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  Boom Town iPhone release from thePodge.co.uk
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02/05/2013
 


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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!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/boom-town/id590399653?mt=8

? 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 time.

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 yours.

? What the people say about Boom Town ?

JayIsGames: 4.6/5

"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 strategy.

? 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 gaming.

? 25 achievements to unlock.

? 6 challenges to complete based on the population of your town.

? 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 organically.

? 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.

http://www.thepodge.co.uk/