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  • Publisher: Lumalus
  • Genre: Family
  • Device: iPad
  • Size: 26.6 MB
  • Version: 1.04
  • Price: $1.99
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: Recurse is the game you play with your whole body!

GAMING APP OF THE DAY, Kotaku
It's more or less a 21st-century Twister.

Winner:
"Play This Now!" Award, Come Out and Play 2012!

148 apps: 4/5
Its energetic and lively, and there really is nothing else like it for the iPad.

Pocket Gamer: 8/10 Silver Medal
"After playing with the game for a few minutes, you'll wonder why there aren't more games that use the iPad's front-facing camera to mimic motion controls."

The App Champ: 6/6
"...once you get the hang of it you are bound to get addicted."

G4TV: ...Recurse is an iPad game developed specifically to make you feel like a happy goofball.

Touch Arcade: "...Recurse is a clever game concept, and a great use of the front-facing camera equipped iPad 2 and 3."

IndieGames.com: "More fun than any hands-free experience I've had with Microsoft's Kinect, Lumalus Inc.'s Recurse has convinced me that the iPad 2 and 3's camera is underused, or maybe Recurse is the epitome of what is possible with a camera-included tablet."

KillScreen: Simple to play and lightly calesthenic, it's a great nod to the physical aspects of iOS play.

Appgefahren.de: "Gerade mit mehreren Nutzern kann das unglaublich witzig sein und dürfte auf der nächsten Party oder Familienfeier für den einen oder anderen Lacher sorgen."

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Using your iPad's front-facing camera, try to control your body so you move as much as possible in the green areas while avoiding the red areas. If you're good enough, your picture will be saved among the high scores for all to see. Not a high score? Try again!

Recurse was commissioned by the NYU Game Center for the inaugural No Quarter Art Game event. An IndieCade finalist in 2010, Recurse has been shown all over the world: the American Museum of Natural History, FILE Games RIO, Monitor Digital Festival Guadalajara, Hand Eye Society's Abstract Athleticism in Toronto, Babycastles, Come Out and Play Festival, Athens Plaython, and more.

Play with friends! Play at a Party! Share game play photos on Twitter or post them on Facebook!

madparker's comments:
Hey guys!

My new game, Recurse for iPad just launched. Using the iPad's front-facing camera, you stand back from the iPad and flail around in the air to score points! It also takes photos of you as you play, which you can share on Facebook or Twitter.

Check out the trailer:
Youtube link | Pop Up


Here's the game:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recurse/id524371030

Here's a link to the game site: http://www.madparker.com/recurse/

And here's the touch arcade article: http://toucharcade.com/2012/07/12/in...-ipad-for-99c/

Let me know what you think! It's $0.99 for a limited time (regularly $2)!

thanks,
Matt
07-12-2012, 04:52 PM
#2
I bought this game and will include this to our Family Game Night repertoire. Great app!


"@ColeDaddy - My wallet hates you. That is all."
Drummerboycroy

07-12-2012, 06:33 PM
#3
I just bought it. Looks very interesting and fun
07-12-2012, 07:05 PM
#4
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 11
I beta tested this app and can easily say there is nothing else like it in the app store. Totally original, a good party game or a game to play at work with friends on a quick break to loosen up and have a laugh.

The dev is super cool and listens to feedback too.

Make sure you do the tutorial and look at how to set it up - several paces in front of you and tilted upright on a chair or bench.

Fun stuff - thanks Matt!
07-12-2012, 07:43 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 4
Thanks guys!

Any feedback you have would be welcome!

Matt
07-13-2012, 07:18 AM
#6
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 4
Come Out and Play, Tonight!

Hey guys,

I just wanted to mention that if any of you are in the New York City area, you should come check out Come Out and Play tonight.

Recurse will be shown here, as will a host of other innovative and, um, different games (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news...dfighting-Game).

For more information about tonight, go here: http://www.comeoutandplay.org/events/after-dark-2012/

For more info about Come Out and Play in general, go here:
http://www.comeoutandplay.org

Thanks,
Matt
07-13-2012, 09:59 PM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by madparker View Post
Hey guys,

I just wanted to mention that if any of you are in the New York City area, you should come check out Come Out and Play tonight.

Recurse will be shown here, as will a host of other innovative and, um, different games (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news...dfighting-Game).

For more information about tonight, go here: http://www.comeoutandplay.org/events/after-dark-2012/

For more info about Come Out and Play in general, go here:
http://www.comeoutandplay.org

Thanks,
Matt
Well if you host something similar in Montreal let me know
07-15-2012, 08:31 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 4
I'll try

The closest that seems likely at the moment Toronto, which even a geographically challenged American like me knows isn't that close