Considerations When Creating A Game App
You have an idea for smart phone game app, checked the market and done researched for similar ideas, have made legal inquiries and decided to create the app. It can be prudent to pay for patent search to be sure that you’re not infringing on other developer’s patent while you may want to pursue patent for the game you are creating.
By working on a story board, you will be able to develop your game’s concept even further. Here, you have to measure the dimension of your smart phone along with is screen size and use a graphics program or manually creating a visual replica of it. Keeping this visual replica true to its size, it can help a lot in visualizing how the application may work.
You should play with your game’s logic by making a sequence of imaginary screens on the replica. If you make one screen for each page, you could then turn each page in order to see how things flow. This basic exercise can help in finding problems like lack of tension or drama, repetitiveness and helping to work through its logic. In addition to that, you need to consider the graphics of the game since aside from the story and logic of the game, the graphics is what lures people to play it.
You’ll need to find a program who is going to program the codes for the game and get quotations from them at some point. You can use a local company’s service in regards to this matter. Freelancers who offer their service have earned their ratings from past clients which can provide you with some useful guidance.
Another consideration that you have to make is the payment arrangement like for instance, you have to know if you’ll be paying the programmer on an hourly basis or according to the set milestone or upon the completion of the job. In essence, will you pay only when the product is delivered or per hours of work done? In the latter, it can be hard for you to control the costs and provide small incentives for a fast completion of the job. However, it is also hard to have an accurate quotation and underestimated quote can result to rushing the job.
In relation to the graphics department, it is important to know if your chosen programmer can create graphics themselves or will they be working with others? Say that you have specific ideas with regards to the look of your game, then be sure to provide samples of the same graphics to be sure that everyone’s on the same boat.