by Alice Davis
LEM Sim is the most realistic lander simulator ever developed on a Palm/Treo device! It combines real physics modeling, amazing sound effects and realistic lander malfunctions.
Lunar Excursion Module Simulator 1
LEM Sim is the most advanced lunar lander game available on a Palm/Treo device. It realistically simulates the critical phase of an Apollo moon mission which is the landing. During the descent to the moon, you may also have to cope with system malfunctions while you are busy flying the LEM! Some of those failures are recoverable. One example is a leak in the fuel tank. This will of course reduce the amount of fuel available for landing requiring you to land quickly. Other failures may be fatal. For instance, if the main descent engine shuts down for too long then NASA may as well name a new crater after you!
Realistic physics modeling of the descent engine and thrusters
Actual Apollo LEM instruments rendering such as the X-pointer, altitude tape and artificial horizon
Houston voice announcements of your altitude, rate of descent and fuel level
Realistic sound effects during flight
An on-board computer to help you fly the lunar module
Lander sub-systems may fail at any time during your descent
Three game levels : Rookie, Pilot and Commander
Two missions to choose from
Landing score takes into account landing accuracy, touchdown velocities, fuel remaining among other things
FREE version updates. You will not have to pay for any future LEM Simulator version!
20+ pages user's guide
Will run from SD card to save memory on device
01/13/05: version 1.0
About Alice Davis
Alice is a writer who lives in the City of Long Beach. She has a husband, an exceptionally small chihuahua, and 15-pound Maine Coon. Alice got her bachelor of science in biological science from UC Berkeley. Now, she likes writing about a lot of things; including but not limited to technology reviews, science stuff, and anything food-related.