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'4InARow touch' is the world's best connect-four game and the "Best Just Plain Cool App". This game takes advantage of every iPhone technology in a fun, natural way. The web version (http://www.flipside5.com/products/fourinarowtouch/c4/) was a "Staff Pick" and has had over 1.4 million games played.
Not just a fun game, but a networked, always connected game. Playing someone online gives you the opportunity to have a real live opponent any time.
4InARow touch uses Multi-touch, the accelerometer, internet connectivity, CoreLocation, user-friendly use of Core Animation, sounds and chat messages are automatically translated to the iPhone user's selected language.
The user experience is amazingly simple, natural, intuitive and offers a lot of functionality. All casual games should have a user experience like this.
Key iPhone OS technologies:
- Pinch to make the game board bigger or smaller.
- Swipe the game board bar and watch the chip falls.
- The latitude and longitude are determined when a player starts a new online game. This information is used to call an independent web service to get the country names. This information is then shared between the two online players. For example, when the online game starts, a message saying "Found Opponent in the United States."
- Turn the iPhone upside and the chips will fall out the top.
Internet / Online Play
- Play someone online using EDGE, WiFi or 3G technologies.
- Simple, beautiful chat with your opponent online. Instant messages are automatically translated to the iPhone user's native language.
- Choose your game board size and skill level you would like to play.
- Watch the realistic bounces at different heights and clearing a game board. A mini-physics engine is used for these animations. This engine also implements sound for fantastic realism.
- Undo, showing a hint, changing a players turn, starting a new game also use fun, natural and wow animations.
- Send and receiving chat messages are translated to the selected language.
- Listen to the perfect bounce sound as the chip falls.
- Fun sounds when you win a game
Price: $4.99 USD (one time fixed price; no monthly fees for online game service. Online game service lasts forever.)