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Boom Town, the hit flash game involving gold mining and city
planning is now available on the Apple App Store, for iPhone, iPad
and iPod touch.
Special launch promotion: get the game for free until
Friday 8th February!
? Description ?
Now is your chance to become a pioneering, gold mining mogul and
create a frontier Boom Town! The hit online game is now available
to play anywhere, anytime.
Wild West charm meets high tech explosives in this mash up quest
for gold and glory.
Start your days with a little capital, a small truck and the
dream of building an empire where the streets are paved with gold.
You'll need strategy and cunning to find the best mining spots,
manage your running costs and time the gold market to hit the big
Grow your mining enterprise well and you'll be able to expand
your business into city planning, building saloons, shops and parks
to boost your wealth. As you build, settlers will flock to your
town pursuing their own slice of the thriving economy, building
homes and communities around your businesses.
Soon your town will take on a life of its own, booming out of
control. When settlers desperate for a piece of the action start
setting up camps near your mine, you may have to make tough
decisions. Let them settle, take their taxes and mine elsewhere or
evict them swiftly with well placed explosives, the choice is
? What the people say about Boom Town ?
"This game is COMPLETELY addictive. The updates are well-placed,
by having to balance between city building, buying land, and
upgrading your supplies gives this an interest/investment ratio
that is extremely high."
"Addicting doesn't even begin to explain it..."
"This is a awesome game that is good when you want to relax
Thanks thepodge for this"
? Features ?
? Hours of game-play.
? Full in-game instructions and intuitive touch controls.
? Unique mix of city-building simulation, upgrades and
? Randomly generated landscapes, infinite re-playability.
? No pressure casual game-play. Play at your own speed, no need
for lightning fast reactions, no timers - perfect for touch screen
? 25 achievements to unlock.
? 6 challenges to complete based on the population of your
? 12 explosive types to unlock.
? 60+ upgrades to buy.
? 22 amenities to discover and build, including shops, parks,
casinos and more.
? 11 different residential buildings that develop
? Play the gold market - store your gold in a vault and sell it
when the price is favorable.
? Game Center high scores.
? Compatible with iPod touch, iPhone and iPad.
? About thePodge ?
thePodge.co.uk is an independant games development studio, based
in the UK. thePodge mainly concentrate on browser-based flash
games, but also port suitable candidate games to iPhone, various
tablets and other mobile devices.
Previous successes include, Mochi Award winning Inferno
Meltdown, Firebug (and Firebug 2 – also Flambo’s Hot
Mess, as seen on Cartoon Network’s web site), the Dibbles
series and the City Siege series.