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Wednesday, February 4, 2009
 
SlotZ Racer For iPhone Update Adds Custom Track Sharing
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Freeverse has announced that SlotZ Racer, its lot car racing game for the iPhone and iPod touch, has been updated. Among other improvements, this update allows players to share their custom designed race tracks with friends, via email or directly over wifi.

SlotZ Racer puts players in control of 3D slot cars and allows them to race against the computer or friends. The game features 4 player play on a single iPhone, a variety of challenges, unlockable content, and a track editor.

What's New in version 1.1:

MAJOR ADDITIONS:
- New Track Manager page. Email custom designed tracks to friends, as well as send tracks directly over wifi.
- Scenery editing: Spruce up your track designs with grandstands, hills, bridges, tunnels, gravel traps; Grass and Dirt baseboard textures added.
- 5 new camera modes: plan view, helicopter view, 2 new moving views and driver view.
- Shake feature. In any menu, shake to return to the main menu. In the main menu, shake to start a quick race. In the editor, shake to undo.
- CPU Oops factor added. Adjust how often the computer players make mistakes and fall off the track.
- 4 New cars: CitruZ, TypeZ Drift, Mulsane and the Vontara XT.
- New "Strict" championship option. When set, doesn't allow players to restart individual races during a championship. Trophies won in strict mode unlock new car types.
- 4 bridge heights for serious multi-story fun.

MINOR ADDITIONS:
- Lines in the editor show the size limits of the spare room and club house.
- You can now name user created tracks and you can now store 32 tracks (previously 16).
- New "none" room style for when you just want to focus on the track.
- Editor now has extra navigation functionality so you can hop straight to a track piece.
- Double tap to zoom in/out of the track in the editor.
- In single player mode the whole screen now works as the button.
- In single races, you can change tracks and cars from the pause menu.
- Added fuel warning and last lap flashes to in-game display, along with race position next to button in single player.
- Race intro sequence can be skipped by tapping the screen.
- Screen flips over 180 degrees so you can play with iPhone upside down.
SlotZ Racer is available for $2.99 from the Apple App Store link listed below.

iPhone App Store: SlotZ Racer
SlotZ Racer
Freeverse


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