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App description: BAUM is a physics-based puzzle game that challenges the player to guide a droplet of water through twisting thorn patches and cascading branches, using the power of wind.

Progress through each hour of the day to try and unlock the Tree of Life.

Ideal for players looking for a compelling, premium mobile gaming experience that balances skill and reflex in a beautifully, botanical package.

Features:

Suitable for all the family, aged 4+
Simply use your finger to draw wind and control the water droplet.
Beautiful, hand-painted levels that are inspired by nature.
Compete against the clock to find and nurture all the blooms for the maximum score.

**IMPORTANT**

Requires iOS 7 or later.
Baum will run on iPad 4, iPad Mini 2, iPhone 5 and any later devices.

touchy85's comments:

Baum

A Fox Wot I Drew
Genres: Games Adventure Puzzle
GAME CENTER ENABLED
$1.99 USD


Quote:
**IMPORTANT**
Requires iOS 7 or later.
Baum will run on iPad 4, iPad Mini 2, iPhone 5 and any later devices.
**IMPORTANT**

Baum is a peaceful game about the challenges of nature and water.

Awaken nature by guiding a droplet of water on an adventure through a series of beautiful, hand painted levels set over a day in the life of a tree.

With a tranquil soundscape and toughening challenges Baum is all about using the gracefulness of nature to overcome obstacles and finish the day.

Discovery
Discover the hand painted levels that are inspired by nature.

Innovation
Use the wind in a a simple but elegant way to control the water droplet.

Challenge
Find and nurture all the blooms and compete against the clock for the maximum score.












Supported Devices:
  • iPhone-3GS
  • iPhone4
  • iPodTouchFourthGen
  • iPad2Wifi
  • iPad23G
  • iPhone4S
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPhone5
  • iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadFourthGen
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPadMini
  • iPadMini4G
  • iPhone5c
  • iPhone5s
  • iPhone6
  • iPhone6Plus
  • iPodTouchSixthGen

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 6.0

Download Size: 112.5MB

01-20-2016, 03:52 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 1,574


I want to love this game, but at the moment I can't recommend it. The game needs a better tutorial, it tells you the waterdrop sticks to must surfaces, but it doesn't tell you exactly what surfaces. And sometimes I die and I have no idea why. But the thing what botters me most is that there's a huge kind of gamebreaking bug. I had to restart the level twice because of that, check 17:27 till 19:00 in my video.

01-20-2016, 10:30 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 668
Thanks for the heads up Touchy85.
01-20-2016, 11:50 PM
#4
It looks beautiful.. but thanks for the info touchy! added this to watchlist.
01-21-2016, 10:47 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 2
Hi everyone, Dan from A Fox Wot I Drew (the developer) here.

Thanks for downloading Baum and doing a play-through, we really appreciate it. We're aware of that issue and we're gonna fix it ASAP, sorry you came across it! Thanks for the other critique, we'll take it all in and give you a heads up when we feel we've addressed the problem.

Thanks everyone!
01-21-2016, 12:12 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 668
Quote:
Originally Posted by DanAFWID View Post
Hi everyone, Dan from A Fox Wot I Drew (the developer) here.

Thanks for downloading Baum and doing a play-through, we really appreciate it. We're aware of that issue and we're gonna fix it ASAP, sorry you came across it! Thanks for the other critique, we'll take it all in and give you a heads up when we feel we've addressed the problem.

Thanks everyone!
Love when there is an active developer here listening to the feedback & making their game better. Best of luck it certainly looks gorgeous!
01-30-2016, 10:07 AM
#7
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 668
Went for it after the update. After a few levels it seems fun. I think with the vibe I'm getting a Zen mode would work well. I.e. get rid of that timer. It's not been an issue & maybe never will be but with the beautiful visuals & nice music this just lends itself to zen mode in my mind. Sometimes when something is this visually pleasing I like to take my time & not worry about a timer. But that could just be me.

They could have a blast updating this through the years with different elements/bugs/plants that will effect you. This just may be a gem!
01-30-2016, 02:36 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 1,574
Just downloaded the update and it looks like the bugs are fixed.
02-10-2016, 10:07 AM
#9
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 2
Cheers for checking it out post-update guys, I meant to come in and let you know it had been fixed but things have been rather hectic!

Thanks for the comments mzinn. A "zen" type mode was something we thought about a lot as it clearly fits the aesthetic and feel of the game. We were forced to choose between that and the more traditional "score attack" mode, and decided to focus on replayability and player feedback through the scoring mechanics. It also gets reaaaally hard towards the latter stages: Zen mode ain't as much fun when you're respawning every 10 seconds!

Having said that, the next few levels we release for the game will hopefully be a little more suited to that playstyle, so a "zen" mode is something we'll try and get sorted out in the next couple of months.

Cheers to everyone that's picked it up so far, and I'll try and remember to come in and update you all when we expand the game!