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Space Taxi Reloaded - This Summer!

04-17-2009, 11:01 AM
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Space Taxi Reloaded - This Summer!

3D ATTACK INTERACTIVE (Thomas Pasieka) , and DECANE (Martin Schultz) would like to share a WIP of an up and coming title we are working on .

SPACE TAXI RELOADED will be available this summer for iPhone and iPod Touch. Some of you may remember the 1984 Space Taxi, by John F. Kutcher, for the Commodore 64.

Working closely with Mr. Kutcher, we are exited to bring this classic back, but fully RELOADED!


Thomas Pasieka
3D ATTACK INTERACTIVE

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04-17-2009, 11:11 AM
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I, personally, have never played Space Taxi because, well, I wasn't even around at that time. The only thing I can say right now is this: the graphics look absolutely beautiful! It's interesting how this App Store market has grown so much since the beginning: from Chopper to these beautifully rendered 3D graphics.

Good job on the game guys, hope to see this in the App Store this summer

04-17-2009, 11:18 AM
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I have looked on the game's website for information, but I cannot seem to find information about actual gameplay. Perhaps we could be provided with a short description of it? Thank you~

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04-17-2009, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Axl Lowe View Post
I have looked on the game's website for information, but I cannot seem to find information about actual gameplay. Perhaps we could be provided with a short description of it? Thank you~

Hi there Axl,

Your mission/goal is to pick up "Passengers" from various platforms and bring them to whatever platform they so choose (there are 3 to 10 platforms per level). You have to do so without crashing into obstacles and in the fastest time possible to make the "most money". Pretty much like a regular taxi driver but with the difference that your taxi is "Flying". Thus the name "Space Taxi". Steering the "Taxi" can be tricky at times and may require a bit of practice. It also has a landing gear which you will have to activate before landing on a platform or your Taxi will take damage.

Hope this helps a bit. We will have a video of actual gameplay in about 4-5 weeks.

Thomas P.

Co-creator of The Other Brothers - Level Designer and Technical Artist

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04-17-2009, 11:34 AM
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I'm really happy to see that someone is working on a remake of that game, really loved it back in those good old days, it was simple, but had a lot of fun with it. Looking forward to see some in game scenes and more info
04-17-2009, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Auhron View Post
I'm really happy to see that someone is working on a remake of that game, really loved it back in those good old days, it was simple, but had a lot of fun with it. Looking forward to see some in game scenes and more info

Great to see somebody from the old days who remembers it It sure was great fun back in its days. I was pretty much addicted to this game for a long time and it still hasn't lost any of its charm even today.

Thomas

Co-creator of The Other Brothers - Level Designer and Technical Artist

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04-17-2009, 12:13 PM
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I am glad you did not go for the "classic" look and are updating the graphics.
A few links about the original game and Space Taxi 2.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Taxi
http://www.archive.org/details/C64Ga...e108-SpaceTaxi
http://www.mobygames.com/game/window...-2/screenshots
04-17-2009, 12:13 PM
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That's Unity I'm guessing. Could you post some screenshots of it running on the iPhone? Never heard of Space Taxi but this looks good.

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04-17-2009, 12:15 PM
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Why o why are there so many lovely looking titles coming out now? It is great to see Unity exploited as it runs very well on a variety of platforms and great for piecing together previews, reviews and basic gameplay elements before debut of an actual title.

Space taxi - looks great!

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04-17-2009, 12:18 PM
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Look what I found:


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This on the iPhone and in 3D should be great

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