• Publisher: James Gamble
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 21.0 MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Price: Free
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App description: Guide Hoppy Bobby through the canyon to his home, in this simplistically tricky game.

There's no turning back, and nowhere else to go!
Simply hop from platform to platform in an effort to get as close to his home as you possibly can.

Tap the screen quickly for a short hop, or hold down to leap further.

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The iCandy
Hoppy Bobby (FREE!)


The Brief History
During my time writing AGameAWeek, I try out many different ideas, and pretty much give anything a whirl, to see what does and doesn't actually work.
Every so often, I'll stumble upon something that's actually quite playable, and will rework it into a bigger/fuller iOS edition.

The Difficulty
This game is incredibly difficult!
Expect to be swearing a lot whilst playing it.

The "Free"
At the time of writing, I haven't yet come up with any fun concepts for the game that won't break the simplicity of it.
But at the same time, the game's so wonderfully fun to play as-is, that I thought it best to bring it over to iOS anyway, so you could all have a play with it.

The "Later"
If I can wrap my head around a way to do it, without destroying the fun-factor of the original, I'll probably make a sequel/deluxe edition.
Not sure where it'll go, but it's a WIP!
Let me know if you're interested.

The Link
Hoppy Bobby (FREE!)

The Tubeage

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06-21-2013, 05:34 AM
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Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,659
I'm feeling you. This looks like an embryonic version of a classic arcade game that hasn't quite decided where to go. It feels very addictive, even without a destination, but if this were fleshed out with more game goals and a broader challenge, it could become a very big deal. I'm excited with where this could go, and hope it does.