Planet Minesweeper - 3D Mines on a Hex Sphere
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The world's #1 productivity killer, reinvented for the app store generation. Try it now or get back to work! A CLASSIC PUZZLE IN A WHOLE NEW SHAPE!
"looks awesome, even to a person who's already played Minesweeper for hundreds of hours. That’s precisely the same old good game, but with the HD graphics and spherical (aka planet-like) gameplay field. Find mines, flag them, take a guess and die horribly. Fun, fun time."
"A brilliant take on an old classic... A brilliant challenge, but easy to get into if you’re waiting for the train or just have some minutes to kill....the game provides a challenge, and is very entertaining. It’s also great to see such a classic game being taken to new levels!"
-- Tom Rippon, BnBGaming's iOS Hot List
Planet Minesweeper presents the classic strategy game in a whole new way! Puzzle your way across an entire planet on the unique SPHERICAL GAME BOARD!
- Enhanced for the iPhone 5 display
- UNIVERSAL APP! "HD Version" included for iPad!
- FOUR THEMES and FORTY-EIGHT BOARD configurations! Unlimited puzzles.
- Extra-big "HUGE" planet size for iPad users! TOO BIG FOR THE PHONE!
- Game Center Support! Beat your friend's best times.
- Stunning ES2-enabled graphics and shaders!
- Full Retina and iPad HD graphics support.
- Gorgeous original soundtrack from HyperDuck Studios
Maybe you can clear your desktop, but can you find the mines across an entire planet? Try it now or get back to work!
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What's New in Version 1.2.1
- Bugfix for iPad version sometimes gets stuck on the game over screen.
- Support iPhone 5 display!
- Retina support for the new iPad.
- New score summary on post-game screen
- Interaction tweaks make it less likely to accidentally reveal a flagged mine.
- More awesome!
I could not believe how big some of the maps are. This game very fun to play. The sphere is more natural to play on. I hate to write anything bad about such a cool game, but I must point out a minor glitch that does not effect my game play but is noticeable. The map will suddenly spin to a random place as I am about to uncover a space. Only happens 1 out of 50 times. This game is a definite buy for a true minesweeper fan.
Best Minesweeper app in the app store, but still needs work.
*Great Graphics and art design.
*Unique twist on a classic, unlike many of the cheap minesweeper knock-offs out there.
*Despite the work the developer has put in towards resolving it, the controls can be finicky at times and result in a lot of accidental losses.
*The information text and icons in-game are heavily anti-aliased and low-res, looking pretty bad against the otherwise outstanding graphics.
*The gloss on the buttons in the main menu makes them look somewhat cheap and plasticy looking.
*No sound effects, and not a whole lot of feedback either, making both winning and especially losing feel anti-climactic.
*No pause button?
...also, an option to disable the tap-and-hold menu would be nice, as it just gets in the way for me.
Great play but...
I really enjoy this Mae and the play is great but I end up blowing myself far too many times due to a double tap being misinterpreted as a drag. Then the second tap ( which should be a double tap if you make garage out of it) blows up some random space. Game over. Drive me nuts and makes me want to stop playing, but I can't ...
- Category: Games
- Updated: Oct 07, 2012
- Version: 1.2.1
- Size: 15.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Joel Davis
- © 2012 Tapnik
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.