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iPhone: GravityWars is now available on AppStore

10-21-2009, 03:44 AM
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GravityWars is now available on AppStore

GravityWars is a game inspired by the Amiga classic Gravity Force; one of the best games ever for the commodore platform.

The objective of the game is to steer the ship through caves, while gravity is constantly pulling it downwards. It gets quite hard after a while.

It initially appeared as the first high resolution game for Linux, and gained wide popularity when released to public domain in 1995. In fact, the free game was sold in a bundle of three games in the “black market” in asia – labeled as “The best linux games ever” including Civilization, Quake, and GravityWars.

The new version is ported and rewritten to iPhone/OpenGL and comes with many enhancements and fun twists. Make sure you tilt the device and whats the shadows re-project.

It still uses the original graphics drawn by Pär Johannesson. The music of the game is composed with iDrum on iPhone!

I hope you enjoy my effort of bringing the old classic to the iPhone.
10-21-2009, 08:49 AM
#2
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First impressions

Very nice retro feel graphics with a modern update. The tilt shadow effect is pretty cool.
Responsive controls. Pressing on the left side of the screen controls thrust, swiping on the right steers the ship and touching on the right side fires the cannon.
Gameplay is a lot of fun.

One thing though, in the EU store i found it as iGravityWars. Not sure if this applies to the US store as well.

Nice game

10-21-2009, 08:52 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.

Last edited by Devilishly Good; 10-21-2009 at 08:55 AM.
10-21-2009, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Devilishly Good View Post
The thing is, that is not the game we're talking about.
It was posted as iGravityWars, not GravityWars
10-21-2009, 08:54 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jn2002dk View Post
The thing is, that is not the game we're talking about.
It was posted as iGravityWars, not GravityWars
ok, i only searched for gravity wars...will fix...take my quote out of your post too, so people don't get confused

Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
10-21-2009, 08:56 AM
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Posts: 418
Quote:
Originally Posted by Devilishly Good View Post
ok, i only searched for gravity wars...will fix...take my quote out of your post too, so people don't get confused
Great, that's the right one

OP, maybe you should ask a moderator to change the title of your post?
Otherwise you might miss some sales
10-21-2009, 08:58 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jn2002dk View Post
Great, that's the right one

OP, maybe you should ask a moderator to change the title of your post?
Otherwise you might miss some sales
very true...you definitely want it labeled as "iGravityWars"

Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.