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Preview: Digger

02-14-2009, 05:15 PM
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Preview: Digger

Hi there,

it's almost done. hopefully apple will review the game soon and it will become available in the app store:

DIGGER, a remake of an old game I played as a young boy 20 years ago on my dad's KC 85/3.

Features of the iPhone/iPod Touch version:
- 230 levels (the 30 from the original game, plus 4 more cave packs with 50 more levels each)
- the design of the original game
- introducing new features like more animations (for the ghosts), new treasure ghosts and the amoeba
- an all new CAVE EDITOR to create your own levels
- controls designed after the original keyboard of an old KC85/3
- one savegame for each cave pack
- replay caves without changing your savegames
- control the game by multitouch on the buttons or swipe from one button to another with one finger

- uploading and sharing of cave packs will come with an update of the game later

here are some screenshots:

YouTube Video

have fun,

Last edited by SioSae; 02-18-2009 at 06:48 AM.
02-14-2009, 05:17 PM
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i don't know why but almost every single old game rocks.

02-14-2009, 05:23 PM
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I will be looking forward to that one.

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02-15-2009, 02:25 PM
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updated the link to the YouTube Video: now with better quality
02-15-2009, 02:33 PM
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my brother waited for boulder dash on iphone so long... he will be happy.
02-15-2009, 03:03 PM
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Me too. Thats why I decided to make it myself so I can play it again, and on my iPhone everywhere I want to.

I hope you and your brother will like it.
02-15-2009, 03:07 PM
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any news when it will be in app store?
02-15-2009, 03:23 PM
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hey its boulder dash. nice.
02-15-2009, 04:12 PM
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it's still on review state for 4 days now. I dont know how long it usually takes but I check every day.
02-16-2009, 03:37 AM
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Unfortunatelly the game wont be released because I decided to try to contact First Star Software and ask them if there will be any violation of copyright by remaking this old east german game.

And they told me that they would have taken legal action against me if i release the game.

But for anyone interested in, they also told me that they will release the original Boulder Dash game (Vol.1) and Boulder Dash Rocks soon on the iPhone.

So everything i did was for the trash can. Have fun,