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iPhone: Pangolin [a curious game of bouncing]

01-09-2013, 07:47 AM
#11
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
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Originally Posted by HeliApps View Post
It just goes to show how tough the market is when a game like this hasn't been reviewed by one of the big websites. Congratulations on a great game with concepts and mechanics I haven't seen before. More polished than games by much bigger companies. I gave you another five star rating (Aus). This game really deserves to do well
Thank you for your comments and for the rating! Tell me about it! It's really frustrating. We've sent out over 100 emails to review sites through their normal submission channels and got zero responses (the only site to respond was SlideToPlay – cheers to them... but still no review). Only when we started contacting smaller indie sites did we start getting the reviews you see above. Because of them, we've gotten a bit more interest, however, still no reviews from any of the large sites.

We posted it on reddit this past weekend and got an incredible response. There was a similar discussion to this one. One poster even came up with a creative name for this site. You can find it here.

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin

Last edited by feedtank; 01-11-2013 at 04:58 PM.
01-11-2013, 04:23 PM
#12
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: BY
Posts: 76
Game Impressions

Love the sounds and the graphics. Adding my 5star review to the ones that are already there

01-12-2013, 08:16 AM
#13
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
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Originally Posted by cottontail View Post
Love the sounds and the graphics. Adding my 5star review to the ones that are already there
Thanks so much! Glad you like it!

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin
01-12-2013, 11:05 AM
#14
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
Just got another great video review. This one's from Indie Mine:


PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin
01-13-2013, 09:05 AM
#15
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
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Originally Posted by lena View Post
Yeah, this is super polished. I love the style. Can't comment on the quality of the later levels, but if you like this style of physics games, you should definitely check it out, especially since it's free and has a small file size.
Thanks for the note! Also – glad you noticed the file size. That's something we were trying to be aware of.

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin
01-13-2013, 05:06 PM
#16
Joined: May 2011
Location: paris (yeah, the one in france)
Posts: 420
Definitely worth the price of admission - free! And if you enjoy the first few levels, send our fellow indie dev here some love by purchasing the rest. Lets support home grown indie games!
01-13-2013, 10:23 PM
#17
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 129
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Originally Posted by Psiufoxx View Post
Definitely worth the price of admission - free! And if you enjoy the first few levels, send our fellow indie dev here some love by purchasing the rest. Lets support home grown indie games!
Hear, hear!

Thanks!

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin
01-13-2013, 10:28 PM
#18
A great little game. It's a challenge, to experiment with angles and bounce intensity, to acquire all the gems in the level (let alone all the coins too! ), but despite this challenge, it never gets frustrating. A very fun game, great job!

I posted this in your General thread, but thought it would be better posted here haha (I had no idea this thread existed, actually D: ):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangolin

I was unaware a Pangolin was a real animal! It's like if an armadillo and a dragon had a baby. Regardless of the ridiculousness that situation may convey, it's a very interesting-looking animal. It's kind of cute.

わたしのねこはがこうえいきます。
私の猫は学校絵行きます。
01-14-2013, 03:44 AM
#19
Joined: May 2011
Location: paris (yeah, the one in france)
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Originally Posted by MasterChief3624 View Post
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangolin

I was unaware a Pangolin was a real animal! It's like if an armadillo and a dragon had a baby. Regardless of the ridiculousness that situation may convey, it's a very interesting-looking animal. It's kind of cute.
Come to think of it, why oh why did you choose this animal to be the star of the show? Were you going for a play on words with trampoline / trampolin or something? :P

Edit: Then again, I guess it's as random as Sonic the *Hedgehog* was in its day... He's become a gaming icon so we no longer question it, but a hedgehog? Wtf!
01-14-2013, 09:18 AM
#20
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Originally Posted by Psiufoxx View Post
Come to think of it, why oh why did you choose this animal to be the star of the show? Were you going for a play on words with trampoline / trampolin or something? :P

Edit: Then again, I guess it's as random as Sonic the *Hedgehog* was in its day... He's become a gaming icon so we no longer question it, but a hedgehog? Wtf!
Well, we came up with the interaction first and knew it had to be something ball-like. We started searching for animals that curled up into a ball (besides hedgehogs of course) and found the pangolin. We were pretty psyched to discover an animal we had never heard of. When we found out the word pangolin comes from the Malay pengguling, which means "something that rolls up," we were sold.

The whole Asian theme (art, music, sound) kind of followed from that.

Thanks for asking!

PANGOLIN [a curious game of bouncing]

More information here:
http://feedtank.com/pangolin