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1. Posted: Thu 16th Apr 2009 04:44 BST
Following up on the previous post about DSi websites, I realized that there aren't very many that specifically target the DSi. So I made one.
This site is still work in progress. I'd love to hear some feedback on what you think works and what doesn't work. I don't have a DSi yet, feedback from DSi owners is incredibly important to me. It's the only way I can ensure the site works well. To that end, I would be very appreciative if someone could create a video of the site running on the DSi. The visual feedback would allow me to further tune the site for the console.
What will work: Nintendo DSi Web BrowserWhat won't work: Desktop web browsers won't look quite rightWhat is right out: Internet Explorer. Just forget about it.
2. Posted: Thu 16th Apr 2009 11:08 BST
I must say that overall, it works quite well, although the war game is far too slow and the screens can make it look dodgy, since the space between both of the DSi screens will potentially confuse players.
Edited on Thu 16th April, 2009 @ 11:09 by Wiiloveit
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3. Posted: Thu 16th Apr 2009 20:43 BST
Great idea, the memory game worked well enough though I didn't really understand the war game - instructions perhaps? Great idea though!
4. Posted: Thu 16th Apr 2009 23:08 BST
You're the second person who hasn't liked the top screen "preview" of the missiles. Therefore, consider it gone. The game is now redesigned to use the top screen for info display only and the bottom screen for gameplay. It should also be a bit faster now. Let me know!
War Games is a game where you have to stop missiles from destroying your bases/cities at the bottom of the screen. You do this by exploding munitions near the head of the contrail. Just tap the screen to explode a munition. If it touches, the contrail will disappear. If the contrail reaches your city, it gets destroyed.
Of course, if you're using a desktop browser you're going to have varying degrees of success. In that case, I would refer you back to the first post.
Speaking of which, I'm seeing a lot of Internet Explorer users in the log reports. Seriously, guys. IE won't work. At all. Sorry 'bout that, but the site for the DSi browser. Which is a standards compliant browser. (No, IE8 is not standards compliant.)
Last but not least, I'm still looking for a volunteer to create a Youtube video of the site running on the DSi. That will allow me to tune the site with greater confidence. Thanks all! And feel free to share any suggestions you might have!
5. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 05:05 BST
The following video was forwarded to me:
Based on that information, I realized there was a bug in WarGames that could prevent it from functioning correctly. I've fixed the issue, so if someone could test it out and see if it works, that would be great!
Edited on Fri 17th April, 2009 @ 05:06 by thewiirocks
6. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 05:35 BST
Would gladly test this out once I get DSi.
7. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 13:10 BST
I thought you already had one KS8.
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8. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 13:34 BST
First off, thanks for putting this site together. Here's some suggestions/comments:
1) More games!
2) High score rankings?
3) Music? I don't know if that's possible, just thought I'd throw it out there.
4) War Games is a lot better now that it's just on one screen.
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9. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 13:38 BST
It works fine on the Wii.
10. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 15:55 BST
Your wish is my command. High scores are now implemented in War Games. Touch Mii scores are on their way.
More games are definitely coming. Music is something I'd like to have, but sadly isn't supported by the browser.
Thanks for testing that! I hadn't even considered trying it on the Wii.
Edited on Fri 17th April, 2009 @ 15:56 by thewiirocks
11. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 02:02 BST
High scores are now online for Touch Mii. Betcha' can't roll the scoreboard...
Just point your DSi at: http://www.dsicade.com
BTW, I keep forgetting to mention. You should be able to bring up the scores in each game by tapping the "A" button. Can someone test the use of "A" and make sure it works? (If you're using the Wii, it should be the same button: A)
Edited on Sat 18th April, 2009 @ 02:17 by thewiirocks
12. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 10:29 BST
It works fine at my DSi. How did you make this?EDIT: I don't like the thing that if you're...death, that you must shut down your DSi.
Edited on Sat 18th April, 2009 @ 10:33 by Yoshii
13. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 17:14 BST
It works fine at my DSi. How did you make this?
Mostly with a lot of help from volunteers who have DSis.
EDIT: I don't like the thing that if you're...death, that you must shut down your DSi.
How do you mean? You shouldn't need to shut down your DSi. If the high score screen is up, press the A button to dismiss it. If you want to leave the game, use the "back" or "address" buttons on the browser.
Does that solve the problem? Or does it actually lock up for you?
Edited on Sat 18th April, 2009 @ 17:14 by thewiirocks
14. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 19:00 BST
I also found another (tiny) bug. When you start War Games, I see 'game over', but when I click on it, I can play .
Ah, the A button works and I can use 'back and addres' .
15. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 19:30 BST
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16. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 19:59 BST
Nice 1. Thats bookmarkworthy. Well done! (((hugz)))
Edited on Sat 18th April, 2009 @ 20:00 by Kit
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17. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 21:29 BST
@Yoshii - Glad you got it working! The Game Over state is intentional. It allows the user an opportunity to get their bearings before they play. I'll see about adding some text to explain that.
@Zane - Nice work on Touch Mii! You're only 10 points away from rolling the counter!
@KitBliss - Thank you for your kind words! Hopefully you'll also like the next app I'm working on right now...
18. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 21:57 BST
Thank you for your good games, keep up the good work
19. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 22:43 BST
This is a fun site. Definately bookmark worthy. I cant find any bugs that havn't been mentioned yet. Keep up the fantastic work!
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20. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 23:27 BST
the site works great but my score wont add I had 20,000 something and the name logan but it didn't add.