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  • Publisher: The Ant Ranch
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 26.1 MB
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: Have you got what it takes to become a Lunar Pilot?

Your PodHopper is little more than a seat, a fuel tank and control paddle! You need a steady hand and iron will to ride this flying bomb!

Moonbase: Lander is the stylish accelerometer-based moon lander game for the iPhone and iPod Touch using realistic physics simulation and stunning full 3D backgrounds.

Join the Moonbase Lunar Pilot Training Program. Increasingly difficult terrain will challenge your skill and nerves! Discover alien technology and military hardware to enhance your PodHopper. Land carefully for the highest point value. Can you qualify as a Pilot before you run out of fuel?

Leveraging the power of the Ageia PhysX engine, the simulation game play in Moonbase: Lander uses one of the best physics engines available. The mass and gravity are set to simulate a real landing on the moon. The backgrounds are a stunning full 3D, with the moon herself supplying the texture. Coded in the powerful and clean Unity3D game development tool, this is the best (in our humble opinion) lander game available for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

- Addictive Gameplay
- Accelerometer based tilt controls
- Accurate power curve driving the thrust of the PodHopper
- Physics simulation using the Ageia PhysX engine
- High quality graphics, lighting & effects
- Stunning 3D backgrounds

Have you got what it takes to become a Lunar Pilot?


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The Ant Ranch is the games division of Privateer Pictures an award winning visual effects production company based in London, UK.
11-07-2009, 05:33 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: 31.560499, -111.904128
Posts: 7,471
I've seen quite a few of these 'moon landing' games now. It's almost becoming a genre.
This looks like one of the better ones though, the graphics look good.

Hakuna Matata
11-13-2009, 05:22 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 11
Moonbase: Lander has been out for about a week now, with good sales, but as the developer, I'm curious what people think of the game. Like a parent, it's hard to put it out there and not hear anything back! I've given out some codes, and the download count is good, so some toucharcader should have played it by now!

I'd love to hear what you think, both good and bad. I'll be putting together a list of things to include in an update that will come out after I've completed my next game which should be done soon!

Anyway, let me know what you think!

Adam (aka: Little Angel)

Our current game, Moonbase: Lander, is LIVE on the iTunes App Store http://itunes.apple.com/app/id337299371
Or try the LITE version: http://itunes.apple.com/app/id341470380
For more information drop by http://theantranch.com