Wednesday, July 7, 2010

AD: Release Schedule


Well, because development is further than I anticipated (not only that but the workload is bigger as well), I thought I would add in a Release Schedule in a blog post. This is it. I hope that the dates in this Schedule are incorrect, and that the BETA's are released earlier, but only I can control that, so here it is, the Approaching Dawn Release Schedule!

Layout
Title - for example the "Game Name" + "BETA or RELEASE" + "BETA/RELEASE number"
Release Date - this is the expected release date for the BETA/RELEASE, it should be at most this specified date.
Importance - this is in terms of feedback, with it being "very high" meaning that the BETA requires very constructive feedback so that necessary fixes may be made so the game can be at the top of its ability.
Feedback - the feedback line provides the type of feedback expected in the BETA. Things that are not mentioned and do not fit into any category can be given feedback during any stage.


Approaching Dawn BETA one:
Release Date: 30th June 2010 has been released! Check the BETA #1 Release Post for more information.
Importance: High
Feedback: Level(Arcade)/Menu

Approaching Dawn BETA two:
Release Date: 18th July 2010 has been released! Check the BETA #2 Release Post for more information.
Importance: Very High
Feedback: Introduction/Level(Arcade)/Cutscene/Menu

Approaching Dawn BETA three:
Release Date: 1st August 2010
Importance: High
Feedback: Level(Quality)/Level(Bonus)/Cutscene/Menu

Approaching Dawn BETA four:
Release Date: 15th August 2010
Importance: Very High
Feedback: Level(Quality)/Level(Bonus)/Cutscene/World HUB

Approaching Dawn BETA five: (This BETA is for thorough Testers only who will be contacted by myself)
Release Date: 25th August 2010
Importance: FINAL BETA
Feedback: Level(Final)/Level(Quality)/Cutscene/World HUB/Secrets/Story/Map/Menu/Ending


Approaching Dawn RELEASE one: 
Release Date: 27th August 2010
Importance: Release
Feedback: Overall


Enjoy!


NOTE: All sprites of the game "Approaching Dawn" in this blog and blog post(s) are © of Andrew Wickens 2010. Permission is NOT used to use any of these sprites except by emailing myself and by posting true ownership of the picture(s) towards myself.

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