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App description: - New in Version 1.0.2 -
Native support for iPad resolution.

In Taters Training Trash Yard, you play as Tater and your mission is simple; blow away as many targets as you can before the time runs out.

Are you interested in game development on the iPhone and iPad? This game was created for the book, "Creating 3D GAME ART for the iPhone with Unity iOS: Featuring modo and Blender Pipelines."

With Creating 3D Game Art for the iPhone, you will learn to create optimized game content with cutting-edge, exciting tools and technologies. Featuring Luxology's artist-friendly modo, and Blender, the free open-source 3D app, along side the powerful Unity iOS game engine, you can create and optimize your game assets for iPhone and iPad games, specifically learning how to model characters and environment assets, texture, paint, animate skinned characters and advanced lightmapping techniques.

Follow the creation of "Tater," a character from the author's personal game project "Dead Bang," as he's used to explain vital aspects of game development on the iOS platfrom. Creating 3D Game Art for the iPhone is not your typical step-by-step, learn to model a low-res character book without any regard to the platform the game is deployed on.
Instead, it focuses on the key principles of game design and development by covering in-depth, the iDevice hardware and how it relates to the Unity iOS game engine. The book reveals the technical relationship between the hardware and game engine as it directly relates to your content. The book's goal is to give you the necessary tools and techinques needed for you to create content for your game quickly

Find out more about the book at http://the3dninja.com/unitybook

:: About Tater's Training Trash Yard ::

This app showcases all of the elements discussed in the book wrapped into a game. In the game, you play as Tater and while wielding your trusty sidekick, "Thumper" you'll run through the trash yard working on some target practice or as Tater would put it, "Thump'n Noggins!"

In order to consider yourself skilled at the art of Thumpn Noggins, youre going to have to make sure you leave no target standing or else you can just consider yourself a loser. Well, that is at playing the game anyways.

Relieve some stress during the day by running through the Trash Yard. Having a bad day at work? Everyday grind got you down? Then take it out in the Trash Yard.

So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and as Tater would put it, Thump some Noggins!

**Features Game Center Leaderboard! Compete against your best time or your friend's time in the Trash Yard. Earn your bragging rights and climb to the top of the Leaderboard.

*** Tater's Training Trash Yard was built for iOS 4, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 3rd/4th Gen and iPhone 3GS iDevices. Older hardware will run the game, but at reduced quality and performance.
09-28-2010, 10:57 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,376
Really like the icon on this one.

Invaders Must Die.