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iPhone: Polyhedra: Can Physics be fun? Find out for 1.99$

08-12-2009, 08:00 AM
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Polyhedra: Can Physics be fun? Find out for 1.99$


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✭✭✭ YES, PHYSICS *CAN* BE FUN!!! ✭✭✭
Use gravity to your advantage in this addicting physics-based action game!

➤ The Goal
Fill more than 66% of the screen with shapes to complete a level. The game ends when you run out of shapes. Sounds easy, right? Think again! There are enemy particles and other shapes to worry about!

➤ Creating a Shape
To create a shape, simply touch the screen. Keep pressing to make bigger shapes. The shape drops to the bottom of the screen when you release your touch.

➤ Enemies
Look out for enemies when creating a shape. If they hit a growing shape before you drop it, the shape will be lost and you have one less shape to complete the level.

➤ Rotating the Screen
The shapes always fall to the bottom of the screen. You can rotate the screen to any angle you want. This is a good strategy to keep the enemies out of your way!

➤ Scoring
You get points for every shape you drop. When you complete a level, you get bonus points based on how many shapes you have left, how fast you completed the level, and how much of the screen you filled.

➤ Zones
There are several Zones in the game. Each one has its own shape. To unlock a Zone, you have to complete at least 9 levels from the Zone before it. The last Zone has a surprise, so be careful!

➤ Pausing the Play
To pause the game, simply double-tap the screen. (Here's a cool tip: double-tap a shape you have already dropped.)

➤ The Toy Box
In this mode, you can create any shape you wish. Simply touch the icon in the panel and create a shape as normal. You can create up to 10 shapes. You can move shapes around, delete them, and even clear the screen to start over. There are no enemies to worry about in the Toy Box, so enjoy yourself!

✭✭✭ FEATURES ✭✭✭
✔ Real physics-based interaction; watch the different shapes hit and roll off each other based on real mass and gravity!
✔ Use the accelerometer to change gravity...you can use this to your advantage
✔ Unlimited levels...your only limitation is how well you do
✔ 6 different Zones to play...each one offers unique challenges
✔ Global online leaderboards...rank yourself amongst other players worldwide! 6 different leaderboards to rank your scores. (Global leaderboard functionality provided by the AGON Online Social Platform for iPhone Games.)
✔ Play around in the Toy Box as long as you like...create and remove shapes, move them around, rotate the screen to watch them fall. Set the song you like and the background colors you like. The choice is yours!
✔ Listen to the over 8 minutes of original music, or play the game listening to your own iPod music
✔ Colorful and fluid graphics

✭✭✭ COMING SOON ✭✭✭
✔ Awards: receive awards as you play. Put them on your leaderboard wall to show all the other players how good you are!
08-12-2009, 08:05 AM
#2
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Nice looking, but yet another Filler clone, and hardly the only one with physics.

Pass.

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08-12-2009, 08:37 AM
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Looks really interesting, but I'm waiting for some reviews first.
08-12-2009, 08:43 AM
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I'm still looking for a Zolyx clone. Exact same idea but you fill in areas by drawing lines instead... anyone know of one?

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08-12-2009, 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
I'm still looking for a Zolyx clone. Exact same idea but you fill in areas by drawing lines instead... anyone know of one?
Zolyx == Qix (mostly) and maybe a bit of Jezzball, for which there are dozens of games like that on the App Store. Bix, FireTail, iXonix, Dr. Awesome, Jezz, Jezster, Classic Jezzball, iJezzball, etc.

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08-12-2009, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Mindfield View Post
Zolyx == Qix (mostly) and maybe a bit of Jezzball, for which there are dozens of games like that on the App Store. Bix, FireTail, iXonix, Dr. Awesome, Jezz, Jezster, Classic Jezzball, iJezzball, etc.
Cool thanks. I knew there would be some but it's hard to know where to start looking.

Fire Tail 2 seems to be free at the moment if anyone's interested.

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08-13-2009, 07:23 AM
#7
Promo Codes Sent Out

Hi guys...

I have sent out a Promo Code each to Mindfield and DocDJ.

Mindfield: Can you point out some other games that have real physics (as opposed to 'faked' such as that found in Surfacer [for example])?

Thanks and I hope you enjoy the game!

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08-13-2009, 07:32 AM
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Location: California
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Anymore codes?

I've been watching this game, and have been waiting for impressions of it, but i'm broke at the moment and i'd really like to give Polyhedra a try.

I can post a detailed review here and on iTunes anytime...

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08-13-2009, 07:33 AM
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I have sent out a Promo Code each to Mindfield and DocDJ.

Anyways Welcome to TA BinaryHammer.
08-13-2009, 07:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Squirt Reynolds View Post
Anymore codes?

I've been watching this game, and have been waiting for impressions of it.

I'm broke at the moment, but i'd really like to give Polyhedra a try.

I can post a detailed review here and on iTunes anytime...
Please don't hate me for telling this but you are not supposed to beg for promo codes here at TA.