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iAtoms - coming soon

08-09-2009, 05:28 AM
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iAtoms - coming soon

Heyho folks,

we are happy to announce our first iPhone/iTouch game.
It's called iAtoms and currently in review for the AppStore (and hopefully it won't take too long...).

The game is pretty simple, you place atoms on an 8*8 game board and (maybe) create big chain reactions. The goal is to give all atoms on the game board your color.
The game can be played with up to three friends on one device or via LAN/Internt. You can also play against the AI.

Here are some screens:

The main menu

A advanced game state (Four AI players)

Same game, but at the very beginning

The multiplayer lobby
08-09-2009, 05:48 AM
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kewl. need a beta tester?

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08-09-2009, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Tie-Dye Penguin View Post
kewl. need a beta tester?
Not really at the moment as we already submitted it. We of course had it tested by several people and of course tested it ourselves a lot.

Here is a short clip showing four AI players playing against each other:

Youtube link | Pop Up
08-09-2009, 10:58 AM
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How do you create the chains? Is that explained in the app?

Red was almost done, then came back to win. Looks like cyan went out in 1 turn.

Interesting mechanics.

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08-09-2009, 11:25 AM
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There is an explanation in the app on how to play the game.

It is a bit hard to explain although it is very simpel...
A filed in a corner can hold only one atom if you place a second one in that field, it will "explode" and the two atoms will move into the two fields next to the corner. A field at an edge can hold up to 2 atoms and all the other fields can hold up to 3 atoms. You can only place new atoms into an empty field or a field which already holds atoms of your color. If a field "explodes", and the sourrounding fileds contain atoms of another color, they will change to your color. If for example a corner filed explodes and one of the edge fileds next to it contains already two atoms, the atom of your corner will get also into that field and make it explode as well and so on.
It is very easy and mainly learning by doing. The game can change very fast, in the end, but usually only if you are doing a mistake or donīt notice a danger by what your opponents are doing.
We had a lot of fun playing it in multiplayer. But it is also quite fun to try to win against the AI, even though the AI does many not optimal moves, it is able to stay on the board quite long...
08-20-2009, 02:24 PM
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08-20-2009, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Slin View Post
Congratulations on your release!

Can you play multiplayer over bluetooth?

I like the music, and watching the atoms rotate is mesmerizing...

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!

Last edited by drelbs; 08-20-2009 at 03:02 PM.
08-20-2009, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by drelbs View Post
Can you play multiplayer over bluetooth?

And yes, Ezekiel Rage did a great job with the music, as he always does

As the game is out, I created a new thread here: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=22745