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techiepadre
11-17-14, 10:45 AM
Candy Blast Mania programming loop?

Current Version: 1.2.7
Support ID: 673UB2P
Hardware: iPhone 5S
iOS: 7.1.2

Details:

Playing level 425 for several rounds
New round begins with all the same candies
Immediately several swaps began, each noting No Matches Found
After a few swaps (<5), the round ended as lost
One energy had been deducted for that round

Attempted a new round
The same scenario occurred for a second time
Again, one energy had been deducted

The third round began normally
The play was normal
The round ended in a loss, this time a legit one!

I'm not concerned over recapturing two energy units. And I'm not really concerned over the stability of the programming. As a systems engineer, I'm posting this as a matter of curiosity as well as a heads-up to my kindred programmers at TeamLava in the event this isn't a known issue.

If nothing else, this callback loop, if I can be so bold as to presume upon knowledge of your program flow, provided this binary geek with some great entertainment - well worth the two energy units! It's a nice reminder that even software can get confused once in a while. Although, as we know, from its perspective it followed its command line perfectly! :-)

Thanks to the guys & gals over at TeamLava! I hope you all enjoy putting the 1's and 0's together as much as we enjoy the end result.

James, the TechiePadre

FrozenTurtle
11-17-14, 11:41 AM
Sorry about that! When you get the message that there are no matches, does the board actually have no matches? Is the issue a result of consecutive no matches? Can you provide us with a screen shot? Thanks!

techiepadre
11-17-14, 12:21 PM
If this occurs again, I'll get a screenshot. Both rounds started with the same candy type in every location on the board. There were nothing *but* matches available since the candies were all the same. As it attempted to create a new layout, nothing moved. They may have, but it wasn't perceptible since they were all the same. Weird, huh?

FrozenTurtle
11-17-14, 01:39 PM
Thanks for the info! I've forwarded this information to the game team and they'll be working on a fix for this.

techiepadre
11-17-14, 06:44 PM
I was able to grab 2 screenshots.
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