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Apple Watch and Unrealistic User Expectations

Let’s be honest, there aren’t that many great looking games for Apple Watch. When I decided to ship Dare the Monkey with a simplified Apple Watch version I thought I was onto something. Frantic platform action with great graphics. What’s not to like? Well one thing I didn’t consider was the unrealistic expectations an Apple […]

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Is Apple TV Worth the Effort?

As you may know, we launched the freemium version of Dare the Monkey on Apple TV in tandem with the iOS version. However, what you may not know is that we debated over whether to create an Apple TV version at all. Was it going to be more effort than it was worth? Well read […]

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Don’t Settle for Second Best

Dare the Monkey’s been available for approximately one year now. If you take into consideration the three years it took to make then that’s a grand total of four years I’ve spent on this project. Now that’s a very long time. It has been worth it though. I just thought I’d show off a couple […]

Dare Deluxe now Available!

Great news! We’ve just released a paid version of Dare on the App Store called Dare the Monkey: Deluxe.

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New Tribe Members

We generate a decent amount of revenue from character unlocks. So I thought it was about time I added a few more members to the tribe. So here’s a sneak peak at two new characters that will be making their way to Dare the Monkey soon.

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The Challenges of Porting to Android

As you guys no doubt know, I opted to release Dare the Monkey on iOS first then focus on Android shortly after. Well, that ‘shortly after’ turned out to be a significantly longer period of time than I’d hoped. Here’s why.

Introducing Double Jump

The last six weeks have been a bit of a blur. I’ve been working like a mad man to get the latest release of Dare the Monkey ready and I’m delighted to announce that it’s finally here.

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How I Got 6,000 App Store Ratings in 4 Weeks

Getting a decent chart position for your game is hard. Especially if you’re an indie developer with very little budget for marketing. One thing that can help push you up the charts is a high number of quality app ratings and reviews. Not only do good app ratings encourage people to download your app but […]

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One Month After Launch

So how has Dare the Monkey been doing one month after launch? Really great actually. We’ve been featured on the App Store, had a very healthy number of downloads, and also received several thousand 5-star ratings. It’s safe to say things are going better than I dared imagine.

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Dare the Monkey Out Now

Great news everyone! Dare the Monkey is now available on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.