Pyramid Design Releases A-OK! The Wings of Mercury 3.5

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Simulator now runs on Windows XP and has improved graphics and performance

Pyramid Design announced the release of a new version of its popular space simulator, A-OK! The Wings of Mercury for Windows XP and Mac OS X, bringing this technically and historically accurate simulation to the Windows platform for the first time.

Many Improvements

In addition to being available on Windows, A-OK! The Wings of Mercury 3.5 also features the following improvements:

  • New Mercury, Redstone and Atlas vehicle 3D models
  • New Redstone and Atlas launch facility 3D models
  • Improved program performance and frame rate
  • New cloud generation
  • Freedom 7 capsule now available for suborbital missions

"We have received thousands of requests for a Windows version of A-OK! The Wings of Mercury." states Joe Nastasi, president of Pyramid Design. "By applying the technology we are developing for future products, we are not only able to move satisfy those Windows, but bring vast improvements to the Mac OS X platform as well."

Customer Eric Deem had this to say after receiving the new version: "Just got the software via snail mail...what can I say… AWESOME! Having a blast(off)!"

Demo Version Available

Armchair astronauts can download and try either the Windows XP or Mac OS X demo version for free. The full version is delivered on CD-ROM, which includes both Windows XP and Mac OS X versions and a bonus folder of historic Project Mercury Documents in PDF format. Orders include updates through 3.9. No new CD-ROM is required; updates can be downloaded from the web site.

A-OK! The Wings of Mercury 3.5 is available for $49.95, plus shipping. Owners of version 3.0 can upgrade for the cost of the CD-ROM, $4.95, plus shipping.

Order information, screen shots and demo downloads are available at http://www.aokwom.com.

About AOK! The Wings of Mercury

A-OK! The Wings of Mercury is a realistic simulation of the Mercury spacecraft. It features 3D graphics, fully functional control panels, networked simulations, and a complete manual. A-OK! The Wings of Mercury is developed using REALbasic and OpenGL.

About Pyramid Design

Pyramid Design is a professional software development firm that specializes in application development and consultation. The company also offers FTP Suite for REALbasic, an FTP solution for developers, and is developing A-OK! Spacecraft Simulation System, a full-featured development system for spacecraft simulations. The company is located in Linwood, NJ, USA, and can be contacted at http://pyramiddesign.us.

Contact:

Pyramid Design

505 Hamilton Ave., Suite 207

Linwood, NJ 08221

609 601-0814 609 601-0815 Fax

© 2005 Pyramid Design. All rights reserved.

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