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New kids game: Pentanimals! + Promo Codes

08-21-2009, 08:55 PM
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New kids game: Pentanimals! + Promo Codes

Hello everyone! We'd like to announce that our new kids game, Pentanimals has just gone live on the App Store. If you're a fan of one of our other games, Zentomino, this game should be pretty familiar. As Little White Bear Studios is run by my wife and I, and we have three children, we wanted to create a friendlier version of Zentomino for kids. Thus Pentanimals was born!

Pentanimals is a bright, fun, take on the pentomino puzzle game. Like its big brother, Pentanimals lets you choose from a wide array of puzzles to solve. The game provides a fun backdrop for children ages 5-9+ to learn how to solve these challenging puzzles. Puzzles vary from four pieces up to twelve, and a large amount of hints are always available, based on the age of the player.

Although we set out to create a kids game, we've found that older kids and adults are also enjoying the game. So don't be afraid to give it a try, even if you're just a kid at heart!

Note to current Zentomino owners:
Pentanimals is heavily based on Zentomino, and shares many of the same puzzles. If you'd like to try Zentomino with a different atmosphere, you may enjoy Pentanimals. If you're just looking for new puzzles, we suggest just waiting for the next Zentomino update, which is currently in review.


Promo Codes!
We're giving out five promo codes to the first five parents who respond with a funny story about their kid playing with their iPhone/touch. Let's hear them!

Enjoy!

Last edited by Little White Bear Studios; 10-15-2009 at 06:46 PM.
08-21-2009, 08:58 PM
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Once my kid drew a pic on sketches of me and my wife wrestlng we weren't really wrestlng :wink:

08-21-2009, 09:04 PM
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I'm not trying to get a code, my daughter is still to young (a little less than 2.5 yrs old) to use my iPod. ;-) I just wanted to say that the game looks great! Fantastic work.

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08-21-2009, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by MadMoney View Post
Once my kid drew a pic on sketches of me and my wife wrestlng we weren't really wrestlng :wink:
Har! Hilarious! There will be a code in your PM box in a few!
08-21-2009, 09:09 PM
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Originally Posted by otggamer View Post
I'm not trying to get a code, my daughter is still to young (a little less than 2.5 yrs old) to use my iPod. ;-) I just wanted to say that the game looks great! Fantastic work.
Thank you, sir!
08-21-2009, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by otggamer View Post
I'm not trying to get a code, my daughter is still to young (a little less than 2.5 yrs old) to use my iPod. ;-) I just wanted to say that the game looks great! Fantastic work.
You gotta start 'em young! My daughter is 18 months, and I use the iPhone to keep her preoccupied sometimes. Just don't let them hold the device!!!

Anyways, here's my story...

We usually play AniMatch by Lima Sky. She gets a kick out of the animal sounds. She's learned how to touch the squares, but doesn't quite get that removing her finger is what actually triggers the event. She touches a box and then stares at my like what the hell is going on here. Works for you!

Her 2nd favorite is Wheels on the Bus. They have a choice to record your own verses. One of the screens has a cat, so I managed to record her going "meow!" Everytime I play it back, it freaks her out!!

Looking forward to sharing some more apps with her as she gets older. All my pages are full, but I leave some real estate for her stuff. Just a little...
08-21-2009, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Shermy808 View Post
You gotta start 'em young! My daughter is 18 months, and I use the iPhone to keep her preoccupied sometimes. Just don't let them hold the device!!!
She may be a wee bit young for Pentanimals, but we do encourage parents to play the game with their kids, so you're getting a code! Maybe she'll learn all the animals as you move them around the screen.

Code will be in your PM.
08-21-2009, 09:21 PM
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My son (who's 9th birthday it is today!) uses my ipod until the battery indicator turns red.... then instead of telling me it needs charging.... tells me that "he" needs a break. He knows I'll recharge it for him, and amazingly.... JUST when it's nice and charged.... he's "done" with his break!

Ive actually got ALOT funnier stories.... but Im rather brain dead tonight... Ive got a severe sinus infection... and wouldnt know funny if it slapped me in the face

HUGS!

Sandi
08-21-2009, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Shermy808 View Post
You gotta start 'em young! My daughter is 18 months, and I use the iPhone to keep her preoccupied sometimes. Just don't let them hold the device!!!
That's easier said than done.
She's gotten a hold of it a few times, and getting it back from her, you would have thought I was stealing her bear and blankie from her.

Definitely my daughter.

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08-21-2009, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by beardiegrrrl View Post
My son (who's 9th birthday it is today!) uses my ipod until the battery indicator turns red.... then instead of telling me it needs charging.... tells me that "he" needs a break. He knows I'll recharge it for him, and amazingly.... JUST when it's nice and charged.... he's "done" with his break!

Ive actually got ALOT funnier stories.... but Im rather brain dead tonight... Ive got a severe sinus infection... and wouldnt know funny if it slapped me in the face

HUGS!

Sandi
Excellent! I have an old extra iPhone for testing purposes, and my six and eight year olds use it all the time, almost as much as their DS's.

Code will be in your PM.