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Suicide Kings is Free for a limit time..

11-14-2011, 11:24 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2011
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Suicide Kings is Free for a limit time..

Get it while it's hot:

11-14-2011, 12:19 PM
#2
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: CT
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Dear mother of God... Is this poker tetris?

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11-14-2011, 12:21 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,871
Is this any good? At work now but may pick it up when I get home if it's worth it.

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11-14-2011, 04:45 PM
#4
The game wants you to do two separate things at the same time. First off you have to strategically put the odd shaped "stacks" of cards that drop from the top of the screen in good places. While you are doing that you have to also select poker hands. I personally felt like I wasted my money (I bought it shortly after it came out) but for free there is no reason not to try it for yourself unless you don't like poker or Tetris like games.
11-14-2011, 05:38 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blueknight1st View Post
The game wants you to do two separate things at the same time. First off you have to strategically put the odd shaped "stacks" of cards that drop from the top of the screen in good places. While you are doing that you have to also select poker hands. I personally felt like I wasted my money (I bought it shortly after it came out) but for free there is no reason not to try it for yourself unless you don't like poker or Tetris like games.
For some reason, it felt a little awkward to me as well. I'm not a huge poker fan or a huge Tetris fan.

I wish someone would port Poker Smash from XBLA. It's a bit more like a match-3 in the way you move your cards around the board to form poker hands. But there's also the same concept as in Tetris that the board keeps moving up and you've got to get rid of cards to beat the game. It gets really fast and is really addictive.

Guess that's what I was hoping for in this game, but twisting three cards at a time around to make hands is more frustrating.

Still worth a try for free.

EDIT: Also wish they would make hands that are formed automatically vanish rather than having to hand select them while other card "pieces" are falling.

Last edited by awp69; 11-14-2011 at 05:46 PM.
11-14-2011, 09:08 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Katy, Texas USA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
For some reason, it felt a little awkward to me as well. I'm not a huge poker fan or a huge Tetris fan.

I wish someone would port Poker Smash from XBLA. It's a bit more like a match-3 in the way you move your cards around the board to form poker hands. But there's also the same concept as in Tetris that the board keeps moving up and you've got to get rid of cards to beat the game. It gets really fast and is really addictive.

Guess that's what I was hoping for in this game, but twisting three cards at a time around to make hands is more frustrating.

Still worth a try for free.

EDIT: Also wish they would make hands that are formed automatically vanish rather than having to hand select them while other card "pieces" are falling.

I totally agree with all of this. I was disappointed by it. I especially agree with the last statement about having the hands automatically vanish.

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11-15-2011, 03:08 AM
#7
Joined: Nov 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
I wish someone would port Poker Smash from XBLA. It's a bit more like a match-3 in the way you move your cards around the board to form poker hands. But there's also the same concept as in Tetris that the board keeps moving up and you've got to get rid of cards to beat the game. It gets really fast and is really addictive.
Someone has.

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11-15-2011, 07:10 AM
#8
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Originally Posted by medianotzu View Post
Well, now I feel stupid. Downloaded then lite and while not as polished as the xbla version, it's still pretty fun. Definately more fun than Suicide Kings.

Last edited by awp69; 11-15-2011 at 08:45 AM.
11-15-2011, 07:22 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
Well, now I feel stupid. Downloaded then lite and while not as polished as
The xbla version, it's still pretty fun.
Definately more fun tha Suicide Kings.
It's a good game that really flew under the radar. I'd always hoped it would get more attention and thus enough sales to motivate the dev to update it regularly.

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