LetterMiner Doesn’t Appear in the App Store’s Word Game Section

January 26th, 2017

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I recently browsed through the word game section of the App Store and discovered something disturbing. LetterMiner does not appear in any list of word games. I navigated my way to the list of word games and found the following categories: New games we love All-time greats Decipher the word Play against the clock Word […]


43 Downloads

January 19th, 2017

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It’s been almost two weeks since I launched the iOS version of LetterMiner. So far 43 people have downloaded it. I have a smash hit on my hands. The most surprising data iTunes Connect has shown me is only 10 of the 43 downloads are from North America. 22 downloads are from Europe, and 11 […]


Why LetterMiner is Free

January 11th, 2017

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I decided to release LetterMiner as a free game. The main reason for this decision is I was unable to build up a buzz for the game while I was developing it. Why bother charging for a game when no one knows it exists? There are three main ways to make money on a mobile […]


LetterMiner out for iOS

January 8th, 2017

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The iOS version of LetterMiner is now available on the App Store. LetterMiner iTunes Listing Thanks to all the people who beta tested the iOS version of LetterMiner. You allowed me to release LetterMiner knowing it didn’t have any major bugs that made the game unplayable.


Apple Rejects iOS Version of LetterMiner

January 5th, 2017

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I submitted the iOS version of LetterMiner to Apple this week. Today I got an email saying LetterMiner was rejected because it could not be played in portrait orientation on iPads. LetterMiner is meant to be played in landscape orientation. The problem is I can’t find a way to support only landscape orientation on iPad. […]