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The Weather Factory: The Balloonist

The Weather Factory is the Irish team for Dare To Be Digital 2011.

During Dare they will be developing The Balloonist.

The Balloonist is a side scrolling 3D “Metroidvania” for the iPad. A Victorian gentleman balloonist crash lands in, and explores, a huge steam punk weather factory.

Exploring the factory involves solving physics based puzzles, avoiding and trapping enemies, and finding new items that allow the player to access new areas.

The twist is that not all of the rooms in the Weather Factory remain the same at all times of the day and in all weather conditions (actual real ...


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17th June 2011

Hey, I’m Ed Campion, Project Lead on The Balloonist. Here is what we got up to on the first week of Dare To Be Digital 2011.The goal for week one was to have a rigged animated character moving

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