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Touch Tanks from FlipSide5 (with Plus+)

11-26-2009, 02:59 AM
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Touch Tanks from FlipSide5 (with Plus+)


Touch Tanks, FlipSide5’s new online multi-player tank arcade game, is rolling toward its release this December. Touch Tanks is going live as part of the Plus+ network and will allow 4 to 8 player tank battles over EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi. Players will strive to out maneuver each other over 3D terrain and take advantage of terrain features be it a desert or woodlands map to defeat opponents. As players gain skill through combat, credits are earned and can be spent to upgrade weapons and armor.

FlipSide5 has also rebuilt its online game server technology from the ground up on Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server to take advantage of the Apple's 64-bit and powerful multi-core technology, called Grand Central Dispatch. This allows Touch Tanks servers to support thousands of concurrent game players world wide. Watch out for Touch Tanks coming soon!

Crystal, OpenFeint, Plus+, Disc Drivin: Prab | Game Center: PrabSG

Last edited by Prab; 11-26-2009 at 03:05 AM.
11-26-2009, 03:05 AM
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Thx for letting us know will buy this if I can remember to.

11-26-2009, 12:33 PM
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11-26-2009, 12:46 PM
wow looks sick!
I'll definetly be on the look-out for it
11-26-2009, 12:49 PM
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I'm disappointed that a mod put this in the wrong section q:

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11-26-2009, 12:54 PM
Originally Posted by eggzbacon View Post
I'm disappointed that a mod put this in the wrong section q:
11-26-2009, 01:08 PM
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Is this going to be a "jump in and play" type of game like a Battlefield 1942 game? Also, I am curious as to how big the maps are going to be.
11-26-2009, 01:15 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 459
It looks very good.
11-28-2009, 05:30 PM
More on Touch Tanks...

We are very exciting about Touch Tanks and are really looking forward having it released soon. We really wanted to bring a fun game play, like Touch Hockey, together with the popularity of our online board games. We spent a lot of time to determine a real-time game play that could work over a cell network and it's greatly exceeded our expectations!

To answer some questions, the map is approximately 3 screens high and 2 screens wide.

In version 1.0, there are mines and shells with an option to upgrade your tank. We may bring the maximum player count per game down from 8 to 6 as it's fairly insane with 8 players right now.

The game play is very smooth of 3G an Wi-Fi and drops off slightly on EDGE.

We really put a lot of attention to the detail of the smoke, explosions, terrain, etc. We even have internally an elevation map, so that your tank slows down going uphill, goes faster downhill. All the graphics are truly 3D so you will see your tank roll left, right, up or down. You can even tilt your iPhone to the left or right and see around buildings or under the trees for a real 3D experience.

Version 1.0 has a Forest map and a Desert map.

We will be posting a video very soon!

- mike
11-28-2009, 05:33 PM
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Golden State
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Cool, thanks for replying.
Will be on my upcoming game to get list

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