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  Code Miner: A Programming Game
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10/22/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

Description

Code Miner is a mobile game, where the player is an engineer who has to program a mining robot for various, challenging missions. The little robot is charming and can be programmed using JavaScript language. Players can practice programming on the go while having fun. The game has 3 pillars: Upgrading, Programming, and Running the robot.

Code Miner: A Programming Game

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.codinggame.mining

Factsheet

Developer: Adam Miklosi, an indie developer based in Hungary

Release Date: October 19, 2020

Availability: Android via Google Play. Other stores & iOS in the future.

Price: Free download and play for about 15 missions. No ads. Subscription is a must to play further. Normal subscription starts from $5 / month.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/codeminergame

YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCI701g17OaTGHtVnBcvndCw

Press Contact: [email protected]


Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW6LAzCwTq0

Background

The game is based on the CODE IDE, a JavaScript editor and runner app. CODE’s goal was to create a beautifully designed, easy-to-use code editor environment for mobile phones. It has many active users, 25k+ installs, so the code running capability is already tested and stable.

CODE: JavaScript Runner, Calculator, IDE

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.codinggame.ide

 

Code Miner is built on this technology, combining game elements and a nice code editor. The player’s program runs in a sandbox, various safety measures are used to protect the player from their own mistakes (e.g. infinite loop).

Many people are looking for time wasters while they wait at a bus stop, or just feeling bored at home. The idea was to merge commonly known drilling/mining games with programming. This way, players can have fun while they also do something useful: Practice programming and develop their logical thinking skills.

Features

★Embedded JavaScript engine - Run your code fast and securely!

★ Code editor - Streamlines editing with smart indenting, comment/uncomment line, syntax highlighting, brace matching, etc.

★ Smart Code Completion - Type less with the keyboard by using code completion.

★ Symbol Keyboard Extension - Additional symbol buttons to extend your keyboard with frequently used symbols during programming. Number Row also available with easy to access numbers.

★ Project-based code organization - Simple code organization in a virtual folder tree called a Project. Easy management of scripts.

★ Edit menu - Undo, Redo, Toggle Line Comment, Find & Replace in file, Beautify

★ No Harmful Permissions - The app only needs the basic permissions to serve you a code runner environment. No calls, text messages or any suspicious permissions.

More Resources

Downloadable images, resources: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AkpT1vwbnQ7xhMY5Nujncs58oUuMwA?e=M6BacE