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iPhone: Billionaire - Columns like puzzle game

04-17-2009, 03:02 PM
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Billionaire - Columns like puzzle game

I've just submitted my 5th game, Billionaire, to Apple.

Hopefully it will be available in a week or so, starting at a $1.99 price point

It is a puzzle game with similar mechanics to Columns by Sega.

Basically, you guide a 3x1 set of gems down onto the puzzle board, and try to form lines of 3 or more gems horizontally, vertically or diagonally. When you form a line it blows off the screen, and the pieces above fall down.

There has been a lot of work put into this game:
  • 3 Different game modes
  • 4 Control styles
  • Heaps of different backgrounds
  • Music (or iTunes) and sound effects
  • Auto save / resume

If you are interested in falling puzzle game to keep you going until then, check out my games GumDrops or GumDropsLite.

Last edited by shen; 12-19-2009 at 05:52 AM.
04-17-2009, 06:10 PM
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Oh yeah, there is also a lite verison, which only has the 3 minute game mode.

04-18-2009, 09:53 PM
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Oh yeah, there is also a lite verison, which only has the 3 minute game mode.
Very nice. Can't completely speak on game play yet, because I haven't tried Gum Drops, but visually your games are getting better with every release.

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04-18-2009, 10:18 PM
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wow. I love all of your games and they just keep getting better! I really am a fan.

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04-27-2009, 03:07 PM
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wow. I love all of your games and they just keep getting better! I really am a fan.
I completely agree, just left a review for the lite version as I love most of his games! Great job!!!

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04-27-2009, 03:56 PM
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Now if only TA would do a cover story of all of your game, then we might have some real success! (are you listening arn?!?!?!)

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04-27-2009, 04:38 PM
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I loved columns, especially on the gamegear, I was really dissapointed with the columns release on the appstore, is this game more true to columns than the crappy port?
04-27-2009, 05:14 PM
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I loved columns, especially on the gamegear, I was really dissapointed with the columns release on the appstore, is this game more true to columns than the crappy port?
a ton better. Plus lots of customization and control schemes. It is really worth the money!

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04-27-2009, 05:55 PM
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a ton better. Plus lots of customization and control schemes. It is really worth the money!
now I want to check it out, too bad they don't give out promo codes to review games early