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  • Publisher: Rad Dragon
  • Genre: Kids
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 27.3 MB
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 5 (1)
App description: Hello! It is nice to meet you. I made a game. It has lots of animals!

SAFARI RESCUE is the name of my game. You have to rescue the animals with your helicopter net! Can you rescue all the animals? I sure hope you can!

FEATURES:
Zebras
Giraffes
Lions
Hippos
Elephant
Bees
And so much more!

I hope you really like it!

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:

If the mind is the body, Safari Rescue is the spirit.
- Walt Whitman (Attr.)

"Safari Rescue will make you weep tears of gold. It will rip out your heart and launch it into the sky, where it will join your spirit in eternal frolics. It will see your every moment suspended as thick drops of savory honey, electrify you with the thrill of life itself, and shrink all the worlds oceans to a melody in your step. None of those are metaphors."
- Wikipedia (Briefly)

Safari Rescue is my favorite. I like animals.
- Ernest Hemingway (Attr.)

Iff Man should be Troubled by Dolours of the Heart, as Manifested by Coldness in the Right-Most Toothe, that Man shalt rightly resolve to Safari Rescue thrice Daily and bury the Toothe in an Orchard.
- Traditional Folk Remedy

RadDragon's comments:



Hello! It is nice to meet you. I made a game. It has lots of animals!

SAFARI RESCUE is the name of my game. You have to rescue the animals with your helicopter net! Can you rescue all the animals? I sure hope you can!

FEATURES:
  • Zebras
  • Giraffes
  • Lions
  • Hippos
  • Elephant
  • Bees
  • And so much more!
I hope you really like it!








A NOTE FROM RAD DRAGON:

Has a game ever made you cry, or scream in joy, or feel the warmth of a kindly god? Which would you describe as more emotional, your last mobile game or the birth of your first child? At game studio Rad Dragon, we ask these questions each day, and find games coming up short time and time again. Will the interactive medium ever match the emotional intensity of film, fine art, and sculpture?

Just as our artistic soul-searching reached the peak of desperation, we found the answer where it must always lie: in the heart of a child. Would you believe us if we told you SAFARI RESCUE, a game ostensibly made by a mere babe, is the very evolution -- nay, transcendence -- of games into something... greater?

SAFARI RESCUE will make you weep tears of gold. It will rip out your heart and launch it into the sky, where it will join your spirit in eternal frolics. It will see your every moment suspended as thick drops of savory honey, electrify you with the thrill of life itself, and shrink all the world’s oceans to a melody in your step.

None of those are metaphors.

SAFARI RESCUE simply must be experienced to be understood. We are doing everything in our power as a small indie game studio to bring this masterpiece to the deserving masses. As such, it is free. Free to download; free to take its place in the empyrean echelon of cultural champions.

SAFARI RESCUE is out now on the App Store for free. Please visit http://safarirescue.tumblr.com for more information and also nature facts.








WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:

“If the mind is the body, Safari Rescue is the spirit.”
- Walt Whitman (Attr.)

“There is hope for humanity, and it is this: …[t]hat our children might look with new eyes upon Safari Rescue, and in it find our best our best answer to the dark mysteries of existence.”
-Carl Sagan (Attr.)

“Safari Rescue is my favorite. I like animals.”
- Ernest Hemingway (Attr.)

“Iff Man should be Troubled by Dolours of the Heart, as Manifested by Coldness in the Right-Most Toothe, that Man shalt rightly resolve to Safari Rescue thrice Daily and bury the Toothe in an Orchard."
- Traditional Folk Remedy








08-01-2013, 06:20 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 2,485
I really wanted to like this game. The art style, retro music and premise all seemed really promising.

However, the controls, physics and mechanics make this boring and unplayable.

Please can you make the controls 10 times simpler, and you'll have a winner.

If something online is free, you are not the customer - you are the product.

08-01-2013, 01:07 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Forge World
Posts: 6,310
I really want to like this game, the humor is there and the idea is cool but the controls are terrible. Doesn't matter which control method you choose, the default one makes the hell sometimes fly randomly off the screen.
Hopefully there will be an update to fix it but until then deleted.
08-01-2013, 01:38 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Forge World
Posts: 6,310
Also I just noticed that when you play your first game every game centre achievement unlocks?
08-01-2013, 01:42 PM
#5
Those animals do not look like they are being rescued. It looks like they are being thrown around and forced to cross-species breed with each other.
08-01-2013, 02:06 PM
#6
Hahaha.... I can't tell you how much I laughed at the description and the screenshots/GIFs. This game looks ridiculous. I'm going to download it right now!

わたしのねこはがこうえいきます。
私の猫は学校絵行きます。
08-01-2013, 02:08 PM
#7
Unplayable. Achievements unlock before I even played the first game.

Game Center: sink_or_swim
08-01-2013, 03:29 PM
#8
Fun game, though the elephants are a bit on the small side.
08-01-2013, 04:25 PM
#9
Downloading now purely for them cheevos.
08-01-2013, 04:29 PM
#10
Thank you all so much for playing!

SAFARI RESCUE is a tough battle against evil controls and physics, but its not about winning or losing! Its about the magical moments you discover, like this one:





Also, nobody worry, the achievements are not broken! I just think it is really great that you were able to start the game, and see the startup logo, and go to the menu! That is a lot of things to do, and you deserve to be told how good a job you did!