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iPhone: Air Master 3D v1.5

07-22-2009, 04:20 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Posts: 106
Air Master 3D v1.5

Hey everyone, Air Master 3D 1.5 update & lite version are both approved now! Also, I've put the full version on sale for $.99, we'll see how that goes

I'd love to get people's feedback for future updates, so lemme know what you think! There's a lot in this update, changelist is at the bottom.

Youtube link | Pop Up

Version 1.5 Updates:
  • Textured models!
  • Terrain deforms from large explosions
  • Textured water to differentiate from sky
  • Option to rotate screen orientation and home button position
  • Improved 3rd person chase camera, now less rigid
  • Targeting diamonds are now hidden when up close
  • Menu shows random battle at launch, current battle if paused
  • Added loading screen with progress bar when changing levels
  • Added altimeter under health meter
  • Wingmen and enemy fighters can now launch missiles
  • Added glow effect to lasers and engines
  • Increased enemy ground turret rate of fire
  • Improved AI aiming ability, tied to difficulty setting
  • Added flaming chunky triangle explosion goodness
  • Terrain and models are dynamically lit by nearby lights
Again, I'd love to get everyone's feedback and suggestions for future updates. If I missed something you suggested before, don't worry! I have it all written down, just couldn't get to everything in one update But, feel free to point it out again, that'll help me prioritize what's most important.

iTunes link (full version)

iTunes link (lite version)

Developer Website

Reviews of Air Master 3D (all are prior to version 1.5)

Air Master 3D - Retro 3D Air Combat (App Store & Lite Version)
Straight Aces - Puzzle Poker (App Store & Free Version)

Last edited by AlexN; 07-22-2009 at 04:26 PM.
07-22-2009, 04:24 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Wow. Those grafix do look good. The game is now added to my wishlist. Didn't know about this game Earlier. Will have to check out the reviews first though.

07-22-2009, 04:25 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Among You!
Posts: 317
This new update looks amazing and will make me download it again. Maybe you should consider getting review sites like pocket gamer who didnt give you the best reviews to do an update for it.
07-22-2009, 04:43 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Posts: 106
Thanks guys Graphics was a big one for this update - textures, dynamic lighting, better explosions, deformable terrain, the laser glow effect!

Just to avoid any confusion, it looks like iTunes is updating very slowly - been almost a full day now since approval and it's still showing the old version and price.

Air Master 3D - Retro 3D Air Combat (App Store & Lite Version)
Straight Aces - Puzzle Poker (App Store & Free Version)
07-22-2009, 04:57 PM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Lala Land
Posts: 1,063
I saw that this morning very good updates

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07-22-2009, 05:04 PM
The new update is great, I have always enjoyed playing this update and makes it that much better.
07-22-2009, 05:12 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 176
ok i'll bite, looks like its cool ( ill get it later )
07-22-2009, 05:13 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Venice, CA
Posts: 790

This is really coming along, the progress looks superb!
07-22-2009, 05:35 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 385
Excellent update!


Plays: Zaxxon Escape, Plague Inc., Phoenix HD, Block Fortress, Knights of Pen and Paper.
Using: 64 GB iPod Touch 5G
07-22-2009, 05:54 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 161
I got this a couple months ago when it was free. It had fallen off of my radar, but this update is great! I'm glad I got it when I did.