By Tag Games Limited
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THE FARMING GAME THAT’S OUT OF THIS WORLD...Grow crops, raise livestock and then kick back, go fishing or make friends with the locals. All this and much, much more…
"Astro Ranch really is a throwback to some of the console gaming’s best moments. 4/5" TouchMyApps.com
"a title capable of going toe-to-toe with Nintendo's finest at a fraction of the cost. 8/10 SILVER AWARD" PocketGamer.co.uk
"a game with superb depth and detail. 83% GOLD AWARD" mobilegamefaqs.com
"I had a great time visiting Astro Ranch. 4.5/5" Touchgen.com
"one of the best simulation games so far. If you’re a fan of Farmville then this is definitely a good pick up." AppAdvice.com
* THE ADVENTURE BEGINS *
Blasting off from earth, Sindy and Max the intrepid Starlight twins set off for an adventure beyond the stars. Watch out! Disaster is close at hand! As the twins fight for control of the rocket irreparable damage is done to the control system. Now the rocket is on a collision course with a strange alien planet and only one escape pod remains…
* MEET THE LOCALS *
After surviving the crash landing you find yourself alone with only your damaged robot dog Rusty for company… or so you thought! The crater in which you’ve landed is occupied by a variety of aliens, some more friendly than others. You’ll soon get to know them and they’ll even offer you work if you can find the time!
* BUILD YOUR RANCH *
Astro Ranch features a large variety of alien crops, animals and tools to help you build the ranch of your dreams! Watch the stock market daily to ensure you get the best price and as you gain experience purchase the many upgrades that are available to help productivity.
* MINI-GAMES *
After a hard day working the land there is nothing better than being able to relax with a spot of fishing! Your ranch has a number of great fishing spots and a wide variety of alien fish to catch. Fishing not your thing? Why not try gold panning down at prospectors creek, or the ancient alien game of tree shaking!
* SHARE THE EXPERIENCE *
Astro Ranch has a host of social features powered by Scoreloop and Facebook that allow you to share your game experience with others. You can send letters, gifts and galactic chips to friends; compare ranch values and boast of your achievements on Facebook!
* KEY FEATURES *
• The first ever space themed farming game.
• Amazing alien world bought to life with awesome 3D graphics.
• Ranch management and quest based game-play.
• Wide variety of alien crops, animals, tools and upgrades.
• Fishing, gold panning and tree shaking mini-games.
• Social features allow you to connect and compete with friends
• Customise your game with downloadable clothes and décor (additional cost)
Do you think you have what it takes to build the best space ranch ever?
Download Astro Ranch today and blast off into an adventure that’s out of this world!
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What's New in Version 2.2
+Fixed premium upgrade bug.
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I had been looking for a game like this for a while, and finally found it! Yeah, ten dollars was a bit compared to most other apps, but that's not why I gave four stars. I hadn't bought this game at the same time as other users, so I haven't had the same issue and haven't had to pay twice - however - because of the creator's initial mistake, I'll have to give one star short of a five-star rating, and if I get a repeat performance of what the others have had, I will certainly come back with a much more aggravated review. As it is...
This game is pretty good. I liked that the farming wasn't in real time like so many other games, so I don't have to waste a ridiculous amount of time waiting to make virtual profit.
A nice update would be a detailed instruction guide. I'm a little bit into the game, but am just a little confused at the significance of certain items like the starfish and butterflies. An instructional guide would very likely solve this problem for myself and other users who may not have fully understood the tutorial or in-game text.
People should just pass over this...
Ok, I am a big fan of Animal Crossing, and I was sitting on my bed 2 days ago, when I was thinking to myself about Animal Crossing. I thought, "Dang, they should make an Animal Crossing for tablets. That would make it on the charts BIG. Ooh! What if they already have?" So I grabbed my phone and searched Animal Crossing on the App Store. I saw guides and cheats for Animal Crossing but no game. I kept looking and found this game, Astro Ranch. I looked at the photos and read the captions and it looked pretty close to Animal Crossing. I got on, and my screen went black. I heard random noises floating out of my speakers. I waited for over an hour, seeing if it would stop and I would get to play a game. But nope. Negatory. No. I tried it for 3 days and nothing. I am very frustrated with the creators. I am glad I did not get the full version or I would have wasted 10 bucks. All Animal Crossing fans, and even people who aren't, will be strongly disappointed with this. If you want to save time in the day, I strongly recommend you pass over this one.
Should be five stars
When I first installed the app, I would have given it all five stars! This game is fun to play, has an interesting concept, and is quite unique! By far, this is my favorite game; however, there are way too many annoying flaws that reduced my rating to a mere two stars. First of all, I can only play for ten minutes before I have to wait a full 24 hours before getting to play again!!! I truly hate that. Sure, I only have the free version but I have yet to read a review that says the grass gets greener when purchased. I feel like I have to rush to do my daily tasks and I don't have a chance to explore the game as I would like. Most importantly, it crashes! All the time. Usually, I can't even start the game without patiently waiting through at least three crashes. This game has SuCh potential. But is so annoying to play. Please fix these flaws! I would pay for the app if I was promised that these flaws might go away!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jun 09, 2010
- Version: 2.2
- Size: 64.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Tag Games Limited
- © (c) 2010 Tag Games Limited. All Rights Reserved
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Top In-App Purchases
- Premium Upgrade!$9.99
- 5 Extra Days$0.99
- Sindy - Fancy Dress Clothing Pack$0.99
- Modern Furniture Pack$0.99
- 12 Extra Days$1.99
- 250 Galactic Chips$0.99
- 1000 Galactic Chips$2.99
- Max - Fancy Dress Clothing Pack$0.99
- 20000 Galactic Chips $16.99
- 35 Extra Days$4.99