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Hi. You start a tournament on one of both (I suggest the computer) and then on the other device you click this icon in the start screen:

You will then see the other tournament, if the two devices are on the same local network (same wifi for example).

I'm currently working on an update that will let you control the tournament on the computer with the mobile, I expect to finish it this month.

I'm afraid I don't understand the question. What do you mean by "standard"?

You should not create any folders, just place the image in the folder mentioned in the post.

Thanks for your kind words, appreciated!

In the current version (v1.2.11) the Android app won't load custom sound files, I'll check if I can add it in the next release, if its possible (it requires some extra rights on the device I think).

Hi! You're most welcome :)

In the data folder (hptm_Data) you can place a "nextlevel.wav" and a "nextlevelwarning.wav". If present, those will be used instead of the built-ins.

Good suggestion for manually entering the entries, I'll add that in a future update.

1.2.10 now allows you to add extra cash and change the payout structure while the tournament is running.

Ok, good suggestion, the bug you found is fixed in 1.2.9, I'm uploading the update to Android now.

Thanks for this feedback, that's really appreciated!

I'll have to think about this; I like the suggestion of having a payout scheme in function of the number of participants... but which scheme or with what options is something I will need to think through, I can imagine lots of variants.

Additional admins is also a good idea, but only with the controls on the timer view and not the setup of the tournament, that is certainly something I can look into.

At the moment the app is only available for tablets, since the limited screen space of phones requires a different layout to be really usable. If possible with the projector, you can use the windows version to sync and project?

Yes, skype works, but I don't want to give my skype id here publicly on, so I prefer to continue this conversation via a more private channel. You can reach me at alex.vandenabeele[at]

Ok, send me a DM via twitter.


I'm afraid you are mistaking this for another app, this is the Home Poker Tournament Manager (HPTM), not Poker Watch.

The first one I could do, but would that be a cheering sound or rather a mocking one? Or is it meant to inform all the tables that someone left?

The HPTM does not display currency because that is irrelevant, you'll most likely be using whatever currency your country uses during your home game, so no need to display that.

The HPTM currently does not keep track of who is participating in the game. That might indeed be an interesting addition, however it's a lot of work and hard to scale for all possible sizes of home games.

The question is also: how could we display all this information in a meaningful way on the screen? Would there be a list with participants on the screen with their points? That would clutter the current screen too much in my opinion.

Yes, there is an Android version.

Ha, I was just browsing through the messages here. The new Android version of HPTM has this fixed, I did find your bug and could fix it.

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No need to worry, "WS.Reputation.1" is just a warning from Norton that they haven't seen a specific file before. This makes sense, as I just released a new update. As soon as more Norton AV users will download the HPTM, this warning will go away by itself.

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Looks like you're running 32bit...

Operating System: Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1

I'm sorry, but 32bit is not supported.

That is weird, it should work. Can you send me a dxdiag?

I have thought about that, since I'd want that for my own tournaments too.
You're looking for data over multiple tournaments, right? It's a good idea for sure, but I'm afraid I won't have the time to implement this in the near future. I'm currently working on making the manager available on Android too, I'll finish that first and then I might consider this.

I don't think I can be of any help, the manager is for live poker events, not online.

It won't work on XP, it's a 64bit application

You can always pause the game, change the payout settings and then resume again. But I don't think players would like to see this changed during the game though. The players that are behind, sure, but the ones on top will feel cheated.

That's a though one :) Can you check what the game log says? You can find it in %AppData%\..\LocalLow\AvaDev\HPTM on your computer. Getting the log from your android device is more difficult.

I thought about that as well. Main thing is you don't want anyone else to change those things so how can I ensure that? I want a simple user friendly workflow, if that's possible somehow I can add it.

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Hi, thanks! Good suggestion about the color, that is indeed something for an update.

Concerning the tool about blinds calculation, I might add that one day, but it's not something easy. People have many different requirements and its hard to put that all in one tool. I use the blind structure calculator from, it always predicted the duration of the tournament quite accurate.

Version 1.1.3 has the option (per tournament) to hide the Ante's. Have fun!

I'd rather not open source it, but I'm definitely open for requests/feedback. In my group we also never use ante's, so your request makes a lot of sense. I'll build an update where the ante is not shown if it is 0, displaying the blinds instead.

I'm also working on an app for Android where players can follow the tournament on their phones, this is now in testing so I'll probably release this change with that update.

Thanks for the input!

Aand done, v1.0.2 supports custom sounds, check the devlog for instructions.

Not now, but that's a good idea! The same could be done for the background images. I'll look into that, thanks!

I found this game really hard - the floor is so dark I can't really see when a gap starts or when it ends, making jumping difficult, while that is just annoying.

Why no turning with mouse?

Tried it, the rotation via keys makes it a bit annoying to play, mouse aiming would have been better imo.

Cool, liked it! Nice animations :)

I tried to play it, but my graphics card isn't powerful enough I'm afraid. Judging from what I've seen you have a very high memory footprint, perhaps you can optimize so it's playable on more hardware?

Well made! What's up with the sounds - did you record them with your mic ? Funny :)

True, but in my experience you mostly have your own music playing at an event. Thanks for rating!

Ok, I can follow. I didn't mean to bash him, the word "crap" was too harsh? I wanted to tell him to take what he's got and make something of it. Working "one day" on something is not putting effort in, or accomplishing anything, that's just trying something out. It was a good start, now finish it for the Finally Finish Something jam.

I can see why you would disagree, however this is a submission to the "Finally Finish Something" jam. Does this qualify as "finished"?

  • Since the visual part is the key component of your game, I would posh the quality of the shadows a bit more. Now, when you start the game the player gets a view with quite some visual artifacts. Using trees with thin branches and a few leaves don't make that easy, I know :)
  • Add anti aliasing.
  • There's only one quality setting, I would add a few more (certainly for those people that want anti aliasing.
  • Polish your startup experience, check Gravity Rush (another entry to this jam), he/she did that very well.
  • Foot step noises
  • Feedback on picking up a sphere is a simple text counter "1/14" flashing briefly on the screen, you could improve that experience, with a feel that fits the mood of the game - with sound.
  • Music

Are a few things you could do off the top of my head.

Best game so far in my rating run! Very NICE! Well done! Very polished! 

Would you consider a mobile version? Maybe add leaderboards?

Nice idea, but needs a lot of polish.