Factsheet

Developer:
Don't Step On The Cracks
Based in Midlands, UK

Release date:
29 March, 2012

Platforms:
Apple App Store

Website:
dontsteponthecracks.co.uk/onthewind/

Regular Price:

USD$1.99
EUR€1.59
CAD$1.99
GBP£1.49

Description

Take control of the wind and guide the leaves through a beautiful and stylish world. Try to survive through the year as the seasons change and the leaves fall.

You are the wind, guide the leaves, flourish in the summer, survive the winter.

History

Features

  • Full retina graphics for the new iPad
  • Simple and intuitive 'one touch' controls
  • Relaxing play with the soothing sound of the wind, or challenge yourself to beat your friends
  • Beatiful world that's generated as you play so it's different every time
  • Game Center enabled with lots of tricky achievemenets, and leaderboards to challenge your friends
  • Universal app, buy once and play on your iPhone, iPod and iPad

Updates

  • 2.1 - Added an effect to make it easier to see how you're controlling the leaves. You can switch it off again in the settings.
  • 2.0 - Two new game modes, and lots of extra achievements!
    Zen - Relax, you're invulnerable. Just enjoy the view as you fly through the seasons.
    EX - Faster, Harder, Shorter. if you've mastered original mode see how you do in EX mode.
  • 1.2 - Share Buttons: After each play you can share your score on facebook, twitter, email, or sms/imessage. Challenge your friends to beat your score!
    News view: details about new features and updates will show up here.
  • 1.1 - By popular demand I've added a new iPhone control scheme which allows you to control the leaves without your finger getting in the way.

Videos

Trailer YouTube

Screenshots

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OnTheWind_GameOver.png
OnTheWind_Menu1.png
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download all screenshots as .zip (1MB)

Awards & Recognition

    • "Eurogamer App of the Day" 2012
    • "AppAdvice Game of the Week" 2012
    • "GameTrailers App of the Day" 2012

    Selected Articles

      • "Interview With “On The Wind” Creator David Buttress"
        - Sean Koch, iFanzine
      • "App of the Day: On The Wind"
        - Tom Phillips, Eurogamer
      • "AppAdvice Game Of The Week"
        - Christine Chan, AppAdvice
      • "App Of The Day"
        - John Bedford, GameTrailers

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      About Don't Step On The Cracks

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      On The Wind Credits

      David Buttress
      Game Creator, Don't Step on the Cracks

      presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks