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Saucelifter 1.2 update submitted!

06-25-2009, 06:07 AM
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Saucelifter 1.2 update submitted!

I'm not certain as to what's included, but I remember Madgarden saying about some exciting things he was putting into this one. Being the game's unofficial pimp, I am extremely excited. Hey, Madgarden, You want report on the features?

It appears there are some new enemy units, called Reptoids, I believe, that can be picked up like the refugees, but they attack your refugees in your ship, and if the Reptoids win, they jack your saucer and destroy it. But if you pick up enough refugees, they can kill the Reptoid.

There also appears to be "Super Tanks" with homing missles.

As well as a few other surprises.

Here's a video of the new version I discovered via Madgarden's Twitter.

The guy in this is doing amazingly, but I think he's on a computer, not an iDevice.

Video

Watch the video to see the new stuff and the "surprise"!

Faves: Saucelifter, Westbang, Eliss, Edge, Tilt to Live, Mindwall, Radial 50, Super Quick Hook, Sword of Fargoal, Carcassone, Trainyard.
Playing: Super Mega Worm, Aqueduct, Monster Dash, FASTAR!, Shining Force, Frogatto, The Incident, Dark Nebula Ep. 2.

Last edited by skamando; 06-25-2009 at 11:40 AM.
06-25-2009, 07:37 AM
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Originally Posted by skamando View Post
I'm not certain as to what's included, but I remember Madgarden saying about some exciting things he was putting into this one. Being the game's unofficial pimp, I am extremely excited. Hey, Madgarden, You want report on the features?

It appears there are some new enemy units, called Reptoids, I believe, that can be picked up like the refugees, but they attack your refugees in your ship, and if the Reptoids win, they jack your saucer and destroy it. But if you pick up enough refugees, they can kill the Reptoid.

I also see a new turret that attacks by shooting out energy balls in a frantic spread pattern. As well as a lightning tower that attacks and turns off your guns.

There also appears to be "Super Tanks" with homing missles.

As well as a few other surprises.

Here's a video of the new version I discovered via Madgarden's Twitter.

The guy in this is doing amazingly, but I think he's on a computer, not an iDevice.

Video

Watch the video to see the new stuff and the "surprise"!

I love saucelifter!!! Absolutely a hidden gem on the app store. The homing missles look like they would make short work of me, at my current skill level I suck!! Like bad!!

My friend said to me, "I think the weather's trippy." I said, "No, man, it's not the weather that's trippy, perhaps it is the way that we perceive it that is indeed trippy." Then I thought, "Man, I should've just said, 'Yeah."CS.one R3DC3ll Faction-Join us or die...proud member of TheBeastlyNinja Epic-uber elite comedy crew

06-25-2009, 07:50 AM
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I love saucelifter!!! Absolutely a hidden gem on the app store. The homing missles look like they would make short work of me, at my current skill level I suck!! Like bad!!
Lol. Same here. But that video is just plain exciting. It's looking very impressive.

Faves: Saucelifter, Westbang, Eliss, Edge, Tilt to Live, Mindwall, Radial 50, Super Quick Hook, Sword of Fargoal, Carcassone, Trainyard.
Playing: Super Mega Worm, Aqueduct, Monster Dash, FASTAR!, Shining Force, Frogatto, The Incident, Dark Nebula Ep. 2.
06-25-2009, 08:38 AM
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Lol. Same here. But that video is just plain exciting. It's looking very impressive.
Thanks for reminding me that I need to play more saucelifter. Just had the best run ever!! Still sucky, but the best I'VE been able to do.

My friend said to me, "I think the weather's trippy." I said, "No, man, it's not the weather that's trippy, perhaps it is the way that we perceive it that is indeed trippy." Then I thought, "Man, I should've just said, 'Yeah."CS.one R3DC3ll Faction-Join us or die...proud member of TheBeastlyNinja Epic-uber elite comedy crew
06-25-2009, 09:45 AM
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Hey skamando, you're my hero!

Well, you've pretty much covered the new features, and that video is of the Windows version, and it's identical to the iPhone version. So as you can see, lots of new stuff!

Though, I'm surprised you didn't see the lightning tower and spinner cannon, as they're already in 1.1.

Yes, the new version has Reptoids! And a hangar with an extra life/powerup saucer in it, as well as the tank upgrade which fires flak shots. Also, the saucer has been souped up a little, so it's easier to kick some butt. I felt it was a bit underpowered before... I mean, it's a frickin' saucer, right?

And call me crazy, but I'll be releasing the Windows version next week some time, for free! Really excited about this update... I had a blast with it. I love the new tank, heh.

Madgarden aka Paul Pridham -- Code, sound, pixels: Death Road to Canada, PUNCH QUEST with rocketcat games, EGGNOGG, Chillaxian, GlitchMachine, Saucelifter, Sword of Fargoal... and more stuff on the way.
madgarden.net -- saucelifter.com -- glitchmachine.com -- fargoal.com forums -- madgarden@twitter
06-25-2009, 09:54 AM
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Way to go man, I love the game way more than any choplifter/chopper game I've played. I cannot commend the graphics enough. Reminds me of the cutscenes in the original flashback (still haven't played the iphone version). The update looks intense and the reptoids will definitely make the pickups much more frantic. As far as Skamando, he should be your hero, as he makes it a point to push the game. Everybodies got a game they whore!! For me it's CS.one and Rasta Monkey. My last dying breath will probably be telling people to buy either one

My friend said to me, "I think the weather's trippy." I said, "No, man, it's not the weather that's trippy, perhaps it is the way that we perceive it that is indeed trippy." Then I thought, "Man, I should've just said, 'Yeah."CS.one R3DC3ll Faction-Join us or die...proud member of TheBeastlyNinja Epic-uber elite comedy crew
06-25-2009, 10:45 AM
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I really love saucelifter, a game like this needs more attention! It's also great to see updates for it, great developer.
06-25-2009, 11:37 AM
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Well, I think I do remember seeing the lightning tower in 1.1. But not the spinner cannon. But this update is awesome. Thanks again, madgarden for more of an amazing product.

Faves: Saucelifter, Westbang, Eliss, Edge, Tilt to Live, Mindwall, Radial 50, Super Quick Hook, Sword of Fargoal, Carcassone, Trainyard.
Playing: Super Mega Worm, Aqueduct, Monster Dash, FASTAR!, Shining Force, Frogatto, The Incident, Dark Nebula Ep. 2.

Last edited by skamando; 06-25-2009 at 12:05 PM.