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How do you download your games?

View Poll Results: Method of downloading
EDGE/3G 3 5.00%
Desktop iTunes or WiFi 57 95.00%
Voters: 60. You may not vote on this poll
03-24-2009, 08:46 PM
#1
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Agoura Hills, CA
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How do you download your games?

So one issue that I am having with SciFly II development is that since it is such a massive game, I probably wont be able to fit it in under 10MB.
So, I'm wondering how often this will be an issue for people. Do you usually buy over EDGE/3G, WiFi, or on desktop iTunes.

Thanks a bunch!

(the issue being that you can't download games >10MB on EDGE/3G)

[EDIT: Wow, looks like Desktop iTunes or WiFi is a big winner here. I was expecting something more 50/50. Thanks for feedback!]

Josh Rosen
Developed Above & Beyond Air Combat (Now Available!)
Developed: SciFly
Twitter: @jshmrsn

Last edited by jshmrsn; 03-24-2009 at 08:51 PM.
03-24-2009, 08:47 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 4,176
Quote:
Originally Posted by jshmrsn View Post
So one issue that I am having with SciFly II development is that since it is such a massive game, I probably wont be able to fit it in under 10MB.
So, I'm wondering how often this will be an issue for people. Do you usually buy over EDGE/3G, WiFi, or on desktop iTunes.

Thanks a bunch!

(the issue being that you can't download games >10MB on EDGE/3G)
Me itunes desktop or wifi


Dont Quote me on this tho, I heard with the 3.0 update apple is taking of the 10mb cap for apps maybe?

03-24-2009, 08:47 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,944
I usually buy using my iPhone using wifi connection. Too lazy to use the computer really even though it's 2 feet away and the fact that I have to sync to my phone after downloading the game on my device. Takes shorter time just downloading on the device itself.
03-24-2009, 08:47 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 61
Usually at home on my Wifi or on my computer. I don't mind waiting to get home to get a large game. I'd rather have you put in all the data and make the game you want rather than make the game smaller just because you can't download it over edge/3g.
03-24-2009, 08:47 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Agoura Hills, CA
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Sorry for the delay, poll is up now.

Josh Rosen
Developed Above & Beyond Air Combat (Now Available!)
Developed: SciFly
Twitter: @jshmrsn
03-24-2009, 08:53 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,409
Is this poll directed to mainly iPhones? Because Touch owners (like myself) will vote iTunes/WiFi only.
03-24-2009, 08:55 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 842
lol such a lopsided poll XD
who would voluntarily download off edge or 3G when WiFi is so much easier and faster.i use Wifi the most because no syncing is required and it is the easiest to do since i get most of mine from snipes.
i have not backuped my phone in so long now
03-24-2009, 09:00 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 1,502
Always wifi. . Faster, and easier.

what.
03-24-2009, 09:01 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 1,446
I looked on itunes but didn't find anything, so I'll ask here...

What is edge??? Not the game but he list edge/3g, what is it in that context?
03-24-2009, 09:02 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Agoura Hills, CA
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Well I was expecting more EDGE/3G downloads because I often find myself wanting to play games when I'm not at home and only have access to 3G. But, that only applies to iPhone users.

Josh Rosen
Developed Above & Beyond Air Combat (Now Available!)
Developed: SciFly
Twitter: @jshmrsn