Designing Your Game
In This Chapter
Understanding mobile games
Getting into the mind of your audience
Designing user interfaces for games
You may already know what kind of games you want to make. Most of the time, game developers work on the kinds of games that they love to play. But not all genres and formats of games fit well on the mobile platform, while some are perfectly suitable for games on the go.
Even though the hardware and software for Android devices continues to get more sophisticated and powerful, bleeding-edge games that strain the limits of these devices’ memory and processing power may not be the best way to go. You need to keep in mind that most people won’t have the latest and greatest devices, and if you want to target a wide part of the market, your games will need to run on older devices.
Deciding What Kind of Game to Make
Choosing the kind of game you want to make isn’t just a matter of deciding what type of game you like to play, or which type of game ...