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Apache 3D Sim

04-01-2011, 02:26 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 112
Apache 3D Sim

Apache 3D Sim
Become a pilot of one of the most famous combat helicopters of all time.
AH-64 Apache is capable of conducting the full spectrum of operations from support to major combat in warfare and is still the ultimate among the military helicopters.

Apache 3D Sim brings in the game such incredible detailed processing of a combat helicopter with a unique physics and weapon system that has not been here yet. You will not believe it's only a game for mobile devices!

What can you expect:

- high detailed 3D models
- high detailed realistic cockpit
- M230 chain gun and rockets with infrared targeting system. (FLIR for night operations)
- refueling
- refilling ammunition for weapons
- fighter missions
- non fighter / flight skill missions
- day / night operations
- free flight mode
- bonus Air show mode
- realistic sound effects
- high detailed graphics
- optimized fps for all supported devices
- HD resolution for iDevices with Retina display
- maximal intuitive controls
- smooth movement and control

iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4G, iPad, iPad2 or iPod touch with Retina display




Youtube link | Pop Up

or for US & Canada - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hVwT2ozNIA

Youtube link | Pop Up

Last edited by Fillbiker; 04-07-2011 at 03:36 AM.
04-01-2011, 02:57 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,654
Looks good, from what I've seen of it.

04-01-2011, 03:25 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Sydney
Posts: 2,556
Buying this one. Is it out or is it coming out? (no innuendoes please)

Will the controls be arcade-orientated or X-Plane style? The X-Plane simulation did a damn good job at simulating helicopters but I feel the controls might be unsuitable for a combat oriented game.
04-01-2011, 03:53 AM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 11
Well it seems to be coming out may 11 from the video. Looks ok for an iPhone game, but I dunno if these games should be on this device.
04-01-2011, 06:11 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 112
Hi guys,

Game should be released in the end of April or 1st May.

Xplane is realy good in physics, but Xplane helicopter is too hard to play for me.
I made it completely different and can say, easier to fly. (offcourse my game has good physics too!)

This game and missions are not difficult, but you must know how to control helicopter - for that reason you have 3 tutorial missions and free flight mode.

I like Xplane, but controls is realy difficult for comfortable playing...because of this I was developing this game and give it to play my girlfriend, father, friends to watch them, how they can handle it. And they can!
What can I say in shortcut - It's difficult game, it isn't arcade, it is simulator with clever-designed controls gui.
It is perfectly playable on iPhone or iPad devices!! You can choose arcade or simulation controls...arcade is simplified, landings are much easier, but it is still simulator, so don't expect space ship movement

Whole game is desinged for mobile device but with highest possible realism and details for good playing on such a small devices. I want to keep working on this game, collect customers comments and wishes, because I am simulator fan.

Here you have missions, freeflight, bonus mode, night vision for night operations, targeting system for precise aiming, infra targeting FLIR and much more. If you run out of fuel, you must fly back to army base, succesfully land, turn engine-off and refuel or refill your M230 chaingun or Rockets. Then you can aproach again a continue with your mission. If current mission allows it. When you shoot from FLIR, bullet impact is delayed because of distance, FLIR camera is shaking exactly as you can see on youtube AH-64 FLIR footages... If you fly realy low, a dust is growing below your Apache and many other details, that you can't find in any other fligh game in appstore.

And price?
Not 9.99$ , not 5.99$, but only 2.99$
Yeah, It may be a too cheap, but I don't have a name, like Laminar Research - X-Plane so I don't want to kill my hard work with too high price in first month.

I was working completely alone for 5 months on this game and now I can say, I like it. There are many things I wan't to add in future. Time is my enemy, I have a job, sim development is my hobby and I can make it only on evenings, when I come home from work.

PS: In future I will create short tutorial video of controling chopper in the air and upload it on my Youtube channel and http://www.realmobilesimulation.com - it will show you, how to control, how to shoot, how to change camera, how to land...
04-01-2011, 08:01 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 112
Originally Posted by redribbon View Post
Please take ur time in developing this game.high texture and details environment also with great graphics are enough to make me buy this game on launch day.keep up the good work and you are talented.

Ps. And please put some real time shadow for the helicopter and full AA support to optimized the graphics on ipad 2 ...
All of that sounds great, but realy hardware expensive. (realtime shadows maybe can handle iPad2, but not sure...I must buy it).
These types of games simply can't have nice graphics like FPS shooter games or Infinity blade, because here you have much much bigger environment and obects to render, and your physical engine is still counting
But in near future I realy want to make a big overhaul for textures and graphics completely. But realtime shadows can't promise. Look on every good looking Flight simulator for PC in history...no one was playable on high details on current rigs when released - even 2-4 years later!!! It is realy big deal to make a compromise between nice visual and good fps when creating game like this on iPhone, iPad... If you make simple arcade game, no cockpit, no HUD, simple physics ect. you can add much better effects, higher textures, more objects.

I'm doing my best and learning new things every day. 1 year ago I was able to write simple HTML page only...No idea about 3D modeling, no idea about texturing, absolutely no idea about programming, game logic, nothing. Till 2010 I was pc/psx games player only.
Now look around, so powerfull cell phones... I want play simulators on mobile phone. And don't want to wait if someone make a good combat chopper sim...well, why not to try to make your own
04-01-2011, 09:33 AM
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: The last time zone for iOS game releases :(
Posts: 2,281
Video for the US?

Can you post another video that isn't copyrighted? Won't play here in the US and this game sounds very interesting.
04-01-2011, 09:43 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 112
Originally Posted by sugimulm View Post
Can you post another video that isn't copyrighted? Won't play here in the US and this game sounds very interesting.

the same video with ugly music for US and Canada
04-01-2011, 09:50 AM
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: the stars
Posts: 491
I remember reading a small article 6 months ago about something like this. I'm very excited to finally have a "War" simulation. X-plane is missing combat (besides carrier) and this game should suffice.

I wouldn't recommend emphasis on graphical detail as classic simulators like "Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3" and "IL-2 Sturmovick" have pretty barren landscapes with more emphasis on realism, and this will keep true to the genre.

However, multiplayer is essential for any simulator, and I would love to see a 2 vs. 2 player match, or something more along the line of SGN's "Skies of Glory." I know you are a 1-man effort, but integrating with GAMECENTER post-release would be greatly appreciated.

I wondered what happened to the development of this game, and even posted a thread about it 3 months ago. Even though you are a small developer, you are brilliantly breathing life into an otherwise stale genre on the iOS.

Thank you. Love the cockpit view.

Better yet, why don't you apply for a contract at Gameloft and help them make a proper "Battlefield BC2" ripp-off. All you have to do is add your choppers to "Modern Combat 2." I can dream, can't I?
04-01-2011, 10:40 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 112
Multiplayer is something,that has a big area in head,I'm dreaming about chopper dogfight and coop play. And you can be sure, that nothing is impossible...now I coudn't waste next months with trying to implement mp (learn everything about it from scratch), my chick would kick me into my eye. But yes, some day will this have MP in some update,I believe it!

Modern Combat 2 or BF with chopper would be nice...they are the best ones on iphone gaming platform. I'm nothing against them.

I hope you all won't be dissapointed of this game too much. Because I would like to make it better and better in updates, but if it will be a crap, I will jump from closest bridge, because don't know what to tell my girlfriend as a reason why she saw me behind my mac every day last half of year.