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01-20-2013, 07:36 PM
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Are the developers still going to add new content to this version of the game or are they just going to let it go now and concentrate on junk jack 2?

Last edited by ramon31; 01-20-2013 at 07:43 PM.
01-21-2013, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by ramon31 View Post
Are the developers still going to add new content to this version of the game or are they just going to let it go now and concentrate on junk jack 2?
Based on their comments, for the time being at least, it's JJ2 full steam ahead.

Keep in mind, this game received over a year of content updates, including updating the "christmas" stuff *twice*. There's a TON there for the base price (heck, there's a ton for the money if you bought every single IAP and donated $20 to Pixbits while you were at it). Content wise, it's one of the great bargains on the app store.

Unless you've played the existing version until you're simply sick of everything, you shouldn't be worried about any additional content, and if you are, you should be hoping for the sequel, not more kitchen sinks thrown into an already very busy game. They really shouldn't be pouring more time into this than is necessary to keep it working with iOS updates.

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01-29-2013, 11:40 PM
This game looks WAY complicated.

Almost intimidating.
01-29-2013, 11:48 PM
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Originally Posted by SmackDatButt View Post
This game looks WAY complicated.

Almost intimidating.
It's surprisingly not. Just punch basically, then build.


I don't believe this version should get regular updates anymore, their main priority should be 2.0 .. The original junk jack got plenty of updates, too many for me to even play. I stopped playing a long time ago but ill always have find memories.. Ill probably play gain when 2.0 comes out. I think the cloning bug ruined it for me.. I used to go around collecting coal and all that jazz, but when the bug happened I couldn't help myself and I cloned a heap of stuff, then I enjoyed the fruits of my no labour and built some awesome stuff, then I never opened the game again. I ruined it and I only have myself to blame. But 2.0 will rekindle my love again.

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01-30-2013, 06:35 AM
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I stopped playing a long time ago but ill always have find memories.. Ill probably play gain when 2.0 comes out. ... I ruined it and I only have myself to blame. But 2.0 will rekindle my love again.
Not sure how long ago you quit, but you might want to consider giving it a go again if you loved it before. I wound up getting distracted after 1.05 and somehow never got back to it. Then I got myself all excited by the upcoming sequel... then I realized said sequel could be several months off and decided to give the original a go while enduring the wait. With the addition of breeding, farming, a whole top level ore, gem socketing, total revamp to cooking, etc., it might as well be a sequel.

That said, there was no bug, just a lack of personal control. You've been able to duplicate anything you wanted to infinity and beyond from the 1.0 version. The item back up exploit (what I assume you're referring to) just made it even easier and is still there and unlikely to go anywhere for the sequel. If you couldn't control yourself with the power of the sandbox in JJ1, the sequel is really going to test your resolve

It is, after all, a sandbox game.

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01-31-2013, 12:09 AM
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Originally Posted by C.Hannum View Post
Not sure how long ago you quit, but you might want to consider giving it a go again if you loved it before. I wound up getting distracted after 1.05 and somehow never got back to it. Then I got myself all excited by the upcoming sequel... then I realized said sequel could be several months off and decided to give the original a go while enduring.
I heard that the 2.0 version isn't gonna be much different, just more critiqued for the more powerful iDevices and not much more than regular small content updates on those platforms.
01-31-2013, 01:30 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
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Originally Posted by C.Hannum View Post
Not sure how long ago you quit, but you might want to consider giving it a go again if you loved it before. I wound up getting distracted after 1.05 and somehow never got back to it. Then I got myself all excited by the upcoming sequel... then I realized said sequel could be several months off and decided to give the original a go while enduring the wait. With the addition of breeding, farming, a whole top level ore, gem socketing, total revamp to cooking, etc., it might as well be a sequel.

That said, there was no bug, just a lack of personal control. You've been able to duplicate anything you wanted to infinity and beyond from the 1.0 version. The item back up exploit (what I assume you're referring to) just made it even easier and is still there and unlikely to go anywhere for the sequel. If you couldn't control yourself with the power of the sandbox in JJ1, the sequel is really going to test your resolve

It is, after all, a sandbox game.
Yeah I think it was a backup bug but I forget what exactly you do. If I don't look it up maybe I won't do it. I think I will be able to control myself this time because last time I saw people posting to clone all your stuff before the exploit was fixed and I felt almost rushed into it, then I highly regretted it.
Now that I know it ruins the game I don't think I'd do that again to myself.

The updates do sound pretty nice..
Breeding, and farming sound wicked.. I think I do remember cooking, I think you mixed coal with a piece of meat to cool it, so sometime around then..actually I remember collecting a Xmas tree statue too, but I never collected all the statues, must have been not this Xmas, but the last. A

lot can happen in a year so I probably should check it out.
The screenies look amazing. I'm just scared to start because last time I couldn't stop. I played it non stop..
Ill try to open her up someday soon though..
When I don't have anything to do the following day so if I do stay up all night playing the repercussions won't be as bad as last time. The fact that its offline is really good, but I'm looking forward to multiplayer mode, I hope they do it like the game growtopia where everyone can walk around talking and stuff.
01-31-2013, 01:31 AM
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I finally got this game!

The help book was so long, that night fell by the time I finished reading. xD
01-31-2013, 07:59 AM
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I heard that the 2.0 version isn't gonna be much different, just more critiqued for the more powerful iDevices and not much more than regular small content updates on those platforms.
If by multiplayer, clothing & armor, inventory system on crack, better environment interaction, water, lava, myriad features they've said people have asked for but they couldn't implement without breaking compatibility with 2G touch/3G iPhones, bigger worlds, etc., you mean "not much more than regular small content updates", sure

Not clear where you're getting your cynic version of the information, but you might want to actually look at what Jack & XsX have posted before downplaying the numerous significant improvements and changes they're making.

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01-31-2013, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by C.Hannum View Post
If by multiplayer, clothing & armor, inventory system on crack, better environment interaction, water, lava, myriad features they've said people have asked for but they couldn't implement without breaking compatibility with 2G touch/3G iPhones, bigger worlds, etc., you mean "not much more than regular small content updates", sure

Not clear where you're getting your cynic version of the information, but you might want to actually look at what Jack & XsX have posted before downplaying the numerous significant improvements and changes they're making.
Hey, that's just what I heard. But thank you for correcting me.