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App description: Based on the classic arcade game Rampart, Hostile Tides puts you in charge of coastal defenses and destroying marauding enemy ships. Strengthen and expand your walls to protect all the towns on the map. Build powerful cannons to blast the enemy out of the water and the air. Achieve total victory by conquering all 9 unique maps.

Hostile Tides now lets you choose between 2 different game modes; Hostile Tides Mode and Rampart Mode. Think things through when building in Hostile Tides Mode or frantically place Tetris style wall blocks before the time runs out in Rampart Mode.

Hostile Tides also lets you choose between 3 levels of difficulty. Can you achieve total victory on both game modes and all levels of difficulty?

Features
Beautiful detailed graphics
Original theme music
2 different game modes
3 levels of difficulty
9 unique maps
5 distinct enemy ships and 1 flying unit
Mid game pause and auto save in case of interruption
Video tutorial for Hostile Tides Mode, text tutorial for Rampart Mode
Game statistics
Flaming cannonballs!

Tips
Upgrade your cannons as soon as you can
Upgrade the walls next to your cannons to keep the cannons safe
Enemy ships increase their accuracy every time they shoot, so destroy them quickly
Flying machines are easiest to hit when they are close to your cannons
When building, you do not need to touch the wall or cannon in order to move them. Just touch the screen and move your finger, the wall or cannon will move accordingly.
12-07-2009, 08:34 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 9
Wow! I loved Rampart as a kid and was dreaming of the day something similar would come out... that day has finally arrived. Now if there was just a multiplayer, how rad would that be???

12-07-2009, 09:06 PM
#3
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
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Originally Posted by b_money View Post
Wow! I loved Rampart as a kid and was dreaming of the day something similar would come out... that day has finally arrived. Now if there was just a multiplayer, how rad would that be???
you may want to check out Bastion as well if you are looking for Rampart inspired games

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Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
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Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
12-08-2009, 12:47 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: SG
Posts: 3,549
Im interested in a video for this. Bastion is a fabulous game but it has some scrolling issues which hopefully is absent from this game.

If only the available video tutorial was also put up on YouTube lol

Crystal, OpenFeint, Plus+, Disc Drivin: Prab | Game Center: PrabSG
12-09-2009, 02:02 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by Prab View Post
Im interested in a video for this. Bastion is a fabulous game but it has some scrolling issues which hopefully is absent from this game.

If only the available video tutorial was also put up on YouTube lol
Saw this thread pop up in Google. Your wish is my command. Here's the link to the video tutorial for Hostile Tides on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niW4qIv0RmY The free "Lite" version of the game will hopefully be available in about a week or so.
12-09-2009, 02:03 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,968
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Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post
Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
12-09-2009, 06:17 PM
#7
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 1
Game Developer

Hope you guys like the game, especially the graphics....my doing!

Give me some feed back on the pause screen. I probably put more time into that than I should have.

Let us know what else you'd like to see out of the game!
Jason Phillips
12-09-2009, 09:45 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: SG
Posts: 3,549
Thanks for the video! artwork looks great and I dont see any problems with the UI. But is there any music / soundeffects in the game? lol

Crystal, OpenFeint, Plus+, Disc Drivin: Prab | Game Center: PrabSG
12-10-2009, 01:32 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by Prab View Post
Thanks for the video! artwork looks great and I dont see any problems with the UI. But is there any music / soundeffects in the game? lol
LOL, yeah there's definitely music and sound effects; cannon fire, explosions, water splashes etc. There's no audio in the video tutorial because I was trying to minimize the size of the game. Additionally, the user would more than likely already be listening to the main theme music in the game when they watched the tutorial for the first time.

We'll look into putting together a more exciting gameplay video with full audio.
12-10-2009, 02:08 AM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 10
this looks great well done guys!