What is Toast?
Toast’s easy to use controls, many exciting features, and simplistic graphics set itself apart from other indie games on the app store. As the stage scrolls by users simply tap the screen to make their character jump onto platforms, over enemies, or even into power ups.
One of the greatest features that toast has to offer is its unlockables. Users accumulate coins by playing Toast. These coins can be used to purchase more levels and characters to play as. Users can play as every adorable enemy in the game for just a small cost of coins. With over 30 playable characters and 12 different worlds, Toast has a lot of depth for characters to explore.
For players who have a knack for competition, Toast will save the user’s highest scores and post them to a global leaderboard so that they can compare themselves against other players across the world. A quote from a review by Hudson Crider describes this process:
“Great game! Really fun and challenging! Great way to pass the time trying to beat your high score.”
Additionally, players also unlock achievements from achieving high scores, collecting items, jumping, defeating enemies, and accumulating coins to use for unlockables.
Toast is available world wide for absolutely no cost to the user. Currently the app does not provide any in app purchases and is available on both iPhones and Android phones.
Toast is an awesome indie game that began as a simple doodle in one of my college notebooks. Before I set out on my quest to make amazing and wonderful games I realized that I was missing something that was very critical to game development. Experience. Originally the game was just a simple runner on a single platform where users would tap the screen to jump over other foods. As I gathered feedback on Toast, the game evolved tremendously. I learned so much from implementing music, power ups, characters, levels, platforming, achievements and leaderboards. I was fortunate enough to find a really great sprite editor in Aseprite and a wonderful framework in libGDX. Learning how to integrate with Google Play Services and Game Center has been beyond valuable. Now that Toast is in its 2.0 release it is better than ever and getting more positive feedback than ever. Toast has taught me a lot about app development and marketing! iTunes,Google Play, Trailer, Facebook, Twitter