Tin Man Games brand new iPhone / iPod Touch Titles given away by Alltern8.com

For immediate release

Alltern8 ( www.alltern8.com), the world’s first consumer driven industry dedicated online publication, community and resource site, teams up with Australia based Tin Man Games to give away 5 copies of their iPhone and iPod Touch titles“Siege of the Necromancer” and“An Assassin in Orlandes”.

How to enter the competition:

Simply visit http://www.alltern8.com/competitions/The_Siege_of_the_Necromancer or http://www.alltern8.com/competitions/An_Assassin_in_Orlandes to enter the competition, the first 5 entrants from each competition, picked at random on the 4th January will be emailed details of the giveaway.

Siege of the Necromancer:

The Siege of the Necromancer is the first in a new series of adventure books from Tin Man Games for the iPhone / iPod Touch. Set in the magical land of Orlandes, these books embody the spirit of popular fantasy adventure game books of the eighties and nineties. The aim is to mix the experience of reading a real book and shaking real dice (yes you’ll have to shake your phone) with the ease of use and convenience of your iDevice.


An Assassin in Orlandes:

The second book in the Gamebook Adventures fantasy series, An Assassin in Orlandes! Set within Orlandes City itself, nobles are being systematically murdered by a ruthless assassin no-one seems able to catch. Finding yourself thrust in the middle of a large conspiracy, you must make decisions that may put yourself and one other most precious to you in great danger. Can you locate the Assassin in Orlandes before it is too late?


About Tin Man Games

Tin Man Games ( www.tinmangames.com.au) was founded by Neil Rennison and Matt Lacey and is a video games studio based in Melbourne, Australia.

Neil Rennison comes from a background in product design. He first started out as a 3D modeller and animator, and got his first games industry break working with Razorworks in the UK on games such as Total Immersion Racing and Ford Racing 2. Working as a freelancer for a number of years, Neil then started Fraction Studios, a game art outsourcing and contracting specialist. Fraction specialise in handheld and low-end console art asset modelling and texturing, with specialisms in designing robust art pipelines for developers. They have worked on numerous high profile titles including the Need For Speed series, Nascar series and the Tiger Woods series for a variety of platforms including iPhone, DS, PSP, and Wii. To date Neil as worked on over 20 published games.

Matt Lacey is an experienced programmer with an MSc. in Computer Games Software Design. Working as a programmer at Exient Ltd., Matt worked first worked on SSX and Fifa 2005 on the Nokia N-Gage, before working on several Nintendo DS titles including Fifa 2006 and Need for Speed Carbon. Matt then went on to work for a company in London specialising in software for bookmakers, before emigrating to Australia with them and then starting Tin Man Games along with Neil.

For further information contact Emma Rennison, communications officer, on +61 (0) 3 9818 3841 or emma.rennison@tinmangames.com.au

About Alltern8

UK based Alltern8 ( www.alltern8.com) is a consumer driven combination of online publication, community and resource site that focuses on 8 core areas all inter-linked to the Arts, Design, Game Development and RPG. Alltern8.com offers the creative talent of the people involved in these and other arts based hobbies a platform to demonstrate and share their skills and talent and already Alltern8.com is fast becoming known for its supporting role with regards to these up and coming bright stars of various area interests. Alltern8.com has already created one of the clearest communication solutions for one of the largest niche hobby areas in the world, offering the first truly useful networking&talent nurturing tool in an industry created by communities of likeminded people.

Contact: Alex Agricola, Alltern8.com Ltd, pr@alltern8.com 01243 772200

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