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iPhone: KIL.A.TON: Version 1.1 Update Released

10-07-2009, 12:50 PM
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KIL.A.TON: Version 1.1 Update Released

Hello TouchArcade -

Dot Matrix is pleased to announce the release of version 1.1 of KIL.A.TON, our popular action/strategy game of ballistic tank combat. Improvements include additional weapons and powers, new campaigns, and a support for variable wind effects.

Detailed release notes have been posted to our fourms here, and I've followed this post with a copy.

Please enjoy the update, and hope to see everyone online!

- The Dot Matrix Team
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KIL.A.TON 1.1 Change List

Weapons
  • Six new weapons & powers
    • Scrambler Shell: Resets shot information for Tanks in blast area
    • Shockwave Shell: Pushes tanks caught in blast area
    • Shockwave: Pushes away all other nearby Tanks
    • Heatwave: Damages all other nearby Tanks
    • Magnetic Mines: Rolling Mines that are attracted to nearby Tanks
    • Mark II shield: Repel shield that also destroys terrain above the Tank
Balance Changes
  • Repel shield more effectively repels projectiles (increased substantially)
    Rolling Mines cost reduced to 400.
    Nuke damage decreased slightly, blast radius increased slightly
Game Play
  • Wind added as game option
    • None, Light, Medium, Strong, or Random
    • Wind speed set per round
    New Round Bonuses
    • Anti-Air - 10 bonus points for destroying a Tank that is not supported by terrain
    • Prey - $100 hazard pay for being the first Tank destroyed in a game
    Reduced AI aggression toward current Leader
    Faster AI sim option
Campaigns
  • New campaign: 'Winds of War'
    New Free For All scenario 'The Force'
Online
  • Improved network game reliability and error recovery
    Partial experience/stats awarded for incomplete games
    Intentional disconnects tracked
    Hyphen and underscore allowed when entering email address
    Game news displayed when entering lobby
    Active battles displayed in lobby in addition to available battles
    User Stats now shows experience and disconnects
    Rankings displayed by category - tournament, overall, weekly, daily
    Order chat messages show User display names
    Fixed display of empty online rankings
Sound
  • iTunes music will continue to play when KIL.A.TON launches
Graphics
  • Terrain image brightness adjusted
    Small performance improvements
User Interface
  • In-game HUD will fade out while aiming and firing to prevent overlap
    Previous shot angle/power no longer displayed if there is no previous shot information
    Fixed bonus display appearing over incorrect Tank due to simultaneous kills
    Fixed Stat Display incorrectly counting non-local Users in stat totals

Last edited by jspoto; 10-07-2009 at 01:05 PM.
10-07-2009, 01:14 PM
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sweet, going to try this out!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10-07-2009, 01:51 PM
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now this is a quality update keep up the good work devs!
10-07-2009, 01:52 PM
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yeah cool update i still cant find many ppl
online though

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10-07-2009, 02:51 PM
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Sweet!

Yes it's a great update to a great game!!

Thanks jspoto!!

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Last edited by twentyone; 10-07-2009 at 02:54 PM.
10-07-2009, 03:20 PM
#6
Great update, now hopefully more people will play online!!! I'm lucky if I ever see more than 10 people playing at any given time....
10-07-2009, 03:33 PM
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Amazing game, this just put it over the top. One of the best artillery games out there imo

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10-07-2009, 11:53 PM
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I just tried the demo and it's quite good. I saw there was a promote sales @.99 last month, but I missed it. Will there be another sale to celebrate the launch of ver 1.1?
11-02-2009, 11:20 PM
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Sweet update 1.2 is now out

What's new
- 6 new weapons: Light Auto-Cannon, Auto-Cannon, Grenade, Swarm Shell, Nova Shell, Volcano
- Practice Mode added as a Custom Game option
- 1 New environment
- Awards: earn achievements by playing the various game modes
-Gameplay tuning
-Small bug fixes

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11-02-2009, 11:26 PM
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What's new
- 6 new weapons: Light Auto-Cannon, Auto-Cannon, Grenade, Swarm Shell, Nova Shell, Volcano
- Practice Mode added as a Custom Game option
- 1 New environment
- Awards: earn achievements by playing the various game modes
-Gameplay tuning
-Small bug fixes
I'm impressed... this game is gettin really polished by now.

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