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Outnumbered - 3D, Multiplayer, Survival [In Review]

12-13-2009, 05:51 PM
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Outnumbered - 3D, Multiplayer, Survival [In Review]

UPDATE: Released! Discussion has moved to this thread: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=37254


High Def. Trailer for Outnumbered:


Gameplay Tutorial for Outnumbered:


Hello good people of Touch Arcade! Veiled Games has returned from a long bit of dormancy (it's been far too long since our last hit, Up There) and is excited to start wagging our flaps about our next game: Outnumbered.

Outnumbered is a fully 3D game, built from the ground up with 2 player, competitive gameplay in mind. One player plays the ONE and attempts to survive as long as possible, while the other controls the masses of enemies in the role of MANY. When the ONE is destroyed, the roles are reversed, and the player with the highest ONE score wins.

Outnumbered has really beautiful graphics, awesome competitive play, and heart pounding music and effects. We're really proud of this one here at Veiled, and can't wait to get it in the hands of the TA game-aholics.

To head off some questions before their asked, here's a few FAQ's.

Q: Is there single player?
A: The Game is built around a full multiplayer experience, to be played between two players with two devices. In a pinch, yes, there is a solo version of the game, but Outnumbered really shines when you're fighting your friends.

Q: How much am I looking to drop on this gem of a game?
A: Opening price will be .99 cents. How long we stay at 99 cents, and what we move to after that will be determined by how much more ramen is in our pantry.

Q: What devices does this work on?
A: Outnumbered uses bluetooth to connect, so multiplayer is limited to the iPhone 3G and 3GS and 2nd Gen iPod Touches and up. Unfortunatly, 1st gen iPod Touches and iPhones aren't invited to this party. We tried to make it work for you, but it just didn't end up happening. Consolatory hug?

Q: How long is a typical game?
A: For both players to play both roles, in our playtesting we found an average of 5 - 8 minutes for a full round. This is long enough to get invested in the game, but short enough that you don't have to make a day around it, and can get a round in while waiting for the bus.

Q: Is it any good?
A: Hell yeah!

Q: When, oh please, when can I play this game?
A: That's Apple's decision now. It's done, submitted, under review. We're sending candy apple gift packs everyday now to the good people at the app review team, and are waiting to hear from them. It should be soon though!

Check out our site for more info about this and our other games. I'll try and be around here as often as I can to answer questions, and just see what you guys think of Outnumbered!



www.VeiledGames.com
Outnumbered out NOW!
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Last edited by VeiledGames; 12-15-2009 at 12:03 AM. Reason: App Released, moving to new thread.
12-13-2009, 05:56 PM
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Is there online multiplayer or just P2P or WLAN?


12-13-2009, 05:57 PM
#3
Wow looks good! I like that the other player controls the enemies. But for the robot controls do you drag to aim?
12-13-2009, 05:59 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Seishu View Post
Is there online multiplayer or just P2P or WLAN?
Local multiplayer is the order of the day. I'm not saying Online multiplayer will never happen, it's just not within our budget right now. If this game takes off, it's certainly something we're going to look into.

www.VeiledGames.com
Outnumbered out NOW!
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12-13-2009, 06:03 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by da shiz wiz 19 View Post
Wow looks good! I like that the other player controls the enemies. But for the robot controls do you drag to aim?
When you control the ONE, you move with the D-Pad, and swipe across enemies to target them. The ONE auto-aims on enemies you have targeted, in the order you swipe on them. The challenge is destroying the enemies in the right order, and using your ammo appropriately. We found, to do your own aiming, as well as steering, and firing, was just too many balls to juggle for a touch screen, and was only frustrating. Letting the ONE do the aiming for you works wonders. Don't worry though, the enemies are numerous enough and tough enough for there to be plenty of challenge.

www.VeiledGames.com
Outnumbered out NOW!
Follow us on Twitter @VeiledGames
12-13-2009, 06:03 PM
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Looks amazing and great concept can't wait for it to come out.
Hope it's successful for you

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12-13-2009, 11:48 PM
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Wow this looks awesome

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12-14-2009, 12:43 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by VeiledGames View Post
When you control the ONE, you move with the D-Pad, and swipe across enemies to target them. The ONE auto-aims on enemies you have targeted, in the order you swipe on them. The challenge is destroying the enemies in the right order, and using your ammo appropriately. We found, to do your own aiming, as well as steering, and firing, was just too many balls to juggle for a touch screen, and was only frustrating. Letting the ONE do the aiming for you works wonders. Don't worry though, the enemies are numerous enough and tough enough for there to be plenty of challenge.
so this is Matrix? The ONE?
looks cool! but my iPhone don't support peer to peer bluetooth
though it is possible,Apple didn't enable it, Damn Apple!

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12-14-2009, 12:58 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kugi_igi View Post
so this is Matrix? The ONE?
looks cool! but my iPhone don't support peer to peer bluetooth
though it is possible,Apple didn't enable it, Damn Apple!
Haha! ONE stands for Omega Neurobot Eliminator and MANY stands for Multiple Autonomous Neurobot Yield.

It's a shame that earlier devices aren't bluetooth P2P enabled, but that's the way the cookie crumbles I guess. No hard feelings?

www.VeiledGames.com
Outnumbered out NOW!
Follow us on Twitter @VeiledGames
12-14-2009, 01:09 AM
#10
Does look good. Looking forward to it.