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iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:08 PM Reply

If you have an iPhone or iPad, try loading up NG and clicking a movie on the front page. You should notice two things:

1) One click now takes you directly to the content, instead of first showing you the rollover info.

2) The video will actually play! This won't be 100% perfect every day; it is based on having a video alternative for the movie. The goal is to always have one.

I forgot to mention that it is FEBRUARY and that means MONTHLY VOTING TIME! Check your account page to see if you are in the pool to select the Best of January.

If you didn't read any front page news this past week, you have a lot to catch up on:

Mike launched Swivel for best ever SWF to video conversion.

Jim launched the Collabinator for talent match-making.

Rob launched feeds for blog and review replies.

It was a good week and more excitement is planned for this week too!

There is a new Writing Contest! the theme is Exploratory Genre Writing.

Also check out Appsro's Kickstarter for Doraleous and Associates! It's a big project and is already blazing towards the goal.


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:10 PM Reply

Everyone needs to vote this month!


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:12 PM Reply

At 2/4/13 12:08 PM, TomFulp wrote:
It was a good week and more excitement is planned for this week too!

Your game is finally coming out this week, right Tom? I really don't think my heart could take another Pico 2.


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:21 PM Reply

Is this writing contest foreshadowing a new aqua colored portal?

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:25 PM Reply

Out of all the things mentioned I think I like the feed stuff the most.
It makes it a hell of a lot easier to know when people review your stuff, when people reply to comments on their news posts, and so on and so forth.

Really looking forward to any and all new features you add onto the site and whatnot.

Also everyone vote! o:


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:26 PM Reply

I was selected for January voting and I did it Tom. if you want to get more people to vote monthly submissions maybe give a incentive like 50 EXP for their level or something, and only make it available to highly active members.

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:40 PM Reply

Unpossed by iPhones or iPads as I am, I guess I won't notice any differences. It is good the news though.

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 12:51 PM Reply

At 2/4/13 12:08 PM, TomFulp wrote: It was a good week and more excitement is planned for this week too!

Uh, that sounds good.


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 01:21 PM Reply

At 2/4/13 12:26 PM, Tony-DarkGrave wrote: I was selected for January voting and I did it Tom. if you want to get more people to vote monthly submissions maybe give a incentive like 50 EXP for their level or something, and only make it available to highly active members.

Dang, that would be totally wizard!

Anywho, I voted already!


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 01:35 PM Reply

I can see newgrounds content on my ipod touch....what kind of socerry is this Tom!?

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 01:55 PM Reply

Just tried some videos on my iphone, it works great!

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 02:04 PM Reply

I remember Luis saying he was (planning on) working on a mobile version of NG, but that it would be more forum and blog-focused. Now it can have video too :D

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 02:20 PM Reply

The android version of firefox actually still supports flash player if you download the flash player APK from the internet even tough adobe and chrome don't officially support it anymore.
But the iOS update works fine on android chrome too.


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 02:39 PM Reply

At 2/4/13 12:21 PM, Squidbit wrote: Is this writing contest foreshadowing a new aqua colored portal?

Damn, that would be nice. I'm still expecting it to come out maybe later this year or 2014 though; we've gotten so many new features lately! A new Portal is a TON of work! And can't wait to see your game, Tom!


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 03:09 PM Reply

Well this is awesome for that feature and it's great!


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 03:19 PM Reply

At 2/4/13 12:08 PM, TomFulp wrote: If you have an iPhone or iPad, try loading up NG and clicking a movie on the front page. You should notice two things:

2013 has been a great year for Newgrounds so far and I truly can't wait to see how amazing this year will be for all of us the members of Newgrounds.

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 03:40 PM Reply

This is great! But I got one question Tom: are we gonna be able to watch the older flash animations on our ios devices soon? (Examples: Tankmen .5, metal gear awesome)

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 04:48 PM Reply

Interesting idea for a contest, it spikes my interest, would enjoy giving it a shot.


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 04:51 PM Reply

At 2/4/13 03:40 PM, OrgasmSquid wrote: This is great! But I got one question Tom: are we gonna be able to watch the older flash animations on our ios devices soon? (Examples: Tankmen .5, metal gear awesome)

We're chipping away at the older stuff so the best of it should be covered at least!


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 05:37 PM Reply

Should be worth noting that this works on Android phones too (Chrome doesn't support Flash). It works like magic on my Galaxy S3

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 08:36 PM Reply

woke up in the middle of the night and was playing with the ipad on my couch. Went to newgrounds. Watched movies. So awesome!

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 08:52 PM Reply

voted


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 11:11 PM Reply

Voted! Prosnorkulus was AWESOME!

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 11:47 PM Reply

Ive been trying to vote, but i keep having problems.


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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 4th, 2013 @ 11:52 PM Reply

Is the goal really to covert the thousands of movies on NG to mobile-ready video? That sounds like a lot of work.

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 5th, 2013 @ 12:26 AM Reply

2013 is going to be a strong year for ng

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 5th, 2013 @ 12:45 AM Reply

Is actionscript going to be totally stamped out for future submissions?
I doubt you can change the already existing games to HTML5, although there is no reason why Adobe couldn't build something like that.

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 5th, 2013 @ 12:50 AM Reply

I use Android, fuck apple to the end of time.

A lot of the stuff the big game companies ect, are producing for phones are worse quality-wise than most flash-games created by one person.

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 5th, 2013 @ 12:52 AM Reply

Whoa, all these features coming out are great! It truly has been a good week. I can't believe I'm watching featured videos on my iPhone without it telling me "You don't have Flash Player installed".

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Response to iOS update, writing contest, voting Feb. 5th, 2013 @ 01:44 AM Reply

Voted, poorly.

I only chose the ones I recognized/liked, and even those were mediocre.

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