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App description: Create your own monsters to defeat your enemies in this all new gaming experience. An arcade strategy hybrid powered by a slot machine game mechanic. Work your way up from a beginner to an Ultimate Mad Scientist!

Features:
- Super easy single touch game play!
- Craft you monsters from 5 diff parts!
- Familiar slot machine game mechanic
- Single player rank progression
- Two player local battles on the same screen

mrobot's comments:
Monstercraft is now available for iOS!

Description:
Create your own monsters to defeat your enemies in this all new gaming experience. An arcade strategy hybrid powered by a slot machine game mechanic. Work your way up from a beginner to an Ultimate Mad Scientist!

Features:
- Super easy single touch game play!
- Craft you monsters from 5 diff parts!
- Familiar slot machine game mechanic
- Single player rank progression
- Two player local battles on the same screen

website: http://monstercraftgame.com/
iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/monstercraft/id403804782?mt=8

1.0.2 will be submitted tomorrow and will add enhanced iPad support for the Retina Display (960x640) version.

Please Note: the slot machine is skill based and you control when each reel stops.

Martin
Monstercraft designer and programmer

Also available for Windows Phone 7
12-02-2010, 05:25 PM
#2
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: SF Bay Area, California
Posts: 13
1.0.2 is out. [edit: adds Retina Display version to iPad! Great for local 2 player games]

Promo codes here

Also dev blog here

Last edited by mrobot; 12-02-2010 at 05:58 PM.
12-02-2010, 05:37 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Chicago
Posts: 72
Love the concept. Graphics looks pretty good too.
12-02-2010, 07:27 PM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,965
Game Impressions

Short 'n sweet silly game here.

Wall Defense game where you spin and stop your slot machine to build a creature. Each dial sets the head/body/legs, and as long as you don't hit BUST you will make a creature of some sort that will head out to defeat the enemy.

I'm not sure at this point which monster(s) are stronger and/or if a monster made from 2 or 3 matching parts is stronger than a completely random one. I'm also not sure what dictates which of the three rows the monster will be released. The help in the game tells you enough to play, but doesn't explain much.

Mostly this is a fun random game literally a mix of slots and defense. 2P mode is a lot more fun that playing against the CPU, but mostly you're trying to create monsters as fast as you can and/or monsters with matching parts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post
Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
12-06-2010, 02:13 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: SF Bay Area, California
Posts: 13
Thanks for the review. Glad you liked it.

The monsters parts do have different stats but should be overall balanced but the big advantage is making a complete monster which gives you 2x stats!