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The Home Gene-Splicing Kit will scare the bejeebers out of you with some awesomely mixed up faces.

What's New

Now easier to download! We've cut the file size in half with some new compression, and it still looks great.

App Description

NEW LOW PRICE! See What a $.99 Make-Over Can Do for You!

Mix and match faces of people and animals to make your own breed of crazy Mutants. Add your own pictures to unleash your inner mad scientist, and see what a genetic makeover can do for you!

Gene-splicing has never been so easy. Simply choose the Head, Eyes, Nose and Mouth you want and, voila! Instant Mutant! It’s fiendishly addictive fun.

The app comes loaded with images of people and animal "gene donors" so you can start splicing right away. Use your iPhone's camera or photo library to add pictures of yourself, friends, family & pets. Then share your creations with the world via email, Facebook & Twitter.

Millions of combinations are possible. You'll never get tired of seeing what a funny, mixed-up, mutated world this can be.

"It's so simple, it's brilliant"
—New York Post

"While the world debates the ethical issues, create your own genetic masterpieces with The Home Gene-Splicing Kit"
—PC Magazine

Winner, New Media Invision Award of Excellence

Here’s How It Works
1. Choose which Donor Group of faces you want to start with: animals, boys, girls, women, men, or your own photos
2. Scroll through ready-to-use photos to see dozens faces you can choose from
3. Just tap any icon – Head, Eyes, Nose or Mouth – to add that face part.
4. Your Mutant will instantly appear on the screen! (Or shake for a random mix)
5. Save your favorite creations
You’ll be mixing & matching like a mad scientist in no time.

It’s Fast & Fun to Add Your Own Photos
• Take pictures with your iPhone camera without leaving the app
• Import images from your photo library
• Download images from the Internet (but please respect proper use/copyright restrictions)

Special Features
“The Home Gene-Splicing Kit” takes advantage of all the great elements of your iPhone!
• “Shake" feature creates randomized, surprising mutant mixtures
• Easy-to-use grid lets you resize photos with the pinch of your fingers
• Viewing gallery showcases your favorite Mutants
• 8 postcard designs included to instantly email Mutants to your friends
• Mutant creations appear in your photo library
• High quality images with realistic looking results

Creative Ideas for Your Mutant Creations
• Post on Facebook and Twitter (using TwitPic)
• Use as an Avatar
• Use as photos in address book contacts
• Print out and sneak them into the family photo album
• For parties or family reunions, make a poster and let people guess what part belongs to whom
• Show an ex as the dog he/she truly is - a great way to cheer up a friend after a breakup
• Use on your website
• Import your Mutant creations into other graphic programs
• Toss into an otherwise boring Powerpoint presentation to spice things up
• Make personalized greeting cards and invitations
• A great tool for teachers to spark students’ story writing creativity
• Use your creativity to come up with even more fun, fantastic ideas!

Creative Fun for All Ages

Award Winning (classic CD-ROM)
• Award of Excellence - New Media Invision - Best Entertainment. All Categories
• Gold Award - New Media Invision - Best Kid's Entertainment
• Gold Award - NAPPA - National Parenting Publications Award
• All Star Software - Children's Software Revue

Positive reviews from more than 50 newspapers and magazines.

Popular Photography
"Will it provide endless hours of entertainment …? We think so!"

Forbes
For sheer amusement, I'd recommend The Home Gene-Splicing Kit"

Disney's Family.com
"Encourages silly creativity"

The Toronto Star
"For creative pranksters"

So why not give it a shot on the iPhone? It's the best genetic makeover a few bucks can buy!

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

September 09, 2010 Initial Release

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