App description: Junk Jack is a 2D sandbox game where you can explore, build your home and survive in random procedurally generated worlds full of monsters, treasures and hidden secrets!

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What the press says:

"A Wonderful Free-Roam Game with an Irresistible Pixel Aesthetic"
-Iphonealley.com, 4.5/5

"It has charm in spades. While it isn't the first 2D sandbox building game out there, it is a particularly attractive one, sporting crisp pixel art and gorgeous lighting effects. "
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-Toucharcade, 4/5

"Junk Jack is a hands-down, no questions asked must-own for any and all iOS users who love sandbox crafting games."
-148apps, 4.5/5

"Junk Jack isn't Minecraft, nor does it feel like it needs to be as its 2D world provides the same level of novel exploration fun while presenting challenges of its own to overcome; a tightly balanced free form experience that's only going to get better with time."
-Appspy, 5/5

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Join our forum (http://forum.pixbits.com) and help us to improve our game, and share your creations!

Features:

* retro style pixel art!
* beautiful sound tracks from Bright Primate
* intuitive controls: swipe to move and tap to interact with everything!
* dynamic day/night cycle
* never get lost with customizable signs
* advanced farming system with more than 30 different plant types
* 135+ recipes for cookable foods!
* tint cloth blocks with 15 color dyes
* underground biomes with unique graphic style and monsters.
* placeable and throwable explosives that can destroy buildings, landscapes and monsters!
* critters and enemies to fight (more than 60 different mobs!)
* a fully featured lighting system together with many different sources of light and global lighting
* 3 slots for infinite worlds that you can generate and explore, every world is different from any other!
* procedural generation which creates beautiful worlds with plants, caves, different biomes all around the world
* a double layered world which allows to customize background and foreground of your creations
* many ores and shiny gems to help your adventure
* many hidden containers full of treasures
* more than 1000 treasures!
* more than 600 crafts!
* more than 380 block types
* many elements to decorate your houses (like sofas, tables, wardrobes, paintings, statues and many others)
* an in-game discoverable book to teach you how to play and the recipes available
* shelfs to place items around just to make your buildings shine
* minimap (with a really zoomed out feature to allow you to share your creations)
* runs fine on older gen hardware

We would like to thank Notch! He developed our bigger indie brother Minecraft, without which this game would not exist.

If you need help, please contact us!

New England Gamer's comments:




Having trouble starting?

Check out the Beginner's Guide:
http://forum.pixbits.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=448
07-17-2012, 08:11 AM
1.2 update submitted!

Hi, we've submitted the update to Apple! Check out the final changelog on our blog: http://pixbits.wordpress.com/
07-17-2012, 08:21 AM
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Originally Posted by dogxsx View Post
Hi, we've submitted the update to Apple! Check out the final changelog on our blog: http://pixbits.wordpress.com/
YEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSS!!!!!! Woohoo! Come on apple! Hurry up and aprove it!

07-24-2012, 02:30 PM
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: With Carmen Sandiego
Posts: 875
any news on the update? really looking forward to this!

Game Centre I.D - Scarypharaoh
07-24-2012, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by scarypharaoh View Post
any news on the update? really looking forward to this!
Should be here any day now as it take around 10 days to be approved.
08-01-2012, 01:49 PM
Just got this last night and I am trying to figure out what in the world I am doing. I have done some very basic crafting, and I need to figure out how to survive the night.

Plus+ ID: Theamazingdave . My CG and Twitter handle is Daveismyhero.
08-07-2012, 01:23 AM
Booo Apple. Why are you taking so long? Three weeks and counting for a review?!? Is Apple kidding us?
08-07-2012, 12:06 PM
Update is live!

Whoa, another loooooooong list of stuff added to the game. Thank you for your work guys!

Favorites: The Quest Gold + expansions, Mission Europa Collectors Edition, Ascension, Jet Car Stunts 2, Junk Jack X, King of Dragon Pass, Kingturn series, Mecho Wars HD, Mini Dash, Mos Speedrun, Ravenmark, Sonic series, Fall of Angels, Highborn, Solomons Keep / Boneyard, pixel art games, remakes and ports of classic games.
08-07-2012, 12:38 PM
Tried to mine a grey block and i get a frozen screen
08-07-2012, 12:40 PM
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: With Carmen Sandiego
Posts: 875
Don't update ! There is a crash bug when using tools the devs are aware of the situation.

Game Centre I.D - Scarypharaoh
08-07-2012, 12:40 PM
I just updated and I'm having problems destroying ANY blocks. I keep on getting frozen screen! Anyone having the same problem? Tried rebooting device but it didn't work.

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