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iPhone: New Game: Lawn Bowls for the iPhone /iPodTouch

02-15-2009, 06:07 PM
#1
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New Game: Lawn Bowls for the iPhone /iPodTouch

Just released in the App Store a few days ago, my game, Lawn Bowls for the iPhone or iPodTouch.



Here's the description in case you want to check it out? (Feedback appreciated!)

Welcome to International Lawn Bowls, the first ‘old-school’ bowling game for the iPhone or iPodTouch.

In the game of Lawn Bowls, players take turns to roll their bowls along the green trying to finish with their bowls closest to the Jack. Depending upon the amount of speed and angle, bowls will follow a curved path toward the Jack. This creates a skillful game of precision-aiming, fast-driving and tactical-blocking.

(Full rules and instructions are included in the game).

Features include:

• Full 3D environment, with accurately simulated physical objects and collisions;
• Simple and intuitive (yet tactical and engaging) game with colourful graphics;
• Support for up to 4 players in the same game (with comical random names);
• Play against your friends, or play against the CPU AI controlled players;
• Bowl using the Touch-Screen (can be comfortably used one handed);
• Bowl using the built-in Accelerometer (tilt for angle, acceleration for power);
• Interactive cameras, fluidly track the action from various positions and angles;
• Challenging game play with 3 levels of AI difficulty;

Here is a link to the trailer:

http://web.me.com/digitaldouble/digi...LawnBowls.html

Here is a link to the game in the App Store:

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=304480421&mt=8

Enjoy!
02-15-2009, 06:18 PM
#2
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it looks amazing. whoa.

02-15-2009, 06:21 PM
#3
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might have to pick it up, remids me of bocchia


EDIT: price????

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02-15-2009, 06:22 PM
#4
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It's like Bocce ball; I've got a few courts close by my house where old Italian retirees fight over this all the time.

Looks great!
02-15-2009, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by BrushMyNoseOff View Post
It's like Bocce ball; I've got a few courts close by my house where old Italian retirees fight over this all the time.

Looks great!
that's the reason i love new york city. my dreams will kill me someday.
02-15-2009, 06:23 PM
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Location: Chicago, IL
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Looks like fun!

Reminds me of home, when dear-old Blighty was home for the first 27 years of my life.

You've priced this at $2.99? That doesn't sound too bad for a game that looks polished... are you planning a Lite version too?

I know, I know, "It's only $3" everyone will cry, but seriously, the number of games I've bought because I've tried really nice Lite versions continues to rise.
02-15-2009, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by fiskadoro View Post
looks like fun!

Reminds me of home, when dear-old blighty was home for the first 27 years of my life.

You've priced this at $2.99? That doesn't sound too bad for a game that looks polished... Are you planning a lite version too?

I know, i know, "it's only $3" everyone will cry, but seriously, the number of games i've bought because i've tried really nice lite versions continues to rise.
qft!!

Check out Randomness is green
some youtube comment:
Quote:
She's smart...
in a parallel universe, 100 billion years ago
02-15-2009, 06:28 PM
#8
The highly detailed graphics really caught my eye when this was released. Is this based on a real "lawn" game? Or is it completely based on the developers idea? Thanks. Looks amazing.
02-15-2009, 06:28 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2009
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Thanks - yes, I have thought about making a Lite-Version of this, but I'm finding it hard to figure out how to limit the game play in a lite version, without limiting the game play (if you know what I mean)?

- Suggestions for this are welcomed here though...

02-15-2009, 06:29 PM
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Originally Posted by RobbieDingo View Post
Thanks - yes, I have thought about making a Lite-Version of this, but I'm finding it hard to figure out how to limit the game play in a lite version, without limiting the game play (if you know what I mean)?

- Suggestions for this are welcomed here though...

How about just throwing the ball? just to get a feel of it, it could be in the entertainment section too.

Check out Randomness is green
some youtube comment:
Quote:
She's smart...
in a parallel universe, 100 billion years ago