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California Gold Rush!

05-01-2009, 03:06 AM
#1
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 14
California Gold Rush!

An upcoming adventure-strategy game from Digital Chocolate. Seems very promising!
The Java Mobile version got 9 + gold award.





The game concept seems to be that you have a limited amount of turns/energy to find as much gold as possible from each level while avoiding dangers like: bats, collapses, lava & ice.

Developer feature walkthrough: http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhon...eo.asp?c=13035
iPhone trailer: http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Vario...eo.asp?c=13034
Review of the Java Mobile version: http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Mobil...ew.asp?c=12994

Last edited by dezekiel; 05-01-2009 at 07:47 AM.
05-01-2009, 03:14 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: In your pants
Posts: 1,624
Quote:
Originally Posted by dezekiel View Post
An upcoming adventure-strategy game from Digital Chocolate. Seems very promising!
The Java Mobile version got 9 + gold award.



The game concept seems to be that you have a limited amount of turns/energy to find as much gold as possible from each level while avoiding dangers like: bats, collapses, lava & ice.

Developer feature walkthrough: http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhon...eo.asp?c=13035
iPhone trailer: http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Vario...eo.asp?c=13034
Review of the Java Mobile version: http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Mobil...ew.asp?c=12994

Sorta seems like Motherload, gameplay wise.

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05-01-2009, 05:56 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 410
There used to be an old PC game much like this (digging for gold, but without the dangers of bats, lava, etc.). I forgot the name but does anyone else remember it? This was like 15 years ago.

Anyway, this looks good.
05-01-2009, 07:33 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,944

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Here's a video of the gameplay. Just posted on the front page of TA.
05-02-2009, 02:51 PM
#5
looks fun, can't wait
05-19-2009, 10:53 AM
#6
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,776
This does look fun, it actually reminds me a bit of the concept behind the PC game, Oasis:

http://www.oasisgame.com/

No connection in theme but the idea of a turn based game of exploration with only a limited number of moves allowed so you need to make the most out of every move.

Any updates on when it might hit the streets?

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06-13-2009, 04:19 AM
#7
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 14
California Gold Rush was just released on AppStore: http://ow.ly/dF21
06-13-2009, 05:33 AM
#8
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Location: Boston
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i was going to buy this hands down cause it was going to be the closest motherload clone that was to come out, but then i dig it came out....

i may pick this up in a few weeks
06-13-2009, 08:11 AM
#9
The game is now out, see official thread at http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=15711

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