A Pixel Invasion at Matmi
Pixel Icons
Image of Mario made using Hama Beads

Matmi is so absorbed into the digital world that even the plant life has been pixel-ised.


Image of Mario Plant made using Hama Beads

Image of Rabbit made using Hama Beads

Image of Mushroom made using Hama Beads

These lovable pixel characters were made with Hama Beads by a fellow Matmian.



NW1: Nerf War 1

Nerfing Private Ryan

The escalation: 
It began with a single shot. One whistling tube of foam, flying through the air like a dive-bombing hawk. It’s target? An innocent Matmian’s head.

*THUD* 
It had begun. Within a week, a full-scale battle could be heard coming from above the peaceful lower-living Matmians. The sky dwelling ones had started something that would eventually lead to a full-scale war. An arms race developed. But this was no cold war, this was a ‘Foam War’.

The fight:
The lower-living Matmians were out numbered and out gunned, but their spirit was strong. One brave soul took on the aggressive sky-dwellers. He did not last long.

However, single man strike teams continued to raid the sky dwellers domain. Each and every time, they were taken down. Occasionally, the sky dwellers would venture down in 3 man parties to target an individual. They began to put resources into research and development, culminating in a magnum based nerf gun. You certainly knew if you had been hit by one of them. They even started a training camp, using printouts of the faces of lower-living Matmians for target practice.

Yes, the sky dwellers were organised and equipped while at the same time, the Matmians below were embroiled in civil war – targeting each other.

Balance of power:
It eventually became clear that if the lower-living Matmians were to survive, they had to band together. The fight was on. A new weapon was brought into the fray by a well funded lower-living Matmian: a rapid firing nerf gun, bigger than anything either side had witnessed. Modded to the hilt, it struck fear into all who saw it. The balance of power began to shift. However, could the lower dwellers remain organised to take the fight to the sky dwellers and win?

Time will tell…

Disclaimer
Do not try this at home. Trained professionals were used.
No Matmians were truly injured in the nerf war.

[image manipulated from original Saving private Ryan poster]



ICE ROAD & SNOWY’S PINBALL


Continuing with the showcase of Christmas based Matmi games, next up is Ice Road & Snowy’s Pinball.

Ice Road / Snowy’s Pinball has all the exciting gameplay of Monster Pinball and hundreds of new goals, challenges and other craziness. With super-smooth graphics and stunning stereo sound, Ice Road is a gaming feast with a whole new theme!

Ice Road / Snowy’s Pinball has 2 x 3 feature-packed tables so novices and pros alike will get the best out of this crazy pinball extravaganza, and with local, global, and Facebook Connect leaderboards, you’re sure to find something – or someone – to challenge you!

You can see Snowy’s Christmas Pinball in action here, become a fan on Facebook or grab it from the App Store for only $1.99/£1.19.

GET HERE

Snowy’s Christmas Pinball comments:

"I wholeheartedly recommend Snowy’s Christmas Pinball, one of the finest pinball games around." - Geek.com

"one of the premier pinball experiences on the iPhone … you’ll love this" -Nodpad.com

"Smoother than hot egg nog" - iphoneachievements.org



Matmi’s Elf iPhone App



Another MATMI classic:  

It’s Christmas morning and there’s magic in the air, enough to send an elf soaring into the stratosphere. While Santa’s away, Irving the Elf like nothing more than leaping skyward, stepping on stars and bouncing on baubles trying to get as high as he can! Build your boost and collect candy canes for a point bonus while you help Irving hit the heavens, but watch out for the twisted tinsel, its pointy prickles will put a real crimp on your day.  

With all the looks and charm you’d expect from a Matmi game, Elf is simple enough that anyone can pick it up and play it, but addictive enough that you’ll be hooked all year round. Aim skyward as you challenge your friends via Facebook Connect and see who can send Irving the highest!  

Elf Features:

  • Amazing graphics and animations.
  • Unique sound effects in stereo.
  • Simple but addictive gameplay.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Local and Online scoreboards.
  • Facebook Connect so you can challenge all your friends.
  • Created specifically for the iPhone/iPod Touch by the wonderful minds of Matmi  

CHECK IT OUT: http://iphone.matmi.com/elf/

Via iphone.matmi.com



My new wish for Christmas. Looks so much fun!



In-game

Get your groove on in ‘DanceStar Party’ time. Play through pumping tracks from the 80s, 90s and 00s. Check out the crazy outfits and dance!

LEGO “Life of George” - An augmented Reality LEGO App

Introducing LEGO® Life of George: the world’s first interactive game combining real LEGO bricks with apps for your iPhone/iPod Touch.

See more at: http://george.lego.com/

►Mini Matmian:

Lego just got more awesome! :)