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"Gloop" sits somewhere in that improbable space between an interactive lava lamp, foam resting on water and alien clouds lit by the setting sun(s).
Whatever it is, as you stir this bizarre mix thousands of virtual molecules collide with each other, sticking and slipping. This generates heat causing the gloop to glow and become less viscous. If you treat the gloop more gently it cools and solidifies allowing you to give it form.
Gloop also features warping of photos, images and real time video on iPhone 3GS+, iPod 3rd Gen+ and iPad+. Photos and real time video require a device with a camera.
Gloop has all the features of Gloop FREE with the following additions:
- Shape preserving globs which you can send spinning into the gloop and into each other.
- Gravitational attraction, tilt control and explosion strength.
- Multiple image warp simulation types as well as diffract and clone particle effects.
- Use video and images to influence particle motion.
Also by RunSwimFly - "Germs" and "Germs FREE" the liquid physics engine of "Gloop" employed in a game of microbial conquest.
What's New in Version 1.7
Use video and images to influence particle motion.
High resolution support for iPhone 4S.
Fixed clipping issue with final gloop color.
There are lots of pixel swirling and fluid simulation apps out there. Gloop isn't like any of them. The static images above don't do justice to the amazing way Gloop looks and acts in real time. It is really stunning. To me, it is like a metaphor for our universe, with high energy explosions of bright hot color slowly cooling to dark colors and entropy. With the new features, it's as close as one can get to psychedelia without ingesting a handful of magic mushrooms.
Two additions would be GREATLY appreciated. 1-more control over gloop and glob colors, or at least more color combos to choose from. 2-ability to save settings as presets, so that one doesn't have to recreate the settings every time. If a background image is in use, it should save along with the rest of the settings as a preset.
...worth 5 stars and the $ – NO DOUBT!
This is my favorite interactive toy. I use it with my kids to explore physics and interacting with an iPad (rather than just watching videos). Create new setups that do amazing things. Use pictures or grids as warping backgrounds, or different colored spots on images to attract or repel. Tilt it and with some forms frozen, gravity on, the free flowing parts are drawn to the center of gravity of the frozen bits which causes lava-like bubbles bursting up. So cool! Excellent work.
This app is very fun and it is one of my favorite particle apps, here are my suggestions when you just start up the app and you get those 4 squares on that screen you could put a tool that allows you to draw gloop and it turns in to that solid stuff. It is a beast app tho
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Feb 08, 2012
- Version: 1.7
- Size: 0.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: RunSwimFly
- © 2009 RunSwimFly Pty Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.