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App description: Be sure to check out our new game, SimplePlanes, where you build airplanes and see how they fly with realistic physics. You can find it on the app store, or you can find out more at the website: http://www.SimplePlanes.com

The spin-off of SimplePhysics. Protect your dummy from explosions, boulders, spiked walls, and more!

Use the blueprints editor to design a structure that will protect your dummy, Melvin, from some random danger. You'll have to work with the available materials. Most of the time you'll use wood, sometimes you'll use concrete, but you must always use your most important asset: your brain.

A wise person once said: "An engineer is someone who can do for a dime what any fool can do for a dollar." In Dummy Defense, your design must not only be strong enough, it must be cheap enough to win. Building cheaper structures will earn you more stars on a level.

Create your design in seconds with the blueprints editor. If you make a mistake, simply tap the Undo button. Zoom in and out by pinching the screen and pan the view using a two finger drag.

While testing, you can see how the strain is distributed across your design. Areas that are under immense strain are colored bright red, while other areas are colored green. This allows you to find and fix problem areas in your design.

The slow motion slider lets you slow things down so you can see how your design is failing, and it is also incredibly fun to watch explosions destroying your design in slow motion.

* Realistic physics simulation
* Ragdoll physics
* Slow motion slider
* 25 levels
* Stress display shows problem areas in your design
* Finger Test - smash your design to pieces, or blow it up with realistic explosions!
* Save/Load designs
* E-mail your blueprints to your friends
* Universal support for the iPad
* Retina display support

avgarrison's comments:
Dummy Defense is a spin-off of the popular physics and engineering game, SimplePhysics. In Dummy Defense, you must use your engineering prowess to protect Melvin, the dummy, from an array of dangers, such as boulders, explosions, death pits, meteors, and more. Using the same blueprints editor from SimplePhysics, the player must build a structure that is simulated using a physics engine in real time. Players can view how their design reacts in slow motion, fast forward, and they can even rewind time to pinpoint any weaknesses in their design. It's an addictive game with a wide variety of levels, and players may even learn a few things about structural engineering along the way.

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03-20-2012, 03:46 AM
looks hard to play

03-20-2012, 12:51 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 34
It's not too hard. You could also try SimplePhysics which is free right now:
03-24-2012, 03:13 AM
ok it is not hard i see
03-25-2012, 10:45 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 29
Love the game , Andrew! I have enjoyed all of your offerings so far. Keep it up!
04-25-2012, 02:20 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 4,050
Game Impressions

Now FREE for a limited time. Very good game! Well balanced difficulty.

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04-25-2012, 02:25 AM

04-27-2012, 07:52 AM
Love the Game.
I uploaded my 3 star blueprints at Dummy Defense 3 star waklthrough
Feel free to share your 3 own star blue prints.
Lets see who have the cheapest solution.

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