Update FRHD iOS Progress & New Preroll Ad Test

Discussion in 'Game changes and Updates' started by Eric, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. pssst

    pssst Well-Known Member Official Author

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  2. Ishu

    Ishu Well-Known Member Official Author

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    I don't know if you guys work with mobile much, but it sucks that tracks above 200k size won't load. Is it possible to make tracks take up less RAM?
    (don't know if I used the right term)
     
  3. Parasite

    Parasite Well-Known Member Official Author

    When you said this it seemed to make sense. But then I turned on adblock (which I never do for Free Rider) and opposed to the usual 3-5 ads blocked, it said 70. 70!!! My game seems slowed down quite a bit too. If the intention was to help the game run smoother, then it's not working[​IMG]
     
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  4. Pityboy

    Pityboy Well-Known Member Official Author

    lmao. gg wp
     
  5. Jgeleta1

    Jgeleta1 Well-Known Member Official Author

    Maybe just mobile...but the ads keep making my thing crash??? Idek why...
     
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  6. Parasite

    Parasite Well-Known Member Official Author

    Update: It's only gotten worse [​IMG]
     
  7. ThreeAreFour

    ThreeAreFour Well-Known Member Official Author

    Do you guys have any plans to make a Universal Windows 10 app or maybe port the iOS app to W10 Mobile with the iOS bridge?
    Playing the game on a mobile browser is just too inadequate and frustrating for me.
     
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  9. cackldav

    cackldav Well-Known Member

    I understand that there will be less ads shown, however I have a few problems with the pre-roll ads.
    Even if you skip the ad after 4-5 seconds, you could spend longer watching the advert than playing the track if the track is really short - I really dislike this idea. This is mainly a problem when I play random tracks. Also, when using the random track generator, I often get tracks that I have already completed, but I only know this once I have skipped through the ad. This is even more irritating than the 1st problem, as I means that I have just skipped through 4-5 seconds of an ad and played 0 seconds of the track, as I immediately see that I have finished the track.

    I understand that it is the adverts that makes Free Rider most of its money, but the pre-roll ads just annoy me (and therefore the ad is useless, as I pay no attention to it). I personally preferred the old advert system.
     
  10. codrey

    codrey Guest

    1. Don't play shitty tracks and you wont have the time problem
    2. You can have a look at the leader board to see if you have completed the track (as it will show you your previous time) thus saving you from watching the video, and thus being able to move on
     
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  11. cackldav

    cackldav Well-Known Member

    From now on I will just look at the leaderboard, but how can I know how good/bad (paraphrasing you there) a track is when I just click random track?
     
  12. codrey

    codrey Guest

    My recommendation is to not play random tracks, rather use the shuffle tracks button and choose the thumbnail w/ the highest time and best looking detail
    http://www.freeriderhd.com/shuffled
     
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  13. cackldav

    cackldav Well-Known Member

    ok, I will try that out in future.
     
  14. qwerty_mat

    qwerty_mat Well-Known Member

    Hey are you gonna try to get it on the android once you have it on the ios?
     
  15. Parasite

    Parasite Well-Known Member Official Author

    Eric said yeah. They're figuring out stuff on ios fist
     
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  16. Char

    Char Free Rider HD Developer Staff Member Administrator Official Author

    Yeah, it will work on both.
     
  17. spruce

    spruce Well-Known Member Official Author

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    How about kindle?
     
  18. Char

    Char Free Rider HD Developer Staff Member Administrator Official Author

    Not sure. We'll let you know.
     
  19. Dakoziol-2nd

    Dakoziol-2nd Well-Known Member Official Author

    Hey Char , what features are going to end up in the app? I personally hope that we'll be able to download tracks, for offline mode.
     
  20. Flying_T_Rex

    Flying_T_Rex Well-Known Member Official Author

    I got a Samsung Galaxy s5 and I can't wait.
     

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