By HIROSHI KOBAYASHI
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[Tap Jockey] is a horse racing game.
You run your horse by tapping the screen and adjusting its speed.
Each horse has values on 3 features; "speed" "stamina" and "sense".
You can create a unique horse by adjusting each value with points earned at races.
Points are awarded when you win a race, then you can adjust each features before proceeding to the next race (maximum 6 races).
Info on each race***
Race 1 ... Pawn Cup 1200m(3/4mile)
Race 2 ... Knight Cup 1200m(3/4mile)
Race 3 ... Bishop Cup 1600m(1mile)
Race 4 ... Rook Cup 1600m(1mile)
Race 5 ... Queen Cup 2400m(1 1/2mile)
Race 6 ... King Cup 2400m(1 1/2mile)
Total of the field is 8 horses including your horse.
Lead your horse to victory by distributing the features and judging other horses' types and abilities.
What's New in Version 1.4.4
- You can move your private horse to your farm.
...You cannot sell those horses.(only retire)
- Minor bug fix (Career Mode)
- Manage data
...You can manage some data of Career Mode.
- Minor bug fix (Career Mode)
Ver 1.4.2 - Minor bug fix (Career Mode)
- High Scores can be sent to “Game Center”
… High Scores will be sent automatically.
… Requires iOS4.1 or later.
- A horse can be retired anytime.
- Minor bug fix
- Career Mode is added
… You can breed your own racehorse by using your earnings.
… You can run a horse for 12 times.
… A horse has a class, as you win it can go for a higher class.
… Each racehorse has its own limit of ability, but this is unknown to user.
… A racehorse that finishes running 12 races will be retired, a new horse need to be bred.
*** In the Career Mode the length of a race is 1200m only.
Ver 1.3.1 - Minor bug fix (Multiplayer)
-Multiplayer mode (2 players) is added.
-Now you can RETRY SAVED races.
...Last race you finished is automatically saved.
...You can resume from Parameter Screen.
-More races have been added.
...Total 18 races (6 classes, 3 races each)
...You can choose race after Parameter Screen.
(class)-1200m / 1600m / 2400m
class6-PawnSprint / PawnMile / PawnClassic
class5-KnightSprint / KnightMile / KnightClassic
class4-BishopSprint / BishopMile / BishopClassic
class3-RookSprint / RookMile / RookClassic
class2-QueenSprint / QueenMile / QueenClassic
class1-KingSprint / KingMile / KingClassic
-You can turn ON/OFF the sound.
...When the sound is OFF, the performance may slightly improve.
-You can change the name of your horse.
...Max 18 letters (Full-size: 12 letters)
My go to game!
This is the only game on my phone (or any console) that I don't get tired of. I have been playing it on and off (mostly on haha) for about a year. It is updated regularly (when I got it there was no career mode) but there is still work to be done...especially in the realm of breeding. I had never thought much of horse racing until this game. If you watch SeaBiscuit and need a quick horse racing fix, this is your game! I only gave it four stars because there is room for improvement. Honestly this should be a top app...
Love this game
I absolutely love this game I've had it for about half an hour and I'm already on my second horse and I have 3 BroodMares. I love this game I don't think there should be any fixes for right now.
The speed button should remain on the right but the movement arrows should be moved to the left side of the screen. That would make the controls much better.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Sep 21, 2011
- Version: 1.4.4
- Size: 9.4 MB
- Languages: English, Italian, Japanese
- Seller: HIROSHI KOBAYASHI
- © 2009 Hiroshi Kobayashi
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.