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50,000 Pharaohs in Empires of Sand

Empires of sand downloads

We have reached an important milestone in Empires of Sand’s life. The game has been downloaded 50,000 times.

More than 4,000 pharaohs visit their city each day to manage the resources, play some epic battles, plunder other pharaohs, or just try to complete the campaign.

The players value the mix between city management and

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Empires of Sand: Units (Part 2)

Empires of Sand Units

In a previous entry, we talked about the units in Empires of Sand. We only introduced 6 of them, but there are 12 units to unlock.

Every unit needs to be unlocked in the Barracks. There is no need to unlock all of them but the more units you have, the more strategies you

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Empires of Sand: Units (Part 1)

Empires of Sand: Units

In Empires of Sand there are 12 units available. Each one is unique, but they can be group by armor and speed. There are three types of armor: neutral, magic and physical. The neutral armor protects the unit against any tower, but the protection against a archer tower is not as good as that

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Infinity Space reaches 500,000 downloads

Infinity Space downloads

A few months ago, we wrote about the numbers of Infinity Space. The game reached 350,000 download in its first year in the stores.

Today, we are very proud to announce that Infinity Space reached 500,000 downloads. Yes, that means 150,000 downloads in just three months!

Since it was launched on 6th March 2013,

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Empires of Sand: The Soundtrack

Empires of Sand

A videogame about ancient Egypt deserves an epic soundtrack. We knew since the very first moment, that Empires of Sand needed great music. Songs with personality, that can live on their own. That ‘s why we chose Sonotrigger. They are specialized in videogame music and they have been nominee to the Hollywood Music in Media Awards and the Spanish National Video Game Industry Awards for their work in Supermagical.

Empires of Sand by Damian Sanchez

Empires of Sand by Damian Sanchez

Damián Sánchez, lead composer in Sonotrigger, have composed a soundtrack that puts players in Egypt with the first notes of the main song. Sánchez recognises that other films and videogames OST like The Mummy (composed by Jerry Goldsmith) have inspired the soundtrack. However, the Empires of Sand soundtrack it is unique.

“In comparison with other works, I think we have gone a setp forward in terms of music style”, says Damián, “to do something close to the visual style was the easy choice. Find the middle point between the ‘ cartoon’ style and the epicness was a challenge “.

It took more than a month to complete the entire soundtrack. ” The initial work took about two weeks. This includes creating the first melody,

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Empires of Sand: Plunders

Empires of Sand: Plunders

The path of the Pharaoh is always difficult. In his way to the throne of Egypt, the player must stop other pharaohs. Empires of Sand tell us the story of war with two fronts: the evil Seth and the other aspirants.

In order to stop the competitors, the player can plunder their cities and

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Empires of Sand: The Pharaoh’s City

Empires of Sand: pharaoh's city

In Empires of Sand, the center of the empire is the pharaoh’s city. There is where the king of Egypt lives and the city that players can evolve.

In order to evolve the city, the pharaoh needs stone that can be obtained from the stone mines near the city. Furthermore, the empire needs gold.

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Empires of Sand: Towers

Empires of Sand: Towers

Battles in Empires of Sand takes place in a tower defense environment. The pharaoh must build defenses, while sending troops to the enemy base.

Each tower can be upgraded during battle up to level 5. Towers can only be upgraded in battle if they have been previously upgraded in the pharaoh ‘s city.

In Empires of Sand, we have five different towers:

Barracks Towers
The barracks are where soldiers live. Each barrack tower provides three soldiers that will fight against near enemies. They are good against enemies with magic defense and are a good choice when pharaoh wants to stop enemy troops.

 

 

Archers Towers
The archer tower is a good choice to defeat flying units. but, they can also attack any other troop. Arrows can penetrate the magic shield, but they cannot hurt enemies with physical defenses.

 

 

Artillery Towers
When enemy’ s armies are

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Empires of Sand: The Pharaoh

Empires of Sand: The Pharaoh

The pharaoh is the main character in Empires of Sand. We developed some male and female Pharaoh models, so players can choose their favourite one.

It does not matter which one you choose. All pharaohs have the same habilities, but it is always important to customize your game.

The pharaoh was one of the

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Help Your Kids To Use Tablets And Smartphones Safely

Help Your Kids To Use Tablets And Smartphones Safely

Kids love smartphones and tablets. It is very common to see children using their fathers ‘ smartphone to play games like Angry Birds. This is fantastic, indeed, because kids learn how to use these devices. Adults sometimes see gadgets as a cool device that we dream of when we read about it in sci-fi novels. Some people see smartphone as a symbol of their social status.

Today’ s kid will see smartphones, tablets, and wereables as a simple tool. They are part of their lifes, and, as adults, they will see a new smartphone in the same way we see notebooks: they are tools that helps

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6 Unity Plugins You Should Know

NGUI Unity plugin

In Codigames, we develop our games using Unity. It is a powerful engine and provides a great development interface for programmers and artists.

We also use some plugins that makes the development a lot easier and allows us to focus in game design. There are plenty of plugins available in the Unity Market, but

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