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iPhone: Triphids! Game now on App Store

01-21-2009, 09:43 PM
#1
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Triphids! Game now on App Store

Hi guys,

First, I'd like to introduce myself as the developer of Triphids!

Triphids is an old-school arcade shmup, something you can really sink your teeth into. When people see Triphids, they usually think of one of three games: Tempest, Gyruss, and Crazy Comets. It's one of a handful of 'Tube Shooters' - I don't know why more of these games don't exist, as they're fun to play and fairly straightforward to make.

I decided to pair this retro game with a really cool retro soundtrack, courtesy of my good friend AliceEffekt. Of course, if you don't like the soundtrack, you can use your own.

Here's a screenshot (of a boss battle):



At any rate, I hope that you guys can check out the website, www.triphids.com, and check out our game on the App Store. It's only $0.99 for the first week, and it will settle at $1.99 after that.

Thanks,
Jeff
Soulstrewn Studios, LLC

Last edited by Kraln; 01-21-2009 at 09:53 PM. Reason: Added screenshot!
01-21-2009, 09:50 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kraln View Post
Hi guys,

First, I'd like to introduce myself as the developer of Triphids!

Triphids is an old-school arcade shmup, something you can really sink your teeth into. When people see Triphids, they usually think of one of three games: Tempest, Gyruss, and Crazy Comets. It's one of a handful of 'Tube Shooters' - I don't know why more of these games don't exist, as they're fun to play and fairly straightforward to make.

I decided to pair this retro game with a really cool retro soundtrack, courtesy of my good friend AliceEffekt. Of course, if you don't like the soundtrack, you can use your own.

At any rate, I hope that you guys can check out the website, www.triphids.com, and check out our game on the App Store. It's only $0.99 for the first week, and it will settle at $1.99 after that.

Thanks,
Jeff
Soulstrewn Studios, LLC
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01-21-2009, 09:58 PM
#3
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hey! i searched this on iTunes and a 5 star review came up by...
a person named Kraln...
isnt this your TA username, or did you take the name from your first reviewer?
01-21-2009, 10:16 PM
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Downloaded...Impressions soon.
01-21-2009, 10:18 PM
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95002 in perpetual. Bring it.

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Last edited by PoV; 01-21-2009 at 10:31 PM.
01-21-2009, 10:32 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hello View Post
hey! i searched this on iTunes and a 5 star review came up by...
a person named Kraln...
isnt this your TA username, or did you take the name from your first reviewer?
Ah, that. My roommate was on my computer and accidentally used my account. I was actually at the inauguration when he posted that. By time we realized it was too late.

Last edited by Kraln; 01-21-2009 at 10:36 PM.
01-21-2009, 10:33 PM
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Joined: Dec 2008
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hello View Post
hey! i searched this on iTunes and a 5 star review came up by...
a person named Kraln...
isnt this your TA username, or did you take the name from your first reviewer?
Hahahah....caught red handed?

Edit: Oh, okay.
01-21-2009, 10:35 PM
#8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hello View Post
hey! i searched this on iTunes and a 5 star review came up by...
a person named Kraln...
isnt this your TA username, or did you take the name from your first reviewer?
Ouch...

Edit: Refresh.
01-21-2009, 10:35 PM
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sorry dev... we here at TA dont like shady practices...

Also this looks too much like blue attack which comes out on friday and looks better, so i will have to pass.

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01-21-2009, 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Rocketman919 View Post
sorry dev... we here at TA dont like shady practices...

Also this looks too much like blue attack which comes out on friday and looks better, so i will have to pass.
Fair's fair. Do realize that I signed up here at TA well afterwords. If I was going to be shady I wouldn't be so obvious that Kraln is my moniker =).

What, if I may ask, looks better about Blue Attack?

Last edited by Kraln; 01-21-2009 at 10:42 PM. Reason: grammar