Magi Live Wallpapers

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  1. ToolMasterFlex Administrator

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    Tried your apks with my X10 and a custom rom. Test.apk 1,2,3 force close even in settings. LFG02F - opens in settings and runs but force closes when I try to set the wallpaper. Hope this helps
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    I may have access to SGS2. I'll try them out.
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    1~3 does the same thing on the emulator but LFG02F will run despite the original force close. I do wonder if android loads the images as raw bmp and/or is everything loaded at once that is causing the force close issue?
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    On retrospective I think it could relate to the issue I addressed earlier which could easily double the amount of data loaded into the ram. I’m not an expert on how the android loads it’s data but I think there is a possibility that it loads it as a raw image format in the ram mostly due to after the total pixel count exceeds a certain amount it gives a single force close but runs after you click which is around 1.4~2.0 MB but I’ll get a double force close and it won’t run at all which is around 3.8~4.4MB. What supports this is that if I add an few images it will run without any problem but it seems when adding more it starts to happen.

    Another possibility is that it loads everything all at once which might cause this issue mostly due to I believe the first version was optimized for a light weight and a smaller file size which more images might cause this problem to start up but I’ll do a little more test to support it but it might by the end of the week due to I’m busy finishing a tech demo and drawing the final artwork for Lunar Fashion.
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    OK, results from the Samsung Galaxy S2:

    Test 1, 2 - force close on preview
    Test 3, LFG02F - preview loaded, but force closed when I set it as wallpaper
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    I did a little fixes but I’ve updated the files where it should run better on some of the phones. Mostly had to remove the effects sprites and lower the item count to optimize the spawn rate because I do believe that wallpaper loads everything at once which is causing the force close. I’ll most likely re add the effects when the 2.5 is released and one of the issues should at least be gone with that update.

    On a side note I’m about to add a dual version with 1 and 2 combined but I’m going to use the small images only for now until the 2.5 release.
  7. Jerry-me New Guy

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    I just Released Lunar Fashion G VOL 1+2 Reiko Tenshin and Hina Sakurai and it should be on the market soon. This includes both volumes and due to the current wallpaper loading process the only way I managed to get both is to use the smaller images only.


    With the 2.5 Version around the corner based on the release date (Assuming that it’s around this week or next week) I’m going to release the last two versions shortly after the 2.5 release.


    Last to boost sales in the android and others markets I’m going to start an sales campaign which I’ll display below.
    Last note: the 2.5 version of LWC should have one of the problems removed so I should be able to add twice the amount of data but depending on optimization I should be able to add possibly 2~5 times the amount of data in theory.


    Lunar Fashion Gravure Series Spring Sales Campaign!
    2 Campaigns from Feb 26~April 30



    Campaign 2: Alt outfits
    Feb 26~April 30

    Each benchmark I’ll add an alt outfit for once pose per benchmark.
    The download counts are for the totals for the paid version only the rewards and the numbers are the combined rewards starting with the lowest.
    25DL: 1 alt outfits for 1 pose
    50DL: 1 alt outfits for 2 poses
    75DL: 1 alt outfits for 3 poses
    100DL: 1 alt outfits for 4 poses
    125DL: 1 alt outfits for 5 poses
    150DL: … and so on…
    Note: If there are no more poses there will be a new alt outfit and will continue to add as long as the program can hold.


    Campaign 3: Poses
    When the total combined downloads of the paid versions Lunar Fashion G wallpapers exceed these limits you’ll get a new pose or a bonus outfit.
    Note the rewards are the combined total starting from the first reward.
    100 Total DL: 1 new outfit
    200 Total DL: 1 new outfit with a new pose
    300 Total DL: 2 new outfits with a new pose
    400 Total DL: 2 new outfits with 2 new poses.
    500 Total DL: and so on
    Note: If there are no more poses there will be a new alt outfit and will continue to add as long as the program can hold.
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    Pretty cool. Hope you reach your goal!
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    I was planning on releasing a few new wallpapers, continuing the last half and updates to the Lunar Fashion G series and do some minor tweaks to the existing wallpapers with the new 2.5 update but with the delay I don’t know when they will release it so I’ll release one or two quick ones starting with the night sky wallpaper which should be up shortly with another new one will be up by the end of the month. I hope they’ll have a new date soon for the next version and hope everything else goes smooth for them due to I know the pains of bugs showing up while programming.

    On a side now I’m trying to find a way to get the free users to switch to the premium wallpapers because the bulk of them usually sit on the free version. This is the second time I think DLC plus 2.5 and beyond updates might help sales.
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    By the 26th of March I’ll release the Lunar Fashion G Series Version 1.3 Update.
    This update will affect all the current G releases including demos. One of the major updates is that I’ll add a free alt outfit to the characters as well as for a few minor art and performance tweaks. This is mostly to boost the campaign and the lack of a third version.
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    The next update is released for the Lunar Fashion G series.
    The major thing in the version 1.3 released is that I’ve added an alt outfit to all version and altered the single volumes to match the 1+2 wallpapers. I also did a few tweaks to a few of the graphics mostly the older Reiko drawings but the last improvement is a minor which I’ve did a little tweak to the graphics so I can fit more without causing a force close.



    I’m thinking about adding a tutorial about optimizing graphics but if I do I’ll do it when I get a chance.
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    Very nice. Looking forward to your tutorial man.
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    I’m planning an update on a few wallpapers next week to prep for the launch of the Lunar Fashion mini site. It’ll be mostly to increase the awareness of the project for the June (summer) release date. More details will be revealed next week. Also I’ll have the tutorial in a week or two mostly due to the work on Lunar Fashion.
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    I was sort of busy the past week or two but I’ve added the first update today which will be for the Mizuki Live wallpaper 1. The major change is that I’ve added 2 SD versions of Mizuki that falls from the screen. Next update is that I’ll going to make a new version of the free version of the Reiko Wallpaper and the Lunar Fashion 2 wallpaper. Later I’ll do a minor update with the G series but more details will be revealed later.
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    A minor update to the Lunar Fashion G series where I added a new outfit with a premium pose to the free outfits to try to convince old users to upgrade also added the first rewards outfits to the paid wallpapers. I had to do a minor tweak to the 1+2 combo graphics due to I found the first limit with the optimization(2.8MB would sometimes force close during the preview sometime) and I had to reduce the color levels a bit to get it working without any issues.
  16. Vas Origin

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    That's pretty cool. Do you advertise any of your wallpapers outside of this forum, your website and the market? We posted some of our wallpapers on various forums for more exposure. It's especially useful if those forums rank very high on search results pages.

    Just an idea :)
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    Currently I don’t advertise the wallpapers mostly due to I don’t think I’ll get many sales with the current version due to other wallpapers having more features and customization that is preventing the current paid users from not switching. So I’ll most likely let most of the stuff stay in cruise control until the 2.5 update. That and I really don’t know any good forums like that. I do have a site but I really don’t have the time to finish it or update at the moment.

    Right now I’m planning on trying to get to encourage the current free users to migrate to the premium version because a good amount of people are just sitting on the trial so I’m just doing some minor updates to do a little push to people to upgrade. Lunar Fashion G 1+2 is the highest in terms of downloads and growing I guess due to the combo of 1+2 Vol 2 has half of Vol 1+2 and Vol 1 has half of 2 but Vol 1 has a better attach rate. Mizuki LWP 1 is about equal to vol 2 and a little over 5% has upgraded to the new version. Mizuki 2 is very sluggish and I hope a new update will fix that issues. Reiko wallpaper 2 just crawled to the 50 mark and planning on a major update on it and to increase the attach rate. I removed Reiko LWP 3 due to it being redundant with the G series out. The paid only wallpapers usually get a couple of downloads then falls to the abyss for most if not all stores.

    I did just create the forums so the current uses can check for updates on the link below.
    http://magient.freeforums.org/index.php
    I plan on linking it to the wallpapers in a couple of days.
    I also do have a teaser on the main site but I’ve been too tied up to complete it at the moment but one of the main things I’m trying to do is to get the G series demographic to buy the premium versions by going and convincing them by the forum updates and trying to get the normal wallpaper ones interested in Lunar Fashion game (It won’t be ready until the early Summer) so I can start off with a small fan base and grow on it. I also have a sub plan if they are not going to switch wallpapers or have no intention in buying any premium wallpapers I’m about to release an app based around the G series (Mostly using the same assets) and I should having it ready soon as I debug and test it.
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    Sound plan! Keep it up, man :)
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    I did an update on the colors LWP by adding interaction and action items to the update. I just scanned the new artwork for the update for the free version of Reiko’s wallpaper and it should be update soon.

    I decided to do a vote for the next outfit for the Lunar Fashion G series where if they choose and see the info they can vote on the next outfit for both Hina and Reiko for the next update. The poll will last for the end of the month.

    The direct links are here.
    http://magient.freeforums.org/reiko-s-new-outfit-for-lunar-fashion-g-vol-1-1-7-t10.html
    http://magient.freeforums.org/reiko-s-new-outfit-for-lunar-fashion-g-vol-1-1-7-t14.html
    You have to log in to vote (the forums doesn’t allow non registered users to vote sadly).

    Also it looks like several looked at my last tutorial I’ll be releasing a trick that I used in a few of the older wallpapers.
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    With 2.1 released I’m going to update some of the paid ones with ad based ones but I’m going to add ads to any of the current ones mostly to prevent any negative reactions.
    Below will show which wallpapers will have an ad based version.

    Megami Saga 1 LWP-----AD and Paid
    Night Sky -----------------AD and Paid
    Colors---------------------AD and Paid
    Lunar Fashion G 1-------Free, Ad and Paid
    Lunar Fashion G 2-------Free, Ad and Paid
    Lunar Fashion G 1+2----Free, Ad and Paid
    Lunar Fashion 1----------Free
    Lunar Fashion 2----------Free, Ad and Paid
    Reiko LWP----------------Free

    I plan on making new versions of LF1, LF2 and Reiko LWP in the future. On a side note I’m slowly playing with the code to see how far I can modify it but one of the first things I’m going to do is to try to add animated graphics to the LWP staring with gifs then trying to add scripted animation. I’ll see if I can add other stuff like DLC, animated items and add new settings and interaction scripts. Soon I’ll be updating my tutorials for 2.1 due to the fact that we can see the source code.

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