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iPhone: Gopher 2, Part 1 - Retrospective is available

09-29-2009, 05:29 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 72
Gopher 2, Part 1 - Retrospective is available

Hi there,

it's me again and after closing the case a few months ago there are still signs and wonders and my first game is available world wide:

GOPHER 2, a remake of an old game I played as a young boy 20 years ago on my dad's KC 85/3.

The game includes game play elements from Boulder Dash(R), which is a registered trademark of First Star Software, Inc. Copyright (C) 1984, 2009 First Star Software, Inc. All rights reserved.

It is published with permission from First Star Software, Inc.

To celebrate it, I decided to make the first Part of GOPHER 2 a Retrospective of the original GOPHER and give you the oportunity to try it with the Black & White Edition. Have fun.

GOPHER 2, Part 1 - Retrospective

- 230 levels (in eight different Cave Packs)
- a classic old school in game design
- an all new CAVE EDITOR to create your own levels
- controls designed after the original keyboard of an old KC85/3
- an automatic intelligent savegame mechanism
- replay caves without changing your savegames
- control the game by multitouch on the buttons or swipe from one button to another with one finger




itms://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/M...&mt=8&s=143441


GOPHER 2, Black & White Edition

- 4 Levels
- try the Cave Editor available in the full version



itms://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/M...&mt=8&s=143441


Here are some old videos showing the gameplay and editor in more detail (they are from the original GOPHER):

Game Overview
Game Play Close Up
Editor Close Up


GOPHER was announced here: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=7756

have fun,
Silvio
SioSae Design

MY APPS: GOPHER 2 out now, Worldorama (soon), S*C* (later), ...
PLAYING: With my new born baby, no time for anything else
LISTENING: "Omen Reprise" The Prodigy, "Pinapple" TAFMC
MY iDEVICE: iPhone 3G S 32GB, White FW 3.0
09-29-2009, 06:14 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,767
No love??

Game obviously is a labor of love - and it really makes me miss those old 8 bit graphics - yechhh.... I for one am glad that graphics are improved. There is old skool gaming, but the old skool graphics - you can keep...

However, that all being said - instabuy for me. 230 premade levels, level editor, love? Easy buy. Im sure the game play will be great, but if its not, I post so...

GameCenter ID : oldestgamer

09-30-2009, 02:03 AM
#3
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by pluto6 View Post
No love??

Game obviously is a labor of love - and it really makes me miss those old 8 bit graphics - yechhh.... I for one am glad that graphics are improved. There is old skool gaming, but the old skool graphics - you can keep...

However, that all being said - instabuy for me. 230 premade levels, level editor, love? Easy buy. Im sure the game play will be great, but if its not, I post so...
Not sure i got you right, but for me it was love to rebuild the old graphics and don't destroy the charm of this classic game by using new ones (like ohters did in my point of view). For me it shouldn't be a remake but more a rebuild.

Anyway, I hope you like the game play, the more realistic physics with almost instantly falling objects does make the game much more difficult than the other ones.

In gopher 2 it's all about fearing the rocks and solving the puzzles.
Have fun

MY APPS: GOPHER 2 out now, Worldorama (soon), S*C* (later), ...
PLAYING: With my new born baby, no time for anything else
LISTENING: "Omen Reprise" The Prodigy, "Pinapple" TAFMC
MY iDEVICE: iPhone 3G S 32GB, White FW 3.0
10-09-2009, 03:59 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 72
Promo Codes

Here are some promo Codes for Gopher 2:

EWKXKRL9Y97X
RK9NX4MKAPX7
N7ERWMFMXA7L
7HKJEKYHLNWE
XHNMYPKLXJX7
WF7THN66TML6
T4YET39LLH7W
T73AWKL9WAKX
4LHF67HAWMY3
FMMR9NPYTEW7

have fun with them,
SioSae

MY APPS: GOPHER 2 out now, Worldorama (soon), S*C* (later), ...
PLAYING: With my new born baby, no time for anything else
LISTENING: "Omen Reprise" The Prodigy, "Pinapple" TAFMC
MY iDEVICE: iPhone 3G S 32GB, White FW 3.0
10-10-2009, 12:12 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 23
Took FMMR9NPYTEW7, will leave a review in the near future. Thanks
10-10-2009, 12:29 AM
#6
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: 3425711888
Posts: 528
wow, mine is EWKXKRL9Y97X. thanks a lot
10-10-2009, 12:29 AM
#7
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
i never played, or even heard of the original game, but i look forward to trying it out on now

got T4YET39LLH7W

Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
10-10-2009, 03:59 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Devilishly Good View Post
i never played, or even heard of the original game, but i look forward to trying it out on now

got T4YET39LLH7W
it was a game developed behind the iron curtain over twenty years ago back in the gdr. and it did resemble some game play elements of "you know what game". i believe no one will know this game but people coming from eastern germany and are about my age. if you wanna take a closer look:
http://www.thelegacy.de/Museum/10330/

have fun,
SioSae

MY APPS: GOPHER 2 out now, Worldorama (soon), S*C* (later), ...
PLAYING: With my new born baby, no time for anything else
LISTENING: "Omen Reprise" The Prodigy, "Pinapple" TAFMC
MY iDEVICE: iPhone 3G S 32GB, White FW 3.0
10-10-2009, 04:59 PM
#9
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: The Prison Planet
Posts: 226
D'oh!!!

Bummer that all the codes are gone!!! I'm awaiting the reviews to see if it's worth getting(I LOVE when retro-games are original).
10-10-2009, 07:15 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1,755
It's only 0.99. You guys should pick it up. It's very good remake with the retro look and sounds.