Monzo brings the joy of model building to Android and iOS

Monzo brings the joy of model building to Android and iOS
You wouldn't expect the maker of Dead Trigger - a game we remember for fancy graphics and bloodthirsy zombies - to deliver a game as harmless as a virtual model kit builder. But Madfinger Games totally did just that. The result is Monzo - a model-building simulator that lets you assemble over 30 items part by part.

Each separate piece is modelled in impressive detail equaling that of real-world model kits. And assembling them in 3D is just as fun. When you're done building your dinosaur, Colt 1911, or Ferrari Enzo, you can finish it with a coat of custom paint and decorate it with a selection of stickers. New models will be arriving weekly, as well as stuff to customize them with. Each model has a manual which you actually read so you know what part goes where. The finished creation can be placed inside a photo montage or shared on social media. That's they way things are going in the digital age.

Monzo is totally free to start out and is both an educating and entertaining experience. It's safe to say Madfinger delivered another quality title to Android and iOS. The only downside is not all models are free, but at least 3D models are much cheaper than conventional model kits.

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5 Comments

1. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Not sure if this would deliver the kind of satisfying experience associated with real model-building...

2. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

If you don't have experience with real world model building, it probably would be acceptable. But if you have built models in the past, it is no comparison. Kind of like virtual racing not being a substitute for the real thing. Being able to take a real M3 out on the 'Ring is a memorable experience for those who are interested in high performance cars. You probably won't be able to approach a professional racer in E.T., but the experience is everything.

3. p51d007

Posts: 705; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

I built model airplanes, from the time I was a kid in the early 60's, until I was almost 50...by then, the eyes, just don't have the sharpness to get up close to do the really tiny painting. My depth of field just couldn't do the look through a magnifying lens, so I just quit. I was all into it...2 passache airbrushes, tons of expensive fine detail brushes, compressors, more paints than a paint shop and on and on. I would spend weeks, sometimes months building them, displaying them. I can't see how this, for someone that builds scale models would be enjoyable, maybe for a first timer, as a way of being introduced into the hobby? I got tired of dusting off all of my kits, so I donated them to a local military museum, so at least someone can get enjoyment out of them.

4. timepilot84

Posts: 113; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

This is awesome! With vModels, you can huff ALL your glue!

5. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

I need thisssssss

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