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SwapBots is coming! Final call for addresses and more… posted on 20th November 2018

Hello backers and friends, At last the time to ship the SwapBots toys is approaching. Expect to receive yours during December. We are so thrilled about this and want to take the opportunity to thank all our backers and advocates for having faith in this unique product. However, we start the update with a spot […]

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Sounds, arenas and more SwapBots progress posted on 31st October 2018

Hello SwapBots backers, It’s time for another update, but first up, we just wanted to clarify why we are not at this stage revealing a shipping date. It is simply because we don’t know exactly when this date will be, so we feel that it would not be honest to state a precise date at […]

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Refining the game and expanding the world posted on 21st September 2018

A Codex, randomly generated rivals and even a bespoke font – some important details have been explored this week in the SwapBots studio… One player battle takes shape Battle is the core of the SwapBots gameplay experience – and it’s coming together well. This week expert immersive tech developer Beppe Scavo has been ‘plumbing’ in […]

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More strategy, more gameplay and more usability for SwapBots posted on 10th September 2018

Progress continues at SwapBots HQ with working UI, added strategy, a working shop and much more… UI and Strategic Elements SwapBots has never looked better with the latest UI (user interface) designs plumbed-in and working in the game. The latest developments include experiments with player notifications displayed in contextual augmented reality (that means the information […]

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Gameplay, UI, Animations, The Hub and more posted on 31st July 2018

We have continued to make refinements to SwapBots’ UI. Although all UI elements are designed, once some were applied to the game and subsequently tested, the odd flaw was exposed and a rolling series of changes are being applied. As you’ll see in the ‘scan screen’ video below, there are also new ways to interact […]

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UI Milestones and more posted on 2nd July 2018

Hello backers and friends of SwapBots, It’s a heatwave here in Liverpool but we’re resisting the urge to sit under a shady tree to sweat it out on developing SwapBots. Here’s what we’ve been doing during the last few weeks… A major UI milestone As documented in previous updates, the whole of the UI for […]

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From Paper to Augmented Reality posted on 30th May 2018

Hello there SwapBots backers, Work continues apace on SwapBots with new UI, work on getting the narrative embedded into the gameplay and more…. How do you wireframe spacial interfaces? So, this is how we start prototyping new gameplay – with Post-it notes! In the dawning era of spatial computing the old wireframes no longer cut […]

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Watch The Evolution of SwapBots posted on 26th April 2018

Mike Snowdon is leading the creative team behind SwapBots. Here he talks us through the design process and all the various iterations of SwapBots that have lead to the toys we have today. Those of you who have been aware of SwapBots since the very beginning will know that it has been a remarkable journey […]

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Customise Your Bot in The Hub posted on 25th April 2018

One of the cool features of SwapBots is not to do with the technology or the toy – it’s the parent-friendly business model. There is no need for in-app purchases – you just buy the toys and start playing. However, we still wanted to offer a compelling option to customise the in-game world for players […]

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New Game Modes Announced posted on 24th April 2018

Yes, after thousands of hours of testing and development we have implemented a new game mode. As you can see from the video, it’s non-AR Battle Mode – this will enable the Bots to do battle in more extreme ways. Without the animation being tied directly to the static toy we can allow for action […]

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Collectible, customizable toys come to life through the magic of augmented reality gaming!