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iPhone: Merlion Pinball

03-01-2013, 07:52 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 5
Merlion Pinball

Merlion Pinball is a fast paced and entertaining pinball game with a uniquely Singapore theme.

Key features

♥ Excellent pinball experience with responsive gameplay.

♥ Gorgeous high definition graphics and animations featuring famous landmarks in Singapore.

♥ Global leaderboard to compete with your peers from around the world

♥ Hidden bonus stages for maximum fun.

♥ Support all iOS devices including the new iPhone 5 with a single download!


It is free to play so please a go and try it out!
This is our first game and we are working hard to develop fun and engaging games

All feedback and comments are welcomed!
03-01-2013, 07:53 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 5
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03-01-2013, 10:11 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,560
OK lah!



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Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post
Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
03-01-2013, 11:24 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 4,029
Tried it on iPad 4 (never jb, latest iOS, rebooted) for some minutes.

I can't have the iPad with the pin connector upwards (the game doesn't support auto rotating). The framerate is a desaster (below 20). Sometimes the ball goes through the right flipper (the right flipper doesn't work correctly at all). Strange physics: The longer I press the higher goes the flipper (analog mechanics?).

But promising for a little casual pinball. Two flippers. Nice simplified table layout. There seems to be one table and you are mainly catching coins. (There should be a bonus stage according to the screenshots.) The street leads to nowhere (dead end). When you have all coins a new coin layout appears. Physics seem to be okay (except the flippers). Will pick it up again for sure after the next update.

Needs a lot of polish.

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03-02-2013, 01:03 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 4
I managed to get to the bonus stage once! You just have to hit the ball towards the mouth of the lion when it is open. Perhaps the developer should make it clearer.

Decent job overall!
03-05-2013, 07:50 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 5
Thanks for all the feedback!

We will definitely be polishing it and adding new contents.
Currently we are a two-man programmer and artist team, so progress might be a little
slow but things will be improving!

The number of downloads are pretty encouraging too!
03-09-2013, 02:52 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by Habakuk View Post
Tried it on iPad 4 (never jb, latest iOS, rebooted) for some minutes.

I can't have the iPad with the pin connector upwards (the game doesn't support auto rotating). The framerate is a desaster (below 20). Sometimes the ball goes through the right flipper (the right flipper doesn't work correctly at all). Strange physics: The longer I press the higher goes the flipper (analog mechanics?).

But promising for a little casual pinball. Two flippers. Nice simplified table layout. There seems to be one table and you are mainly catching coins. (There should be a bonus stage according to the screenshots.) The street leads to nowhere (dead end). When you have all coins a new coin layout appears. Physics seem to be okay (except the flippers). Will pick it up again for sure after the next update.

Needs a lot of polish.
Thanks for your input. We have just submitted an update that addresses some of the issues that you highlighted. Once again, thanks for playing our game.
03-15-2013, 10:34 PM
#8
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 4
Version 1.1 is now available.
03-26-2013, 11:54 PM
#9
Game Impressions

04-07-2013, 04:30 AM
#10
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 4
Version 1.2 is out! Minor bug fixes to make the experience even better.

Thanks for all the support so far.