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iPhone: iDroids (puzzle platformer) available in the Appstore!

05-13-2009, 01:32 AM
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iDroids (puzzle platformer) available in the Appstore!

Quite a day huh?
Full - 1.99
http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=314767644&mt=8
Lite
http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=314790220&mt=8


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Last edited by arta; 05-13-2009 at 01:45 AM.
05-13-2009, 04:47 AM
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I had high hopes for this one. It's not bad, can't say I'm immersed in it though.

Lite version gives a good taste of it though, so worth a try.

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05-13-2009, 05:26 AM
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Not sure if it's the framerate or my ipod 1G, but I wish it weren't so jerky.

What are you supposed to do to get past the spinning honeycomb thing that you can't walk or crawl past?
05-13-2009, 05:31 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by arta View Post
Not sure if it's the framerate or my ipod 1G, but I wish it weren't so jerky.

What are you supposed to do to get past the spinning honeycomb thing that you can't walk or crawl past?
Try using a bomb or zapping it.

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05-13-2009, 06:24 AM
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Thanks.

Somehow the game feels like it could have gone through another couple weeks of polish. The jankyness makes the physics feel like a hindrance instead of fun. Music isn't that endearing either.

I do think that this is the first real attempt to make a serious platformer that hasn't had classic platforming setups and puzzles taken out like earlier attempts were (excepting Rolando). Think I'm gonna buy it to see it to the end. Devs have to be inspired when they see this and think of the progress they've made in 1 year on the device. Same thing for me as a customer. Hope I don't regret it.
05-13-2009, 11:16 AM
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I dig the game. It's pretty damn smooth on my Device. The lite gives a great taste. Overall one of the best 1.99 games IMO. It has everything bounce on does not an identifiable character and very good graphics.

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05-13-2009, 01:34 PM
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Been playing this game quite a bit.

First impressions are very positive. It's very clever and the only true platform game I've played on the app store so far. Controls seem fine and I love the little babybots.

I suggest everyone to at least download the Lite version
05-13-2009, 01:58 PM
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The lite version was enough to convince me to drop $2 for the full. While the character movement isn't quite as smooth as say Bounce On, it does have a greater variety of gameplay, if not as many levels.

I had to laugh at the 9+ rating for "Infrequent/mild mature/suggestive themes", wondering if that might happen to be due to the condom-shaped "Goo Shield - The newest advances in technological preservation presents the Goo Shield 2.0! Use it to protect yourself from all external forces including those pesky StreetBot viruses" or the animation of the recharging stations (before and while recharging). Yes, it's always a good idea to wear a Goo Shield to keep from getting a virus! </grade school humor>
05-13-2009, 03:09 PM
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This game is nicely done, albeit a little laggy on the iPhone hardware. The suggestive animation at the recharge station alone is worth a download of the lite version.
05-13-2009, 03:37 PM
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That first picture (the one in the video still) is a tad bit disturbing.

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