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News #3 - Mr.Fox and Shapes home page feature (US)

Mr.Fox and Shapes home page feature (US)

Mr.Fox and Shapes featured in Playtime with your toddler 

Mr.Fox and Shapes featured in Playtime with your toddler 

We celebrate today! Our Mr.Fox and Shapes game got first home page(US) feature. It's really a big honor for us to share pixels in this category with big players like TocaBoca, SagoSago, Wee society,  and other great kids apps devs out there. Thanks Apple!

What's the time Mr.Fox?

Yesterday we received dubbing of our little fox. It will take some time to implement all sounds, but we can tell you they are really nice. Listen to sample bellow. Isn't he cute?

Next week we are going to fix some small bugs, to refine old and add new animations and also to do small changes in gameplay due to our closed beta test.

The biggest issue for now are music and sounds effects - we are still not happy with them. Hopefuly next week..

News #2 - What's The Time Mr.Fox?

What's the time Mr.Fox ?

Amazing voice actor Lani Minela will be the voice of our little fox, main character of our upcoming game What's the time Mr.Fox?. Definitely this was the biggest highlight of recent week. We're looking forward to cooperate with her. 20 min. long skype call with this very nice and charming person left us feeling great.

Behid the scenes

Behid the scenes

The first 90 percent of the code accounts for the first 90 percent of the development time. The remaining 10 percent of the code accounts for the other 90 percent of the development time.
— Tom Cargill, Bell Labs

Well, all devs know this, right? Yes, we're stuck in that phase now. We thought the app will be out till KidsWantMobile conference but it seems like we hit the app store a little bit later. Keep your fingers crossed :)

App icons

We did also big facelift of our icons so it will be much easier to identify our games across the app store and on the touchscreens too. New icons will appear in the next app updates...

App icons redesign

App icons redesign

We are back

You've probably noticed the date of our latest post. Yes it's been almost a year since we did our last one. But not because we are lazy, or that we don't know what to write about. On the contrary, we were too busy with creating our second game and its promotion, to find some little spare time for blogging. But we decided to change it now. 

We are preparing some posts about iPad and iPhone games that we play together with our son Adam or about books we read together and of course about news from our little studio, how we work from home, how we manage time to have creative working days and still spend lot of time playing with Adam. 

Stay tuned.

Our story

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Awesome news!!! Our first free little app for kids is out! We are so excited! This is almost the best Christmas gift ever! :)
I said almost…because it was last year when we got the best one - our Adam;) It was the best Christmas ever but also the most stressful one in our life. Little Adam was one month old and we wanted to be the most perfect mom/housewife and dad. 

We wanted everything to be perfect. But the problem was that it wasn’t…

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As freelancer I had lot of work before I got pregnant and was not able to finish some of them before delivery so also during Christmas time I had to work. I had to sit every spare minute at computer also during nights between breastfeeding, while Alex was shopping baby stuff, food and everything I needed and was taking care of baby when I was sleeping after whole night of drawing…we felt exhausted…when we finally sat at table on Christmas Eve it was 10pm, we had chicken instead of fish, Christmas tree was half-decorated and our home was reaaally messy:D But you know what? We really enjoyed it. Baby was peacefully sleeping next to us and it was for a first time in 8 years we were together that we spent Christmas as a family...

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And then our story began:) As a christmas gift, we ordered him Blabla Socks the fox and started to call him Mr.Fox. He loves it from a very first moment and since then he falls asleep with him every night. When Adam was around 9 months old he loved lions and his “peek-a-boo” book so we decided to create a peek-a-boo game for iPad with lion for him. It was very easy to play. There was a lion hiding behind the branch a he could move with it so the lion’s face was visible…and he loved it so much:)) It was awesome to see him laughing. And this is what we really want. Make children happy:)

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Now it’s Christmas time again and I feel like that this year flew so fast. Adam is now 1yo doing his first steps and saying first words and we are launching our Mr.Fox and friends project - apps for toddlers and preschoolers. We really hope you will like our apps, illustrations and ideas and that your kids will have lot of fun and will learn something new with our Mr.Fox. Also we would love to hear from you, so please don’t hesitate to send us email or just say hello on our Facebook page ;) 

Merry Christmas!
Alex&Edit&Adam