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App description: Qlympics IQmarathon gives you 3 x 42 great levels of entertainment. Train your brain and help the little cow to get to the golden cup.

*** iPad 1 users: There is a problem with iOS5. We are working on a update (which will also fix the problem of some levels not solvable at the moment)! Sorry for that.. ***

The award winning game of 2003 now on iPad!

Theses puzzles are great for every age!

Just give it a try and see for yourself!

Features:

- Free App
- iPad exclusive
- brandnew artwork with even cuter Q's (cows) than before!
- iPad-optimized user experience - This is the best version ever, really!
- English and german localisations
- All 42 Levels of the original "IQ Marathon 1: Summer Marathon" free to play!
- incl. "IQ Marathon 2: Winter Marathon"
- incl. "IQ Marathon 3: Nachtwanderung (Night Marathon)"
- If a level is too hard you can just skip it and move on to the next!
- German version features original "Bauernregeln" with Twitter integration!
- More levelpacks to be added soon!

c_muetze's comments:


After over a year in development, our award winning 2003 puzzle game "Qlympics IQ Marathon" has been ported over to the iPad and is ready to download!



Help Q, the little cow to get to the trophy by placing arrows in this addictive puzzlegame!

Features:

- Free App
- iPad exclusive
- brandnew artwork with even cuter Q's (cows) than before!
- iPad-optimized user experience - This is the best version ever, really!
- English and german localisations
- All 42 Levels of the original "IQ Marathon 1: Summer Marathon" free to play!
- Incl. "IQ Marathon 2: Winter Marathon"
- Incl. "IQ Marathon 3: Nachtwanderung (Night Marathon)"
- Additional Expert Mode for more efficient placing of the arrows
- If a level is too hard you can just skip it and move on to the next!
- German version features original "Bauernregeln" with Twitter integration!
- More levelpacks to be added soon!

Merry christmas and a happy new year!

The Qlympics-Team @ Abraxas Medien
12-21-2011, 02:05 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Posts: 39
Now there are screenshots, nice. Always takes some time for the Apple servers to sync correctly.

I'm almost through the first 42 levels by the way

rou

Indie game developer at gamebrausch

12-21-2011, 12:08 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 11
Hehe, yes. The servers at Apple's are under heavy load, i guess.

It took more than 18 hours for IQ Marathon to show up in the local (german) App Store-search.. even though it was already there. Naturally many complained to us that they weren't able to find it at all :/

Not that releasing an indiegame during this christmas-battle-of-the-giants isn't hard enough by itself..iOS is such a tough platform signal2noise-wise... extremely difficult to get _any_ attention.



Cheers!
Chris
12-22-2011, 12:58 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Posts: 39
I thought I was pretty good at the game, but it gets very difficult... I guess this will keep me busy over the holidays

rou

Indie game developer at gamebrausch
12-22-2011, 02:19 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 11
@rou btw. if you get stuck you can google up some solution screenshots for the original flash-version of the game. the levels for this initial release are identical (puzzlewise)!

in other news: we are almost in the top100 for free games on the local appstore - currently place 107! crossfingers that we break into the top100 before the lockdown!

cheers!
chris
12-23-2011, 08:51 AM
#6
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Posts: 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by c_muetze View Post
@rou btw. if you get stuck you can google up some solution screenshots for the original flash-version of the game. the levels for this initial release are identical (puzzlewise)!
That's cheating

rou

Indie game developer at gamebrausch
12-25-2011, 03:39 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 873
It looks like a fun game, but it keeps crashing on my iPad 1 when I go into the level 1 selection. I've rebooted, but that does not help.
12-25-2011, 04:58 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dazzlemi View Post
It looks like a fun game, but it keeps crashing on my iPad 1 when I go into the level 1 selection. I've rebooted, but that does not help.
oh! that shouldn't happen of course.. which iOS version (exactly) do you have?

cheers!
chris
12-25-2011, 05:01 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 873
Quote:
Originally Posted by c_muetze View Post
oh! that shouldn't happen of course.. which iOS version (exactly) do you have?

cheers!
chris
the most recent 5.01
12-25-2011, 05:19 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dazzlemi View Post
the most recent 5.01
ok thanks! we'll try to reproduce the crash. it does work flawlessly on iPad1 with iOS 4.x, though - so something must have changed with iOS5 on the iPad1 (iOS5 and iPad2 seems to be ok) i'll let you know once we know more or have a solution!

cheers!
chris

Last edited by c_muetze; 12-25-2011 at 05:25 PM.