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Old 11-01-2012, 09:23 AM
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Default Air Patriots by Lemon Games [Universal and "Free"]

Seems like this is full of IAP but since it's free there's no reason not to give it a try.





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Old 11-01-2012, 06:37 PM
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Sadly this is a heavy IAP game. Free yes, but it will cost you!
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Old 11-01-2012, 08:48 PM
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We considered a lot of different approaches to the game as we released it, but with the number of people who feel that there is too much IAP, we're considering changes.

I'm curious if there are thoughts/suggestions/opinions on the matter.
One idea is to make the additional maps all obtainable by gears.

Each map should take ~2 hours to clear all levels.
So the thought was that with 3 levels that can be accessed w/o spending any money it was ~6 hours of game.

Anyway, I have appreciated the help of toucharcade in the past on giving helpful feedback, and I'd love to hear thoughts on how we can fix the 'too much' that I am hearing about IAP. (I know that for some any IAP is bad, my hope is to get to a point where people feel they are getting value for their money, and I hope people enjoy the game above all else!)
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Old 11-01-2012, 10:38 PM
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Definitely worth a look. I've never bought consumable IAP before but I'm not against games including it as long as they don't turn into a grind fest.

Edit: Just want to add that although I've not played enough to make a judgment on IAP, I'm loving the gameplay already. Looks beautiful too. If I think I can get enough gaming out of this without purchasing consumables I might opt for the gear doubler IAP

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Old 11-01-2012, 10:58 PM
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It’s tricky getting the balance right. Air Patriots has way too much IAP content. Personally I don’t mind a balance but this games going to get shot down with it heavy IAP’s.

I can see it’s designed to encourage some people to spend a lot of cash. I wish the game wasn’t free and the IAPs were optional.
I don’t like the use of the Big Bomb. I used all two of them before I realised it was an IAP consumable. Now I’m going to have a permanent empty bomb slot on every play screen. That’s ugly.

Say I used the gears to unlock two of the 6 maps. Then I see that you have to spend money to access every other map, and the map pack purchase would have unlocked the maps I just wasted my gears on! Please unlock all the maps for free once you work through the previous map.

For me the balance is when IAP’s are optional or for some additional content pack that’s typically released latter on. To play this game you will need to make purchases and unfortunately for you I can add up, so I can see it’s going to be more than I’m willing to spend. You can get some really fantastic games for just a few dollars on the store!

It’s a shame really because the one map I did play was fun.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:10 AM
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I agree that there's an awful lot of IAP here, but I really like the gameplay itself, and $3 doesnt seem line a lot to ask for all maps. Not crazy about the cash-only bombs and plane. My biggest gripe is no syncing between devices (it sounds like that may be something exclusive to kindle fire?).

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Old 11-02-2012, 09:14 AM
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I agree that there's an awful lot of IAP here, but I really like the gameplay itself, and $3 doesnt seem line a lot to ask for all maps. My biggest gripe is no syncing between devices (it sounds like that may be something exclusive to kindle fire?).
So no comment on any of the other great games here ? Only this one ?
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:10 AM
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This game is soooo addicting!!
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