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It doesn't matter if a painting is beautiful. If it's only half of the picture, it's impossible to predict the quality of the end product. The same also applies here.

What's New

- Fixed an issue that would sometimes terminate the app on start-up
- Fixed a bug that would terminate the game when locking the iPad
- Improved dialog for cloud-save conflicts
- Removed several visual artifacts
- Various game-play fixes
- Bigger font in the credits on retina Mini's
- Minor performance improvements

App Description

The first graphic adventure by Tim Schafer in sixteen years, Broken Age began two years ago in a historic, record-breaking Kickstarter campaign. Now it's here in all its beautiful, 2D, hand-painted glory, with an original orchestral soundtrack and an all-star vocal cast.

Broken Age is a timeless coming-of-age story of barfing trees and talking spoons. Vella Tartine and Shay Volta are two teenagers in strangely similar situations, but radically different worlds. The player can freely switch between their stories, helping them take control of their own lives, and dealing with the unexpected adventures that follow.

They said adventure games were dead, but then Broken Age punched its hand out of the grave and grabbed you by the wrist and you screamed just like in the end of Carrie except what you screamed was "I love adventure games so much!" And sorry I spoiled the end of Carrie.

Act 1 is available for purchase now, and Act 2 will be available as an in-app purchase in the future. Note: this app supports devices from the iPad 2 forward.

Key Features:

*All-star voice cast, starring:

Elijah Wood as Shay
Jack Black as Harm'ny Lightfoot
Jennifer Hale as Mom
Wil Wheaton as Curtis
Pendleton Ward as Gus
Masasa Moyo as Vella

*Original soundtrack, composed by Peter McConnell, recorded by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

*Dialog Trees!

*Some jokes. Unless you don't think they're funny, in which case we totally weren't trying to be funny.

*A whole bunch of awesome PUZZLES

*This one really hard puzzle that you won't get but you'll look it up online and not tell anybody

*All your hopes and dreams

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

October 26, 2014 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
July 30, 2014 New version 1.2.3
June 18, 2014 New version 1.2.2
June 12, 2014 Initial Release

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