Giant Boulder of Death

Moby ID: 79922
iPhone Specs

Description official description

Giant Boulder of Death is an action game similar to an endless runner where the player controls an enormous boulder as it rolls down a mountain through idyllic Alp villages. The boulder is constantly moving forward and the player steers it by tilting the device left and right while tapping the screen makes it jump. The aim of the game is simply to go as far as possible and getting a high score by creating as much damage as possible. In addition to beating the high score there are also achievement-like goals that when completed unlocks more objects and elements to the game.

Initially only small beings and objects such as humans, animals, trees and fences can be rolled over but as the military is alerted various defense systems such as spike walls will start appearing. Any contact with these will lead to death but a continue option can be used by spending gems. As the boulder rolls over things its destruction meter will be charged and when it's full it transforms into an invinciboulder which is much larger and is covered in spikes. The invinciboulder is not only invincible but it can also roll over and destroy anything including the military's defense systems and large buildings which otherwise are indestructible.

The game is free-to-play and uses two virtual currencies: coins and gems. Both can be bought in packs for real money or collected by rolling the boulder over them. Coins are common while gems are rarer. Both currencies can be used to upgrade the boulder's ability in terms of jump height, steering speed and invincibility duration. The game also features a spinning wheel that appears before starting a game. Upon spinning it the player is granted three advantages, for example longer lasting invincibility or less obstacles. After a spin there is a cooldown before it can be used again unless gems are spent for it. The spinner advantages can also be upgraded by spending gems or coins. Gems can also be used to get a continue after dying.

Screenshots

Promos

Credits (Android version)

67 People · View all

Producer
Designer
Lead Programmer
Senior Programmer
Programmer
Additional Programming
Lead Artist
VFX Artist
Concept Art
UI Art + Design
Additional Art
Localization Manager
User Experience Expert
QA Manager
QA Testers
Programming
[ full credits ]

Reviews

Critics

Average score: 80% (based on 1 ratings)

Analytics

MobyPro Early Access

Upgrade to MobyPro to view research rankings!

Related Games

Boulder
Released 1997 on DOS
Boulder Dash
Released 1996 on DOS
Boulder Star
Released 1991 on DOS
Boulder Dash
Released 1984 on PC Booter, 1990 on Game Boy, NES...
Sisyphus' Boulder
Released 2023 on Browser
Boulder Dash
Released 1990 on Arcade, 2021 on Antstream
Boulder Logic
Released 2011 on ZX81
Boulder Crash
Released 1985 on Dragon 32/64
GiAnt
Released 2016 on Windows

Identifiers +

  • MobyGames ID: 79922
  • [ Please login / register to view all identifiers ]

Contribute

Are you familiar with this game? Help document and preserve this entry in video game history! If your contribution is approved, you will earn points and be credited as a contributor.

Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Kabushi.

Game added July 27, 2016. Last modified February 13, 2023.