Chiptune Runner Is Part Video Game, Part Chiptune Sequencer

Evil Indie Games has introduced Chiptune Runner – an indie music app that’s part video game and part chiptunes sequencer:

Take your hero on an exciting journey through platform levels, fight epic battles against bosses, make your own chiptunes, be the Chiptune Runner!

Here are the details….

Features:

  • real time chiptune music creation
  • built-in step sequencer
  • over 30 unique levels and more in updates
  • 4 game modes
  • epic boss fights
  • in-game level editor
  • online levels sharing
  • new heroes to unlock
  • chiptune music instruments to collect
  • iOS 7 and Game Center support

Chiptunes Runner is available in the App Store.

If you’ve used Chiptunes Runner, let us know what you think of it!

2 thoughts on “Chiptune Runner Is Part Video Game, Part Chiptune Sequencer

  1. I really love to see concepts where music creation is combined with video game mechanics in a more abstract way.

    Sure – games like Rock Band, SingStar, etc are fun as group activity. But I think the really interesting concepts are those where you actually create music while playing and not only play along with a song written by someone else.

    Generative music is about musical freedom (one might say randomness) within a certain set of rules and after all, many video games work the same way: you can interact, create and destroy within given boundaries – then take games like REZ or Fract OSC. That’s already the right direction.

    But I think there is still way more room for such concepts – you know, where you don’t “work” on “producing” with your computer, but rather “play” your computer like an instrument, literally 🙂

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  2. Flappy Bird meets that game where you’re racing along a space highway collecting colored sound chips the name of which I can’t remember because I never played it, and I only found out about Flappy Bird a couple of weeks ago so I’ve never played that, either. But I can see how this could become as addicting as both of them together.

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