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Old 12-12-2010, 06:50 AM
ImNoSuperMan ImNoSuperMan is offline
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Default SteamPunk Hockey HD

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iPad hockey with a victorian twist! An entertaining, addictive huddle game for the whole family. 1-4 players.

(iPhone version, peak ranking: #6 USA, #3 Germany, #2 France, #1 Japan & Italy (games/family/free), #30 Top Free overall (Italy), #11 all Games/Free (Japan). #38th Free Game in USA!)

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Twitter: @Steampunkhockey

Version 1.2.0 iPad features:
∝ 1 to 4 players at once. Double-team on one opponent or double up both sides
∝ Up to FOUR discs at once
* Game Center leaderboard
∝ SIX high-quality backgrounds including exclusive 'Time Traveller' and new 'SteamPumpkin Hallowe'en' backgrounds
* Music by MorningDew Media
∝ One-button *fast* start-to-play
∝ Auto-save settings, level, score: pick up and play anytime!
∝ Replay unlocked levels
∝ Forty-eight levels premade
∝ Endless random levels thereafter
∝ AI plant life/Robot/Sentient selector
∝ Switchable soft/hard puck bounces
∝ Particles on/off
∝ Five obstacle types: accelerator, bead, barrier and gliding pylon, exploding "breakout" brick
∝ Musical sounds
∝ Obstacles on/off
∝ Physics-based motion ∝ Choice of paddle and disc sizes

iPhone version player reviews: "Steampunk Hockey is undoubtedly one of the, if not the most gorgeous hockey game out on the iPhone and iPod Touch - combining Victorian sensibilities amid the trappings of a sophisticated mobile sports game." 5/5, AppSized review
"Air-hockey as Jules Verne would have imagined it!" 5/5 "Love the musical sounds" 5/5
"Beautiful. My favorite hockey game." 5/5
Bons gráfico, gfx e muita rapidez de movimentos." 5/5
"Echt een aanrader en zeer verslavend" (Highly addictive, and very recommended) 5/5
"Très sympa. Bien plus originale que les autres de ce type graphiquement meilleur [...]" 4/5
"Wirklich ein sehr gelungenes Game mit super gestalteter Grafik und kurzweiligem Spielspaß. Läuft super gut und die steuerung ist präzise."
5/5 "Amazing!!! This should be the number one PAID app. The developer outdid him/her/themself with this one!!! THANK YOU" 5/5
"This game is so much more fun than most regular air hockey games. The graphics are great, with a magical-like feel because of all the colored sparks, but what I love most are the sound effects. Every time the puck is hit you hear musical notes. Sweet!" 5/5

The boffins at Central Planning are proud to announce SteamPunk Hockey for iPad has been conveyed to the App Store.

Exotic artisans from various points east and west of the globe have generously provided new art for the theme-driven game. ‘Time Traveller‘ and the holiday-themed ‘SteamPumpkin Hallowe’en‘ round out the current offerings to six choice backgrounds.

The fellows in Mechanics have worked both over-time and magic into the iPad offering to produce a new ‘Huddle-phonic’ sensation – up to four players may compete on the iPad electrical device! Man against robot, man against fellow man, a gutter dust-up of two against one, or equal odds for the noble-hearted.

Mechanics have also added a ‘Lucid Re-configuration Circuit’ to redraw the screen as the device is rotated in-hand. Therefore SteamPunk Hockey may be played in any orientation, laterally or vertically.

Lest we forget, the Futurists will have left a note on Central Planning’s desks – how will they have done that? – that sea change is coming to SteamPunkHockeyopolis’ competitive features.

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Old 12-12-2010, 07:32 AM
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Picked this up earlier the best hockey game now on my iPad superb and also has a four player mode . Looks and plays superbly .
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Old 12-12-2010, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Howlingwolf View Post
Picked this up earlier the best hockey game now on my iPad superb and also has a four player mode . Looks and plays superbly .
I agree this is an awesome game.
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Old 12-19-2010, 07:45 PM
XyrisKenn XyrisKenn is offline
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Thanks guys for supporting SPH! I'm glad you like the game.
Plans afoot for the next upgrade, both in gameplay and graphics.
Cheers for the Holidays however you may celebrate them.
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Old 12-23-2010, 07:04 PM
XyrisKenn XyrisKenn is offline
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Default MorningDew Media blog - SteamPunk Hockey

The composer for the music in SteamPunk Hockey HD, Mattias Holmgren, has put up a blog entry about his process and inspiration writing for SteamPunk Hockey:
Creative Sound Design, SteamPunk Hockey

He's clever, talented and good at what he does - recommend a visit to his blog!
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:33 AM
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Default SteamPunk Hockey HD FREE - charts in 70 countries

SteamPunk Hockey HD is now FREE to download and play!

SPH-HD features up to four players on one device, and several background options.
Obstacles can be selected to switch up the physics and make the game more unpredictable than your average air hockey game.

This free promotion came out of my desire to try and find more players.
After setting it to free, and now almost overnight it's charting in 70 countries!

Apps Gone Free chose to promote SPH-HD in their application which really provided a critical boost.

We made the Top Ten in USA and Canada in the Games/Family/Free/iPad category, and also entered charts across the board in the top 50 for these and other countries. Blog post promotional here:

prMac will be launching a press release in the earliest hours of 7.2.2013 to convey my astonishment (OMG ) at these events.

This is all happening completely by surprise. I'd been working on a Retina update for 2.0, so these graphics will go into this version of SPH-HD right away as an interim update.

Last year I coded most of Freq.Trigger for my client, Freq Entertainment, and learned to develop a much more sophisticated A.I. for those enemy opponents.
I'll be now updating the 'robot opponent' and improving the touch controls.

Oh yes, there are other plans afoot.

Thank you for being curious about this game and entering it into the charts. I hope you will like the improvements coming now!
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