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Wish me luck! Apple is dissecting an app pair (free / non free) I've sent them!

xyloFUNxyloFUN Posts: 1,593Member
Hey gang,
somewhat of an important day for me because I've followed the advise given in an marketing book and released a free and premium version of an app today!
There were posts which stated that Apple is moving away from dual apps so every time I get new mail, I'm a little nervous that it might be bad news ;)

Maybe I'm lucky? ho nose


  • jamesmunro2jamesmunro2 Posts: 130Member
    Good Luck! Keep us informed of the outcome. A lot of us are wondering.

    For my game, I've decided to stay away from the "lite" and "full" version just in case. Instead I'm thinking of doing a free "Prequel" that advertises a "Sequel" with different levels, experiences, and actor behaviors. I don't think Apple will have an argument against that model.

    Any thoughts from others???
  • EatingMyHatEatingMyHat Posts: 1,246Member
    I think that what Apple is looking at is the ability to see a single App on the store and choose if you want to download the lite version or the full one. I think that it will provide a better user experience overall and will clean up the App store a bit.

    Not sure how ranking will work in this case...
  • xyloFUNxyloFUN Posts: 1,593Member
    Apples point is understandable because at some point, it will get VERY crowded and to avoid that, they are applying corrective measures now.
    But since I don't make games, I hope they will let it slip through because the free instrument will be used by many more people than the $2.99 one

    Every time my iMac burbs (receives mail) i'm crossing my fingers that it is not from Apple or Revenue Canada or my Wife!
  • JohnPapiomitisJohnPapiomitis Posts: 6,256Member
    wooo! time to fire the jet up :)
  • xyloFUNxyloFUN Posts: 1,593Member
    Jets are only for those who are successful in publishing ... what would you say if we just grab the bikes? I have a Schwinn !!!! LOL
  • xyloFUNxyloFUN Posts: 1,593Member
    THANK you everyone who wished me luck! Thanks James for wishing me luck LOL

    Apple just approved an instrument in free and non free ($2.99) version!

    WOOHOO ... i was sitting on needles because of something tshirtbooth posted the other day .... but now I know that they love me more than him :) LOL

    Very excited now I better record my youtube video!

    One thing that might be interesting to know for those of you who work with sound.

    I made a "piano" like instrument that can trigger almost 30 sounds and out of those, four at a time!

    GS handles that load and i think that it is impressive! :)

    p.s. although ready, the apps will be in the store in about two days because i am delaying the release to fix up my forum which i've installed just the other day.
  • jamesmunro2jamesmunro2 Posts: 130Member
    congrats and good luck!
  • xyloFUNxyloFUN Posts: 1,593Member
    Well thank you James! Nice of you to say :)
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