Double Star for iOS ... coming soon

posted Dec 7, 2018, 7:13 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Dec 8, 2018, 10:42 AM ]

The Double Star II game is headed to the App Store. 

Early access testing of Double Star for iOS has started. The game is available via Apple's TestFlight app.
Instructions for joining the testing group are here:

The early access version is the full game. All twenty levels are available. The app is complete except for access to leaderboards on Game Center.

Presentation: Developing Android Games in Unity

posted Nov 14, 2018, 10:25 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Nov 14, 2018, 10:45 AM ]

On November 13, Bill Lahti presented at the Tridroid Meetup group in North Carolina. Read this if you're interested in how two of the games featured on were constructed.

The slides for this presentation are attached below. And they are available as a shared PDF file or as a shared Google Drive presentation file.

Bill Lahti will talk about what it's like to develop game apps in Unity, after having developed apps and games in the standard Android environment. Bill recently released Double Star II, a space strategy game, on the Google Play store. The game is a complete rewrite of an earlier Double Star game, which was released in February 2016.

This talk will cover the following topics: Unity environment, game development versus regular development, Java-C# differences, what it's like learning to be a game developer, suggestions on where to start, etc.

Double Star II Released on Google Play

posted Nov 1, 2018, 1:38 PM by Bill Lahti

Version 1.0 of Double Star II is out. The game was released on Google Play on October 30, 2018.

Find the alien home world. Save the galaxy.

Double Star II - Early Access

posted Sep 1, 2018, 5:31 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Sep 1, 2018, 5:34 AM ]

The Double Star II game is now available on Google Play as an Early Access release. It is a complete rewrite of the game.

Double Star is a turn-based, single player, space war game. It is available for Android phones and tablets. For more information, click here:  Double Star on Tumblr. 

Improved Double Star on the Way

posted Jun 19, 2018, 11:37 AM by Bill Lahti

A major update is underway. Follow the progress here: Double Star on Tumblr.

Wing Leader Released on Google Play

posted Sep 27, 2017, 5:53 AM by Bill Lahti

The Wing Leader game is now available on Google Play. 

Wing Leader is a simple racing game for the whole family. Bees race to the hive, collecting nectar from flowers along the way. You race an AI bee, but compete worldwide on time. Your goal is to be the fastest bee in the world … the Wing Leader.

The game was released on September 26, 2017. To play the game, download it from the store: Wing Leader on Google Play. 

New Game Under Development: Wing Leader

posted Jul 28, 2017, 8:42 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Jul 28, 2017, 8:53 AM ]

I have been working on a new game this year. It's a race game for Android. Not cars ... bees.

The game is called "Wing Leader". Your bee races against another bee. It's a race to see who can get to the hive fastest.

For more information, visit the Wing Leader home page.

Alien Commander to Appear in Rocket Rascal Game

posted Jun 28, 2016, 9:37 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Jul 16, 2016, 10:18 AM ]

The Alien Commander character in Double Star is making a guest appearance in the upcoming Rocket Rascal game from Brian Sowers at Animal Farm Creations. Rocket Rascal is expected to be out in early July. It is an action/arcade style game that features characters from other games.

Here’s what the Alien Commander looks like in Rocket Rascal.

Double Star released on Google Play

posted Feb 25, 2016, 2:41 PM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Feb 25, 2016, 2:42 PM ]

Double Star is a turn-based, space war game for Android. It was released on Google Play on February 17, 2016.  Here is the link:

Trailer for Double Star

posted Feb 7, 2016, 1:18 PM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Feb 15, 2016, 5:43 AM ]

Here is the trailer for the Double Star strategy game for Android. Its release is expected Spring 2016.

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