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App description: The year is 1994 and it is the future.

NO THING is an indie minimalistic surreal action game set in totalitarian regime of future.

Tells the story of an office clerk who is sent with important message to the Queen of Ice.

Main features:
- unique, weird storyline
- retro surrealistic full 3D graphic
- glitches and post effects
- simple controls
- full voiceover and speech synthesis
- chiptune sounds
- original cold wave music with over ten unique music themes
- achievements
- leaderboard
- game center support
- portrait mode and landscape mode supported
- easy to play hard to master, very hard

Please use headphones for the best experience!

Evil Indie Games's comments:

NO THING - Surreal Arcade Trip

Evil Indie Games
Genres: Games Action Arcade
GAME CENTER ENABLED
$1.99 USD


Quote:
The year is 1994 and it is the future.

NO THING is an indie minimalistic surreal action game set in totalitarian regime of future.

Tells the story of an office clerk who is sent with important message to the Queen of Ice.

Main features:
- unique, weird storyline
- retro surrealistic full 3D graphic
- glitches and post effects
- simple controls
- full voiceover and speech synthesis
- chiptune sounds
- original cold wave music with over ten unique music themes
- achievements
- leaderboard
- game center support
- portrait mode and landscape mode supported
- easy to play hard to master, very hard

Please use headphones for the best experience!


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: 68.2MB

04-06-2016, 01:33 PM
#2
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 843
Looks interesting. I adore the Coldwave w/ a hint of chiptune soundtrack from the trailer. Really sends you careening back to the early '80s, when the preponderance of synths and the still ongoing cold war made it seem like you were living in a chilly sci-fi movie. Not sure I'm gonna bite until I've heard at least a couple of impressions, though. Want to see if the gameplay is a little more than just turning left-and-right first. Still...interest piqued!

04-06-2016, 01:54 PM
#3
Walking the same road today, sinagog.

Read the description carefully and watch the screenies - it's exactly what you get - real trippy stuff.

After quite a few deaths, i finally finished the first level and it says storyline 10%. Since the Devs stated 10 soundtracks, we're looking at 10 levels, at least. This first one was simply left and right, getting slowly used to the turns and the glitchy screens.

The floating (auto) jump in the second level reminds of Fotonica, and should you fall from a higher level/street, with a bit of luck you can steer yourself back on track again, think Impossible Road.

The controls work great, though i'm a little bit disappointed they didn't serve a second option with swipes. Would have made a cool one-hander, pity. Instead we tap left/right, and it almost plays a bit like a rhythm game. Portrait and landscape, all 4 directions, cool. If you don't like the voice (oh i love it), turn it off.

No walk in the park this second level, so i can't tell how the game evolves. Difficult these days to recommend an "expensive" Temple Run-ner, but this is a playable piece of art and for this awesome music alone (in my ears!) - highly recommended.

Little tip: keep concentrated after you beat level 1, it goes on. The direction input comes very late.

My 2016 GOTY contenders...
Lost in Harmony, Lost Socks, NO THING, Loop Mania, Bullet Hell Monday, Dan the Man, RunGunJumpGun
04-06-2016, 02:33 PM
#4
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 843
Glad to hear it's got a bit of challenge to it. I was a bit worried that it practically played itself. I love the nightmare dystopia setting. It's the kinda thing that seeps into my dreams (in a good way) at night. Man, there are few things more satisfying than landing back on the track on Impossible Road after falling an in-game mile. If the track goes up and down as well as just left and right, and it's already got a few tricks up its sleeve on the second level, it sounds like the gameplay's surprisingly meaty. Thanks for the impressions as always, Qwertz! I'm getting it.
04-06-2016, 05:21 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2014
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 763
Happy to see its available already! Nice to not have to wait till the evening to get a jump on this treat.
04-06-2016, 06:19 PM
#6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Qwertz555 View Post
The controls work great, though i'm a little bit disappointed they didn't serve a second option with swipes. Would have made a cool one-hander, pity. Instead we tap left/right, and it almost plays a bit like a rhythm game.
Nice suggestion, thanks!
We are working with swipes for AppleTv version so we will add different control options in the future update for iphone/ipad too
04-06-2016, 06:36 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2015
Location: Liberty city
Posts: 2,767
Anyone buy yet
04-06-2016, 06:45 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2013
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Posts: 2,264
Looks pretty evil to me
04-06-2016, 07:10 PM
#9
Okay, $2, I'll support. Looks pretty ill. Best stock up on epilepsy meds!
And PLEASE bring the swipes!!!!!!!!!!
04-06-2016, 07:46 PM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anonomation View Post
Looks pretty evil to me
Damn, and it plays evil.
*hears the Devs muahahaha*

Phew, at least i reached a 70% score on level two. Highly concentrated, mesmerized, every try a bit more, memorizing the tricky jump-turns.
To get to know the path, i only play in landscape mode. The environment's preview is so important but limited in portrait.

Oops, i even got stuck on this edge here where i should have gone straight.
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My 2016 GOTY contenders...
Lost in Harmony, Lost Socks, NO THING, Loop Mania, Bullet Hell Monday, Dan the Man, RunGunJumpGun