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by Shire - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Revolve is an arcade style game for the iPad in which the player rotates a planet in order to save that planet from burrowing invaders. The invaders begin to fall off of the planet when they are rotated below the equator.

The repository is on Github, just make a clone. The application runs best on an actual iPad device (simulator has low FPS).

here's a gameplay video:

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conormn says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:07am

Screenshot looks cool. Wish I had an ipad around to play it.

Galvus says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:08am

Hey, the web link goes to your source instead of the game. Plz fix so I can rate.

Boodog says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:10am

Both of your links go to the source :)

Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:29am

Sorry, can't rate it because I don't have a Mac or an iPad.

pythong says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:54am

no ipad.- maybe you should make a youtube video of your gameplay so people can rate?

gikdew says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:05am

The best one I have played so far, really nice game!

TowelKing says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:36am

Really great game and worth the effort to get it running on device. Very simple spin mechanic that has a surprising amount of depth to it. I managed to get a high score of 182.

shuanDang says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:48am

Looks very good! I think your game mechanic is awesome (I want to make a spinny game for the iPad also). I'll build it to test when I get the chance. I hope you release it onto the store!

darkflamejam says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:02am

Both your links goto source

lief says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:03am

The web link didn't open a game for me

Shire says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:47am

I've added a youtube video of gameplay footage to the links:

I'll put in on the app store soon for accessibility.

Thank you for your comments!

kbm says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:31am

I liked the gameplay video, game looks interesting! Well done!

Split82 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:33am

Awesome concept! Love it!

timtipgames says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:46am

Looks like a great simplistic concept. I wish I had an iPad now! :)

bzizizi says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 12:06pm

Wow, interesting mechanics. Will try on the device.

saiato says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:10pm

Cool idea, but the enemies fall off so slowly when below the equator that it doesn't really feel fair. Nice illustrations though, really would have benefitted from some audio.

nonentheless says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:46am

Fun idea, wished I could play not only watch. Great job!

Thorig says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 7:26am

Nice game! Too bad you did not make it for the web.

Snoother says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 5:01pm

Interesting concept -- looks like it could be pretty addictive. But I too lack an iPad to play it on.

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