of big deal for me, and finally gives the game a home JUST before the game goes live on our first platform, the OUYA microconsole. It’s been a pretty good run getting to the point that we’re patiently waiting on someone to finish poking and prodding the product and deem it ready for public consumption.  Of course, there had to be a last minute bone up on my part.  We’ve already got a product called Jumpman Forever Beta in the OUYA Marketplace, and with our new full version, we made one called Jumpman Forever, and changed the product id, compiled it, and sent …

Davis Ray Sickmon, JrJust Launchin’ This Thing…