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App description: Expand and reach for the stars! Float into infinity! Don't crash into walls.
Expander is a fast-paced reaction game that challenges you to take risks. Collect precious stars by lifting and stretching your colored block. Shrink it to avoid obstacles. Stay calm and be prepared for mind-boggling twists.

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Behind the scenes material to celebrate the AppStore Feature! Watch @iossif create the first Expander prototype in this 5 minute time-lapse video.


07-23-2013, 01:38 AM
#2
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: The last time zone for iOS game releases :(
Posts: 1,787
Any idea on how to play, one tap expand...looks interesting, not sure how it plays.

07-23-2013, 01:59 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by sugimulm View Post
Any idea on how to play, one tap expand...looks interesting, not sure how it plays.
you touch and drag up or down on the left side of the screen to expand/shrink the block. on the right side of the screen you tap and hold to get/stay blue or release the finger to become red again.

on the iCade you expand/shrink with the stick and change planes with a button.
07-23-2013, 02:11 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,148
Game Impressions

I got a code for this one, but would not have regretted it one bit if I'd bought it. Simple idea, executed well, into an overall fun, addictive experience. Only negative thing I can think of is I would have liked for there to be more going on aurally, both in terms of music as well as sound effects, as that can add a significant amount of oomph to a simple idea such as the one here, but that's minor and this is still an easy recommendation.
07-23-2013, 02:58 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,443
Look simple and fun, will give it a try.
07-23-2013, 03:08 AM
#6
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: The last time zone for iOS game releases :(
Posts: 1,787
Quote:
Originally Posted by iossif View Post
you touch and drag up or down on the left side of the screen to expand/shrink the block. on the right side of the screen you tap and hold to get/stay blue or release the finger to become red again.

on the iCade you expand/shrink with the stick and change planes with a button.
Thanks! Will check this one out! Thanks Gabrien for the impressions!
07-23-2013, 03:43 AM
#7
Brilliant, beautiful design of a simple yet very challenging and fun idea. I really like this one.
07-23-2013, 04:51 AM
#8
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,659
This looks like a truly original, well-executed new game. I have to say, I'm quite impressed.
07-23-2013, 05:12 AM
#9
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Over The Rainbow
Posts: 3,154
Yup, agree with Gabe, Josh and Kitty. Quality game.
07-23-2013, 05:14 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,680
Yep another agreement here. Very original, looks great, plays well, a great purchase