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App description: SpaceCom One battleship is in position, the weapons are ready to fire and the asteroids are incoming - are you brave enough to meet your doom?

Download the game right now and find out :)

2048 - Monster asteroid hit Earth

The derelict sound of space couldnt hide the destruction of Earth. A war of rock that spelled the end of humanity as we knew it - everybody was dead and the few survivors waited to be rescued... rescue never came. That was 900 years ago now, the survivors that were left took refuge aboard the mighty SpaceCom One battleship - and over many generations they learn to control the spaceship and left the broken galaxy that we once called home...

After 100 years of travelling through the vast and dark wilderness of the Universe: they came across Porous-Rift, a galaxy populated by exoplanets they may one day call home again. However, history came back to haunt the crew of SpaceCom One... the Asteroid Belt of Porous-Rift had ruptured, causing thousands of mighty asteroids to rip the only chance that humanity would have of repopulating. Humanity wasnt ready then... so they must be ready now.

In Space Command, you play as the role of a Space Gunner and the only person that has the power to stop this frustrating war of rock and man. You must save EARTH 2!

RAVE REVIEWS!

- Featured in the "WHAT'S HOT" in the U.S App Store!

- Awarded the "App Of The Week" - Coronalabs

"I recommend this game, gameplay is challenging, explosions are highly realistic. The further you play the better it gets." - Bunny305

"Seriously, this game takes me back to many after school evenings playing at the local arcade. Great graphics, sound, and gameplay." - Jorge E. Sanchez

"It's a good thing I'm not responsible to save the planet...LOL! Action packed non stop blasting, how'd my kids get 5 Gold? I'm work'n just to advance and save the planet from destruction. The Plasma gu is Awesome!" - xnailbender

"This is one of the first games I got for my iPhone 5 and it plays and looks great. Very much a throwback to old arcade shooters. Need more enemies! - Malba70

FEATURES

- Spectacular particle effects, with beautiful graphics
- Awesome powerups includes planet shield and quantum nukes!
- Earn gold coins to be use toward powerups.
- Full career management. Progress all the way to 4 Star General.
- Three levels of difficulty. Unlock a new cool power up after clearing each level.
- Ten game levels plus bonus. Can you make it to four star General?
- Two game modes: "Survivor" and "Highscore"
- GAME CENTER - Compete with your friends and people Worldwide!
- Three different music tracks to enjoy the game.
- Switch UI controls location (left/right handed)
- Optimized for iPhone 5
- Universal app. Enjoy the game on all your iOS devices!

Check out Space Command official trailer on Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRA9h-06Ih4

VISIT US: lairdtopfreegames.com
FOLLOW US: twitter.com/lairdgames
LIKE US: facebook.com/SpaceCommandGame

LairdGames's comments:
Hello guys,

If "Asteroids" and "Missile Command" had a child together, they would have probably named it

Space Command!



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VISIT US: LairdGames.com
FOLLOW US: twitter.com/lairdgames
LIKE US: facebook.com/SpaceCommandGame

Enjoy!

Mo
@LairdGames



12-21-2012, 10:33 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,425
Thank you for 6HFR793AREJW; will post impressions.

12-22-2012, 04:31 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 98
Wow thanks for actually try the game!

Please enjoy. I will post another promo a little bit later today.

Happy Holiday to you and your family.

Mo

Last edited by LairdGames; 12-22-2012 at 01:42 PM.
12-22-2012, 02:22 PM
#4
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 19
Thanks for the code J4F67H6WLEAL. This is actually a very fun arcade game with nice sounds and graphics.
I reckon it could do with difficulty settings as it seems a bit easy at the moment. Or does difficulty increase with your level?
12-22-2012, 02:35 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 3,903
Got no time to wait for a promo code. Just went ahead and bought it.
12-22-2012, 03:08 PM
#6
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 98
@xM1N1M4Nx Thanks for letting me know about the code. I appreciate that very much.

And yes it gets much harder. Here some description of what you can expect:

It starts with one planet to protect and you get promoted very quicky to Captain. This first level (easy) was really meant to help people get familiar with the controls and concept. The rank of Captain starts the level 2 which means you now need to protect 2 planets. A second type of asteroid is introduce. The yellow painted asteroid is much more deady (makes more damage) so destroy those first. You also get access to the powerup "planet shield" This will protect all the planets for 10 seconds. Handy when you are overwhelmed with asteroids!

After a while (much longer that the first level) You will reach the rank of "Colonel" At that point you are in level 3. 3 planets to protect and a new powerup you can use (Quantum bomb/nuke) This powerup would destroy all asteroids currently on the screen. Whatch out, this powerup cost more gold coins but can save the day! Especially because in this level i introduce the "red" painted asteroid. One hit on a planet and that planet is GONE! So those a high priority target. The good news is that the higher the level the more coins you will earn. You can then spend those gold coins toward the powerups to help progress in the game.

Tip: Do not use your gold coins at the beginning but save them for time when you rank is high and you need all the help you can get.


That's should do it. I am working on adding aliens enemies (including bosses) which will move in random ways so harder to destroy. Enjoy the game!

Mo
@LairdGames

ps: I am very interested in you opinion on the controls? I usually do not like on-screen joystick but I did not see a better way. Hopefully the joystick in the game is responsive. I am also looking at adding sweep to destroy the asteroids but I am not about this one yet...

Last edited by LairdGames; 12-22-2012 at 03:22 PM.
12-22-2012, 04:37 PM
#7
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by LairdGames View Post
@xM1N1M4Nx Thanks for letting me know about the code. I appreciate that very much.

And yes it gets much harder. Here some description of what you can expect:

It starts with one planet to protect and you get promoted very quicky to Captain. This first level (easy) was really meant to help people get familiar with the controls and concept. The rank of Captain starts the level 2 which means you now need to protect 2 planets. A second type of asteroid is introduce. The yellow painted asteroid is much more deady (makes more damage) so destroy those first. You also get access to the powerup "planet shield" This will protect all the planets for 10 seconds. Handy when you are overwhelmed with asteroids!

After a while (much longer that the first level) You will reach the rank of "Colonel" At that point you are in level 3. 3 planets to protect and a new powerup you can use (Quantum bomb/nuke) This powerup would destroy all asteroids currently on the screen. Whatch out, this powerup cost more gold coins but can save the day! Especially because in this level i introduce the "red" painted asteroid. One hit on a planet and that planet is GONE! So those a high priority target. The good news is that the higher the level the more coins you will earn. You can then spend those gold coins toward the powerups to help progress in the game.

Tip: Do not use your gold coins at the beginning but save them for time when you rank is high and you need all the help you can get.


That's should do it. I am working on adding aliens enemies (including bosses) which will move in random ways so harder to destroy. Enjoy the game!

Mo
@LairdGames

ps: I am very interested in you opinion on the controls? I usually do not like on-screen joystick but I did not see a better way. Hopefully the joystick in the game is responsive. I am also looking at adding sweep to destroy the asteroids but I am not about this one yet...
Ahh thank you very much for clarifying the way the difficulty works. I look forward to a challenge as I rank up!
The sound of new alien enemies sounds very promising.
As for the controls they work very well in my opinion and they are responsive enough so far. Perhaps tilt controls... though I don't know how they would work in a higher difficulty and may be too chaotic?
But anyway keep up the good work! And I shall enjoy the game.
12-22-2012, 06:34 PM
#8
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 98
WOW! Thanks for the great feedback. Yes I was thinking about tilt but not to aim the cross-hair. I am thinking maybe adding some more planets (insane level?) where you tilt the device to access more planets around you (left or right side) I think having more planets on one screen maybe too much but if you could pan the screen around it may work. They will be an indicator on the side of the screen about the status of the planets outside the visible window. Anyway just some ideas for future versions

Thanks again.

Mo
@lairdgames


ps: By the way what rank and points did you get so far? Do you think the points/gold amount makes sense? I had hard time deciding on much points and gold to award after each game...

Last edited by LairdGames; 12-22-2012 at 06:36 PM.
12-23-2012, 05:00 AM
#9
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by LairdGames View Post
WOW! Thanks for the great feedback. Yes I was thinking about tilt but not to aim the cross-hair. I am thinking maybe adding some more planets (insane level?) where you tilt the device to access more planets around you (left or right side) I think having more planets on one screen maybe too much but if you could pan the screen around it may work. They will be an indicator on the side of the screen about the status of the planets outside the visible window. Anyway just some ideas for future versions

Thanks again.

Mo
@lairdgames


ps: By the way what rank and points did you get so far? Do you think the points/gold amount makes sense? I had hard time deciding on much points and gold to award after each game...
On my best game I managed to get a highscore of 15000 which was on the first rank. I admittedly decided to end the game myself as it was too easy, hence the question on difficulty. I have since leveled up to captain rank and can see that with multiple planets and varying asteroids the game definitely gets challenging.

As for the amount of gold you earn it works as long as you do not earn too much so powerups can be overused but also it needs to be enough so you have to grind for gold. It works at the moment but I am yet to reach the highest rank.

It would be nice if the player could choose the level difficulty so that people who find the harder levels too challenging can drop down to a more suitable level as not to be put out by a game they struggle to play. With an incentive to play the harder levels due to a much more significant gain in gold and points. Separate leaderboards for each level would also be a good addition.

Also gamecenter achievements and leaderboards would be welcome.
12-23-2012, 04:39 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 98
@ xM1N1M4Nx

Thanks so much for the feedback! Great stuff!

I actually started with a difficulty button in the options screen. later on I decided to auto-level (not sure why anymore!) Given your comments, I probably need to re-think that since agree 100% that some people may found the game more challenging at time progress.

15000 points sounds too much for level 1 (2nd LT to Captain) Did you play in Hi-score" mode as well? I agree that there is need to be a good balance between giving too much gold and not enough. Let me know if you see any an issue in term of amount once you get to very high rank (Colonel+)

In term of multiple leadboards and gamCenter, those are great ideas. I am also thinking of adding achievements (in addition to ranks) like if your play x amount of games without "game over" and so. I am adding Leaderboards and gameCenter on my list since they would improve the game social aspect (it is more fun to compete with friend)

Thank so much for all the support. I appreciated very much.

Mo
@LairdGames