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iPhone: New Game – Lockpicking Fallout 3 style

08-05-2009, 08:52 PM
#1
Joined: Jun 2009
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New Game – Lockpicking Fallout 3 style

Just released a new arcade/puzzle type game, very much in the style of the lockpicking found in Fallout 3. Lockpick Hero challenges users in the art of lock circumvention. Pick a lock by moving the pick to an appropriate angle and attempt to rotate the lock using the wrench. The tension gauge helps you keep track of pick stress to avoid failing a pick attempt.
The game also has a really fun achievements system. Trophies can be earned for performance or completing certain tasks. They pop up during gameplay, and are stored on your achievements page.

Features:
- Two touch point play mechanic
- Tension gauge to monitor pick stress
- Infinite locks and increasing difficulty
- Gameplay Stats and Averages
- Trophy / Achievement system


Here some screenshots:





AppStore link:
http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=324653095&mt=8

Hope you check it out.
08-05-2009, 08:55 PM
#2
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Looks interesting. I really liked the lockpicking in Fallout 3, I might have to give this a try.


08-05-2009, 08:59 PM
#3
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Looks great... I've been waiting for a game like this. Can't wait to see it in action.... any videos?
08-05-2009, 09:03 PM
#4
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And I think there should be a mention somewhere that the techniques used in the game may not be applied in Real World (tm). Make sure the kids do not tryit at home (or the neighbors, whatever).

Yes, a video would be nice.

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08-06-2009, 10:08 PM
#5
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@kevd - sorry, don't have a video. Certainly something I should have tho
Hope you check it out.
08-06-2009, 10:10 PM
#6
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@currymutton - well noted sir. These techniques do not necessarily translate to actual real world lockpicking. More of an arcade game than a training sim

Trying this at home will most certainly result in a busted door knob...
08-07-2009, 08:01 PM
#7
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In response to that, vibration metric would be available.
08-07-2009, 08:08 PM
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Sounds pretty interesting. In fallout, all I did was shake my mouse like mad, and unloked it somehow

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08-07-2009, 08:13 PM
#9
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so does the device vibrate when you are close to picking a lock?
08-07-2009, 08:18 PM
#10
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Location: Orlando, FL
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Bat Outta Hell View Post
Sounds pretty interesting. In fallout, all I did was shake my mouse like mad, and unloked it somehow
hahaha, used it like a bump key!

Looks pretty interesting, I used to be able to pick locks so I wonder if I would be any good at a game based on it