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  • Publisher: MotivCode
  • Genre: Family
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 16.6 MB
  • Version: 3.0
  • Price: $1.99
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App description: Welcome to the game of eating numbers and equations while avoiding being eaten yourself! This classic game is now available for your enjoyment on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Just like the old-school game you used to play but now blended with some new twists! You'll enjoy it as much as you did back in the day and now you can pass along the fun you used to have to your kids. They probably wouldn't be caught dead using the original hardware this ran on!

Your hero is Muncher. You'll be directing his movements and eating habits while on your quest. Your objective is to eat the correct numbers or equations based on the heading of the level you are on. But be warned: there are creatures out there called Troggles that will get in your way! You may remember some of those shady characters: Reggies, Helpers, Bashfuls, Workers, and Smarties.

Without the hardware of your Apple ][ handy, you now move around the grid by touching a box. To eat the contents of a box, double touch it. Since you are no longer restricted to moving one box at a time, you must learn how Muncher moves to be successful at avoiding Troggles!

For every correct answer you eat, you receive points. Once you have eaten all of the correct answers you will move onto the next level. You will lose one of your Munchers if an incorrect answer is eaten or you cross paths with a Troggle. The game is over when you are out of lives. You can briefly keep yourself safe from Troggles while inside of the roaming 'safe box'. After every three levels you can sit back and watch a short, classic movie of Muncher taking care of business. When your game is over, you may be fortunate enough to have made it into the world-wide hall of fame!

There are five basic types of levels for you to play:

- Multiples: only eat multiples of the given number.
- Factors: only eat factors of the given number.
- Primes: only eat prime numbers.
- Equality: only eat equations that are equal to the given number.
- Inequality: only eat equations that are NOT equal to the given number.

You may also play all types together in series or in random order. As you progress in each type the difficulty increases. There are 250 distinct levels awaiting you!

Varying levels of difficulty are available to challenge your math skills. Also, as the difficulty goes up, more troggles will come after you and you will have fewer spare Munchers on hand. The harder you make it the more points you will receive per eaten correct answer.

Have fun!
12-10-2009, 01:02 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,206
Not quite what I think of when I think of "Apple II nostalgia." Captain Goodnight or Below the Root, now there's Apple II nostalgia.

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12-10-2009, 01:02 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,074
oh my god yes aahaahahaha

but why not SUPER number munchers?! ah well...maybe someday
12-10-2009, 01:03 PM
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12-10-2009, 01:03 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,373
NUMBER MUNCHERS! No F'ing Way!!!

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12-10-2009, 01:16 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Kansas City, MO
Posts: 1,612
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mindfield View Post
Not quite what I think of when I think of "Apple II nostalgia." Captain Goodnight or Below the Root, now there's Apple II nostalgia.
I think anyone who was in elementary school in the mid 90's will fondly rember playing this (and Oregon Trail as well) endlessly on the old Apple II's using those giant floppy discs

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Last edited by jecebn; 12-10-2009 at 01:20 PM.
12-10-2009, 01:30 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 735
I loved Number Munchers (especially primes) and I am thrilled to see it on the App Store. I've been playing it and it's really good.
12-10-2009, 03:19 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,206
Quote:
Originally Posted by jecebn View Post
I think anyone who was in elementary school in the mid 90's will fondly rember playing this (and Oregon Trail as well) endlessly on the old Apple II's using those giant floppy discs
Wow, they were still in use in the mid-90s? See, I predate that stuff. My early school Apple II computer experience primarily included Rocky's Boot. That, and Commodore PET machines.

Yeah, get off my lawn.

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12-10-2009, 03:23 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,373
Quote:
Originally Posted by jecebn View Post
I think anyone who was in elementary school in the mid 90's will fondly rember playing this (and Oregon Trail as well) endlessly on the old Apple II's using those giant floppy discs

And what great memories they were.

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12-10-2009, 03:24 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Kansas City, MO
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mindfield View Post
Wow, they were still in use in the mid-90s?
Now that I think about it, it was more like the early 90's (I started kindergarten in '92, I can remember using it in 1st grade)

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