Factsheet

Developer:
Lozange Lab
Based in Metz, France

Release date:
September 24th 2020

Platforms and stores:
Steam
App Store

Website:
rip-them-off.com

Languages:
English, French, Simplified Chinese, German, Russian, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese

Regular Price:
USD 8.99 (desktop), 3.99 (mobile)
EUR 7.39 (desktop), 4.49 (mobile)
GBP 6.19 (desktop), 3.99 (mobile)

Description

In english
Rip Them Off is a minimalistic new puzzle game of economic management and tower defense. The Board needs its profit, and it’s up to you to line the streets with shops the masses can’t resist. Choose your locations, pick your stores and earn enough to advance up the corporate ladder with its increasingly difficult challenges!

En français
Rip Them Off est un jeu hybride mêlant puzzle, gestion, optimisation et Tower Defense, le tout dans une ambiance jazzy et minimaliste. Le Conseil attend de grandes choses* de Vous ! Dans chaque nouvelle ville, comblez rues et acheteurs de boutiques irrésistibles. Choisissez stratégiquement vos points de vente pour optimiser le trafic, maximiser vos profits et remporter des défis de plus en plus difficiles ! Achetez, vendez, oubliez et passez à la rue suivante. *des Profits

Features

In english
  • An innovative new type of game: Combining puzzle mechanics with tower defence games, Rip Them Off is a new breed of challenge, easy to pick up but hard to master.
  • Gorgeous design: Evoke your inner Mad Man with 1950s inspired music and graphics.
  • Addictive gameplay: Each new city provides an increasingly devilish challenge. Can you make it all the way to the biggest metropoles?
  • Challenge your friends: Who’s the best rip off merchant? Compete against your friends and/or rivals with the leaderboard feature to find out who comes out on top.
  • Map of the Moment: Hone your capitalistic edge post-launch with Map of the Moment, showcasing revamped versions of your favourite maps to keep you on your toes.
  • Go fast or slow: Control the flow of time to make sure your strategies unfold with perfection.
En français
  • Un style de jeu innovant : Croisant les mécaniques de puzzle, de tower defense et de gestion avec une prise en main rapide et des sessions de jeu courtes, Rip Them Off offre de tout nouveaux défis.
  • Un design superbe : Évoquez votre "Mad Man" intérieur avec des graphismes et une bande-son inspirée par les années 50/60.
  • Un gameplay addictif : Chaque nouvelle ville apporte un challenge plus diablement difficile. Décrocherez-vous une promotion vers les métropoles les plus florissantes ?
  • Mettez vos amis au défi : Qui d’entre vous aura le moins de scrupules ? Challengez vos amis et/ou affrontez vos ennemis pour décrocher les meilleurs places au classement.
  • La Carte du Moment : Aiguisez votre sens du capitalisme en revisitant momentanément une Carte, cette fois sans limite d’objectif, mais avec de nouvelles interactions et zones d’influence qui vous tiendront en haleine.
  • Allez à votre propre rythme : Contrôlez le passage du temps pour vous assurer que vos stratégies se déroulent à la perfection.

Videos

Trailer YouTube

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Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "TIGA Games Industry Awards 2020" Finalist for best puzzle game + best strategy game
  • "GDC Summer 2020" Artwork selected at GDC Artists gallery

Stores Featuring


Quotes

  • "With a gorgeous visual aesthetic, a jazzy soundtrack, and smart puzzle-play, it's hard to find too much fault with Rip Them Off"
    - Sean Martin, Pocket Tactics
  • "With a minimalist 1960s art style, a capitalist-sceptic theme, and jazzy soundtrack it’s got style"
    - Nick Gillett, Metro.co.uk
  • "Rip Them Off features a beautiful, minimalistic aesthetic"
    - Jon Bitner, The Gamer
  • "Rip Them Off certainly has the potential to become increasingly more complex. Coupled with the lovely 1950s aesthetic it's definitely a game worth keeping an eye on."
    - Stephen Gregson-Wood, Pocket Gamer

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Website
Rip Them Off website : rip-them-off.com.

FAQ
A guide to Rip Them Off faq.rip-them-off.com.

Twitter
Lozange Lab account : twitter.com/lozange_lab.

Facebook
Lozange Lab page : facebook.com/lozangelab.

Instagram
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About Lozange Lab

Boilerplate
In english
Established in 2014, Lozange Lab is an indie developer studio based in Metz, France, consisting of Ava and Mat, a husband and wife team who delicately craft indie games and interactive installations with love and passion.

En français
Lozange Lab est un studio français basé à Metz, créé en 2014 par Ava et Mat qui développent en couple, avec amour et passion, des jeux vidéo indés et des installations numériques interactives.

More information
More information on Lozange Lab, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Rip Them Off Credits

Ava Loz
art, code, game design

Mat Loz
audio, code

Rik Godwin
Writer

Contact

Business/press/influencer contact
info@lozange-lab.com


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