Foxuc has been engaged in the development business of chess and card games for 18 years. During this period, the clients it has served also include experienced operators who have been familiar with the various situations in the board game industry, but most of them are entrepreneurs who have only a little knowledge of this industry and have a very limited understanding of the product. And the product itself is crucial to the operation of the platform, Foxuc more hope that our customers have high-standard requirement for the product quality, because the product with high standard quality is more likely to be popular in the market.
The following are some common problems with chess and card products, which are essential concepts for entrepreneurs just starting out in the field.
What is the source code?
Is code that edit the original program. Code refers to a programming language. Normally, software is to be edited before running. However, the source code cannot be run directly, unless it has been compiled. And source code can directly change the game layout and function.
What is a component?
Is program that is released after compiling the source code. Only the source code is compiled into components, can components be built.
Process: Game source code -- board game compilation (the compiled game becomes a component) -- encryption authorization -- recompilation -- and then set up to the client server.
What is secondary development?
Simply put, it is to modify the existing software, extend the functions, and then achieve their desired functions. Generally, secondary development will not change the kernel of the original system. Because may exist incompatible phenomenon in many systems, if is not their own development source code, it will be difficult to solve the problem.
1. You should have a basic knowledge of the language used in the open source product.
2. You should be familiar with the functions and use of this open-source product. Because only after you are familiar with product, you can know what you need to change, what comes with the system, and roughly how to change.
3. You should be familiar with the data structure, code structure, system framework structure, core and subsidiary functions of this open-source product. In short, you should be familiar with the database, code logic and file directory.
What are programming languages used to develop games?
Java-C++-C#-U3D-Lua, these are normal programming language used to develop games. Firstly, choose an engine or development framework, and learn the languages supported by this framework. Each programming language has its own characteristics. Depending on the situation, developers will choose the programming language that is powerful for the game platform to develop, which also means that developers need to master a variety of programming languages. Normally, most of developers are dedicated to one and understand the rest, so board games development requires a high level of technical talent.
Why are there low-priced board games on the market?
1. Non-professional developers
Individuals or small teams of a few people do not have the strength to innovate and create their own games, therefore they often choose to download pirated source code for sale at low prices or secondary development source code for sale. They offer product with a lot of bugs and do not guarantee the after-sales service. This type of developer mainly cheat money, cannot be trusted.
2. Different development technology
During the process of board games development, different designers out of the quality and effect are not the same. There are many companies have a lot of defects in the development experience of the technical staff. App function and the complexity of the visual screen effect on the technician have a great test. What‘s more, development costs are related to the preliminary UI design, the more complex the UI interface design, the better the screen effect, the longer the development time will be, at the same time, the cost will be higher. Professional development companies will hire more professional talents at high prices to achieve perfection in the smoothness, beauty and personalized features of the game.
3. Unperfect supporting services
The maintenance of board games after online operation, need a strong technical team. In the process of game operation, it is possible encountering game bug, payment problems, installed problems, even the server attacks, having a strong technical team to deal with and solve the problem quakily is significant. Non-professional development companies or individuals themselves sell code at low prices, simply will not offer the service after-sales, subsequent product problems will even charge additional after-sales maintenance costs, and the problem is not always completely solved. Therefore, it is always a bottomless pit.
Foxuc has been committed to the development work of chess and card games for 16 years as well as built a reputation in the market domestic and foreign. In the past two years, the overseas board game and casual game market has exploded, we have conducted product development for chess and card game operators in many countries, including the United States, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore, etc., all of which have gained good results locally.