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  • Publisher: TimeBom, LLC
  • Genre: Board
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 3.4 MB
  • Version: 1.2
  • Price: $0.99
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App description: Pobs is the amazing logic game similar to Checkers or Reversi, but with unique game mechanics the game takes place on a level made of hexagonal cells.
Each player owns pobs of a distinct color. With each move you can choose either to jump with a pob or to copy it to a free neighbour cell. Consequently, all the opponent's pobs near your newly placed pob will become yours!
The goal of the game is to capture as many pobs as possible. The game ends when no more cells are available.

Game features:
- 6 game modes.
- 15 exciting levels.
- 3 difficulty levels: Easy, Normal & Hard
-Multi-player capabilities all in one device!
- Easy controls: just tap on your pob and choose the cell you want to move to.
- Insanely addictive gameplay.
- Beautiful graphics and animation.
- Automatic save when you exit the game or receive a phone call.
- Secret unlockable game mode.

chipsteam's comments:


Pobs is a new amazing board game similar to Checkers or Reversi, but with unique game mechanics the game takes place on a level made of hexagonal cells.

Each player owns pobs of a distinct color. With each move you can choose either to jump with a pob or to copy it to a free neighbour cell. Consequently, all the opponents pobs near your newly placed pob will become yours!
The goal of the game is to capture as many pobs as possible. The game ends when no more cells are available.

Game features:
- 6 game modes
- 15 exciting levels
- 3 difficulty levels: Easy, Normal & Hard
- Multi-player capabilities all in one device!
- Easy controls: just tap on your pob and choose the cell you want to move to
- Insanely addictive gameplay
- Beautiful graphics and animation
- Automatic save when you exit the game or receive a phone call
- Secret unlockable game mode


iTunes link: Pobs

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Developer's blog
08-30-2009, 09:14 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,206
Quote:
Originally Posted by chipsteam View Post
with unique game mechanics
Begs to differ:


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08-31-2009, 01:27 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mindfield View Post
Begs to differ:

+1
First thing i thought about, when i saw this some minutes ago...
Basically it's a derivative of Othello/Reversi. First Time i have seen a Hexxagon game was back in the MS-Dos days...
08-31-2009, 09:25 AM
#4
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Kyiv
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mindfield View Post
Begs to differ:
I knew that somebody will say it

It means unique mechanics comparatively with checkers- and reversi-like games. That people don't think that it is one more checkers or reversi clone.

As for Hexxagon - yeah, good old game... the basic game mechanics are match, and that is all what common between them. Pobs has many additional features, many levels and second opponent, which make game more interesting. Try it and you'll see.
08-31-2009, 09:45 AM
#5
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,532
"New logic game"
Yeah right.
08-31-2009, 10:07 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,206
Quote:
Originally Posted by chipsteam View Post
I knew that somebody will say it

It means unique mechanics comparatively with checkers- and reversi-like games. That people don't think that it is one more checkers or reversi clone.
I see your point, but I also notice a lot of people tend to use "unique" as a synonym for "different" when in fact in means "one of a kind" -- meaning you're suggesting there is no other game like yours, hence my post.

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Currently working on: Music for Spirit Hunter Mineko
09-16-2009, 01:44 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Kyiv
Posts: 8
It is on sale now!
The price has dropped to $0.99.
Link: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=327222298&mt=8

Also, Lite-version will be released very soon.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mindfield View Post
I see your point, but I also notice a lot of people tend to use "unique" as a synonym for "different" when in fact in means "one of a kind" -- meaning you're suggesting there is no other game like yours, hence my post.
Sorry, if I seemed to those who wish to deceive. This is not so. In official blog in description we indicated that game based on Hexxagon.
09-16-2009, 06:54 PM
#8
Semantics aside, I think Pobs does a better job than Hexxagon. Better graphics, more game modes, plus I find that Hexxagon doesn't always register taps properly (may be partly due to angle of the grid in Hexxagon).

At $0.99, Pobs wins hands down.
09-22-2009, 05:45 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,396
update 1.1 out
What's new
- Graphics improved
- Levels added to '2 players' mode
- Usability improved
- AI improvements

You can contact me @ Skyye06@gmail.com
09-27-2009, 06:18 AM
#10
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Kyiv
Posts: 8
Pobs Lite is out!

Lite version includes:
- 2 game modes
- 3 levels in Classic game mode
- 1 level in Quick Game
- 2/3 difficulty modes

iTunes Link: Pobs Lite