Temple Run

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Temple Run
Developer(s)Imangi Studios
Publisher(s)Imangi Studios
Producer(s)Keith Shepherd and Natalia Luckyanova
Designer(s)Keith Shepherd and Natalia Luckyanova
Programmer(s)Keith Shepherd and Natalia Luckyanova
Artist(s)Kiril Tchangov [1]
SeriesTemple Run Edit this on Wikidata
EngineCanabolt [2]
Platform(s)iOS, Android
ReleaseAugust 4, 2011 [3]
Mode(s)Single player

Temple Run is a video game made by Imangi Studios.[4] Right now it is for iOS systems, which the iPhone and the iPad use, and the Android system for mobile phones.[5] In the iTunes store, it has been in the top 50 most-downloaded apps in December 2011,[6] and also became the number 1 free iOS app. It has went to the position of the top moneymaking iOS app.[7] The game itself used to be 99 cents, but now it relies on players purchasing in-game coins, while the game itself is free.

Gameplay[change | change source]

The game is based around Guy Dangerous and other explorers that take a little statue from an ancient temple. The players control the characters and to begin the game the player must take the little statue. These players are Guy Dangerous, Scarlett Fox, Barry Bones, Karma Lee, Montana Smith, Francisco Montoya, and Zack Wonder. However, the player's efforts to steal the treasure seem useless when a group of evil monkeys pursue the player out of the temple, starting a "run." There is no finish line; the object of the game is to run as far as possible by going around obstacles that require the player to either jump (slide finger forward duck (slide finger backwards), or turn (slide finger to the right or left) in a precise manner. While all of this is happening, the player will be chased by the "evil monkeys". While playing, the player needs to tilt their device either to the left or the right to get coins. These coins are usually in the shape of a yellow diamond but according to their point value, they can also be a red diamond, a 2-point coin, or a blue diamond, a 3-point coin. Coins can be earned in game play to unlock objectives, and can also be spent at the store.

Making[change | change source]

Husband-and-wife team Keith Shepherd and Natalia Luckyanova, along with artist Kiril Tchangov, created the hits Harbor Master and Temple Run. At first, the game was released for 99 cents, but soon enough they released Temple Run free, but with purchasable in-game coins. This made revenue multiply five times with in game coin purchasing. [8][9] Both Shepherd and Luckyanova made the game, while Tchangov made the pictures.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Imangi Studios - About". Imangi Studios. Archived from the original on December 26, 2018. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  2. "Daily iPhone App: Temple Run". TUAW. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  3. "Temple Run Release Date". GameSpot. Retrieved December 17, 2011.
  4. "Imangi Studios". Imangi Studios. Retrieved December 17, 2011.
  5. "Temple Run Android app release, cheats and fans". phones review. Retrieved January 15, 2012.
  6. "Temple Run becomes popular throughout the app world". MSD Eagle's Landing. Archived from the original on April 21, 2012. Retrieved January 15, 2012.
  7. "Temple Run". TechCrunch. Retrieved January 15, 2012.
  8. "Secrets to the Success of Temple Run on the iPhone". Red Rome. Retrieved February 4, 2012.
  9. "Going free quintupled Temple Run's revenue". macgasm. Retrieved February 4, 2012.