Best Practice: TheForest App by Zebulon
A really interesting usecase reached us within the last few weeks. Users told us about an app that is made for a video game called "The Forest". We've reached out to the creator, Zebulon, to learn more about the game, his app, and his community:
What’s the background to the game / your community / your role within your community?
Z: The Forest is very popular survival game. It has both PS4 and PC version so a lot of players are playing it. Farket is one of the most popular youtubers that plays and tests The Forest. He also made a page on Wikipedia where he covered all the aspects of the game.
Why did you build this app?
Z: Mobile app was the only logical explanation for gamers so they can play the game normally and at the same time to be able to check crafting recipes (that was before developers updated the game) , almost all weapon, food and player stats that were not explained by developers and more. Since I have none of app building experience, but I'm good with Excel, OpenAsApp was an amazing discovery for me and it was perfect choice for something like this.
What is the data source for this app and how did you share the data before you had the app?
How long did it take you to build this app?
What do you like most about your app?
What feedback did you receive regarding your app (from your community)?
What do you like about Open as App?
Do you plan on upgrading your app / build another app?
What smartphone do you use for testing/creating the app (iOS/Android)?
Thank you, Zebulon, for taking the time to answer all our questions!
If you have a cool usecase in mind or know someone that built an awesome app, please reach out to us! We are always happy to showcase what our community is working on!
Some screenshots of the app, provided by Zebulon: