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'Design + art + video game. Who wouldn't want to play?' –Steven Heller, PRINT Magazine

What would a video game look like if developed in 1923 by a bunch of angry modern artists?

FLOMM is an historical game that recreates the struggle of Modern Art against the Tyranny of Tradition!

A loose interpretation of the art, design, theories + counter-theories of the early moderns! A collision between New and Old, Avant Garde vs. Establishment, Innovation vs. Bourgeoisie + The Future vs. The Past!


+ easy to learn, easy to play
+ classic video game interface
+ 3 skill settings [beginner to difficult]
+ simple tap-to-fire controls
+ side-shooter combat


+ all original FLOMMIST artwork created just for the game
+ meticulously-researched historical details
+ references to Futurism, Cubism, the Bauhaus, DADA, Expressionist cinema, the Russian Avant Garde, modern literature, et al
+ a supporting website with bibliography, blogs and more:

+ up to 10 hero ship options
+ font-based weaponry
+ culinary power-ups
+ razzle-dazzle shields

+ over 20 different villains
+ dozens of additional BUMF, RoCOCCO and CLASSICAL enemies
+ unlocking achievements
+ ability to defeat The Boss, win the game

+ around 70 different background experiences
+ pause button and auto "saved game" features

+ exclusive FIRE instrumental score
+ analog-based stereo sound fx
+ frame-animated visual fx

+ unlimited game levels
+ 'mirrored' game play setting
+ personal leaderboard

What's New in Version 1.33

This version fixes a bug with iPad devices of all generations that displayed incorrect menus with odd sizing.


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Customer Reviews

FLOMM is awesome!

As the other reviewers have indicated, the gameplay is familiar and the visuals are highly original. At this writing the game 32-bit only, which means that it won't work when Apple moves iOS to 64-bit. I really hope the developer can and will update the game to 64-bit because the game really is a whole lot of fun.

And now for something completely different...

The game play is familiar and satisfying, but the design and concept are totally different. Every element is saturated with meaning, even though it's not always obvious what it means. The sound effects and hand drawn explosions add to the experience. Where else can you blast Monday morning to pieces?

Fin. Tradition wins.

Weirdly Addictive

One minute I'm on level 17, the next I've somehow beaten the game. Beautiful game, sound effects are extremely satisfying. Not too hard but not too easy either.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $2.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.33
  • Size: 316 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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