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App: Gate of Time Live Wallpaper

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Category Personalization
Requires os version:Android2.1 and up
The Gate of Time as inspired by Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword! My homage to one of the most memorable, timeless, and influential series of video games.

To set the wallpaper: Go to your home screen and long-click the background, choose Wallpapers->Live wallpapers->Gate of Time

Screenshots don't do it justice at all. The effect is entirely in the motion.

NO Airpush. NO Admob. NO ads of any kind. I don't want any of that garbage on my phone, and I won't subject users of my apps to it either just so I can make a few pennies per day from some sleazy ad company. Instead, to 'monetize' my work, I'll leave it up to my users: if you feel that I deserve compensation, grab my Tip Jar and use it to buy me a soda. :)

This wallpaper does, however have a SECRET FEATURE. No, it doesn't steal your personal data. And no, it doesn't track you using GPS. It's the kind of secret feature you *want* to have! I ask that if you find how to activate the secret, PLEASE don't post how it's done in the comments. Leave it a mystery for others to find! One TINY hint to find the secret: you *must* have sound on; it won't trigger if your phone is on vibrate or silent. Oh, and I guess I also forgot to mention: there are 2 ways to trigger the secret. The methods are *very* different. If you *think* you've found them both, you probably haven't. You'll know when you've found them both.

Please don't hesitate to let me know if you have any issues such as excessive battery use or poor performance, and I'll see what I can do to fix them.

Let me reiterate: if you have an issue, EMAIL ME. A poor review and "Force Closes" doesn't help me one bit in tracking down your issue. I have no way of contacting you or determining what the cause is.

If anyone is willing to do translations into other languages for the settings screen and messages, please get in touch with me! I'd love to have everything in as many languages as possible, since The Legend of Zelda is internationally recognized.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A TESTER FOR NEW VERSIONS: send me an email or post something at this Google+ page for the app:

PUBLISHER IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH NINTENDO IN ANY WAY. Skyward Sword, The Legend of Zelda, and Nintendo are all registered trademarks of Nintendo of America. Please don't C&D me, Big N!

Thanks To---------Everyone who has left fun/encouraging feedback; it's very motivating to see others enjoying my workJAS - for the texturesMichael, Mason, Shashwat - testing with Galaxy S2-class hardware and finding crashes before I publishShannon - For being a perfectionistCristopher Ortega Sánchez - For the Spanish translationAdriado - For the Portuguese translationAndrew Current - For the French translationDavid Dessi - For the Italian translationSteven Burdack - For the German translationKris Yadao - video walkthrough; check his HighOnDefinition Youtube channel at Nishioka - SuperDry color picker (and Taha Hawa for finding and suggesting it)Jeff deRienzo - Bonk Live Wallpaper exampleMark Guerra - glWallpaperService library

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