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Raiju 雷獣 iPhone Adventure Game - Coming Soon

01-07-2011, 08:28 AM
Joined: May 2010
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Raiju 雷獣 iPhone Adventure Game - Coming Soon

Something strange is happening to the birds in Japan. The cloud creature Raiju meets the old and worried Dr Knuckles, and together they go on an adventure through snow storms, volcanic ashes, dying whales, upset dragons, unhealthy love, strange mutations and a terrified pelican. Will they find the evil root to all the strange things that are happening?

* 20 levels in 7 worlds
* Retina graphics
* For iPhone 4 / 3GS
* All moving characters in Raiju are made with stop motion animated clay

Youtube link | Pop Up

Coming end of January, at an introductory price of $.99

I am the developer, please feel free to contact me in this thread.


Last edited by strobanik; 01-07-2011 at 12:58 PM.
01-07-2011, 09:27 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Bordeaux, France
Posts: 72
Your game look so funny ;-)

01-07-2011, 09:46 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 54
Hey Masa! Thanks!
01-07-2011, 10:30 AM
Very interesting the choice of use the clay animation, even if the cartoon sprites don't give credit to your hard work. I hope that my words not have sound haughty, I really appreciate your enterprise on doing something new in the App Store.
01-07-2011, 10:48 AM
Definitely unique, in a good way
01-07-2011, 12:05 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 54
Thank you for your kind words!

@LadyNeddy, Thanks! And I agree with you.. The reason is that there are about 25 animated characters in the game, so I had to find a way to minimize the number of colours in the sprites, to reduce file size and improve gameplay performance. Using the actual clay pictures just wouldn't work.

@jalexander: Thanks!
01-08-2011, 09:32 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 54
Raiju homepage

..And here is the link to the official Raiju homepage. It is still under construction, I will add more "making of" content in the following week, including videos and pictures.


01-08-2011, 09:57 AM
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Location: Shanghai, China
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Does the game support Game Center? If yes, any achievements?

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01-08-2011, 11:59 AM
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Posts: 54
Hi saiyukialex! Unfortunately Raiju does not support Game Center.
01-10-2011, 03:01 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 74
looks awesome, hope the actual game would be smooth as it looks

I quite like the animation style that u created, pure Japanese style, nice try