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App description: Defend your corner of the galaxy from invading flying saucers in Astro Mania. When game play begins you have a fleet of three ships, the one currently in play and two in reserve. Navigate your ship under attacking saucers by tilting your device. Tap the fire button in the lower right corner of your screen to fire your laser weapon at the attacking saucers. Dont forget to watch out for bombs dropped by the saucers, if one hits your ship it will explode.

Each round of Astro Mania consists of six waves of flying saucers followed by a wave of falling red dice. Each wave of saucers has a different motion pattern. Some saucers will pass by at the top of the screen and some will come down to get you. If a flying saucer collides with your ship, your ship will explode. Be especially careful of those red dice, they come straight down at you in random formation.

After successfully destroying all objects in all seven waves your not out of the woods yet, they will all be back after you again, and again, and again

mobilebreak's comments:
Astro Mania





http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/astro-mania/id353432013?mt=8



Description:
Defend your corner of the galaxy from invading flying saucers in Astro Mania. When game play begins you have a fleet of three ships, the one currently in play and two in reserve. Navigate your ship under attacking saucers by tilting your iPhone or iPod touch. Tap the fire button in the lower right corner of your screen to fire your laser weapon at the attacking saucers. Don’t forget to watch out for bombs dropped by the saucers, if one hits your ship it will explode.

Each round of Astro Mania consists of six waves of flying saucers followed by a wave of falling red dice. Each wave of saucers has a different motion pattern. Some saucers will pass by at the top of the screen and some will come down to get you. If a flying saucer collides with your ship, your ship will explode. Be especially careful of those red dice, they come straight down at you in random formation. After successfully destroying all objects in all seven waves your not out of the woods yet, they will all be back after you again, and again, and again…until they get you!

Any saucer that goes off the right side of the screen will be back to get you from the left, any saucer that goes off the left side of the screen will be back from the right, and if a saucer passes you and goes off the bottom it will be back from the top!

Reserve Ships:
Each time you earn 10,000 points you’ll get an additional ship added to your fleet, up to a maximum of four.

The Energy Bar:
Be sure to check your energy bar from time to time, if it runs out your ship will explode. After you have destroyed all saucers in a wave any remaining energy will earn you bonus points. Once bonus points are calculated the energy bar will recharge just before the next wave begins.
06-30-2010, 12:18 PM
#2
over 300 downloads thanks for the support

07-01-2010, 06:05 PM
#3
As requested I will post more info on Mr Olsen's Back ground

"My name is Kenneth Olsen, since a young age I've been interested in computers and programming. During my teen years I taught myself some Qbasic and Visual Basic programming on Microsoft's Dos and Windows platforms. In mid 2008 I made the switch to Mac. Shortly there after I began learning about programming for Apple products. I also purchased an iPhone. At the same time I got Apple's iPhone SDK and purchased a few books on iPhone programming, a few months later I was able to get my first app (Mobile Break) on the App Store. Pleased with that small success I began work on my second app, Astro Mania, which is now also on the App Store. I'm currently working on two more apps that I hope you'll like."
07-02-2010, 11:22 AM
#4
Over 1,000 downloads of this simple APP now thanks
07-02-2010, 12:04 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 2,988
Is this a remake of something?

I have a vague recollection of an (activision?) game where you shoot dice (among other things) as they fall.

I am not a big retro fan, but I guess as a free app its worth a try

Currently addicted to Clash Royale
07-02-2010, 02:13 PM
#6
This is not a remake of something it is based on the idea of just a simple fun game Thanks for your thoughts
07-04-2010, 02:19 PM
#7
over 1,500 sownloads of our free APPS
07-04-2010, 08:14 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 192
Quote:
Originally Posted by mobilebreak View Post
This is not a remake of something it is based on the idea of just a simple fun game Thanks for your thoughts
Sure, it's based on "ASTRO BLASTER" from 1981.

http://www.arcade-history.com/images/game/129_1.png

http://www.virtualgaz.com/updateoct0...ter/rolled.jpg


But it was a very fun game back then.
Steve
07-04-2010, 08:59 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,206
Quote:
Originally Posted by ArtNJ View Post
Is this a remake of something?

I have a vague recollection of an (activision?) game where you shoot dice (among other things) as they fall.

I am not a big retro fan, but I guess as a free app its worth a try
You're probably thinking of Megamania -- which itself is pretty similar to the above Astro Blaster.

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07-04-2010, 09:37 PM
#10
thanks for the great hisory we had no idea