Fantastic news for upjers! Our pony farm simulation app Horse Farm reached a record breaking three million downloads across all app stores!
the start two years ago, we quickly realized that games about managing your own
pony farm would be a thrilling topic for our community and many other gamers as
well: download numbers were climbing rapidly!
was created in cooperation with Independent Arts Software in Hamm, Germany.
Asking our friends for their reaction on the big success of their game, lead
game designer Hannah responded.
How did you come up with
the idea for the game?
“When we were talking about the next game we wanted to make, we realized that
we liked the idea of building some sort of rich, extensive pony riding resort
like we would love to visit ourselves. At that time there simply was no
horse-themed game doing exactly that.
of your horses is so rewarding. So we took great care to display that part of
the game. But, as we know, there is much more to running a resort like this –
plus there are so many other challenges and tasks… something like this was not
What is so special about
mentioned above, we think that it is the unique combination of building a
loving relationship towards your (virtual) horses and, at the same time, having
to face the challenging day-to-day business of managing your own farm.
to leave it there, we also want the players to create their own, individual
farm. We give players a wide range of options as to decorate the farm and its
buildings as they like. Also they can use the rearing feature enabling them to
decide which horse breed they want to have on their farm. Essentially giving
them the freedom to realize their fantasy horse resort.”
What are your future plans
for the game?
“The upcoming events will add completely different and new horse breeds, as
well as decorations for your farm. Also we are already working on ways to
present the game in new ways to our
existing and future players. However… at the moment I must not give away more,
as that would spoil the surprise, once it is ready fore release.”
Hannah for your time. We will of course, keep you, our players, in the loop
about what’s coming up for Horse Farm.
What is Horse Farm about?
In Horse Farm, you run your very own virtual pony yard. Your task is to create stables for your horses and rooms for your guests. That way you create an attractive pony resort for your guests. Also you can do the following:
Breed horses and prepare them for tournaments
Build restaurants and shops for riding equipment to cater to your guests
Visit neighboring friends and collect hearts
Decorate your horse farm and upgrade buildings
Participate in Horse Farm events and win valuable prizes