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03-12-2013, 11:55 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 329
Enough to make me buy the game in the first place I held off after seeing that it had basically been abandoned and no retina update, but knowing the v2 is coming and a free upgrade for existing owners (with price shifting from 6.99' to 9.99 for new purchases when v2 is released) I'm going to take the plunge.

I saw the board game version on wil wheatons game program and though it looked quite enjoyable.
03-12-2013, 12:03 PM
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 2,358
Skimming thru the new Kickstarter, it seems like as a current Small Worlds owner, I will:

Get updated to Small Worlds 2 through an App Store update on release.

Retain my two existing IAP expansions.

Be able to buy a new, Be Not Afraid, IAP expansion.

Only the Bonus Pack of 3 new races and 3 new powers will be unavailable for sale as it will be locked to KS backers.

So I am sitting this out and probably buying the Be Not Afraid expansion when it is out...

03-12-2013, 12:04 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 329
Well think about it as giving them a tip for upgrading to v2.
03-12-2013, 12:14 PM
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Posts: 2,358
Quote:
Originally Posted by tarasis View Post
Well think about it as giving them a tip for upgrading to v2.
I am, that is why I'll be buying the expansion IAP...
03-12-2013, 02:27 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,224
Oh, so price is going to go up on the app? I think I might buy now, then. Thanks for the heads up on that. I'm going to sit out this KS because I need to be conserving money (as far as buying the app now, I have some credit so that money has already been spent).
03-12-2013, 03:20 PM
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 289
I love that "programmer in chains" photo so much.
03-13-2013, 04:58 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 329
I've had about 6 games against the AI so far and lost each one. Was close once (93vs92) but usually there is like 30 between us. Though once it whopped me by 85
03-13-2013, 09:39 AM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,629
It's funny, Small World was on the list I had made up of the the very first things I wanted to buy when I got first got my ipad2. I never got around to picking it up and kept waiting for them to update it. Looks like they are doing it right this time. I don't really have time to play right now, so I just got the tier that includes the game for 15 bucks. That's 7 dollars more than the Triton level, the same as the cost the game is currently (going up to 10 when v2 comes out).
03-13-2013, 10:27 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Ankh-Morpork
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Bear in mind if you're one of those abnormal types standing in the "wait and see" queue that not only is the price of the base app increasing, but the expansions are also going up, so picking the game up after the update will cost you quite a bit more (relatively speaking) than if you grab it now.

The new version will cost $15.97 instead of $10.97 for the game and first two expansions, and another $4.99 for the third expansion.
03-13-2013, 10:55 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 3,717
If you can trust a publisher which completely abandoned the first app for nearly 3 years, has not provided async for TtR iPad yet and has provided a fragmented experience on the iPhone then more power to you. I'm going to be "abnormal" and watch how this plays out instead.

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