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Infinite Canyon - Endless flight challenge

05-21-2016, 12:04 AM
#1
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Infinite Canyon - Endless flight challenge

Happy to write about our soon coming game "Infinite Canyon" (working title, still deciding).

The game features procedurally generated "canyons", which get increasingly more complex, where to fly your fighter plane in. Tight curves, narrow passes and both static and dynamic obstacles will make the flight quite thrilling.

You'll raise your score flying at low altitude, using your boost, performing stunts and in general surviving as long as you can . GameCenter leaderboards should spice up the competition.

While still in development, it finally reached a stage which we could share some footage of, so here is a full flight in current alpha version (video recorded on iPad Air 1).

UPDATE : New preview video and screenshots available



More info soon, in the meantime all feedback is very appreciated.

Last edited by FrozenPepper; 05-25-2016 at 02:42 PM.
05-21-2016, 03:26 AM
#2
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Location: Bucharest, Romania
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looks nice, is it controlled via the accelerometer?

05-21-2016, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by otravu View Post
looks nice, is it controlled via the accelerometer?
Thanks otravu , you will be able to control the game with both accelerometer and touch controls.
05-25-2016, 02:41 PM
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UPDATE : Work is proceeding and we now have a new video and some first screenshots from the beta version of the game :



UPDATE 18/5 :
game is almost ready, here is a screenshot from the cool "sound barrier breaking" effect we have just added


(by the way, even if almost completely useless, each scenario has a different air temperature causing the speed at which you break the sound barrier to change slightly accordingly )

Last edited by FrozenPepper; 05-28-2016 at 01:56 PM.
05-25-2016, 04:58 PM
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Uhhhh-uhhhhh! Think I'm gonna puke!! 😫 Looks pretty good and the planes seem very nimble! Might be good! 😅
05-26-2016, 10:00 PM
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Originally Posted by bigrand1 View Post
Uhhhh-uhhhhh! Think I'm gonna puke!! 😫 Looks pretty good and the planes seem very nimble! Might be good! 😅
Hi bigrand1 ! Hope you'll like it, and yes planes should feel very nimble (3 planes available that have quite different speed and reactivity).

Here it's getting hard to work on it as each test leads to another "fast flight" to improve distance, then another, and another...... and then a colleague brags about his max distance reached and it's all over again.
05-28-2016, 01:54 PM
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Here is a screenshot of the cool effect when your plane break the sound barrier !


(by the way, even if almost completely useless, each scenario has a different air temperature causing the speed at which you break the sound barrier to change slightly accordingly )
More coming soon.

Last edited by FrozenPepper; 05-28-2016 at 01:56 PM.
05-30-2016, 11:59 PM
#8
Joined: May 2016
Location: Seattle, WA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FrozenPepper View Post
Thanks otravu , you will be able to control the game with both accelerometer and touch controls.
Do you find the accelerometer controls are relatively similar across the different iOS devices? Do you find yourself preferring accel or touch while testing?
05-31-2016, 02:33 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AmarulaByMorning View Post
Do you find the accelerometer controls are relatively similar across the different iOS devices? Do you find yourself preferring accel or touch while testing?
We worked quite hard to have a good feeling with accelerometer and it feels fairly the same across all devices. Plus a sensibility slider should help trimming it according to user preferences. Personally i HATE accelerometer inputs and prefer touch controls, but it's only a matter of taste (i think).


Also happy to write that Infinite Canyon will be available for free in a few hours on the AppStore !!!
APPSTORE link
06-02-2016, 01:59 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2009
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Infinite Canyon is now available on the App Store, here is link to new thread in correct section of the forums : http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...78#post3856178
and the AppStore Link : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/infinite-canyon/id1114692083?ls=1&mt=8
Great thanks to all for the feedback!