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iPhone: Slide Puzzles

04-20-2009, 10:33 PM
#1
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Slide Puzzles

Since about 20 of these things have been released today I became curious as to whether or not anybody has tried these.

My first thought was that if they put maybe 5 or 10 of these into one game rather than trying to sell a buttload of single puzzles at a buck each, they might actually sell some. But maybe they do sell...? Anyone?

Is this actually considered a game? there's no score or timer. I guess you could say it is.

a link to one of them
04-20-2009, 10:44 PM
#2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by schplurg View Post
Since about 20 of these things have been released today I became curious as to whether or not anybody has tried these.

My first thought was that if they put maybe 5 or 10 of these into one game rather than trying to sell a buttload of single puzzles at a buck each, they might actually sell some. But maybe they do sell...? Anyone?

Is this actually considered a game? there's no score or timer. I guess you could say it is.

a link to one of them
Haha, I know exactly what you're talking about. I searched for the developer in the App Store, and they have pages and pages of worthless stuff, so I just blocked them in AppSniper.

As for these slide puzzles... I don't personally care for them, but they seem to be ubiquitous on this platform. Making individual ones for single images seems... wasteful.

04-20-2009, 10:45 PM
#3
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They need to be combined into a slide puzzle pack... Wtf were they thinking making each a separate app?

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04-20-2009, 10:51 PM
#4
Are you talking about puzzles like "fifteen"? If so ... I took it off a couple of months ago ... but not because I didn't like .... but only because there were only so many apps you can have (9 pages) .... but may put it back some day.

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04-20-2009, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by The Bat Outta Hell View Post
They need to be combined into a slide puzzle pack... Wtf were they thinking making each a separate app?
They are thinking and hoping people are dumb enough to think ooh that looks like a nice puzzle and buy it, only then to realize its just one simple puzzle. Its basically almost a scam is what it is. The guy has prob over a 100 of these things.

These puzzle type games are frequent on the app store cause they are easy to create.

Some devs just try cheap tricks like this to make a buck, look at the other iDracula game for instance and his other apps lol.
04-20-2009, 10:56 PM
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DS Effects is making money by bundling all their crap games together.
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04-20-2009, 10:57 PM
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why dont people invest $1 on a real slide puzzle? >:l (i dont care for em tho)

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04-20-2009, 10:58 PM
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DS Effects is making money by bundling all their crap games together.
#112 :: ALL 54 Games Price: $0.99
http://www.148apps.com/148-top-paid-games/
All DS effects games suck (i wouldnt get all their games for $1), just sayin it and strait up puttin it out there >:l

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04-20-2009, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Vester View Post
why dont people invest $1 on a real slide puzzle? >:l (i dont care for em tho)
Haha, well then you'd be potentially carrying around an iPhone AND a physical slide puzzle. People with small pockets would probably prefer to have their phone and nifty slide puzzle merged into one item.
04-20-2009, 11:01 PM
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Haha, well then you'd be potentially carrying around an iPhone AND a physical slide puzzle. People with small pockets would probably prefer to have their phone and nifty slide puzzle merged into one item.
ah, well yes >:l

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