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Flight Control

By Firemint Pty Ltd

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Description

✈ NEW: STORM AIRFIELD! ✈ REWIND FEATURE! ✈
Flight Control is a must-have App Store classic. It's the incredibly simple, yet insanely addictive worldwide #1 game from Firemint that invented the "line drawing" genre. Over 4,000,000 copies sold – don’t miss out, play all six unique maps in the original and best today!
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✈ Macworld awarded Flight Control an extremely rare 5 out of 5 mice: "The unique gameplay is perfectly suited to the device, and I am hopelessly addicted."
✈ Pocket Gamer: “Flight Control is one of those essential games that you'll continually return to and will remain on your iPhone forever”
✈ Touch Arcade: “the winning balance of easy pick-up gameplay, ramping difficulty and tickling the need to try ‘just one more time’”
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Air traffic control is the world's most stressful job, but not for you. You don't need heading angles, flight rules or meteorological reports, you're a natural! A prodigy! A born controller!

✔ Incredibly easy to learn! Just touch and drag the aircraft to their landing zones and avoid collisions.
✔ Insanely addictive – it only takes a minute to get started, but it’s impossible to stop!
✔ NEW MAP – Storm Airfield! A thunderstorm is wreaking havoc, striking aircraft with lightning – zapped aircraft cannot be redirected for a short time!
✔ NEW FEATURE – Rewind! Purchase rewinds to turn back time - revert disaster and earn higher scores
✔ Fly solo, or share landing duties with a friend - online via Game Center on iOS4.2, over local Wi-Fi network or Bluetooth
✔ Turn on the voice chat option to talk with the other controller when in online multiplayer mode (off by default)
✔ Aim for a new personal best or compete against other Flight Controllers in online leaderboards
✔ Earn achievements when you complete challenges, including the new ‘Thunderstruck’ achievement for the Storm Airfield
✔ Visit all 6 airfields including Beach, Original, Windy, Australian Outback, Aircraft Carrier and the new Storm Airfield each with unique characteristics and challenges!
✔ Featuring 10 aircraft types including jets, helicopters and seaplanes!
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So welcome aboard, please sit back, fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the mayhem – treat yourself and buy Flight Control now, or surprise a friend and Gift This App!
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ⓘ For the latest inside info from Firemint, join us on our site, Facebook or Twitter! Please report bugs on our support site so we can assist you - visit www.firemint.com for links and details.

What's New in Version 1.9.3

✈ NEW STORM AIRFIELD AND REWIND FEATURE! ✈

✔NEW MAP – Storm Airfield! A thunderstorm is wreaking havoc, striking aircraft with lightning – zapped aircraft cannot be redirected for a short time!
✔NEW FEATURE – Rewind! Purchase rewinds to turn back time - revert disaster and earn higher scores
✔New achievement ‘Thunderstruck’ – Get 3 lightning strikes on a single aircraft
✔Minor bug fixes and improvements - thanks for your feedback! To make suggestions, report problems or ask questions, please visit http://firemint.com/support as we can’t reply to reviews on the App Store.

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Please remember to rate this app, we love to see your great reviews! Got a friend you want to play with? Make sure you “Tell a Friend” through the App Store - or better still, surprise them and “Gift This App”!
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Join us on http:// facebook.com/flightcontrol
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Visit our site at http:// firemint.com

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Customer Reviews

Simple, fun, enjoyable

Super easy to learn, but difficult to put down, this game has a nice, almost mindless quality that brings me back again and again. As more and more planes arrive, more and more attention is required to avoid air collisions, and the mindless quality gets replaced by frenetic attention.

Bonus star for the ability to listen to your own music during the game. I wish more games supported this, as canned soundtracks get old quickly.

My only gripe is that each type of plane enters the screen from one of a few pre-determined locations. It would be nice (but more difficult) to be able to have any plane enter from any position randomly.

Version 1.1 adds some location based leaderboards and the welcome ability to save the game state if you close the app or get a phone call.

Elegantly simple- Amazingly challenging

You just point and drag the planes to their correct landing strips. The challenge is the planes come in from different directions and fly at different speeds. Runways have different configurations so planes on approach will compromise each other. Finally, there are some planes which can't be directed and this adds more dimension.

There are two MAJOR flaws: First, planes entering the airspace will often appear on top of other existing planes creating an impossible to avoid crash. This shortens the game unnecessarily. Also the optional slide down screen is easily and routinely unintentionally accessed through the gameplay. It's a huge annoyance for an unnecessary extra.

Change those two faults and the game is nearly perfect.

Best, Seacoast NH

good game, marred by interaction with notification center

It's a clever concept and a fun game. That's the good.

The bad is that the difficulty level is surprisingly high. It's made worse by offscreen planes spawning in right next to existing planes. There's little the player can do about that. It would have been better to prevent new planes from spawning so close new planes that are already in play.

And unfortunately there's a frustrating interaction with notification center. Any top-to-bottom swipe in the upper part of the screen brings down notification center and pauses the game. Ugh. It's still worth playing, even though this is major blemish on a nicely designed game.

Flight Control
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: Dec 01, 2011
  • Version: 1.9.3
  • Size: 18.8 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Firemint Pty Ltd

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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