Obert Skye is the author of several series including Leven Thumps, Return to Foo, Choke, and The Creature from My Closet. Now he's gone and created a story in app format! "Marr" is the first installment in this new series that is a combination of story telling in comic panels with voice over narration and interactive tower defense, strategy gaming. I'd say it's appropriate for 8+. (Or, you know, that's just a general age range. My two year-old likes to open the app and pretend she's playing.)
The game was created by the Lehi, UT based mobile app developer, BlueLid Labs, LLC. All of the artwork, including environments, characters, title & story scenes, were done by Samantha (Sam) Bragg, lead app development artist at BlueLid Labs, LLC. Previously Sam was the head graphic designer at Revolution MFG and an illustrator at K12 and MyRead. You can see some of her artwork below and more here (really you should. It's super impressive).
"Yor is a remarkable place. As I draw the story out and create the books that will add to so much of what the amazing designers are doing. The thought is that the next steps will connect to what has already begun as a separate game but still in Yor. Each step centered around one of the twelve missing orphans. The book series when I get to it is planned to be five volumes."
- Obert Skye
And best of all? This app is FREE! You get an intriguing story and challenging game play--and you don't have to pay a thing!
|You go, blonde-haired boy! You light them fires!|
Places to visit:
|↣ Obert Skye's website||↣BlueLid Labs, LLC blog||↣Sam Bragg's blog|
|↣Obert Skye on Twitter||↣BlueLid Labs, LLC on Facebook||↣Sam Bragg on deviantART|
|↣ Obert Skye on Facebook|