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Description

Acrobots is a mesmerizing, physics-based toy for your iPhone and iPad.

- Drag and toss these living bots across the screen.
- Watch them tumble and push off each other.
- Stack them together to form living structures.
- Shake your iPhone to watch the bots scatter.
- Customize scale, gravity, balance, stickiness, speed, and number of legs.

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Entertainment

Secondary: Family

App Store

Total Ratings

680
5
370
4
99
3
88
2
51
1
74

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jul 12, 2009 (over 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 6 months, on average.

Dec 04
2017
(Current)
Version 2.9

Restores iOS 8 compatibility.

Aug 24
2017
Version 2.8.1

Updated for 64-bit compatibility. Now displays in landscape when connected to an external screen. If you have any problems, please let me know at vectorpark@gmail.com.

Aug 15
2017
Version 2.8

Updated for 64-bit compatibility. Now displays in landscape when connected to an external screen. If you have any problems, please let me know at vectorpark@gmail.com.

Dec 07
2012
Version 2.7

Updated for compatibility with iPhone 5 screens.

Apr 04
2012
Version 2.6

This fixes a visual glitch in which the "eye" was not displaying correctly in the highest detail level.

Mar 28
2012
Version 2.5

Updated graphics for new retina-display iPads.

NOTE: There is currently a visual glitch in the highest "detail" setting. We've fixed it and submitted an update to Apple.

Apr 30
2011
Version 2.4

Fixed bug in which minus button occasionally breaks.

Apr 01
2011
Version 2.3

Some modest performance optimization. You should be able to have a few more bots going at once now.

If you notice any bugs, please contact us at vectorpark@gmail.com. Thanks!

Mar 25
2011
Version 2.2

This version should fix the glitch which has been affecting some users.

If you are still experiencing buggy behavior with Acrobots, please contact us at vectorpark@gmail.com.

Oct 05
2010
Version 2.1

We have an update on the way which will hopefully fix the "minus button" problem some users are having. Until then, if you're experience this issue, try deleting and then installing Acrobots. You can also email us at vectorpark@gmail.com. (Believe it or not, we're happy to hear your complaints, as they help us improve our apps.)

Sep 25
2010
Version 2.0

- bots can have zero to five legs
- dynamic shading
- multitouch support: grab two or more bots at once
- better collision physics
- support for retina-displays

Aug 18
2010
Version 1.2.3

Tested for iOS4 compatibility.

Apr 05
2010
Version 1.2.2

Fixed bug which caused bots to occasionally vanish when device was held perfectly flat.

Apr 01
2010
Version 1.2.1

Acrobots is now a Universal app — compatible with iPad as well as iPhone/iPodTouch.

Aug 28
2009
Version 1.2

- removed status bar

- smoother control panel performance

Aug 14
2009
Version 1.1

- faster performance, shake motion added

Jul 13
2009
Version 1.0

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