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App description: Hollow Grounds, Piris journeys through the depths of the planet Ella.

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"A Must-have" || A- || iReviewT
"Addicting" || 8/10 || GameCity.ch
"A firework" || Gold Award || BigNSide.de
"Fantastic" || 5/5 || Appblitz.com
"Stunning" || 4.5/5 || Nineoverten.com

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Thank you Switzerland for showing your support to Hollow Grounds Merci viumau! Place 36 in games (switzerland)

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Save the little cartographer Piri on his jumps into the mysterious caves of the planet. You play the planet Ella, who has to shift her gravity so little Piri doesnt get hurt while he flies through her hollow grounds at a maddening speed.

turn and twist your iPhone to reach the other end of the entwined crevasses of Ella and discover all 25 levels with its twists and turns.

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Supports iPhone3GS, iPhone4, iPhone4S, iPad1, iPad2, iPod Touch 3 & iPod Touch 4

strivemind's comments:



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01-18-2012, 09:16 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Zrich Switzerland
Posts: 41
Hey Strive,

I don't know how you found the game, but thanks a lot for posting it here!
Have you played it? What did you think of it?

01-18-2012, 09:18 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,188
I thought this was a horror game when i saw the title. lol. Im a little short on credits, and still thinking about getting SC, but this looks interesting i'll give it a shot if i dont get SC (which is likely coz $19 is just too much right now,)
01-18-2012, 09:20 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: The Kᴉll Switch
Posts: 7,324
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeremySpillmann View Post
Hey Strive,

I don't know how you found the game, but thanks a lot for posting it here!
Have you played it? What did you think of it?
Strive always posts the coolest stuff. I don't know how he does it either!

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01-18-2012, 09:30 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Zrich Switzerland
Posts: 41
Does that mean we can put our games in the "coolest stuff" list?

Nah, but seriously, thats awesome that someone found it and even thought he'd carry it over to an other community. Very nice

Last edited by JeremySpillmann; 01-18-2012 at 10:55 AM.
01-18-2012, 09:41 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,173
Love the music. Is that actually from the game?
01-18-2012, 10:17 AM
#7
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,761
Quote:
Originally Posted by CygnetSeven View Post
Strive always posts the coolest stuff. I don't know how he does it either!
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeremySpillmann View Post
Does that mean we can put our games in the "coolest stuff" list?

Nah, but seriously, thats awesome that someone found it and even thought he'd cary it over to an other community. Very nice
Welcome to the TA community! I just keep an eye on the releases, and when there's a promising gem that the everyone has missed, I mention it.

I haven't picked it up yet, but definitely considering it. After watching the video, I love the art style and music. The grading colors, stark blacks, and shafts of light are real eye-catchers.

Social Games: Pocket Mine 2, Terra Battle, PAD
GameCenter: StriveMind

Last edited by strivemind; 01-18-2012 at 10:19 AM.
01-18-2012, 11:00 AM
#8
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Zrich Switzerland
Posts: 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by GeekyDad View Post
Love the music. Is that actually from the game?
yes, The game was made by Michel and myself. He composed and recorded all the Music and SFx for the game. I really like how he makes those multiple layer retro tracks.

Quote:
Originally Posted by StriveMind
Welcome to the TA community! I just keep an eye on the releases, and when there's a promising gem that the everyone has missed, I mention it.

I haven't picked it up yet, but definitely considering it. After watching the video, I love the art style and music. The grading colors, stark blacks, and shafts of light are real eye-catchers.
Thanks! Thats really nice of you. Let me PM you a Promo Code, we still have one left. Its not much, but its the least I can do
01-18-2012, 11:14 AM
#9
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Singapore
Posts: 513
I'm pretty sure I'll look crazy playing this in public.
01-18-2012, 04:22 PM
#10
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,761
Good things
- love the design
- menu to game transition is great
- music is fantastic
- gets more challenging with faster turns and obstacles
- fun to play

Suggestions / Issues
- Game Center
- Endless highscore mode?
- Pause menu doesn't fit on the screen, third button (and more?) are off
- indicator on HUD to show oncoming items?
- occasional framerate issues (iPod Touch 3, 64gb (3GS hardware equivalent)
- levels are pretty short considering there's only 25
- score based on a combo multiplier for picking up stars, collision with a wall resets the multiplier

Social Games: Pocket Mine 2, Terra Battle, PAD
GameCenter: StriveMind

Last edited by strivemind; 01-18-2012 at 07:27 PM.