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3D platformers?

12-02-2009, 10:11 AM
#1
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3D platformers?

Why haven't I seen any 3D platformers for the iPhone? I want something like Super Mario 64.
12-02-2009, 12:55 PM
#2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ommo View Post
Why haven't I seen any 3D platformers for the iPhone? I want something like Super Mario 64.
Castle of Magic is very Super Mario-esque.

12-02-2009, 12:58 PM
#3
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it's 2d tho, side scrolling. he means immersive 3d, not 3d sprites and 2d gameplay.

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12-02-2009, 01:27 PM
#4
Hi, How Are You may be the closest thing to a 3D platformer right now. Leap Quest is close, but for me it's more of a 3D Doodle Jump than anything else. There's another game in the works that's a more proper Mario-style 3D platformer, but for the life of me I can't remember the name.
12-02-2009, 01:37 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ommo View Post
Why haven't I seen any 3D platformers for the iPhone? I want something like Super Mario 64.
*edit*: @Squarezero beat me to the punch!

Our game Leap Quest is one of the few It's more of a platforming hybrid, though - the levels are randomly generated rather than pre-designed like Mario 64.

Armado is another one, though I haven't played it. It looks pretty fun, though.

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Last edited by mklaurence; 12-02-2009 at 01:38 PM. Reason: @Squarezero beat me to the punch
12-02-2009, 01:38 PM
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Because 3D platformers require something better than a touch screen.

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12-02-2009, 01:39 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mklaurence View Post
*edit*: @Squarezero beat me to the punch!

Our game Leap Quest is one of the few It's more of a platforming hybrid, though - the levels are randomly generated rather than pre-designed like Mario 64.

Armado is another one, though I haven't played it. It looks pretty fun, though.
wow.
leap quest looks like a beautiful game!
i wanna try it out now!

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Thats a nice lookin gun.
12-02-2009, 04:41 PM
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12-02-2009, 08:09 PM
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Have you tried Otto-matic: Alien Invasion yet? It's better than what most people give it credit for. Hi, How Are You is good too, although it's a little annoying.

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12-02-2009, 10:11 PM
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can't remember where i read it, but there's also a game coming out that looks like a proper 3d platformer about a girl with a little raygun. i need to find out what that was called.

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