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iPhone: Sneak Peak: Textropolis

01-05-2009, 03:56 PM
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Sneak Peak: Textropolis

A short preview trailer for my next game titled Textropolis due out any day now!

video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq_fmyP5Qo8&fmt=18
website: http://eeenmachine.com/textropolis

Textropolis is a persistent, free-play word discovery game. Travel around the word to different cities and discover as many words as you can from the letters of their names. Finding more words builds up each city, unlocks new ones, and adds to your total Textropolis population. Not shown in the video is a cool feature where you can email a postcard to a friend from within any city letting you show them your progress. You can also get hints for unfound words by shaking (at a price). One of the coolest features of all is that there are definitions for every word (I hate coming across new words without knowing what they mean)!

Last edited by eeenmachine; 01-11-2009 at 03:23 AM.
01-05-2009, 03:59 PM
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I love anything dealing with geography, and this is definitely appealing to me. UI looks very smooth as well. Will have to check it out.


01-05-2009, 04:01 PM
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great sounding title
great gameplay
simple and efficient
unique Text twist!

im buying it for sure!

release date?

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01-05-2009, 04:09 PM
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that looks very promising
01-05-2009, 04:13 PM
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I love geography. and text games
consider me a future customer!

Really good twist on the genre, presentation is top notch too.

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01-05-2009, 04:16 PM
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This looks great!
01-05-2009, 04:27 PM
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looks like a fun word game with a new twist to it. excited for it to come out!

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01-05-2009, 04:28 PM
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This looks pretty fun. These games never really appealed to me, but having the whole city building and exploration in the background makes me think I would probably enjoy it a good amount. My sisters would love this game too, they spend hours online playing boggle and stuff.
01-05-2009, 05:01 PM
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Am browsing on iPhone. Can't view Vimeo.
Prefer YouTube for that reason.

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01-05-2009, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by BrettArchibald View Post
Am browsing on iPhone. Can't view Vimeo.
Prefer YouTube for that reason.
Sorry about the quality, can't get a HD version up on youtube at the moment.