Tribes Pocket PC Animated Screensaver

I first happened to launch the Tribes animated screensaver at night. Like the other Pocket PC screensavers I've reviewed on this site, the sound effects can be somewhat startling. Especially late at night.

The Native Nightlife

The natives emerged from the thatched hut in the moonlight. The tribal leader struck up a animated-screensaver-tribes-night beat on his drum after they were seated around the campfire. They then started grooving to their tuneful tribal rhythm.

The chief remained comically solemn while the tribal women danced while the younger tribal members also danced, albeit a bit more energetically.

While this was happening, a glowing blue light appeared through the windows of the palace in the background.

The piercing cricket, unfortunately, drowned out the accompanying tribal singing. This slightly detracted from the comically savage performance. You won't find yourself minding all that much.

You can hear the faint sound of waves in addition to the macaws crying out overhead. A animated-screensaver-tribes-croc hungry crocodile makes an appearance in the early hours of the morning.

Like the other cartoon screensavers for your Pocket PC to be found on my site, animated world time syncs up with your PDA's system clock, allowing for the appropriate atmosphere.

I've configured my PocketCandy settings to let the natives out to play only when it's docked in the cradle.

There are three speed settings unlike the four available in the other screensavers.

I would recommend the second settings as it provides for the most action and leaves animated-screensaver-boat plenty of room for the rainforest surprises among the ruins.

Tribes is not saddled with the same scrolling D pad control issue like the Riverland or Timberland screensavers. It's great to be able to switch orientation and not have to worry about which D pad button scrolls in the right direction.

It's also an asset because there's considerable animated screensaver rainforest real estate past the borders of your PDA display.

The scrolling distance from the starry evening sky to the other assorted huts below gives you a box seat perspective of the tribe's traditions.

Tribes Audio Quality

The piercing cricket, unfortunately, drowned out the accompanying tribal singing. This animated-screensaver-tribes-daylight-natives slightly detracted from the comically savage performance. You won't find yourself minding all that much.

You can hear the faint sound of waves in addition to the macaws crying out overhead. Ahungry crocodile makes an appearance in the early hours of the morning.

Tribes Recommended Time Settings

Like the other cartoon screensavers for your Pocket PC to be found on my site, animated world time syncs up with your PDA's system clock, allowing for the appropriate atmosphere.

I've configured my PocketCandy settings to let the natives out to play only when it's

docked in the cradle.

There are three speed settings unlike the four available in the other screensavers.

I would recommend the second settings as it provides for the most action and leaves plenty of room for the rainforest surprises among the ruins.

Horizontal and Vertical Scrolling

It's also an asset because there's considerable Pocket PC screensaver rainforest real estate past the borders of your PDA or Palm display.

The scrolling distance from the starry evening sky to the other assorted huts below gives you a box seat perspective of the tribe's traditions.

Recommended View Setting

I would easily say that the landscape view affords allows you to take in more than the other animated screensavers that I've reviewed at this point.

If you'd like to see other Pocket PC screensaver reviews this link will take you to the best animated screensavers that I've posted.

As much as I like leaving my PDA in the docking cradle, at times I would use a sync cable simply because it's more entertaining.

Sure, you can mix landscape views and docking cradles. Just make sure that you take some painkillers for that inevitable stiff neck from all the sideways viewing.

You will see some spit roasting happening, birds flying through the trees and the tribe enduring the hustle and bustle of native life.

Bottom Line

Tribes is a welcome glimpse into the comically animated tribal life on your PDA or Pocket PC. Cricket sounds tend to drown out other sounds for a short duration, although they sound authentic. Lots of scrolling village real estate.

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