Playing games in Apple’s iPad is fun and compatible in many ways. One of the compatibility is that the iPad has a large screen, which makes playing games more fun and intriguing.
iPad is a tablet which has many features that support iPad game development. It has large screen and multi-touch, which seems a good building for game developers. The virtual keyboard and accelerometer adds more dimensions to playing games in iPad. With the growing popularity of iPad tablet in the market, there is a rise of demand for iPad game developers. To become a successful iPad game developer, you should keep in mind certain things.
First and foremost, listen to you client and give necessary suggestions to the concept of the game you client have in his mind. Do necessary research work before coming to a common conclusion on the game concept.
Other necessary requirements for a successfull game developer are infrastructure facilities such as desktop or laptop with proper Mac OS and a constant supply of Internet. You should have Apple’s SDK (Software Development Kit) for development and your developers must have an expert hand in the languages that are required for developing games for iPad. There are three basic language to develop iPad games including Objective C, Cocoa and OpenGL. To be an official iPad game developer you must register with the Apple developer program, which will cost $99 once.
To be a successful game developer, you must try to follow the following basic rules:
1) Simplicity: To win the hearts of your game users, you must keep your game as simple as possible, so that users can play with ease. The functionality of the games should be kept as simple as possible so that users can also remember it by playing only once.
2) Preparation: Draw an outline as to how you want the game should flow. Put together all the animation sequences and discuss with your client for any addition or subtraction before you start coding.
3) Testing: Release your game app, when your game is completely bug free. Test your app many times before you are completely sure it is 100% bug free. Make sure everything is working according to their plan before submitting it to the Apple store.
4) Customer Support: After you release your game app, do not just shy away from your customers even if your game is full of errors. Rectify the errors and reply back to your customers that you have fixed the bug. Always keep in touch with your customers and answer to their queries.
Religiously try to follow the above rules to become a successful iPad game developer.