Lamebo VS. Zombies Challenges

Jul 17

Lamebo VS. Zombies Challenges

One of our biggest challenges during the development of Lamebo VS. Zombies was ensuring the stability of the application and making it run as smoothly as possible. App crashing is a problem common to many graphic-intensive games. One thing we learnt and regretted quickly during development was the decision to use a 2D engine to build our game. A game like Lamebo...

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Developing Dumb Dragon #2

Jul 06

Developing Dumb Dragon #2

So where did we leave off on our last post? What? Cheese? No. That’s for post #2538. We’re going to talk about Dumb Dragon’s character design now. Focus, people. Focus. So I left you with a couple of first draft sketches Sandy came up with and the question “Which among the designs made it to be the final Dumb Dragon..?” The answer:...

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Lamebo VS. Zombies – Weapons

Jul 02

Lamebo VS. Zombies – Weapons

Aldric : “Let’s have a Machine Gun!” Chee Yong : “Sure!” Aldric : “Let’s have Lamebo throwing Grenades.” Chee Yong : “… Sure.” (I was working out the parabola equations) Aldric : “A Rocket Launcher is a must!” Chee Yong : “… … … Sure.” (my voice was wavering at...

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Developing “Dumb Dragon” #1

Jul 01

Developing “Dumb Dragon” #1

The idea for Dumb Dragon didn’t come up from a rigid brainstorming session. It just happened during one of the casual schizophrenic conversations we frequently have with Aldric. Aldric: “Dumb Dragon is a nice name for a game right?” Edi: “…Yeah.. Like Barney, only dumber.” Aldric: “How about a game where a Dumb Dragon goes...

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Lamebo vs. Zombies VS. Age of Zombies

Jun 28

Lamebo vs. Zombies VS. Age of Zombies

When somebody posted news about the release of Lamebo VS. Zombies in the Touch Arcade forums recently, several old timers on the forum expressed interest in the game on the merit of the graphics and theme. But when a demo video of Lamebo was uploaded, some forumers expressed disappointment and compared it to Age of Zombies – the hit game by HalfBrick which...

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Lamebo VS. Zombies – How It Began

Jun 28

Lamebo VS. Zombies – How It Began

Swag Soft’s first game app - Lamebo VS. Zombies – was launched officially in the iTunes store on 23rd June 2011. Somehow, despite very little fanfare and pre-marketing, it still managed to rise quickly to the TOP 100 charts in the US iTunes store in both the Arcade and Action categories. It was also in the Top 200 for Games and featured under New and...

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