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Old 01-22-2013, 10:29 PM
shlem90 shlem90 is offline
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Default How do your organize your iPhone/iPad games?

With the holidays and an onslaught of iTunes gift cards past us, I now have tons of games and no idea what folders to use or where to put any of these new apps. I usually do this by category (endless, strategy...) but even that's qualifier is getting blurry with so many puzzle games. Any ideas on different ways to sort everything?
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:10 PM
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I organize them all alphabetically. For letters with few games, I group them together (ex: X-Z).
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:27 PM
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I just order them in order of download, reminds me I should be a bit more specific how I organise them.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:26 AM
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I don't organize at all...

Though I can always tell someone which game is on which page and what position, even the ones I haven't opened once since downloading months ago. Good memory, I guess?
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Old 01-23-2013, 02:40 AM
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I put most of them in folders such as 80s, 90s, Platform I, Platform II, Shoot em up, Sport, RPG etc.

I have a 'Best' folder but thats now grown to 2 folders (and thats on the ipod touch 5 so that means each has an extra row)

I'm not OCD or that but i cant stand it when i see a friends phone and they dont even bother using folders, icons all over the place - bizarre.
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:07 AM
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I just make folders and throw apps in randomly, except on the second page. There I have a folder of my top games and another folder for apps which I usually play also other folders for photography, RPG, FPS and such. I rarely scroll around, I mostly use the search function to open apps.
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:43 AM
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I always run out of pages to put them in. Then the next download just never appears...

Hate folders. Games in there never get played.
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:45 AM
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Hate folders. Games in there never get played.
Same here! I keep trying to train myself to use folders, but no dice.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:10 AM
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I've always used the type of genre of game to label my folders as most do but break them down even more such as Racers and then separate even more by labeling another TD Racers (for top down racers).
I also use Match3, Platformer, Brickbreaker, DualShooter, SideShooter, TDShooter (top down shooter).
For puzzles I label them as Tangrams, Mahjong, Blocks or simply Puzzle.

For me its easier in finding then to have them scattered or trying to use the search find option as I will forget the exact wording of the game at times.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:29 AM
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I've always used the type of genre of game to label my folders as most do but break them down even more such as Racers and then separate even more by labeling another TD Racers (for top down racers).
I also use Match3, Platformer, Brickbreaker, DualShooter, SideShooter, TDShooter (top down shooter).
For puzzles I label them as Tangrams, Mahjong, Blocks or simply Puzzle.

For me its easier in finding then to have them scattered or trying to use the search find option as I will forget the exact wording of the game at times.

I have a similar setup.
I remember before Apple implemented folders, it was horrific, and I kept running out of pages so my games had to be started from the search page.
Can't wrap my head around that some people don't use them...
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