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iPhone: Hive available on iTunes now

10-23-2009, 06:06 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Vancouver, Canada
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Hive available on iTunes now

Hi Everyone. First off, I am the developer (one of them), Tom Schulz from Lotusland Studios in Vancouver. Our game was just approved yesterday and is now available at http://itunes.com/apps/hive/

I have attached some captures from the game that are not in our store posting here, and I'm happy to answer any questions either here or you can email me info@lotuslandstudios.com.

( from the store description )
Lotusland Studios is proud to present the official version of John Yianni's award winning game Hive.

Hive is a board game with a difference. There is no board! The pieces are added to the playing area thus creating the board. As more and more pieces are added the game becomes a fight to see who can be the first to capture the opposing Queen Bee.

The soldier ants battle to keep control of the outside of the hive, whilst the Beetles climb up to dominate the top. Spiders moving into holding positions as the Grasshoppers jump in for the kill. Keeping one eye on the hive and the other on your opponents reserves, the tension builds as one wrong move will see your Queen Bee quickly engulfed; .... game over!

Hive's unique gameplay is suitable for players of all ages. The game is quickly learned but hard to master like other classic games of its genre. Interface elements clearly indicating where a player may move or place their pieces makes this version easier for the novice to learn than the tabletop version, and players without a partner will be challenged by the AI opponent.

Hive is a beautiful 3D game that allows the player to choose from different sets of pieces and different colored backgrounds. While Hive is not traditionally played on a board, users may display a hex grid to aid their visualization of the game's possibilities and movements.
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Developers of Hive for the iPhone.
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