Wii TowerDefense 0.45

Great news. 😀 The first beta release is available! Beta testers can download the game here. The zip file is password protected. Please leave a comment in the release notes. I will send you the password per email!

This week the following functionality is added to the Wii TowerDefense game.

18/12/2009 Version 0.45
– Added game map 4, 5 and 6.
– Show when weapon upgrade is not possible anymore!
– Added reload bar move weapon.
– Added remaining energy bar below the base.
– Rendering realtime grid examples on map select screen.
– Added help screen two and three.
– Added “Quit Game” screen.
– Placing weapons under the information panel is not allowed anymore.
– Added today and global Highscore screen.
– Added release notes screen.
– Added dynamic weapon placement on the gameboard

– Load map images (sprites) directly from SdCard.
– Improve objects cleanup when stopping game.
– Limit weapon upgrade levels.
– Added WiiMote rumble support when pointer is on a button.
– Improve button pointer detection area.
– Added bonus cash (score) when wave is cleared

Added network thread:
– Fetch latest available version information from internet.
– Fetch latest release notes information from internet.
– Fetch Global and today highscore from internet
– Added functionality to store game score on internet.
– Added Release Notes screen.
– Added Google analistics network calls.
– Build game with devkitPPC r19 compiler.