Category: LetterMiner

My First LetterMiner Crashing Bug

I was recently reflecting on LetterMiner’s development. A pleasant surprise was LetterMiner hadn’t crashed when someone was playing. I reflected too soon. As I was trying to fix another bug, I discovered my first crashing bug. I was working on highlighting the tiles the player can click (or tap) to make the game easier to …

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LetterMiner 0.7.2 Released

Version 0.7.2 of LetterMiner is available to download for Macs running OS X 10.9 and above. Installation and gameplay instructions are at the LetterMiner website. The new feature in this version is the game highlights the tiles the player can click. Some people who tested LetterMiner had trouble starting the game because they didn’t know …

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LetterMiner 0.7 Released

Version 0.7 of LetterMiner is available to download for Macs running OS X 10.9 and above. Installation and gameplay instructions are at the LetterMiner website. The new feature in this version is the game saves every word you mine to a file. When you mine a word for the first time, its text changes from …

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LetterMiner 0.6 Released

Version 0.6 of LetterMiner is available to download for Macs running OS X 10.9 and above. Installation and gameplay instructions are at the LetterMiner website. What’s New The game saves when you quit so you can pick up where you left off when you play again. The quota to finish the first level has been …

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Changing Words

I can’t believe I forgot to mention this in the LetterMiner 0.5 Announcement, but the main new feature in version 0.5 is the ability to change words without having to clear the previous word you were building. Suppose you have clicked the letters TRAC and you decide to make the word THICK instead. Clicking the …

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LetterMiner 0.5 Released

Version 0.5 of LetterMiner is available to download for Macs running OS X 10.9 and above. Installation and gameplay instructions are available at the LetterMiner website. Current Status of LetterMiner I consider LetterMiner to be a playable prototype right now. I have a multiple level game mode. To advance to the next level, you must …

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