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App description: Battle of Puppets is an addictive, fascinatingly odd, and truly original linear strategy game. With a vibrant artistic style, it combines, the hallowed art of puppetry, with ruthless marionette combat!

"A distinctive art style and a plethora of cool features" - TUAW

"Battle of Puppets is absolutely oozing character and charm through its amazing art style and other really clever features... The amount of thought and small touches developers Small Wonders put in to the game is awesome." - Touch Arcade

"Visually appealing and with an operatic setting like no other" - Pocket Gamer silver award winner

"If this game doesnt get nominated somewhere for graphical achievement, I just will NOT understand." - The Appera

"Battle of Puppets is top notch in terms of art design and visual effects. Animations of the characters, backgrounds, and battles are great." - App Smile

YOULL NEED TO PULL SOME STRINGS!

You select and perform an opera in a series of 22 American theatres, each with its own custom backdrop of famous landmarks. Each competition then pits you as the puppeteer to strategically build units, upgrade your castle and outposts, and even cast spells using written gestures to destroy the opposing forces and win the affection of the crowd. With 6 professions to unlock, you can learn to repair your troops, mind control the enemy, boo the opposition, and more!

Each of the 5 operas vary significantly in terms of their relative strengths and weaknesses, unit types, building speeds, and most interestingly, how they are affected by changing weather conditions. Choose the best route across the country based on the weather in each city!

Battle of Puppets is easy to learn but the strategy is hard to master!

Features:

Maps:
22 unique locations, each with changing backdrops for day and night.

Armies:
play as any of the 5 different armies, each representing famous operas.
20 distinctive unit types

Modes:
3 game-play modes
Battleground - destroy the enemy castle
Survival - stay alive!
Fast Battleground - destroy the enemy fast
3 difficulty levels
3 distict user profiles

Professions:
6 unlockable professions let players cast magic on the enemy

Climate:
Multiple climates that affect your troops in battle

Languages
English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German and French.

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01-26-2010, 11:19 PM
#2
Joined: May 2009
Location: Bookland
Posts: 3,366

01-26-2010, 11:22 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,165
syncing now.... can't wait to play it!

"I have nothing to say, and I'm saying it" - John Cage
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01-26-2010, 11:23 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
I still hate the name.
01-26-2010, 11:36 PM
#5
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 505
This looks like a really good game. I think I might give it a whirl.
01-26-2010, 11:37 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Love the art style and tempted to give this one a try. Not crazy about what appears to be a hackneyed tower siege game underneath though. Hmm. Not sure.
01-26-2010, 11:38 PM
#7
Finally, a game I'm hyped for. Now I just need to buy a gift card -_-
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01-26-2010, 11:41 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,711
I can't believe they launched this game at $1.99 bucks. The art is awesome for a castle v castle game.
01-26-2010, 11:48 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,373
Man I love the artwork! Please tell me it plays faster than the video? I will pick this up if the gameplay/animation gets faster.

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01-27-2010, 12:06 AM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,373
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Oh screw it. I can't resist lol! This just looks and sounds way to good to pass up. I will post some screens n stuff as soon as I can. Sorry for the double post.

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