Flapcraft Brings a Viking's Flying Dreams to Life

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  1. macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001


    Flapcraft is a gorgeously drawn one-off game from the developers of Pixelmator. In it, users control a "Flapcrafter" -- a Viking who, in the absence of any wars to fight, tries to fly by standing on a log (and upgrading it with wings, rockets and other improbable things).

    The developers note that they aren't getting into the game business -- on the contrary, they made Flapcraft as a way of beta-testing the version 2.0 of Pixelmator, the image editing software.
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    The game is a little short, but the artwork is phenomenal and the gameplay is quite challenging.

    Flapcraft is a universal app, for both iPhone and iPad, and is $1.99 on the App Store. [iTunes]

    Article Link: Flapcraft Brings a Viking's Flying Dreams to Life
  2. macrumors newbie

    Feb 24, 2010

    Does anyone know what tablet they were using in the first 5 seconds, it looks super classy.
  3. macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2010
    It's a Wacom Intuos3, which is an older version of the Wacom Intuos4. Wacom tablets are the go-to standard for graphics professionals.
  4. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 8, 2011
    when I first read it, I thought 'flapcraft' said something else :rolleyes:

    wow those intuos pen tablets are hella nice!
  5. macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2009
    Looks like a neat game.:cool:
  6. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 25, 2006
    San Francisco Bay Area
    You must be from Northern California (like me) :)
  7. macrumors 68020


    Mar 1, 2004
    Decided to buy, it, sure enough completed it in no time but it was great fun. Hope they’ll continue with it, but I won’t be bummed if they don’t.
  8. macrumors 6502a

    Sep 26, 2007
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    Awesome, the art is fantastic. I will buy it just because it is made by Pixelmator team!

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