Caricatures of life

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You want to be a virtual billionaire?

Clicker games (Tap games) have a huge fan following among mobile game fans. But very few gaming studios actively bring out any good quality games in the genre. Since this genre has minimal monetization potential, many game developers does not find any value in this genre.  But at Tronlogics we believe this kind of games can be a good medium to engage with our users. Hence we wanted to create a game with minimal design and development requirement but still fun to play.

The search to create a simple clicker game has ended with the creation of zero to billionaire a fun filled clicker game. This game which does not have any graphics, uses very less processor capacity but provides you with a great thrill of becoming a billionaire with zero initial capital.

The game is very simple. You take role of an 18 year old with zero money in his hand, with just one aim in his mind to become a billionaire by the age of 25. All you have is great passion and enthusiasm to work. But as they say life is not all about making money. You need to balance your work-life balance. In the game we have conceptualized this concept using three parameters Health, Happiness and Energy. You can earn as much as money you want. But just ensure that you are not running out of any of the above three parameters. As simple as it may seem, the game challenges you with its unique game play design. Each click inside game is considered as a day. Player has to keep an eye on his age and all other parameters to smartly become a billionaire.

This is a small game of about 5MB size. Does not drain you battery or RAM. A simple white background and design ensures that you can play this game easily on train or bus without too much strain on your eyes or the mobile phone.

Advertisements has been used inside the game without interfering with the user experience for generating a small revenue for our company. We provide an option for players to remove ads by making a purchase. Also we allow gamers to make a purchase to fill the happiness for 6 months/1 year (Game days). This option is only to provide casual gamers to have an option to focus on just two factors if they find all three together a bit difficult.

We hope this will provide casual gamers a new option for fun and thrill. So download the game here and give us your valuable feedbacks on improvements required.

Horse race and bet: finally something innovative in Casino games

In the game market 2016 is considered as the year of gambling or casino games. We saw a large number of gambling games coming to the market and of course some making it big and some sinking down. But generally trend is favorable towards casino game category in the mobile applications market.  But one thing everyone would have noticed is the lack of innovations in casino game section. This area is dominated by age old slots, cards and similar offline games converted into mobile apps. If you check you could see a very little creative ideas or something that stands out in this section. In this context I was really amazed to see this neat little game shared to me by my friend- Horse race and bet. It is a small game using virtual currency to bet on horse races. It is only available in Android currently and they are still testing it out.

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I do not have much experience with horse racing and I have no clue about the technical terms used in the sports. So when my friend asked me to review the game I was a bit skeptical whether I was the right person. But any ways I gave it a try and first thing interested me was its simplicity and ease to understand the game. You do not need any experience with the horse racing sports to play or enjoy this game. It is very simple innovative and creative.

Now in any casino game, you would be looking for the thrill of prediction and winning (and sometimes pain of losing). In this small game the creators have packaged all these aspects brilliantly without using any technical terms of horse racing. They will show you five cards which have many statistics like top speed of horse jockey’s skill etc and you will have to try to predict winner. Sometimes it will be real easy to predict the winner and other times statistics will look almost similar that it will give you a head spin. But you always have option and to not bet against the races which you are not sure about.

The game is not just about betting. If you want to climb on the leader board you will have to purchase horse jockey pair and go against head to head race with other players and try to win by upgrading your horse using coins earned in betting.

The game gets you hooked fast and mind you it is very addictive to play. All the best for team for bringing out this little pocket gambling game with innovative concept. Looking for more innovations in the casino game section. So try the game here.

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Finally White Slide released in play store

I have once mentioned in a post before how hard I was trying to create an Android game. After months long work we have managed to bring it out to Play store with the name White Slide. You can download the game here. It is a fun to do puzzle game with a simple rule which is continued till 99 levels of play. Hope you would enjoy the game and give your valuable feedback. Please do share it if you like.

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How to blow up your savings??!!

The app world has also created new opportunity for independent developers to bring out innovative solutions to a mass market. The market for app is almost entire globe. No other medium can offer such a large potential market. So when I was studying business as a part of my post graduate course, I wanted to try out some idea which can be converted to potential app. I was no programmer, so either I had to learn coding or I had to hire someone who knows coding. As a student it was difficult for me to set aside the amount of money required to hire a programmer. So I decided that once I get a job and becomes financially capable of investing the amount of money required for developing an app I will go about my dreams.

After deciding to create app the next big question came what app? Basically all great inventions come from people trying to solve problems of daily life. Initially I and my friends tried to create an app which could provide some sort of service to people. Many ideas were explored news apps and many hundreds of idea but nothing really worked out. Our course got over and we were all placed in different companies’ different part of country. Even then I did not set the dream aside, continued exploring ideas.

Eventually I stopped the problem solving method of generating idea and started thinking about my strengths. I had an attraction for games and puzzles. So I figured games are one area where I could explore the possibilities so started to learning about game markets and its features. One thing you would instantly notice about the game apps is ‘keep it simple’ is the success secret. All the major hits are extremely simple.  No deep thinking or complications just as simple as possible. So should I keep it simple? No I do not think so. The so called simple game market is crowded by large companies and developers. A newcomer does not have much scope over there.

So the decision was to create an insanely tough puzzle game, a head spinner. There may not be a large audience but still there are people who would love the tough challenge. So I started creating puzzles. I worked and reworked on many ideas and finally decided to go about a tile game idea. When I felt the idea could be workable on a touchscreen platform I started creating levels myself. It took me 6 months to create levels required for the game idea. Now the problem was to code it and convert into a game, approached independent developers and some companies with my idea. Most of them had same opinion “Complicated ideas will not work in app market”.

It was hard time no one was ready to work with me. It was almost as if my effort will stay in paper. Almost when I was about to quit, a company told me they felt the idea interesting but do not think it will make money. So if I am willing to invest some money they would agree to create game and provide technical support for it during its life time. The amount required was almost my entire savings over one year of work. But even then I wanted to do it as I was always the kind of person who stayed within in my comfort zone and I wanted to take the risk this time. The development is currently going on and expects the game to be out in market in 3-4 weeks. By the time my bank balance will be zero and I will have to start again and if experts in game field are to be believed my money is going to go down the drain. But it is definitely an experience. I will post the game when it gets released.

Moto G in my farm

I have owned initial model of Moto G for a very long time. But since I am not a very good photographer I did not post any photos from my Moto G to this blog. It has been long time since I have posted something here. So when I saw the cherry in my farm I thought this time I will post some random photos from my farm and garden so that readers can judge the performance of the device and also my photographic skills plus my farm together :).

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Nothing can beat a cherry when it comes to beauty……..

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  Cherry again

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      Just a yellow beauty

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This one looks cool

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When you have good light the shots are really good………..

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When light is not so good……damn

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Nutmeg tree

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The outside fleshy covering of nutmeg

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The inner part of nutmeg where money lies

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The storm effect………….You can plant a tree…. water it……..give good care……..but final call is of nature………….

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Read that there will be middle finger emoji in some of new Operating Systems…….This may be nature way of showing middle finger to all what we have done to her……

The Golden Boy

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A king had 11 princes
One was called golden boy.
He learned his lessons fast
He rode horse faster,
And learned languages quickly.
Young boy amazed people.
And they loved him from heart.

Years passed by other princes
Improved their skills
They also learned the lessons,
They rode horse faster,
They also learned languages,
But people was not amazed,
And they did not get same love.

Then came the tests for crowning
The princes showed their skills
Some was good in the fighting,
Some had great wisdom,
Some rode horse faster
In the end the crown prince
was selected- “The golden boy”