Posts Tagged ‘jetpack brontosaurus’

Minotaur China Shop Is Live, We Talk To Flashbang

By John Walker on December 11th, 2008.

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Flashbang’s latest opus, Minotaur China Shop is now online, and available to play for free via the Blurst site. Go form opinions. To mark the occasion, we grabbed Flashbang’s Steve Swink to ask a few questions about the new game, find out which comes first: the name or the game, get shown fascinating prototypes of projects, and see some fantastic behind-the-scenes glimpses into the workings of their “home for abused developers”.

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You’ll Believe An Apatosaurus Can Fly

By Kieron Gillen on May 16th, 2008.

It'll never be as good as its tagline. But what could be?

True fact. The makers of Off-Road Velociraptor Safari have released an alpha of the much anticipated Jetpack Brontosaurus (“Splendid jetpack dreams of the Apatosaurus named Brontosaurus”). It includes what looks like four missions and a brontosaurus with a jetpack. Some initial impressions follow, in the format of words.

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“Taxa Be Monophyletic”

By Jim Rossignol on April 12th, 2008.


ShackNews have put up an interview with FlashBang, the creators of JetPack Brontosaurus and Off-Road Velociraptor Safari. More interviews should include these questions:

Shack: Favorite dinosaur?

Flashbang: Ravens. We take a cladistic standpoint and demand our taxa be monophyletic, so “dinosaurs” must include Aves, the modern birds.

Shack: Favorite dinosaur video game?

Flashbang: Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis is hands down the best dinosaur related game ever created. Not even kidding.

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Thunderlizard Dreams

By Alec Meer on April 2nd, 2008.

Amorphous dream landscapes are sort of like space, right? Good – then this can receive the hallowed ‘space week’ tag.

It’s the first, gorgeous footage of Jetpack Brontosaurus, the next game from Flashbang Studios – who you may remember from such indie physics-delights as The President’s Neck is Missing Offroad Velociraptor Safari. The ethereal soundtrack helps, but even without it I’m pretty convinced this apparent Gravitar/Thrust descendant will muster a joyous PC gamer pile-on in much the same manner as did Raptor Safari and Trials 2 . It makes me want to say daffy things like “mesmeric beauty.” In fact, it’s so elegant that I immediately forgot it was about piloting a 30-ton dinosaur through the skies. It just seems natural, somehow.

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Jetpack Brontosaurus – Yes, We’re Serious

By John Walker on February 14th, 2008.

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How can life get better than this?

Yes. Jetpack Brontosaurus. YES.

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