I would also back the call for a “no root” option for Android. I have bought the Android version of the game but am not prepared to play the game again without access to the savegames - I will not root my tablet.
When I completed the Linux version in hard mode, I ended up with over 50 savegames backed up. What you say, surely 8 slots plus an autosave is enough. Well, I had the last laugh - when the arcade section was opened, I was able to go straight back to the point I needed.
Maybe this is interesting for those how want to transfer the save games from one Android Device ( no root ) to an other one ( no root ). I successfully transfered my save games from my nexus 5 phone to my nexus 7 tablet.
It is not the most simply way to do it, but it works and is simpler than all the other solutions I tried without success.
First you need the Android App called “Helium - App Sync and Backup”.
Helium is able to save all your app data (save games), also the stuff that is not really accessable without a rooted device.
Second, you need to set your devices into Developer Mode and use a PC to sync with the Helium Desktop App which is a server on the PC for the android devices.
Here is the wiki to the Helium App and how to setup everything correctly.
The simple way to backup and restore your data to an other device is to use the Pro Version of Helium, because than you can use GDrive or an other cloud service to store the data. Otherwise you need to copy the data from the backup folder of the first device to the second device. Which not work for me. So I bought the pro version for 3 Euros and used the cloud and it works like a charm.
Hope this helps. If you have questions, just ask me.
But anyway, it would be amazing if Ron could add a transfer save games option/button to the game. It would be an easy thing for a the developer to save the games to the memory card of the device, where everyone could access without rooting the device or using this solution.
It’s unlikely there will be iCloud savegames. Apple (and Google) make this amazingly difficult (as opposed the Steam, where it’s brain-dead simple). Also, due to Apple’s new rules for the iPhone X, it unlikely we would be approved for a new build without a ton of work.
Damn, I just spend 5 bucks for the iOS version with the hope I can transfer my Steam savegame to continue playing on my new iPad. I don‘t want so play the first 30% again. In this case I will never finish it.
Come on Ron, this cann‘t be such difficult. Other games have this feature. Or perhaps you can give us the possibility to export/import savegames like in Baldurs Gate EE on iOS.
Please have in mind that games on mobile platforms are not mayflys. You cann‘t release a game and than stop the development. The livetime of a mobile game is much longer that on platforms like PCs. You‘ll continuisly generating new buys with new features and supporting new mobile devices.
Believe me, this game it’s worth playing more than once, in perfect Lucas* style.
I can understand you that it could be disappointing to restart your game, but think as if it is an opportunity to play it again and discover other things and jokes.
Yes, I would like to know this as well. Other games might use 3rd party cloud services that require you to create a whole new account, but iOS cloud saves are iOS only. If there is a way to import/export saves games without using custom cloud software, I would love to know about it.