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Mother Lode Receives Retina Update

Posted by Dave Seaman on Monday, 9 April 2012

Mountain View, California - Order of Magnitude Games today is pleased to announce availability of Mother Lode 1.1, the latest update for its iPad board game. This update adds high-resolution retina graphics for users of the latest model iPad. This is how the game is meant to be played. Crisp, high-res images coupled with super-smooth gameplay that is enabled by the third generation iPad.

In addition, this update also brings a number of usability enhancements requested by initial users. These include disabling automatic board zooming, increasing the speed of animations and changing how a player's secret information is managed. The game is more accessible than ever.

About Mother Lode:
Mother Lode is a family style board game for two to four players. Players control miners on the surface of a dying planet as they try to escape with the most ore. Miner value is hidden until the end of the game. No one knows who will win until the planet explodes and the final score is revealed.

The game features:
* Supports two to four human or computer controlled players
* Each planet tile reveals one of 14 possible actions
* Strategic thinking and adaptability required to maximize your score
* Opponent miner values are hidden until the end of the game
* Three creature types are out to thwart you

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 40.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Mother Lode 1.1 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.


Order of Magnitude Games was founded in 2011 by Scott Cartier, a fifteen-year veteran in the tech industry. Scott hopes to use his business to unload the decades of game ideas he has spiralling in his head. He wants to create games that are an order of magnitude more fun than the typical mobile game fare. 

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