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App description: Listen in amazement as music syncs with dazzling action in this pulse-pumping, high-speed shooting game!

In addition to the current 2 modes, a hidden AWAKEN MODE has been added! Use your awakened might to evade over 10 times the normal onslaught of enemy fire! 2 exciting new music tracks have also been added!



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A shooting game tailored to enjoy in short bursts makes for an unparalleled, soaring adrenaline rush. - donpy (@CDIP)
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Experience 3 Unique Modes:

- NORMAL MODE:
The main Techno Trancer mode. Novices and experts alike can enjoy the quest for 100 Phases and 10 million points!

- 60SEC MODE:
Aim for a high score within a 60 second time limit.
Awakening adds to the clock.

- AWAKEN MODE (Hidden):
Face a hail of lasers in this hard mode.
Skilled pilots are given the choice to awaken, or die!



Key Features:

* Operating Your Ship
Move your ship by dragging your finger across screen to avoid red lasers and destroy your enemies!

Enemy lasers are slowed by the anti-gravity field that automatically expands around your ship.
If you're not crazy about facing a laserstorm head on, you can take your time by catching and dodging them with the field.

* Collect Energy Bits
The more enemy lasers there are in the anti-gravity field that surrounds your ship, the more "energy bits" will appear when you destroy an enemy.
Collect these to increase your score.

In addition, each time you collect an energy bit, the Energy Gauge at the top of the screen will increase.
When it fills up completely, you will enter Awakened Mode, where the screen lights up in a dazzling light show.
You will be completely invincible and have maximum weapon power until the gauge reaches zero.
Also, destroying enemies in Awakened Mode will release large amounts of energy bits!

* Reverse Enemy Lasers with an Anti-Gravity Field Blast
If you find yourself surrounded, shake your device rapidly (*1) to discharge your anti-gravity field on the entire screen.
This will temporarily cause all enemy lasers to reverse course. (This can be used when the icon at the top right of the screen is flashing.)
But use this with caution: you will lose your anti-gravity field for a short time after using it, making it impossible to slow down enemy lasers.

*1 Can be set to activate by simply touching the screen with 2 fingers (via Options).



Gameplay Hints:

- The only things that you cannot touch are the red enemy lasers.
You can touch enemy ships without taking damage.

- Enemy lasers need to touch your ship's core to damage it, so you can get very close to them and still remain safe.

- Avoiding enemy lasers is easiest if you move slowly and smoothly.
If it looks like you're going to get surrounded, try to weave your way in between the enemy lasers to escape.

- If you think your ship moves too slowly or too quickly, adjust the speed in the Options menu.
01-26-2010, 01:22 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 21
Has anyone tried it yet? Any reviews?

01-27-2010, 07:37 PM
#3
Needs tilt controls.

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Originally Posted by ultimo View Post
This is not Windows, this is Apple, dude
05-29-2010, 10:43 AM
#4
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
version 2.1.0 out:

What's new
- 60-Second Time Attack Mode.
Try to get the highest possible score in 60 seconds!
Time refills while in Awakened Mode.
No continues.
- Screen size now adjustable from 50-100%.
- Returning to the main menu is now possible by tapping the upper left/right of the in-game screen.
- New song

Quote:
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.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
05-29-2010, 10:51 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,803
Quote:
Originally Posted by f e a r l e s s View Post
Needs tilt controls.
It says in the description it has tilt controls...

This actually looks intriguing. I'd love to see a gameplay video. I'll go look for one now.

Edit: Here it is, dunno how to embed though.

It looks great visually, but I don't know how much depth it has. Hard to put the money down for it when $1 more will get me Assault Squadron.

Current obsessions: Bug Princess 2: Black Label, Neuroshima Hex, Pinball Arcade, Final Fantasy Tactics, MacGuffin's Curse, 1112, Dangerous, 100 Trials, Ascension, The Quest
Anticipating: Spirit Hunter Mineko, Rogue Touch EX, Fargoal 2, Cursed Realms

Last edited by medianotzu; 05-29-2010 at 11:30 AM.
05-29-2010, 11:03 AM
#6
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
Quote:
Originally Posted by medianotzu View Post

This actually looks intriguing. I'd love to see a gameplay video. I'll go look for one now.
...found some:


Quote:
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.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
05-29-2010, 02:10 PM
#7
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 1,332
WWWWOOOOOOOW!! Never saw this one, thanks for sharing.DEF on my wishlist!!! GREAT!
06-09-2011, 07:23 PM
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Anyone know what happened to the lite version? I was going to have a scoring competition with the 60 second mode next week in the Bullet Hell Fanatics group... but then today I just noticed that the lite had been removed from the US appstore... ???

Is it coming back? Or was it pulled indefinitely?
05-27-2013, 07:34 PM
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Sorry for reviving this thread....

For those of you wondering, Techno Trancer now supports the widescreen...

But I was wondering... Has anyone unlocked Awaken Mode? And if so, what are the conditions you need to meet to access this mode?