Monthly Archives: April 2012

The final day!

Hello all! So this is the last day of waiting! For some lucky few the waiting will be over even sooner!

I will give away some free download codes for the people who share GalaxiTaxi to the most people until this evening!
(By which platform you share  is not important – be it Twitter, Facebook, Google+, word of mouth,  etc.)
Just send me an email (support@manaconcept.com) and tell me the number of people you shared this blog with!
(I absolutely trust you to be honest!)

The bonus on top of it is that you can play the game a day before everybody else in the world!
I hope you will like the game as much as I do and rate it accordingly in all the AppStores around the globe! Thanks for sharing and caring!
Your Alexander “Barghest” Ommer

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Only 2 days now!

Hi all! Thanks for your support so far – please keep sharing and liking this blog and the Facebook Site to increase awareness of my little game. Tomorrow there will be a chance for some of you to get some free codes for the game and also a teaser video with some gameplay in action. Have a great sunday!

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3 days to go…

Hi out there. Only 3 days left until GalaxiTaxi finally hits the AppStore. Today I am totally consumed by the preparations for the release party on May 1st and I only want to thank you all for the support I am getting! On Monday you will get a chance to win some codes for GalaxiTaxi. So stay tuned and keep spreading the word!

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GalaxiTaxi has been approved!

The final four days start with really, really good news as the little Calliphora (on the left) indicates by celebrating! Apple has approved GalaxiTaxi to the store and it is ready for sale at the 1st of May! Wow – and this before I even had some decent breakfast… 😉 Cheers everybody!

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5 days and counting…

Hi again,

the last 5 days until GalaxiTaxi will finally appear in the AppStore. Today I will tell you a bit about the galactic inhabitants or aliens as you may call them. There are currently 48 races populating the galaxy, which can all be seen in the game. From the snail-like Snoggs (like the guy on the left) to the strange Symbrains (the violet guy on top to the right) who induce knowlege to their mind controlled “victims” (the green guy). Some of them live on planets which are very strange compared to Earth – like Dasal, homeplanet of the Algeas, a pure saltwaterworld where the famous green “Space Bananas” are grown on top of the algae islands. Others like the beforementioned Symbrains have no homeplanet of their own, but live in every system as teachers in their well-known “Mind Academies” (Though nobody can really remember what happens inside).

The galaxy itself is divided by the six major fractions: Plantilles, Insectoids, Dark Worshippers, Democratic Order Of Many, Aquatuus and Furrians. These fractions are mostly peaceful, but major dislikes between some of them can even be witnessed when they compete over a place in your taxi…

Ok, that’s it for today – hope you are as excited as I am to see the whole game in action. See you tomorrow – and please don’t stop talking about this game and the FB site and keep sharing!

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…6 days left

Hello again,

GalaxiTaxi is only 6 days left from its release on the AppStore. I will talk a bit about its gameplay today.

In GalaxiTaxi you control a small taxi which can hold a driver and only one passenger at a time. Since the future day aliens are very busy, they cannot be bothered to wait on trains or buses anymore. They need fast flying cabs to get to the next skyscraper, mall or work facility in due time. They pay well of course, but only if you manage not to bump into anything while transporting them at top speed. The more often you achieve this, the better your rating among your small alien customers will be. They will pay you up to 5 times the normal fare, if you prove to be the best. But the customers are not all that counts. The G.alactic T.axi A.uthorisation has put some stars into the landscape to challenge your cab flying abilities. If you collect all of them you will be rewarded one gold star. But for a three gold star rating you have to collect them all, transport every passenger in a level and set them down so softly that they didn’t even notice they have been transported – did I mention not to bump into anything while a passenger is on board? Getting three stars in every level will be a challenge.

That’s it for today – thanks for reading – and if you haven’t done already, tell people about this game, share this blog and like the GalaxiTaxi Facebook Page! Many thanks!

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The waiting begins…

As some of you have noticed it has been awfully quiet on this blog. This normally means one of two things: Lack of interesting stuff to tell or lack of time to tell you interesting stuff! For me it’s definitely the latter one. I have been working hard to get my first iOS Game GalaxiTaxi out of the door. It is currently being in the review process by the guys from Apple and I hope it will release on the 1st of May as planned. It has been quite a ride doing a game completely on my own – but what a great experience it has been! I feel a bit exhausted but also anxious to know if this game will be successful – after all, it is some kind of child to me, which is released into the wild.

If you want to help me push it out of the door…

  • please link to this post
  • like the GalaxiTaxi’s Facebook page
  • tweet about it
  • talk to your friends/office buddies about GalaxiTaxi
  • comment freelySince I am an Indie developer I really can use all the help you can give! 🙂 Thanks in advance!
    See you tomorrow!
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