App description: GamesRadar named it "One of the Top Ten iOS games for November 2012!"
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Slide to Play calls it a "Must Have" game
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"Gorgeous presentation; fun; accessible gameplay; lots of levels" 4/4 Stars.
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And how about from the fine folks at Apptudes?
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"For those that enjoy the tower defense and road defense genre, March on Oz is a welcome addition to the fold. With an emphasis on graphics, music and storyline, and well-balanced RTS, March on Oz is definitely worth checking out." 4 Stars.
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March On Oz is a RTS-style Road Defense game with more than a few twists. Combine action and strategy to defend the road of yellow bricks, defeat the N.O.M.E.S., and rescue Princess Ozma from the evil magic of RuggeDoh! and the Evil Alliance! Create your own adventurers with our "Adventurer Creator" and meet dozens of colorful characters as you journey through a very small part of the vast Worlds of Oz.

Lovingly crafted 3D graphics, effects, and animations bring this unique vision of L. Frank Baum's Oz to life. With over 50 levels and mini-games, adventurer creator, full musical score and sound effects, and dozens of achievements, March On Oz is sure to enchant and challenge you!

THE RETINA DISPLAY NEVER LOOKED BETTER
As you journey through three varied landscapes full of pink waterfalls, hot pool wading walls of fire and snowy landscapes you will have to fight for every bit of road in order to beat back the N.O.M.E. invasion and save Princess Ozma. No Flash or 2D graphics here, the N.O.M.E.S and Ozians have been fully rendered and animated in 3D along with great looking visual effects and animations. Our N.O.M.E.S. are not some cardboard-style bad guys, these little fellows are so much more than that! Keep your eyes on the road because you never know what is going to happen next with them.

THREE LEVELS OF DIFFICULTY
Try to overcome easy, normal, and hard settings with each level of difficulty having been built to ensure a different playing experience. Challenging and Superstar levels coming soon with even more N.O.M.E.S. and Ozians!

N.O.M.E.S, N.O.M.E.S. AND MORE N.O.M.E.S.
Tired of bashing knights, killing zombies and other assorted traditional bad guys? See what our N.O.M.E.S. can do to brighten your day! We have skiing N.O.M.E.S., flying N.O.M.E.S., N.O.M.E.S. that can crush you with a single step and the irrepressible Happy Chainsaw and so many more. Towers are fun but N.O.M.E.S. and Ozians are so much more challenging and watch out for Big Foot N.O.M.E., he really does tower over you!

MINI-GAMES
More than a dozen mini-games and many more to come! Try your luck against the N.O.M.E. invaders or capture flying angel food cake before it disappears or try to survive the waves of N.O.M.E.S. in Where Monkeys Dare!

COMING SOON!
More N.O.M.E.S., more Ozians, more levels and more levels of difficulty as well. And best of all, for owners of the paid version of March On Oz, these updates will be free of charge!

Come join the march and rescue Princess Ozma before RuggeDoh and the Evil Alliance can consolidate their hold on Oz and turn it into a place where only evil reigns supreme!

-- For owners of the iPad2 and newer iPads only--

CSE_Dave's comments:

After a very big year, we're thrilled that March on Oz is finally out for everyone with an iPad to play! We have been anticipating this day for a while, and we are very excited to finally let players get their hands on it!



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11-11-2012, 04:39 PM
#11
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Thanks for the comments, we've got some super talented artists

The iPad3 should be the worst performance out of any of the iPads. We don't support iPad1, and in relation to the iPad3, the iPad2 has 1/4 the pixels to draw and the iPad4 has 2x the power.
Was going to buy this, but after reading that it's only for an Ipad4.... and Ipad3 is the worse...
Not even going to bother... if it does need that much power... you just delivered a crap game.. Ipad4 is out for a week. What makes this so different than all the other 10.000 lookalike games.. that can run on a Ipad 2, 3 ??
11-11-2012, 04:41 PM
#12
Somehow I missed the announcement, and consequently the sale. Screen shots look great! Good luck with the game. Wizard of Oz always been a particular favorite movie of mine.

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11-11-2012, 04:46 PM
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-- For owners of the iPad2 and newer iPads only--
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We don't support iPad1
So as it seems few devs care about owners of the first iPad... Thanks 4 that!
Lazy Devs...

But as you wish, I will then not buy any of your games. Even when I got an iPad 4+ or what ever one.

"Pfff... Shall they buy a new iPad. Not our fault. Blame Apple..."
Yeah, it is Apples fault, that is true. Not enough RAM and not enough CPU power. And Apple knew that when they published the first iPad.
Especially the RAM problem was avoidable.

But some Devs care and some not.
Some try to find a way to let their games run on almost any device.

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11-11-2012, 06:38 PM
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Would have bought this during the sale on the offchance it works ok on the iPad 3 but not going to spend the full price on this given the dev himself says it performs worst on that machine. Shame because the screenshots look great.

Jamie.

It runs well on the iPad 3 with an occasional stutter, but nothing effecting game play during my time with the game.

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11-11-2012, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Cromwell View Post
So as it seems few devs care about owners of the first iPad... Thanks 4 that!
Lazy Devs...

But as you wish, I will then not buy any of your games. Even when I got an iPad 4+ or what ever one.

"Pfff... Shall they buy a new iPad. Not our fault. Blame Apple..."
Yeah, it is Apples fault, that is true. Not enough RAM and not enough CPU power. And Apple knew that when they published the first iPad.
Especially the RAM problem was avoidable.

But some Devs care and some not.
Some try to find a way to let their games run on almost any device.
So what your saying is that if you ever get the newest iPad you will not buy any games from any developer that release a game that doesn't support the original iPad1? That's a bold statement. Are you actually serious about this or are you just being overly dramatic?
11-12-2012, 04:51 AM
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Originally Posted by pka4916 View Post
Was going to buy this, but after reading that it's only for an Ipad4.... and Ipad3 is the worse...
Not even going to bother... if it does need that much power... you just delivered a crap game.. Ipad4 is out for a week. What makes this so different than all the other 10.000 lookalike games.. that can run on a Ipad 2, 3 ??
I've been playing this on an iPad2 and it's working fine. iPad1 can't download it as it says it 'needs a camera'. It's worth checking out.
11-12-2012, 04:55 AM
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I missed sale also, ohh well, gonna wait for another one then

Ipad Air 2 sold! back to PC master race!
11-12-2012, 09:25 AM
#18
Hey Guys, Another CSE Developer here, Just wanted to clarify and expand on what Dave and Tim said about performance. The game runs *GREAT* on an iPad3 (as noted by another forum user here). we have tested it extensively on each platform and the performance difference is negligible to the human eye, and on the retina display, the graphics really do look amazing, especially the UI elements (running the app side by side, the picture quality of the ipad 3/4 really is noticeable). While developing and testing, we made sure the art would run great on every platform we support, so, there are times we pulled back on the art and design to make sure it ran as well on the iPad3 as it does on the iPad2 (and iPad4). Mostly our game is CPU bound, not GPU bound, and the ipad3 has similar CPU performance as the iPad2. We have strived to keep the performance smooth and 30fps, and there are some areas where it may dip lower, but that really is only noticeable when you running one of our "developer" builds that track and display the FPS, because really, that only happens when the action gets so intense, you are too busy playing the game and having fun to notice! We take fun very seriously here, and poor performance would negatively impact the user experience, so we have made sure that the game runs great on every platform we support. This is also why we chose not to support the iPad 1, initially. It was a tough decision, but we thought we could offer far more visual content on the other platforms then if we additionally supported the original iPad hardware. As you might tell, we love our game, and really appreciate all this feedback and support from you guys, either by playing (and purchasing) the game or by even having the game on your radar and adding to this conversation.

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11-12-2012, 09:54 AM
#19
Loving this game.

I really hope they continue to support this title, it's awesome fun. I missed the sale, but I bought it anyway. Really can't help but support Dev's that don't riddle their games with IAP. A tip jar would be welcome and if a player likes the title enough tossing a few bucks toward the Dev's is up to them. But mandatory IAP, which this game is free of completely, is a real turn off.

So thank you, game creators, for releasing an awesome game! (Without IAP)
11-12-2012, 02:05 PM
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Originally Posted by badmanj View Post
Would have bought this during the sale on the offchance it works ok on the iPad 3 but not going to spend the full price on this given the dev himself says it performs worst on that machine. Shame because the screenshots look great.

Jamie.
My mistake, I could have communicated that better. March on Oz runs superbly on iPad3, my post was meant more as a comment on the devices themselves. We've got some internal testing levels that are far more taxing than anything you'll see in game that are designed to push the device to it's limits. On some of those levels the iPad2 faired better than the iPad3, and while I haven't run the test yet on the iPad4, it's safe to assume it will run better than the iPad3.

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