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16/09/2013 / Games, Unity

Created by Nicolò Tedeschi,  Pietro Righi Riva and Paolo Tajé, MirrorMoon EP is a game about mystery, discovery and exploration set in outer space. It's also about "solitude and the subtle thrill of feeling lost - a tribute to space". The game is ...
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04/08/2013 / iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Bradley Simpson, Blinkdrink is a simple provocation to imagine new modes of interacting with screen-based technologies, taking the experience of the 2-d screen and extending it into 3-d space, and having fun with it. Simply put by Bradley - Blinkdrink invites the ...
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08/04/2013 / Games

140 is an upcoming platform game developed by Jeppe Carlsen, known for his gameplay direction for Playdead's Limbo. The game is described as a "minimalistic platformer", using electronic music to create synesthesia as the player manipulates their avatar, a character ...
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18/09/2012 / Games, Javascript

We don't often come across games created in HTML5, especially those that leave a strong impression, but Empty Black by Mary Rose Cook is one special exception. In this minimal but rich platformer you play a square, throw crates to solve puzzles, use ...
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17/06/2011 / iPhone

Produced by The July 16 and developed by Bowyer, “Op de Beeck” for the iPhone is based on the short-movie “Sea of Tranquillity” by the award winning contemporary artist Hans Op de Beeck. The app allows endless browsing through the 9 movie scenes with insight into ...
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05/06/2011 / Games, iPhone

Re_Find is a simple but beautiful difference finding game for the iPhone . The game has two game modes; Train in Free Play and, when you're good enough, try and survive as many rounds as you can in Time Attack. The faster you ...
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16/01/2011 / iPad

Inspired by Brandon Boyer's recent IndieCade talk, Anthony Grajirena together with his brother Rob made this quite wonderful little iPad game/poem. To look around : swipe the screen, To interact : tap, To shoot : touch, drag and release. Enjoy. Under the full ...
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13/01/2011 / iPad

Created by Simon Strandgaard, Triangle Draw allows you to draw logos/patterns/typography using only triangles. Within the app you can keep track of all your drawings, export to photo album or by email. Other tools include ability to mirror, offset, flip axis, ...
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28/11/2010 / Profile, WebApp

Elliott Kember is a freelance web developer based in Bath, England who builds very exciting and innovative web apps. Most recent works include Hot Potato - quick-fire Twitter fun, Nurph - cranking out some Node.js performance, Simple Auth Twitter - for the coming OAuthpocalypse ...
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08/09/2010 / Scripts, WebApp

Created by Alex Corbi and Johannes Schnettker, FlyBaby is an under 10k HTML5+JavaScript 3d form tool allowing you to create generative objects by specifying multiples, rotations, duplications, sins and cosins + more. Scratch like set-up, you build modifiers as an expanding tree with visualisation ...
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05/08/2010 / Games, iPad, openFrameworks

Shot Shot Shoot is the latest offering from Erik Svedang, the name behind Kometen we already mentioned on CAN. Shot Shot Shoot represents (Erik writes) a new way of playing games with your friends, combining the magic of computers with ...
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30/06/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

G is a Gravitation simulator designed for iPad /iPhone created by Oriol Ferrer Mesià. G allows you to quickly experiment the effects of the Universal Gravitation by adding bodies into the simulation, seeing how they react to each other in ...
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03/06/2010 / openFrameworks

StutterSpot is a reactive light and sound installation developed by Pierre Proske while he was artist in resident at Ciant in Prague. A computer controlled spotlight projects a cone of light when a person enters the space. It pulses and flickers based on ...
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27/05/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Once again we are back with the collection of most wonderful and creative clocks now available in the AppStore. They are simple to understand, not too hard to program and fun to play with. Most probably more "useful" once iPhone ...
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22/05/2010 / iPad

A simple and beautiful way of note taking on the iPad comes in the form of much loved Helvetica. Designed by cypher13 and built by Rage Digital, HelvetiNote™ offers a refined set of functions specifically intended to optimize iPad ...
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Scott Snibbe creates immersive interactive art that evokes powerful emotional and social engagement from viewers. His works are known for their positive social effects: fostering a sense of interdependence, promoting social interaction among strangers, and increasing viewers’ concentration. His artworks ...
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07/05/2010 / Games, iPhone

Star Ship [dev name] is a new iPhone game created by Kato Yuta, currently in development. Asteroid like shooter, you are in control of a ship trying to destroy incoming enemies - in this case spheres. Tapping anywhere on the ...
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16/04/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Piezopop is the latest application for the iPhone and iPod Touch from the nanoloop creator Oliver Wittchow. Compose minimal tunes from simple beeps and send them via e-mail. Fine-control pitch and tempo for microtonal and microrhythmic experiments. Most beautiful thing about Piezopop ...
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13/04/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Kontrol is an experimental music toy by Johan Halin, a minimal techno composition where you control both the visuals and musical structure. The application was developed by Ab Parasol Oy. To make things happen, slowly push the blue buttons. I always ...
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30/03/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Rain. is a minimalistic audio visual composition app for the iPhone created by Rainer Kohlberger. Tap to create black sound stripes, double tap to create moire phases, shake to create a colored beat, double swipe to change background loop. The ...
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26/02/2010 / iPhone

Sometimes we come across little jewels in the AppStore and such is the work of BeInteractive!. Yoshihiro Shindo is behind this little collective and the collection of apps in the AppStore are little experiments but nonetheless very inspiring bundles of ...
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25/02/2010 / Featured, iPhone

With the incredible number of apps appearing in the AppStore daily, there is a number of very inspiring clock apps out there but finding them can be quite tricky. Mentioning each and every one in a single post on CAN ...
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14/02/2010 / Games, iPhone

Absorb is a game of orbs, physics and colour. The task is to pull them into the same-colored Gates (coloured bars at the bottom of the screen) to absorb the Orbs, or leave them on the screen to combine with ...
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19/01/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Ambient Music Generator is a tool for generating "Ambinet Music" dynamically. There are no notes to play, no multitouch, no buttons to play sounds, simply shake iPhone and leave the iphone by your side to fill your space with ambient ...
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06/01/2010 / Games, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created using openFrameworks, DropBlocs is a new block dropping game created by Lloyd Harrison. You score points by dropping blocks onto their matching counterparts whilst trying to manage the tilt on the iPhone. When you find the block on the ...
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26/12/2009 / iPhone, Sound

Gliss is new sound toy application which lets you play sound files and mix them easily by drawing on your iPhone. Play your mix using a tempo or scrub through by tilting your iPhone. Gliss allows you to improvise and perform ...
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12/12/2009 / iPhone

Just released is the third clock by Japanese developer Romly, person behind One Rule, minimal game we wrote about back in February. The third clock just released is the latest in the range of absolutely minimal clocks now available for your iPhone and ...
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09/12/2009 / iPhone, Sound

It's well known that I am a fan of analog drum boxes - especially quirky ones like Tweaky Beat. Tweaky Beat allows you to make loops of analog drum sounds (generated ones, not samples). In terms of functionality, this app ...
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08/12/2009 / Games, iPhone

Chromixa is a new and unique colour-blending puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod touch. The task is to arrange shapes of light to complete designed puzzles. Based on the colours found within white light; red, green and blue (RGB) ...
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07/12/2009 / Flash, Games

The first of four episodes of Pixelate's Black Forest series of mini games is now available for download. Pixelate, the team behind Mr. Bounce are bringing a series of tiny, experimental games this month, one episode per week. We have had a little ...
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