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iPhone: Coming Soon: Blackbeard's Assault

10-28-2008, 10:33 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Ladera Ranch, CA
Posts: 100
Just Released: Blackbeard's Assault

UPDATE 11/4: Now available in the app store for only $2.99!

Hi, I wanted to share a preview of my new game, Blackbeard's Assault.

It's a marble popper game similar to puzzloop but with faster game play and more variety. I've put together a video preview here:

Vimeo (higher quality): http://www.vimeo.com/1997920
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnCqWZB1VzM

Some features:
  • 3 Difficulty Modes
  • 20 Unique Levels
  • Auto Save + Resume

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Last edited by Warhorse Games; 11-17-2008 at 02:22 PM. Reason: added reviews
10-28-2008, 10:39 AM
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 224
That looks really polished, great production values.

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10-28-2008, 10:58 AM
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Boston
Posts: 1,268
looks good
10-28-2008, 10:59 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: New York
Posts: 13
^^ what he said
10-28-2008, 11:44 AM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Birmingham, UK, dull corner of the world
Posts: 2,367
This is not my type of game, so I won't be buying it myself. However, I just wanted to post my opinion on how the game looks, as I think you have done a wonderful job on the games presentation and gameplay- honestly. The music is superb, the sound effects suitable, as too are the graphics. I like the rolling balls, the drawbridge etc. I am sure you will do well with this app, or at least deserve to by the looks of this preview.
10-28-2008, 11:49 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: PA, USA
Posts: 744
Excellent graphics
Looks very polished
Great audio/sound

Another bubble-color match game

This genere of games has no apparent end in sight. By 2010 I imagine I'll have 3 pages of apps, all with variations on matching colored bubbles. But, at the end of the day I enjoy these games, I just don't know how many ways this concept can be used before it gets old.
10-28-2008, 11:57 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Ladera Ranch, CA
Posts: 100
Thanks for the comments all. Yes, I know some people are sick of this genre, but not everyone . I tried to add some twists with the multiple firing positions, and a savable power-up mechanic. As far as I know puzzloop is the only competitor available right now, I think my game will compare nicely.

10-28-2008, 12:10 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,575
I can't get this video to play on my MacBook. I clicked the link and the page loads and the video appears there, but it doesn't start. Clicking the play button just gives me a blank video screen. I note that the status line in Safari says "Canceled opening page", though I hadn't canceled it. Anyone else having this problem?
10-28-2008, 12:23 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Ladera Ranch, CA
Posts: 100
crunc: not sure why that's happening. I'll post a youtube version tonight, hopefully that will work.
10-28-2008, 03:43 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 160
damn that looks awesome
what are you planning on setting the price at?