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App description: Apple Design Award Winner 2012!

TouchArcade says: "With a smooth soundtrack driving the action and excellent puzzle solving gameplay, DaWindci is a complete, beautiful, and unique puzzler that you really shouldn't miss out on if you're a fan of the genre."

Number #1 Highlight in German AppStore!
Number #1 Best Selling iPad-App in German AppStore!
Number #10 iPhone Game in German AppStore!

A world full of magical equipment: Monumental wind turbines on the horizon, an impressive hangar door behind you and a surreal fauna and flora around you.
You yourself: pilot of a homemade hot air balloon ready for the expedition into the unknown.
On your way: Sharp cliffs, wind tunnels, dangerous electric fields - and a lot of incredible inventions.
And always by your side: The wind, which pushes you forward, opens doors for you, blows down heavy levers, helps you through the mountains and pushes the dark rain clouds in front of you.

Immerse yourself in daWindci, where scientists and engineers make even the unthinkable possible. Create your own hot air balloon with over 20 different designs.
Embark in 45 expeditions in search of valuable items and mysterious puzzles. You can paint wind, hurricanes and lightning on your screen with your finger and thereby navigate your balloon through the riddles of each level.

The innovative gameplay with multi-touch gesture control, charming graphics and meditative soundtrack offers 5-8 hours of playtime and delights the casual player as well as core gamers. Play daWindci at your own pace, solve many mysterious physics puzzles and share your successes with your Facebook friends!

* Winner of the Gamesload Newcomer-Award
* Nominated for the German Computergame Price
* Nominated for the Unity3D Award
* Multi-touch gesture control
* Meditative Soundtrack, great graphics, innovative gameplay
* 5-8 hours of playtime fun
* 45 levels and more than 20 designs for the balloon
* 14 special tasks (Achievements)
* Facebook-Connection
* Playable cooperatively
* Full Retina Screen Support
* Compatible with iPad 1+2, iPhone (3GS and later) and iPod Touch (3rd and 4th generation)

"If you enjoy physics challenges with a minor puzzle twist, this is the game for you." - AppSpy

"So what happens when you take a done-before concept and make it run smooth, look appealing, play fun, and slap some great music to it? A success! Great job, ya'll! This looks fun as hell!" - SuperFunApps

ImNoSuperMan's comments:

iPhone Only Version: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dawindci-iphone-edition/id434680431?mt=8
04-14-2011, 10:32 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
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I have only played a few levels past the tutorial but this game is pretty good. The art work is beautiful and the gameplay mechanics are great.

You simply swipe in the direction you want to move your hot air balloon, which then blows air in that direction. There are also some puzzle/obstacles that require swiping as well and most of these have been fun. There have been a couple of puzzles where you need to create a tornado to open a door up and it has taken me a few times to get it right but that may just be my fault.

There are items to pick up as well as a time goal to meet, with a ribbon finish line awaiting you at the end of the level.

04-14-2011, 12:01 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 177
this game looks really good....grrr i swear i need a 2nd job for end of the week apps that come out..so many...look good..so much money spent
04-14-2011, 01:11 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
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Based on the description and the video, this looks quite nice. I am looking forward to seeing some reviews. Good luck with it.
04-14-2011, 01:23 PM
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That trailer was all I needed...I'm buying it! This game looks like serious fun!

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04-14-2011, 01:24 PM
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Retina support? Anyone?

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04-14-2011, 01:27 PM
Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
Retina support? Anyone?
Full Retina and iPad support
04-14-2011, 01:40 PM
It reminds me of a game on the ds called soul bubbles, where you control a gust of wind to blow bubbles around.

This one plays really nice, very relaxing. Looks loverly.
04-14-2011, 01:50 PM
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Location: London, UK
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Originally Posted by Johannes Roth View Post
Full Retina and iPad support
Thanks, looks like I'm buying this tonight

Originally Posted by Tikicobra View Post
It looks cool, but not $2.99 cool.

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04-14-2011, 02:10 PM
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so what happens when you take a done-before concept and make it run smooth, look appealing, play fun, and slap some great music to it? A success! Great job, ya'll! This looks fun as hell!

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