Mother Lode

Back to the drawing board

Friday 20 April, 2012 at 11:28 am Scott 0

Mother Lode has not performed nearly as well as I had hoped, unfortunately. The game seems to be well received - most reviews rate it at 7 out of 10. I'm guessing a lot of the reason for the poor performance is that the iPad board game market is just too small. To make money in that restricted space you need something really special (see: Ticket to Ride).

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Retina update submitted

Thursday 29 March, 2012 at 10:23 am Scott 0
escapepod_hdcompare

Today I submitted the first update for Mother Lode. This one adds retina graphics for users with the new iPad. The device really is beautiful and it's quite a noticeable step down when I go back to my first-gen iPad to test things. This is an image comparing the retina with non-retina version of the escape pod.

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Trailer time

Saturday 17 March, 2012 at 11:46 am Scott 0

Mother Lode is coming March 20th! In honor of the milestone I made a new logo for the game. And a trailer!

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Mother Lode submitted for review

Friday 02 March, 2012 at 9:49 pm Scott 0

Yay! I hit a major milestone today as I submitted Mother Lode to the app store for review.

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Mother Lode

Wednesday 04 January, 2012 at 5:04 pm Scott 0

For all the time I've put into this game (nine months and counting) I never struck on a decent name. A board game about mining and escaping an exploding planet? What do you call such a thing?

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