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  • Publisher: Cyanide
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 29.4 MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Price: $1.99
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App description: The Dungeon world is in danger!! Plots are being hatched and people are dying in the highest spheres of power. All the kings have lost a princess to give some work to the knights, but evil is everywhere and the world can tip into chaos at any moment.

But saving the world is a demanding task which is not for you. That's why the story of Glandalf the Magician has got absolutely nothing to do with princesses and worlds that must be saved! OK, a magician of the calibre of Glandalf isn't even capable of lighting a fire, but when one of his friends is in danger he is ready to do anything to save him. A friend in need is a friend indeed!

It turns out that, Butcho, his childhood chum has decided to take up a job as an executioner. Not everybody's cup of tea, but that's the way things are ! He is working in Transylvania for Count Dracula, himself! However, the count is an "ungrateful gaffer" and Butcho is being exploited to the full. This is too much for Glandalf and he decides that he will go help his friend find a more stable and better paid job!

Glandalf may have delusions of grandeur, but he does know that he cannot defeat Dracula by himself. He therefore thinks of Luigi the thief, the third member of his merry little band. And what a finely-tuned band it is! A big thick executioner to take the hits, a thief to pick the locks, a magician to inflict damage and a . . . . ummmh . . .Well, normally there would be a priest to heal the injured, but it would seem that Glandalf never made it to the end of the dungeon exploration manual ! For the moment Luigi is being held prisoner by pirates and their chief, the Giant Parrot who goes "qweek".

That's why the story begins on the beach of the pirates' lair, looking for your friend Luigi.

Features:
-Full 3D World
-Discover a crazy story
-Avoid the traps
-Draw your spell using your finger
08-15-2009, 04:47 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 409
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OK, I just bought it. I'll post if it's good or not soon.

edit: guess it's alright. seems zelda-ish. controls fine. looks quite good in motion.

complaints so far: the sound effects are buggy and replay themselves sometimes. lots of typos in the text. combat is simple (just tap on enemies) but might get deeper as you unlock more spells. appears to only be Chapter One of a full game with 5 levels and I got through the first in around 15 minutes. It was only a tutorial so I don't know if the other levels are as short.

Last edited by costanza; 08-15-2009 at 05:20 AM.

08-15-2009, 06:34 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Lake Zurich, Illinois
Posts: 575
Reminds me of hercs adventure for the ps1 it was a really fun game.
08-15-2009, 06:49 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
That looks really interesting. Though I`ll wait for it to go free instead jokey:p
08-15-2009, 08:20 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,443
That concept art is top-notch.

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08-15-2009, 12:25 PM
#6
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Posts: 4,761
Quote:
Originally Posted by costanza View Post
it was designed for the DS but not out yet on that..? Doesn't look very good tbh but I need to see it in motion.

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Last edited by salsamd; 08-23-2009 at 08:35 PM. Reason: hq->allows full screen mode
08-15-2009, 01:27 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Well this has been a pleasant surprise. There are some minor sound issues and typos as mentioned before but nothing that couldn't be cleaned up in an update. Even if it wasn't though, the game is still fun. This isn't like anything else in the app store, and I'm pretty impressed.

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08-15-2009, 01:33 PM
#8
Joined: May 2009
Location: Midwest
Posts: 80
Just curious, what's the gameplay like? It looks like a quality title, though I've spent enough this past week and I think I'll wait to see if it drops a little in price.
08-15-2009, 01:36 PM
#9
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: In your pants
Posts: 1,624
Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
Well this has been a pleasant surprise. There are some minor sound issues and typos as mentioned before but nothing that couldn't be cleaned up in an update. Even if it wasn't though, the game is still fun. This isn't like anything else in the app store, and I'm pretty impressed.
How's the replaybility and is it worth picking up?

Would love to hear detailed impressions or a review.

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08-15-2009, 01:38 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 6,272
I'm gonna give this game a try. Looks quality enough.