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iPad: Rocket Patrol - A new strategy card / puzzle game from GRL Games

03-08-2013, 02:36 PM
#1
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Rocket Patrol - A new strategy card / puzzle game from GRL Games

Rocket Patrol is a turn based card / puzzle strategy hybrid game. You play cards to advance in a galactic space race. The first to travel 350 lightyears wins. Along the way you can play red delay cards on your opponent to slow them down, or purple power cards which place puzzle obstructions in front of your opponent before they can continue play. Rocket Patrol will be out for the iPad from GRL Games 4-4-13!





Last edited by zaphodgjd; 04-09-2013 at 02:44 PM. Reason: added new screenshots
03-09-2013, 02:20 AM
#2
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Now THIS piques my interest! 2 quick questions: will it support GC multiplayer, and is it based on a physical game?

03-09-2013, 10:09 AM
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Rocket Patrol uses GC turn based multiplayer to play.

We played a lot of an old game called "Touring" but it would have been too slow to play turn by turn over the Internet so we took inspiration from the idea of a race game with delay / play cards, added puzzles I remembered from my childhood like my Merlin toy and Mastermind and made those cards you could play too. In the end, the game can only be virtual, but the inspiration is definitely there from Touring.
03-09-2013, 02:21 PM
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Nice ill check it out, I like card games.
03-19-2013, 03:20 PM
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Rocket Patrol Ships 4/4

We're starting the countdown to shipping Rocket Patrol! It will be live on the App Store April 4th 2013!
03-19-2013, 07:06 PM
#6
Reminds me of milles borne, looks fun.
03-23-2013, 12:25 AM
#7
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Looks neat, Graeme. Thanks for the info.
03-23-2013, 11:57 AM
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Added video

I edited the original post and added a video preview for the game! Launching 4-4-13!
03-26-2013, 04:02 PM
#9
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*Raises hand*

I had a Merlin, Graeme B^)
03-27-2013, 12:01 AM
#10
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Thank goodness! I was starting to believe I had invented that thing in my mind!