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App description: Optimized for large screens

Your divegroup wants you to guide them under the sea and show them the amazing wildlife they want to take stunning photos and share with friends.

WE NEED YOU! Start your career as the new dive master!
* Show us that you can guide the highest number of divers underwater
* Let them to take the most beautiful photos ever and share with friends
* Learn more about the underwater animals
* Kids-friendly approach - no violence just fun

Get a life worth living: become the best divemaster in the world!

User review: "Very different from other games! Great challenge!"

Divephotoguide.com:

"The idea of the game is to guide the divers under your control to the marine creatures they want to photograph. Every successful snap scores you tips that can be used to equip your divers with more gear and diving skills. One of coolest accolades you can pick up along the way, naturally, is DivePhotoGuideif you manage to keep one of your divers alive long enough to take 25 photos in a row!"

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FEATURES

64 FUN-PACKED DIVEGROUPS
Find and photo dozens of beautiful fishes and animals at the Adventure mode through day and night dives, from the shallow waters until the extreme depth!

FILL YOUR PHOTO ALBUM
Meet sharks, dolphins, turtles, whales, giant animals, tiny fishes, angry rays! Share your photos with friends and earn extra tips!

COLLECT a TIP after each photo taken.
Use coins to upgrade your divers and your skills to be able to discover the ocean. Invite your friends and receive free coins to be spend in the diveshop!

UNLOCK NEW GAME MODE
The Endless diving modes offers you competition: countless hours of diving in crystal clear tropical waters!

THE TOUGHEST COMPETITION IN THE WORLD CHECK THE ENDLESS-MODE
Can you concentrate on 8 divers simultaneously? Yes? And forever? Will see Show us who can guide the highest number of divers under the water!

LIFT DANGEROUS GARBAGE OUT OF THE WATER
Are you environment savvy? After each garbage removed, you get extra coins as bonus. Good divemasters deserve the extra tip!

FIND Treasure chests left by pirates and lift out them from underwater and receive a well-deserved tip.

LIVE THE DIVE LIFE OF A TRUE DIVEMASTER!
Watch your divers becoming seasoned pros: train to, equip them show the the beauty of our mother nature!

COMPETE FOR GLORY
Challenge your friends: who is the best divemaster on the face of the ocean planet or ours?! Lets start the Endless mode and we will find out Leaderboards are missing your score!

ACHIEVEMENTS
Your last divegroup is safe now? OK. Good job. Now lets try it without giving them that extra tank and you will be rewarded by the Tank savvy achievement. Lets unlock all!

AUTHENTIC DIVING BEHIND THE SCENES
Depth related air consumption, industry standard diving tanks and dive certification philosophy, special equipments (underwater horn, lift bags) and day-to-day practices. Start your divemaster training here!

WARNING: Be careful!
Divers consumes their air supply based on real diving physics. Just like in real life. If they run short, they can die. But you have a powerful help you can give them an extra tank of air! Please, please, we beg you, do not let them die!

helioxfilm's comments:
Dear Community,

I am pleased to announce the imminent availability of our largest *original and indie* project so far, Divemaster - the ultimate scuba diving fun for your iPad

You can download the game for the iPad 2,3,4, Mini, retina Mini, and Air from the Apple iTunes store.

In the game you are a divemaster who's responsibility to find and show underwater animals to those divers who wants to take a photo about them. Can you guide 8 divers at the same time?

Paid version (no ads) and free version (with ads) are also available. Please buy or download for free our game and give high ratings and nice reviews if you enjoy the game, we made it for you!

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Gameplay trailer:


Gameplay tutorial:


I thank to Adam, my programmer partner who made it possible by his hard and dedicated work through more than a year.

The game was developed by Unity 3.5.7 Pro, iOS pro, NGUI 1x then 2x series, 2D toolkit (+ sprite light system, courtesy of 2D toolkit developer), Prime31 video texture plugin + social plugins, Vectrosity line drawing system, Kalamona's underwater effects (and extra particle systems created for the game). In conclusion, the game would not be possible to finish without Unity and the Unity Asset Store framework. I received great help from these devs when I approached them with my questions, big KUDO's.

If you like the game. please share it with your friends.

Many thanks,
Gyula
02-24-2014, 09:46 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 2,597
Trying free version.
As so done who dives, I've always wanted a good dive game.

02-24-2014, 10:03 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Posts: 121
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Thanks, hopefully it fulfills your wish, at least a certain way. Behind the casual look there is real diving physics: Surface Consumption Rate (SAC) is varied by depth, divers' activity, being idle, swimming or be in panic. All the certification cards, tanks, lights etc are modeled by real diving -- your truly is also a divemaster and underwater filmmaker, so I know by heart how it feels :-)
02-24-2014, 10:47 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: England
Posts: 314
Any plans to release this for the iPhone? I've been looking for something like this for a long time?
02-24-2014, 10:58 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Posts: 121
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Back2funk View Post
Any plans to release this for the iPhone? I've been looking for something like this for a long time?
I'm sorry, but even the iPhone 5's screen is too small to accommodate all the icons and sprites. Some of the fishes are just above 40 pixel at the iPad version, imagine those at a much smaller screen. We tried it and it was not good enough.
02-24-2014, 11:15 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: England
Posts: 314
Oh well. Thanks for the reply. I guess my search continues
02-24-2014, 12:46 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Budapest, Hungary
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Back2funk View Post
Oh well. Thanks for the reply. I guess my search continues
Well, I just consulted with my programmer about this suggestion. Since we are preparing the Amazon edition, we will give a try to build it for the iPhone 4s and 5/5s. There is not so much extra work after the Amazon port... We will see :-) He told me that people who are accustomed to the smaller screen won't complain...
02-24-2014, 02:05 PM
#8
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 2,597
Maybe you could create a different menu system for the iPhone version
02-24-2014, 04:14 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: England
Posts: 314
Quote:
Originally Posted by helioxfilm View Post
Well, I just consulted with my programmer about this suggestion. Since we are preparing the Amazon edition, we will give a try to build it for the iPhone 4s and 5/5s. There is not so much extra work after the Amazon port... We will see :-) He told me that people who are accustomed to the smaller screen won't complain...
Excellent news and Amazon edition...... Even better news as I have a kindle fire hd would you please be so kind as to keep us updated in this thread with the upcoming releases?
02-24-2014, 08:28 PM
#10
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 2,597
This game is so good.
It's relaxing, yet it does get challenging later on.

I will give deeper impressions later, but if you have any interest then at least try the free version.
A lot of love has went into this experience.