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Jumbo Egg Hunt – Top 100 Paid Games on Windows

21 Mar
2013

JEH Top 100 Paid in Windows

Jumbo Egg Hunt is currently in the Top 100 paid in Games section on the Windows Store. This was my first time checking this list, so I’m not sure how long its been on there or if its been ranked higher. Regardless……awesome! 

Jumbo Egg Hunt on Windows 8

**03/23 Update: Two days later…..Jumbo Egg Hunt is still in the Top 100 Paid Games on the Windows 8 Store!

THANK YOU to everyone who’s downloaded it! Have fun!**

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**04/02 Update: Moved up in the rankings!

JEH Top 100 Paid in Windows 04_02

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Nook Developer: 8-Bit Avrin

8 Mar
2013

Nook App Developer Post

It’s official……..I’m now a part of the Nook(Barnes & Noble) App Store! Earlier today Professor Piggy Bank and Jumbo Egg Hunt became available for Nook tablets. They’re currently supported by the Nook Tablet, Nook Color, and Nook HD/HD+ Tablets. The Nook tablets run on an Android OS similar to other tablets that I’ve developed for. I already had an Android build of Professor Piggy Bank & Jumbo Egg Hunt ready so porting those apps over didn’t take long at all. After completing all of the meta-data I just had to change a link within the apps and they were ready. 

Jumbo Egg Hunt 2 is currently under review for the Nook App Store. I submitted it after the other apps were approved so hopefully it will be available soon as well. The process for publishing apps on the Nook App Store is set up differently than the other app stores so I wanted to go through it completely with those two apps before I submitted my newest one. All of the app stores have their own submission differences, but two of the main differences on this app store were the first initial step and the final review process.

In order to publish apps on the Nook App Store you have to first become a “Qualified Nook Developer.” In order to become one I had to fill out some specific info and answer questions that resembled those of an interview. After I was approved I went through the same steps like the other app stores in regards to adding age ratings, descriptions, screenshots & etc. Then came another new part, I had to submit the app for meta-data approval before uploading the APK app file. After the meta-data was approved I uploaded the APK for technical review. After it passed technical review it went through a business review. Then after the business review was passed the app started the publishing process for the app store itself.

However, for Jumbo Egg Hunt 2(my third submission) I didn’t have to wait for meta-data to be approved to upload the app file for review so I’m not sure if that step still exists. There’s a lot of informative information about the entire process on their website so I was never confused or stuck on anything though, plus I guess I have a good deal of experience when it comes to submitting apps and whatnot. Overall it didn’t take that long to get an app published on their app store for me. I started the process in the middle of February off & on and I didn’t run into any errors or rejections.

I like the clean presentation of their app store and the Nook devices themselves are very nice. They also seem to have a nice casual & educational market/audience overall, and several of my apps fit very well into those categories. I look forward to making more of my apps available for Nook tablets in the future. Since my final app builds for Nook are similar to those for the Kindle Fire, I’ll probably try making some if not all of my apps available on the Nook App Store concurrently with my Amazon releases. Apple, Amazon, Google Play, Windows, and now Barnes & Noble………bringing the total number of app stores I’m on to five! A big THANK YOU to all of the companies that are distributing my apps. I think those are enough for now……..time to put all of my app focused occasions back into the apps themselves.

Now Available as a Nook App

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Professor Piggy Bank: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/professor-piggy-bank-avrin-ross/1114781609?ean=2940147113417

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 Jumbo Egg Hunt: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/jumbo-egg-hunt-avrin-ross/1114781613?ean=2940147113455

The link to all of my apps available for Nook tablets will be at: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/c/avrin-ross

Available As A Nook App

#7 Best Seller in the Amazon Android Appstore!

3 Apr
2012

My newest app “Jumbo Egg Hunt” is currently ranked #7 on the Best Sellers list in the Amazon Appstore for Android.    It’s been in the Top 100 Paid Games & Apps/Best Seller Lists for over a week while moving up steadily, but last night it broke into the top 10.  I’m thrilled, excited, thankful, and just overall amazed at the success of this app.  I put a lot of hard work & late nights into it, and it feels great to see that a lot of people have downloaded it.  I’ve only received a few reviews but the majority of them have been very positive.  I’m just a hard-working indie developer, but it feels great being at the top with other awesome apps that have had great success like; Cut The Rope, Angry Birds, Doodle Jump, Plants vs. Zombies, Angry Birds Space and etc.

Jumbo Egg Hunt app page screenshot/link

Amazon Appstore Best Sellers screenshot/link

On a side note, Version 1.1 is coming soon.  After reading some of the reviews on Amazon, I went back to do some testing on the difficulty on the Normal mode.  I noticed that some eggs are kind of hard to see on the Normal mode.  I want to make sure the Normal mode is very casual and assessable for most ages, so I few days ago I submitted an update for the Android version that will make the eggs a little easier to see in the Normal Mode.  I’ll be updating the Apple version in the same way as well.  I want the game to continue being fun & challenging, but not frustrating.  It’s hard striking a balance between the two, but hopefully the Normal mode will be a little more casual now.  Hard mode will remain the same for those of you up for the challenge.

Last but now least, THANK YOU to everyone that’s downloaded Jumbo Egg Hunt!  I hope you’re enjoying the game and having fun with it.  Also thank you to everyone who’s spread the word about the game and retweeted my tweets about it.  Have a great day!

Jumbo Egg Hunt Now Available On The Amazon Appstore!

21 Mar
2012

Going on an egg hunt is fun, so why limit it to only one day every year? With “Jumbo Egg Hunt” you can go on an egg searching adventure anytime you like! In this game you’ll be able to egg hunt in several different outdoor & indoor areas including; playgrounds, parks, a gym, a grocery store, and various other areas.  

√20 Unique Locations (40 Levels Total) 

√Simple Tap/Touch Gameplay 

√Earn Up To 3 Stars On Each Level 

√Awesome Retina Graphics 

√Terrific Photorealistic Artwork 

 √Normal & Hard Difficulty 

√Fun Music & Sound Effects

(Jumbo Egg Hunt will also be released on the Apple App Store very soon!)

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