Today was the final day of week three. I am happy with my progress, although I think I am not exposing the Train Automaton enough to other people.
My wife gave me some feedback on the tutorial levels I was working on today, and I showed the version some friends. If you want to test the game, I can provide an apk or windows version, just get in touch.
To the stuff I have:
This week I decided to reduce the user features in the initial level pack to only designing the layout of the tracks. The levels will consist of not only requested trains, but also a fix number and positioned buildings. This opens some interesting design avenues, and I was building levels during this afternoon.
I find it quite hard to get a difficulty curve that is not too steep, but in the current iteration, it is getting better.
Also, for a tutorial, some dialog system seemed necessary, so