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Bitboxland [iPhone, Sound]

Created by Francis Lam aka db-db, Bitboxland is a platform and tool for audiovisual creation and performance. Half soundtoy, half game, Bitboxland is a a unique and joyful audiovisual playground. Tap on the objects to make sounds or turn on/off music loops. Drag the train left and right to scratch. You can record up to 10 beat sequences and play back as a loop using the record and play buttons (at bottom right). The number indicates which program you’re recording to. To unlock more objects and beats, hit the clouds. You need to score over 500 to have the whole Bitboxland ready.

Francis was kind enough to share 5 promocodes with us. To win one, leave a comment below and we’ll pick 5 winners by random later today.

See also Cloudie. For more iPhone apps by db-db see here.

Platform: iPhone
Version: 1.0
Cost: $1.99
Developer: Francis Lam
Bitboxland

Posted on: 11/01/2010

Posted in: iPhone, Sound

Post tags:

    • Sinan Vural

      Count me in…

    • Nervo

      Interessing, I would like to give it a try

    • http://twitter.com/rockitbaby rockitbaby

      I love this little cow!

    • http://twitter.com/raoupp raoupp

      Sounds like a fun little app. It looks kinda like Beat It!

    • http://twitter.com/misc Jesse Baer

      That looks really cute. *Throws hat into ring*

    • http://blog.hernanfloresleyes.com.ar/ Hernan

      Seems nice. I'd lo to give it a spin.

    • tom_happiness

      Looks like a fun app!

    • http://twitter.com/porsupah Porsupah

      This could be fun – count me in!

    • http://twitter.com/greglil Greg Little

      Looks cool. I'd be interested in a code.

    • tomtu

      I'm in for it! (was about to buy it though… so will get it anyways hehe)

      And while having the chance – thanks for introducing me to OpenFrameworks CR! you've made my next few months :)

    • p0dracer

      I like the graphics. Looks interesting.

    • http://www.nonpolynomial.com qdot

      Heh, that's cute, I wanna try it.

    • http://www.silentrocco.com/ SIlent Rocco

      I'm already broke purchasing every single app you recommend. So, this would be a wonderful present.

    • Diega

      It looks pretty cool. I'd like to try it in a live enviroment (a.k.a. DJ Set)

    • kylecameron

      I love the integration of gaming elements through music creation. Cloudie marginally caught my attention but I'm very much looking forward to this.

    • pleaseinsertacoin

      I never really got the point of 8-bit music, but this “bitboxing” concept makes sense. (BTW, yet another thing that would be even more amazing on some tablet-type device) Graphic elements look great, recording makes it even sweeter.

    • http://www.creativeapplications.net Filip

      Random.org picked the following comments: 4 – raoupp, 9 – Greg Little, 12 – qdot, 1 – Sinan Vural and 7 – tom_happiness. Codes are on their way!

    • Toastedtoast

      Wow I'm in love! Love the graphics!

    • mrotondo

      Looks like a blast to play with!

    • http://bunlee.net/ bun

      This looks pretty awesome. Pixel art game that creating music!

    • http://twitter.com/bunlee Bun Lee

      pixel art game! awesome!!!

    • http://www.mckibillo.com mckibillo

      clearly too late to win, but man, does that look like fun!

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