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iPhone: Slope Rider, 3D snowboarding game, now available in the App Store!

04-14-2009, 05:22 AM
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Slope Rider, 3D snowboarding game, now available in the App Store!

Hi everyone,

I am very pleased to announce Slope Rider, a 3D snowboarding game, is now available in the App Store!

Direct App Store link.


Youtube link | Pop Up






The game features:
- 13 complete courses.
- Two game modes Alpine (timed race against the computer) and Freestyle (perform tricks for points).
- Hundreds of possible trick combinations with grabs, turns, flips and rail slides.
- Two playable characters with unique abilities.
- Fast and smooth full 3D graphics.
- Finely tuned accelerometer controls for movement with intuitive touch controls for acceleration and grab tricks.
- Price: USD$2.99.

More screenshots and info can been found on the Slope Rider page.

Comments are very welcome!
04-14-2009, 05:26 AM
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Nice, now I'll see what all the fuss is about. Be sure to post Slope Rider vs Crazy Snowboard impressions folks!

04-14-2009, 05:26 AM
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Can the voices be switched off?

Someone will probably ask about playing their own music too.
04-14-2009, 05:33 AM
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Looks like SSX Lite. The voices suck, though. Hope someone is willing to TOFFT

Last edited by russiaone; 04-14-2009 at 05:39 AM.
04-14-2009, 05:34 AM
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Can the voices be switched off?

Someone will probably ask about playing their own music too.
Switching off voices will be coming in the first update.

You can play iTunes in the background with no problems.
04-14-2009, 05:41 AM
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One question: Was your game created using an iPod Touch or an iPhone?

Thanks. Oh, well, I guess there's one more thing. Career Mode? Missions? ANything of the sort planned for future updates?
04-14-2009, 05:50 AM
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I took the plunge. Hope this one ain't a stinker. No offense, monte. Be back with impressions shortly.
04-14-2009, 05:51 AM
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Originally Posted by russiaone View Post
One question: Was your game created using an iPod Touch or an iPhone?

Thanks. Oh, well, I guess there's one more thing. Career Mode? Missions? ANything of the sort planned for future updates?
The video was filmed on an iPod Touch. I am also planning further graphics optimisations and graphics options in the next update so you can fine tune the speed if you want it to run faster.

Career mode is a possibility. There is also the possibility of more courses, character outfits and boards in the future.
04-14-2009, 05:57 AM
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Originally Posted by monteboyd View Post
The video was filmed on an iPod Touch. I am also planning further graphics optimisations and graphics options in the next update so you can fine tune the speed if you want it to run faster.

Career mode is a possibility. There is also the possibility of more courses, character outfits and boards in the future.
What about online rankings, multiplayer, music, tricks?

Can you flip the screen when you turn 180 degrees (to account for iPhone and iTouch headphones)?

Last edited by arta; 04-14-2009 at 06:00 AM.
04-14-2009, 06:05 AM
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What about online rankings, multiplayer, music
These are also future possibilities, although not for the next update.

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Originally Posted by arta View Post
tricks?
In the current game you can perform grabs, flips, turns and rail slides. You can also combine any of the grabs, flips and turns for combo tricks.

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Can you flip the screen when you turn 180 degrees (to account for iPhone and iTouch headphones)?
The headphone line shouldn't interfere with play currently.