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Release Notes: Offline Mode, Custom Brainboxes And Much More In Buildbox 3.3.7

By | Buildbox, Buildbox Notes

We’ve just released Buildbox 3.3.7! With this latest update, our team focused on bringing one of our most requested features to the software, improving overall functionality, and squashing those annoying bugs. We’re super excited to show you what’s new! Here’s a quick rundown of some of the biggest new features plus the full changelog available below …

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Marketability Testing 101

By | Game Marketing, Guest Post

For mobile game developers, marketability is the most important test of a new game concept. The goal is to determine whether or not the market is interested in your product before you invest in full development and global launch. With the app stores highly saturated, among a sea of competition, it is crucial for developers to not only make a good game but to make a marketable game. It is this – marketability …

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Kwalee’s Tips and Tricks for Creators: Advert Creatives on Facebook

By | Buildbox, Guest Post

In the world of hypercasual getting the adverts right is a huge key to success, and it’s why we have a dedicated creative team to make our ads here at Kwalee. We want to share some of our knowledge with you to help you get your ad creative right and get more people playing your games! So what makes a brilliant advert? First off, let’s get technical. In most cases, your ads are going to be watched by someone …

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Release Notes: Bug Fixes, Bug Fixes and More Bug Fixes For Buildbox 3

By | Buildbox

Over the past weeks we filled you in on our plans for the future of Buildbox. There are a lot of exciting things in the pipeline for the software as well as the community. We want to thank you all for sharing your feedback and thoughts during the Discord AMA and our recent Livestream. We want to continue listening to your feedback. So, over the next couple of weeks we will be rolling out a new feature to …

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Buildbox Summer Sale Extended!

By | Buildbox

Good news: You’ve asked for more time, and we heard you loud and clear. We’re extending our Buildbox Summer Sale until Wednesday, August 19th, at 5 PM PST! 🙌 If you haven’t had a chance to purchase or upgrade yet for 30% off, you still can! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to save big when you buy or upgrade to a Buildbox Plus or Pro plan. This includes both monthly and annual plans. You’ll …

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Buildbox Summer Sale Going On Now!

By | Buildbox

The best days of summer savings are here! For a limited time only, all Buildbox subscription plans are 30% off! This includes both monthly and annual plans. So, no matter what option you pick, you’ll save big this time around! You’ll also get to keep the same lowered price as long as you renew. Our Summer Sale starts August 5th and ends August 12th at 5 PM PST. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading …

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Why a Prototype Is All You Need to Land a Publishing Deal

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

As a publisher of mobile games, one of the biggest misconceptions we come across at Kwalee is that developers need to have fully-fledged and complete games to even stand a chance of striking a publishing deal. For us and especially within the world of hypercasual, this couldn’t be. It’s something we do with our own internally developed games, so why change the rules for the external developers we work with? Here, we’ll talk …

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What Does It Mean to Get Published?

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

With thousands of apps being released each day on the app store, getting your game noticed can be tough and, for many indie solo developers, a daunting task. Luckily, you don’t have to do everything alone. You can work with a publishing company, like Kwalee, our official publishing partner, to help optimize your game and boost success. Going the publisher route is one of the best ways to gain support and visibility in the …

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How to Make a Game in 5 Minutes

By | Buildbox | 2 Comments

Do you want to learn how to make a game? Good news! We’ve just released a new video showing you how to make a game in only five minutes using Buildbox! This short tutorial shows you exactly how easy and fast it is to make a game with Buildbox 3 from start to finish with no prior coding or design skills whatsoever. If you’re new to our software or don’t know where to start, this video will show you …

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