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Office Heroes: Climb the career ladder and deck out your corner office

07-08-2010, 03:15 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 18
Office Heroes: Climb the career ladder and deck out your corner office

Hi folks,

We're Astro Ape Studios, the team behind the just-announced Office Heroes. Check us out on the front page:

http://toucharcade.com/2010/07/08/up...-time-in-game/



Office Heroes is a social game for the iPhone and iPod Touch that's hitting the App Store soon.

It's got all the perks of climbing the corporate ladder, without any of the tedious work it requires in real life. A time and resource management game that puts you in control of a virtual office worker, Office Heroes lets you customize your appearance and wardrobe, and expand your office and the toys within it.

To ascend the ranks of the virtual corporate world – which is much, much less stuffy in Office Heroes universe – players must complete a variety of typical workday tasks, such as: updating your resume, watching movies, shopping online, making copies, blogging, tweeting, playing solitaire, gossiping, and tons of other truly productive activities. Completing tasks earns career points, with which players can use to decorate and expand their dream office.

Check out the screens below, as well as the trailer on YouTube.
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Last edited by astroapestudios; 07-08-2010 at 03:22 PM.
07-08-2010, 03:29 PM
#2
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Will this game require an online connection?

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07-08-2010, 03:40 PM
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Joined: Apr 2010
Location: Thames Ditton, UK
Posts: 350
The front page says this:

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What makes Office Heroes slightly more clever than your average social game is that you waste your life away in game while wasting your life away out of game, while playing the game. (What a meta mouthful.)
It doesn't really then explain what that actually means. It looks like a pretty standard game of this type, gameplay-wise, from the description, albeit an awesome looking one. So is it really different somehow?
07-08-2010, 03:46 PM
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Congrats on the front page and that answers my question.

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07-08-2010, 04:16 PM
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Interesting idea, I'm looking forward to the game. It seems polished and with a nice touch of humour
07-08-2010, 06:09 PM
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Location: New Zealand
Posts: 125
free?

Currently Playing: GTA, Monster Dash
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07-08-2010, 08:26 PM
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So is it really different somehow?
At its core you'll find some game mechanics that may feel familiar if you play social games, particularly ones that are of the time/resource management genre. However, it is in a completely different context and environment - ie, not farming. It's a lighthearted satire that just about anyone in the working world can relate to.

Our focus, at least for the first iteration, has been on the amount of content and customization that you are able to play with. We have over 200 decor pieces alone and offer some deep avatar customization.

As far as gameplay, we will be continually updating the app to bring more innovative gameplay features (our focus for the next update which we are working on now), as well as even more decor and clothes.

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free?
And yes, free
07-09-2010, 05:31 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 335
so ingame purchase to move up faster right?
07-09-2010, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by songbird View Post
Will this game require an online connection?
anyone know this?

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07-09-2010, 11:17 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 284
Sounds great! But in app purchasing is gonna ruin it!

Super excited for Pocket Heroes!