Flapcraft Brings a Viking's Flying Dreams to Life

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  1. MacRumors 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. Fritzy macrumors newbie

    Feb 24, 2010

    Does anyone know what tablet they were using in the first 5 seconds, it looks super classy.
  3. timd.mackey 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. accessoriesguy 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. dvil15 macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2009
  6. acslater017 macrumors 6502a

    Jul 25, 2006
    San Francisco Bay Area
    You must be from Northern California (like me) :)
  7. samh004 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. ikir 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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