01-19-2012, 12:32 PM
#41
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Originally Posted by Gabrien View Post
"Caverns of Minos does not contain In-App Purchases. Every feature of the entire game is available at no further cost once you have bought the game."

Sold.
I second that!

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01-19-2012, 01:11 PM
#42
Minter followed up to say that the update has been submitted. So any day now I guess... depending on review process.

01-19-2012, 02:18 PM
#43
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Originally Posted by eev View Post
there is a really great thing in this game, it saves you best score for levels, so basically if you dont want to start with first easy levels you can continue from higher level with a best score you achieved so far till this level. there are of course some other games who use similar approach, like minigore. some have such powerups which costs some ingame currency, thus forcing you to grind or to buy iaps, like jetpack joyride. but usually problem of many highscore based games is that they are too easy in the begining and the progression is quite slow. in this game there is very good solution for that. would be cool to have the such kind of system in goatup for example.
Minter's Minotron also uses this system. I agree, it's a really great idea.
01-19-2012, 03:10 PM
#44
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Originally Posted by medianotzu View Post
Llamasoft = buy

Honestly, I can't think of any reason not to throw another $1.99 at Minter after he put out three of the best games of the last year or so.
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Originally Posted by Gabrien View Post
Great game. Possibly my favourite of the llamasoft releases thus far, but that's likely due to me being partial to the thrust-style gameplay. 60 FPS even on a 3GS. You want this so long as you possess no deep aversion to retro-style gaming. (And even if you do; buy this and use it to get over it.)
Absolutely this^^^ and...

Me, myself and I are F@@KING.BLOWN.OUT.OF.OUR.SOX.

But after reaching cavern 6...

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Originally Posted by your personal robot View Post
....since the caves soon get pretty challenging and my thumb covering the screen makes it a bit annoying... I just want to tap the lower corners.
...i imagined i had a little 'black' bar (Cave style) where i could lay my
thick thumb with ease on to thrust and then tilt (Tilt to Live) my way
all down and up again...just a dream.

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Originally Posted by drelbs View Post
Got to sit down with this game for half an hour or so and a cup of coffee and it's fantastic!

The only thing I'd change is the "clank" when you bump into walls or don't land correctly. In fact it's bad enough I'm about ready to rewrite clang0.wav with a quieter version...
+1 lol me too

Nice to have an update soon. Recommended !
01-19-2012, 09:00 PM
#45
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Originally Posted by Baron Cappuccino View Post
Every Llamasoft game seems to have controls so intuitive that I need time to realize they're better than whatever I was hoping for.
Agreed!
I thought the controls were good on the iPad...then I fired up the iCade and WOW...Simply amazing!
If you have an iCade, get it now! Great retro goodness
Yet another amazing Jeff Minter game! Still can't figure out why his games don't have more buzz & popularity.
They are all great! The only one I don't have (yet) is deflex. The nice thing about his games is you know what you're getting and he doesn't add any lame IAP's. Just a nice, well polished, fun game(especially on the iCade)!
01-20-2012, 10:25 AM
#46
Love it!! This was a pleasant surprise. Fun and great controls.

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01-20-2012, 04:17 PM
#47
This didn't grab me as much as the other Llamasoft goodies to be honest, but the more I play, the more I'm enjoying it. Anyone who's just playing the easy levels, try the others. The ships handle differently and add a lot to the game.

Yak really knows how to make a great game, just like he did all these years ago!
01-21-2012, 11:42 AM
#48
All I want is the option to move thrust to the top left and steer to the bottom right!

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01-26-2012, 11:19 PM
#49
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Originally Posted by GoofyJmaster. View Post
All I want is the option to move thrust to the top left and steer to the bottom right!

Just downloaded the update and it now has new control options. To change them you need to pause the game.

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01-26-2012, 11:21 PM
#50
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Originally Posted by Drucifer View Post
Just downloaded the update and it now has new control options. To change them you need to pause the game.
Awesome! Thanks for the heads up because I've been falling behind on keeping up with updates.

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