6.6. Playtest on Smartphones and Tablets

You can play and test games made with Actimator on smartphones and tablets running iOS (iPhone/iPad) and Android. To do so, you will need to install the Actimator Player app from the App store on your device.

6.6.1. Playtest Your Game on Android

You can play and test games made with Actimator on Android devices. To do so, you will need to install the Actimator Player app from the Google Play Store.

Once you create a version of your game , to play it on an Android device:

  1. go to the Publish page.
  2. Go to Android tab.
  3. Select the version of your game that you wish to publish from the drop down menu,.
  4. press the Publish to Android button.

Then go to your Android device:

  1. Install Actimator Player from Google Play Store.
  2. Open Actimator Player.
  3. Enter the game domain.
  4. Press Play.

The app loads your game and runs it as a native app on your device. A few things to notice:

  • You can share your game domain with your friends and have them play and test your game, and give you feedback.
  • Game Center features are not available on Actimator Player. They are only available on the published Android game.
  • To load another game, you have to restart the player.

6.6.2. Playtest Your Game on iPhone/iPad (iOS)

You can play and test games made with Actimator on iOS devices. To do so, you will need to install the Actimator Player app from the Google Play Store.

Once you create a version of your game , to play it on an iOS device:

  1. go to the Publish page.
  2. Go to iOS tab.
  3. Select the version of your game that you wish to publish from the drop down menu,.
  4. press the Publish to iOS button.

Then go to your iOS device:

  1. Install Actimator Player from App Store.
  2. Open Actimator Player.
  3. Enter the game domain.
  4. Press Play.

The app loads your game and runs it as a native app on your device. A few things to notice:

  • You can share your game domain with your friends and have them play and test your game, and give you feedback.
  • Game Center features are not available on Actimator Player. They are only available on the published iOS game.
  • To load another game, you have to restart the player.