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App description: Are you ready to enter dark mazes and dungeons - full of monster hordes and treasure?
Help Sir Hammer bomb rescue all of his captured soldiers!

Hammer Bomb is a new twist on dungeon style arcade games.
Easy controls for anyone to play, but only a few will master!

Drop bombs to open secret areas to find the best treasures.
Go on quests looking for various types of junk food.
Level up and collect all 50 perks to enhance your gameplaying abilities.
Use various weapons, bows, swords, magic, and the almighty hammer!
Battle Ginormous bosses in each of the biomes.

Record a video on iPhone 6s and iPad Pro! Press down firmly on the screen for one second during gameplay
and it will start recording. Then press firmly again to stop recording.

Features:

-An endless amount of mind bending mazes to escape
-Great voxel style graphics
-7 Epic Bosses to battle
-Easy to play, simple controls for everyone
-Various weapons to use and master
-50 perks to upgrade your playing skills
-Quests to find in each maze - lots of junk food

JoshCM's comments:


03-30-2016, 11:14 AM
#2
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,674
Hammer Bomb...wait for it...is THE BOMB! Can't recommend this awesome game enough. Filled to the brim with fresh ideas and so good at what it does.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"

03-30-2016, 12:02 PM
#3
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 489
Looks great! Was preparing to play the patience game, but much to my surprise it is already available in the dutch Appstore. So downloading it right now :-)

Transcending outer space to find another race
03-30-2016, 12:09 PM
#4
Saw a few guys announce the release on Twitter. Downloaded right away. Looks so rad!

Congrats @JoshCM & @WereFiveGames on the release. Looking forward to giving it a good play after work.
03-30-2016, 12:13 PM
#5
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 1,574


Only played 30 minutes so far, but it's been the best first 30 minutes of a game for a while. Love the dungeoncrawling where you never know what's around the corner. The permanent upgrades are great, really good reason to continue playing for me. There are no tutorials, but the game explains itself really well. Cool bossfights and a bunch of different weapons and secrets in the levels. There are video ads you can't skip, but there's an iap for that.
03-30-2016, 12:47 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by touchy85 View Post
YouTube: video

Only played 30 minutes so far, but it's been the best first 30 minutes of a game for a while. Love the dungeoncrawling where you never know what's around the corner. The permanent upgrades are great, really good reason to continue playing for me. There are no tutorials, but the game explains itself really well. Cool bossfights and a bunch of different weapons and secrets in the levels. There are video ads you can't skip, but there's an iap for that.
Nice! I was wondering if the upgrades were permanent. Well, curiosity got the best of me and I squeezed one level in.

Like touchy, I was immediately impressed. Sounds like there's some meat to this very approachable, arcade dungeon crawler. Have a feeling I'll be putting a good amount of time into this one.
03-30-2016, 12:49 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: U.S.
Posts: 3,244
Been playing this game since it was a baby. It's come a long way. Definitely worth checking out. It's a lot of fun.
03-30-2016, 01:13 PM
#8
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 3,976
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Anotherkellydown View Post
Nice! I was wondering if the upgrades were permanent. Well, curiosity got the best of me and I squeezed one level in.

Like touchy, I was immediately impressed. Sounds like there's some meat to this very approachable, arcade dungeon crawler. Have a feeling I'll be putting a good amount of time into this one.
Upgrades are permanent and there are 50 perks in all. They unlock at each level basically.

Some quick tips -

Bombs may seem useless at first, but they are hugely effective on bosses, and AOE stuff when you get to later
stages that are crowded with enemies (they also open cracked walls of course)

The hammer means invincibility (even over traps) and also opens cracked walls.

Grab the radar perk, its definitely worth it to see whats coming.

Crossbow gets an explosive arrow perk later on, so that's worth picking up.

Another great perk is the one for picking arrows out of walls.

Each boss has a pattern of course, and the bosses are randomly spawned so you may get the same boss twice.

Enemies in later levels like small rats and snakes you can jump over if you are careful enough.

That's it for now..

oh one more thing - melee weapons can block projectiles from enemies - if you time it right you can hit them back with a swing from a sword.

Last edited by JoshCM; 03-30-2016 at 01:22 PM.
03-30-2016, 01:23 PM
#9
Quote:
Originally Posted by JoshCM View Post
Upgrades are permanent and there are 50 perks in all. They unlock at each level basically.

Some quick tips -

Bombs may seem useless at first, but they are hugely effective on bosses, and AOE stuff when you get to later
stages that are crowded with enemies (they also open cracked walls of course)

The hammer means invincibility (even over traps) and also opens cracked walls.

Grab the radar perk, its definitely worth it to see whats coming.

Crossbow gets an explosive arrow perk later on, so that's worth picking up.

Another great perk is the one for picking arrows out of walls.

Each boss has a pattern of course, and the bosses are randomly spawned so you may get the same boss twice.

Enemies in later levels like small rats and snakes you can jump over if you are careful enough.

That's it for now..
Thanks for the tips Josh! I'm level 3 now (and my parts are falling on the floor at work lol). Almost got enough for the radar you were talking about. Started by buying the shortsword and more coins in chests. At first I unlocked the shortsword thinking I would always have it equipped, but what buying things does is allow them to be discovered in chests.

In case anyone's wondering, the ad removal IAP is only $1.99. I bought it but don't remember seeing any ads. Must be generous that way
03-30-2016, 03:00 PM
#10
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Upstate NY
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Anotherkellydown View Post
Thanks for the tips Josh! I'm level 3 now (and my parts are falling on the floor at work lol). Almost got enough for the radar you were talking about. Started by buying the shortsword and more coins in chests. At first I unlocked the shortsword thinking I would always have it equipped, but what buying things does is allow them to be discovered in chests.

In case anyone's wondering, the ad removal IAP is only $1.99. I bought it but don't remember seeing any ads. Must be generous that way
I think the ads are every 7 minutes or so, somewhere around there. So yeah you wouldn't see one for a bit after starting fresh.