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11-21-2012, 08:13 AM
#11
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Location: Concord, NH
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As usual, there are friend-related quests, so add me: morbusiff.

Anyone have any questions about the game?

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11-21-2012, 08:25 AM
#12
Is this worse with iap then my little pony?
11-21-2012, 08:47 AM
#13
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@bramblett05: I don't think so, no.

That is, the "evilness" of the MLP app was that there was a story and a definitive way to "win" the game, and the only way to "win" is to spend either assloads of money or years of your time. Being forced to spend money to "win" (vs. "winning faster") is evil. Even more so when some of the Mane Six require IAP.

LPS doesn't really have a story - it's basically "oh crap, we've got lots of pets, so let's make a city for them!" Storywise, it's about as involved as the least interesting city builder sims out there (or, if you know Happy Street, it's Like That) - clearly, the goal of the game is the cuteness and collecting factors. There is certainly IAP, and the most expensive pet is 1500 points, which is about $75.00. But, unlike the "ZOMG, NEED PRINCESS CELESTIA!", there's no real rationale or fan-madness behind the purchase, so it devolves into any other IAP: a useless geegaw that doesn't really mean anything.

There is something else interesting, though, which I'm actually looking forward to (as a general fan of LPS). Starting early next year, you'll apparently be able to buy (real) LPS toys that includes tokens you can scan into the app (sorry iPad 1 users, namely, my two young daughters) to unlock the toys in-game. There appears to be 137 tokens available. See http://gameloft.com/lps for the early docs on that.

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11-21-2012, 09:27 AM
#14
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 142
I was weak to the cuteness of it and downloaded it and so far it seems good.
01-15-2013, 03:24 AM
#15
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by Capricornman View Post
I want this game so much!.....oh wait a second... I have to bathe and feed and make 150 pets happy all at the same time!!
I may have to take a second possibly third job just to pay for everything let alone probably each pet is a $2.99 iap although I have no proof of it
Time to work on my multi multi tasking skills
Each pet is free and you don't have to look after them all at once You unlock more pets all the time, and there are breaks varying from 10 min to 1 hour between looking after your pets. They are very cute and fun, and its my fav game so far. You don't have to pay money for pets by the way.