MicroQuest - New FREE iOS game by me

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  1. spinal_cord
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    The title really says it all, but I have just had my first iOS game accepted and it is now available.

    While Curtis Nerdly was away from his computer, a nasty pirate (Capt. Nick De Code) came and stole his program code. Control Curtis and navigate a range of challenges to retrieve all of the program code and prevent it's spread via piracy.

    https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/microquest/id593323187?mt=8

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    Did I mention that it's FREE!!!

    Any feedback is highly recommended :-)
     
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  2. Devin

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    ;A; Making me wish I still had a iPhone. Looks great from the screenshots.
     
  3. TyBlood13

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    Look's like Chip's Challedge for DOS
    I loved that game, wish I still had an iOS device!
     
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  4. Rydian

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    Nick De Code. XD
     
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    Looks great!

    I downloaded it right away but sadly, it has been crashing on my iPad as soon as I start the app. Its an iPad 2nd gen on 5.1.1
     
  6. Snailface

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    I totally agree with your views on tutorials in the description. I find them almost unbearable these days and it just makes me want to turn the game off. Half the fun in games is uncovering mysteries via experimentation and exploring -- tuts rob gamers of that.

    I'd love to dust off my old Itouch 2nd gen and give your game a whirl, but of course the little devil wouldn't be up top snuff anyway. :P
     
  7. heartgold

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    No Android? :(
     
  8. Latiken

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    Looks interesting. I might try my iPhone.
     
  9. Another World

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    long tutorials popped up when games became digital, as they could no longer include manuals. we saw digital content with paper manuals, then downloadable manuals, then in-game manuals, then smaller in-game manuals, then long tutorials, then shorter tutorials. if the pattern continues we will see less and less tutorials.

    i like a 1 page manual that describes the basics and then i like to discover the rest.

    congrats spinal.

    -another world
     
  10. 431unknown

    431unknown Greatness Awaits

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    Going to check it out now.
     
  11. Jayenkai

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    Congrats on your first Official Release :D
    With any luck, we'll be seeing a bunch more! Looking forward to seeing what fancy new games you can come up with!

    Oh, and get used to the phrase "OMG! Why not Android!!"
     
  12. frogboy

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    Looks pretty sweet, downloading now.
     
  13. DragorianSword

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    Nice!
    Certainly going to give it a shot when I have the time!
     
  14. Guild McCommunist

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    If you ever port it to Android I'll give it a shot. Only iOS device I have is an old second gen iPod Touch which I basically don't use with the acquisition of my Galaxy S3.
     
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    That screenshot sure did remind me of chip's challenge, and boy... now I really got to play this!! :D Congratulations, and I'll return with feedback :3
    EDIT:
    Oh, well, no I won't... My old iPod Touch, second generation isn't supported.
    (And btw, the 2g iTouch got old and unsupported like a year after It was released ¬_¬ won't make that mistake again)
     
  16. spinal_cord
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    Unfortunately Apple no longer allows support of the older ARM6 devices, Which I think excludes 8gb Ipod Touch and earlier. Which is a major pain.
     
  17. chris888222

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    It's minimum iOS 5.1... So that means
    All iPad models
    iPod Touch 3rd Gen onwards
    iPhone 3GS onwards

    Nice it's iPhone 5 enhanced! I'll give it a good shot. :D
     
  18. shakirmoledina

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    a game against piracy on gbatemp...
    looks really nice and you made it free, wonderful of you.
     
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    Cheers on finishing a game. If you'll have some free time in April, check out Ludum Dare, a weekend-long game design competition.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  20. wrettcaughn

    wrettcaughn Misunderstood Moral Elitist

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    I've only played the first couple stages but it's pretty neat so far. I especially enjoy the music and graphics. Stage one took me a few tries to 3 star but stage 2 only took one.