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  • Publisher: Mobile 1UP
  • Genre: Family
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 69.6 MB
  • Version: 1.2.4
  • Price: $2.99
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App description: (5 star) This is a wonderful reincarnation of a 90's classic.
(5 star) Great re-imaging of a childhood favourite - Lemmings.

IPAD USERS - TAKE A LOOK AT "CAVEMAN_HD" AVAILABLE ON THE APP STORE

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LETS GO! ... OH NO! (or.. YIPEE!)

Caveman is a game where the goal is to guide Cavemen to the exit on the level.

:: GAME PLAY

Cavemen enter the level through an open hatch and walk aimlessly to their death or around in circles following the path outlined - specific skills can be assigned to Cavemen to create a new path and help guide the others to the designated exit.

The following skill sets are available:

- CLIMBER: scale those walls
- FLOATER: float down to safety
- EXPLODER: pop!
- BLOCKER: block the path
- BUILDER: build a bridge
- BASHER: bash a horizontal path
- MINER: mine a diagonal path
- DIGGER: dig a vertical path

Each level has a set of requirements to complete where a combination of skillsets may need to be used to solve the level - there is more than one solution available; how many cavemen can you save!

With four difficulty levels (easy, medium, obscure, insane) and 120 levels + hidden bonus levels - this game is guaranteed to bring you hours of enjoyment and gaming addiction!

:: OPTIONS

A number of game play options exist to customize the game play to individual preference; assignment of tools can be via clicking on the caveman, clicking on the toolbar or both. The game resumes play on touch by default but this can be disabled under the options screen.

:: SOLUTIONS

Mobile 1UP has worked very hard to ensure that all levels are solvable; a complete set of solution guides for every level are available on the Mobile 1UP website (high definition video and detailed walk throughts) - of course the challenge is being able to solve them on your own!

:: TIMEWARP

A special "unlock feature" has been provided where unlocked levels can be accessed via a special code; in addition to revealing special secrets of the game engine (easter eggs) - a complete list of the relevant unlock codes are available on the Mobile 1UP website. Some codes change on a daily basis - so be sure to visit often to find all the goodies that are available!

:: CREDITS

Caveman is a game inspired by the classic Lemmings developed by Psygnosis released for Amiga, DOS, et al in 1991. The project started as a port of the game, but due to intellectual property concerns the game was given a new set of graphics, audio and some custom levels to bring the game genre up to the standards expected by gamers in this era. The game was developed by Aaron Ardiri, the graphics provided by Tomas Miller, and the sounds were provided by Michael McGee.

mobile1up's comments:


Caveman is a game in which the goal is to guide a certain number of Cavemen to the exit on the level. Cavemen enter the level through an open hatch and can be assigned specific skills to help guide the remaining Cavemen to the designated exit.
04-13-2011, 01:55 AM
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Lemmings clone??

04-13-2011, 02:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Strom View Post
Lemmings clone??
well; if you remember back in July 2010 - we ported our Lemmings re-make from Palm OS to iOS/webOS/mac osx/win32; and SCEE was not a huge fan of it. after very long discussions; they told us they were not interested in licensing the game on anything other than Sony hardware (which, is totally understandable); so Caveman is the exact same code (which, we wrote from scratch over 10 years ago) with a fresh new set of graphics, audio, levels.. it will be the closest thing to Lemmings you will ever find on iOS.

http://www.mobile1up.com/lemmings/blog/

and you can read all about it - we didn't just reskin it; we've taken the game to 2011; given it a complete fresh look at life, the second set of 30 levels are almost complete and an update will be submitted shortly.

// Aaron Ardiri
Mobile 1UP is a proud indie developer - support us!
developer of Caveman / Caveman HD and GW Series
04-13-2011, 02:40 AM
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Hate to be the one to ask this, but does Caveman support retina displays? Also, any reason why it was called Caveman instead of Cavemen?

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"

Last edited by metalcasket; 04-13-2011 at 02:42 AM.
04-13-2011, 02:42 AM
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Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
Hate to be the one to ask this, but does Caveman support retina displays?
not yet (but definitely a good request)
we wanted to keep the HD version specific for iPad due to the size of the game. HD graphics requires a lot more space *g*

// Aaron Ardiri
Mobile 1UP is a proud indie developer - support us!
developer of Caveman / Caveman HD and GW Series
04-13-2011, 02:44 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
Also, any reason why it was called Caveman instead of Cavemen?
nope but it got you thinking about it didn't it?

// Aaron Ardiri
Mobile 1UP is a proud indie developer - support us!
developer of Caveman / Caveman HD and GW Series
04-13-2011, 02:50 AM
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Originally Posted by mobile1up View Post
nope but it got you thinking about it didn't it?
Haha, well...Cavemen : Lemmings as Caveman : Lemming, so it just...well, i dunno lol. \(_o)/

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
04-13-2011, 02:52 AM
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Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
Haha, well...Cavemen : Lemmings as Caveman : Lemming, so it just...well, i dunno lol. \(_o)/
heh want a promo code? send me an email. there will be a few updates for this; as we get feedback and of course; add more levels support@mobile1up.com - be sure to tell me your toucharcade nickname.

// Aaron Ardiri
Mobile 1UP is a proud indie developer - support us!
developer of Caveman / Caveman HD and GW Series
04-13-2011, 02:59 AM
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That's very generous of you, but I'd rather just support you by buying the game.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
04-13-2011, 03:03 AM
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Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
That's very generous of you, but I'd rather just support you by buying the game.
awesome - prior to 1.0 - feedback is key *g* we'll do what we can to make this an excellent game, got a few requests from the webos version already; most are already integrated into 0.9.2; pity apple takes so long to review, hp/palm approves in a day!

// Aaron Ardiri
Mobile 1UP is a proud indie developer - support us!
developer of Caveman / Caveman HD and GW Series