Category: General News
Minke Rescue now has it’s very own game trailer. Enjoy!
Here’s some images of the crew of the Steve Irwin – Sea Shepherds main vessel – playing Minke Rescue. Just back from months of disrupting whalers as part of Operation Divine Wind, the crew were eager to hear about and play Minke Rescue. Not only did I get the joy of watching people on the front-line playing my little game (see images below)… but also got a great and informative tour of the ship to boot. Thanks to James, Kelly, Eleanor, Eva, Arthur and the rest of the Steve Irwin crew.
Sea Shepherd crew playing Minke Rescue onboard the Steve Irwin
Friday 23 March 2012 – Melbourne, Australia
We’ve been absolutely delighted with the response to Minke Rescue. Read below what people are saying;
“Downloaded it today and LOVING IT!”
“You should definitely get this!”
“Amazing idea, this is great, got to get one!”
Cheryl Smith continue reading »
Friday 13 January 2012 – The iPhone game Minke Rescue is one of the lead online articles in the ‘Technology’ section of Melbourne’s Herald-Sun, Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, Brisbane’s Courier Mail – and the game is also featured in the main section of the Adelaide Advertiser (both online and print).
Put the ‘Fun’ back into ‘Fundraising’.
Like many people, I wanted to raise awareness and funds for causes that I was passionate about. However, I’m not noted for my cake making, t-shirt designing or car washing – nor do I have a sufficiently cashed-up network of friends to host a (successful) charity ball. So what to do?
In early 2010, after acquiring my first iPhone, I soon discovered the power of Apps… how regularly I was willing to spend small amounts of money – and how addictive the very best Apps can be. An ‘ah ha’ moment occurred and my direction was set – to create a cool little iPhone game that benefited Sea Shepherd. The key ingredients were that the game had to be fun, and addictive. continue reading »
Check out the most recent Minke Rescue screenshots. A couple more tweaks, some typo’s fixed and we’re ready to launch for January 2012.
* Click on images to enlarge.
Our game designers have confirmed Minke Rescue is almost complete. A few minor adjustments, some more testing and then we submit to Apple iTunes store for publication. Look out whalers!
Check out the Adelaide Advertiser interview with myself (Leigh Marlow) and game programmer (Paul Malyschko) published earlier this year.
The Apptivist Studio are pleased to launch our Facebook page – Game for change. This is the best way to stay in touch with the latest on our ‘Minke Whale’ iPhone game release. You’ll also be kept updated on other projects and be part of a neat little Apptivist-minded community too!