With the new design and layout of the site, we have tried to keep as much of the original elements as possible so hopefully, the site still feels natural to navigate for our users.
We have given the site more in every way that we could while trying not to take anything out. We’ve added quite a lot of new things to the site, so this could turn into a long post! This phase of the launch is mainly a revamp to get everyone used to the new layout, before we launch new features. New in Nitrome Version 2.0…
New Front Page
Our front page now has more content!
You can now choose a game from the new games panel, greatest games panel or multiplayer games panel all from our front page! We also have a section that lists sm…
We were thrilled to get the site up this week and we hope you like what you have seen. For the full details check the previous post for what’s been added. This is just the start of the new site.
There are tons of new features in the works and there are still some kinks to iron out that we are working on right now. The first thing we are going to look at is the games page which was altered at the last minute. Stay tuned for an update for that next week.
We know we promised you a couple of other updates this week but due to the site taking over everything, we unfortunately didn’t get around to posting about it so we will bring you Steamlands feedback and the game preview next week.
Have a Great Weekend!
We are currently rolling out changes for the new website design from this point on, so if you notice any changes, inconsistencies or errors in the pages or games loading, please be patient as this will be a short transitional period. We will try to keep the majority of pages running while switching the site on a 'per page' basis.
This time next week the site should be fully operational and at full capacity, so if you notice any errors in a week’s time, please let us know. For the meantime, let us work on any bugs that occur as they will most likely be something that we are aware of.
One thing we would like to note is that we have made a change (last minute) to the games page which is less perfect than we would like, but we are working on amending this soon after. We will go into more detail as to the change later.
Hopefully this won't affect your gaming experience too much.
Thanks for your patience!
Well it's been a much busier week than last week. We've had some bug fixing, some great fan art, the 'Mega Mash' preview, Canopy has launched and the Facebook community has grown beyond 30,000 Nitromians! What a great week!
So why not join us next week as we bring you our thoughts on the Steamlands levels that were designed by you, possibly a sneak peak at another new game and... assuming we don't mess it up at the last minute and we all cross our fingers at the same time... ...a brand new website! :D
Have a Great Weekend!
Wow! There are now currently over 30,000 Nitromians roaming around on Facebook, checking things out, giving feedback on games and helping us find those pesky bugs! Good job!
If you haven't joined us on Facebook or Twitter yet, and would like to, check out the following links!
We have had a look at Hot Air 2 recently and have fixed the high scores issues that some of you have pointed out to us.
The problem was that the high scores were not showing up in the game. We have now fixed that, so you can play Hot Air 2 and try again to achieve a new high score! :D
We have received a great piece of fanart from a Nitromian who goes by the name of Biodrawxel. He has given us some Flipside artwork, with 3D perspective!
Thanks Biodrawxel, it's awesome!
Flipside 3D : Click Here
If you have any fan art you have made about Nitrome please do send it in! We love everything we get sent especially if it is our work applied to something we have never seen before. We will feature the best, most striking and most unusual pieces in our blog.
Some of you have pointed out to us recently that Rubble Trouble Tokyo had a bug on the level select screen.
The issue was that the levels were all showing '0' rather than the correct level number. This has now been resolved! :)
Thanks for helping us, if you have any other bugs, feel free to send them into us at the email@example.com email address
Righty ho Nitromians!
It’s time for a sneaky peak at our latest and greatest NES game that’s being developed here at Nitrome Towers! Lots to show on this one… we think you’ll like it!
These screen images are from “Mega Mash” in which you must master many skills! We don’t want to give away too much at this stage so we’ll leave it there. However we’re very excited about this one… as it brings something to the Nitrome catalogue that has never happened before… we’d love to hear what you think that might be!
Enjoy the piccys!
We have recently received some emails regarding problems with controlling older keyboard based games. We have looked into the issue and have found it to be only related to our older (AS2) games.
The problem is linked to the Chrome browser on Windows 7. Google are currently looking into the problem and will be rolling out the update in a week or two updating many of you automatically!
Chrome Issue: Click Here
Hope this helps! :)
We know we haven't put up much in the blog this week, but next week we will have a lot more. This will include a preview of an upcoming game, a brand new game and some other bits and bobs! So be sure to join us next week! :D
Have a great week end!
Our Steamlands game just got a great update. There is now a dev mode in the game which you can access from the title screen.
This will allow you to change the game in pretty much any way you see fit. You're able to make new tanks, new levels or even a whole new map if you have the time and persistence!
For those who do make great levels we would love to know so we are inviting people to send them in to firstname.lastname@example.org. The best levels will be added to the game in the game’s first update and if you give your name in the email we will make sure your credited for the mission :)
At the moment we have no end date for submissions as we want to see how many we get sent before deciding any cut off but if you want the best chance of getting your level/levels in the game then sooner is going to be better than later!
Steamlands: Click To Build!
Steamlands Dev Mode Tutorial: Click Here
Well that's about it from us this week. We hope that you enjoy designing massive tanks in the Steamlands Dev Mode.
We can't wait to see what you come up with! We've already received a lot of emails so thanks and keep sending them in!
Steamlands Dev Mode - Click Here
Have a great weekend!