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The Act - (by Chillingo)[Universal] $2.99 --> $0.99

07-02-2012, 02:42 AM
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The Act - (by Chillingo)[Universal] $2.99 --> $0.99





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Last edited by rezzo; 07-02-2012 at 03:15 AM.
07-02-2012, 03:15 AM
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Bought

07-02-2012, 03:31 AM
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It's a little sad to see this dropping to see 99c so quickly, Chillingo probably couldn't deal with the low numbers. But hopefully people won't hesitate to buy this gem now.

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07-02-2012, 03:50 AM
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Originally Posted by sapphire_neo View Post
It's a little sad to see this dropping to see 99c so quickly, Chillingo probably couldn't deal with the low numbers. But hopefully people won't hesitate to buy this gem now.
Yeah, Chillingo has dropped most of their recent titles to 99 cents or free in about a month lately. Today, Air Mail went on sale too to 99 cents and Lock and Loaded went free after a month.

Seems like a trend, they never really did that before, but then again, most of their games they started off at 99 cents.

But even though Early adopters will probably feel the boot, it is nice that Chillingo seems focused on low prices for their games which is good for consumers.

Can someone please post on how good the game is? I for one usually don't like graphic story games too much, but this one looks great and humorous. Would you recommend it?

But you know, I am a sucker for Chillingo games, I probably have almost all of them since they are usually a buck. This game is kind of big size wise, so that is more of my concern than the price. But knowing me, I'm sure I will end up buying it, because every Chillingo game that I have bought has brought me so much joy.

Oh, and how many hours does this game take to solve? Thanks!

Last edited by Connector; 07-02-2012 at 04:06 AM.
07-02-2012, 04:22 AM
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Oh, and how many hours does this game take to solve? Thanks!
Roughly 15-20 minutes.

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07-02-2012, 04:43 AM
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wow, only 15-20 minutes.

thats a shame cause the game looks amazing.

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07-02-2012, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Filing Cabinet View Post
wow, only 15-20 minutes.

thats a shame cause the game looks amazing.
Bear in mind it was originally designed as an arcade game in the vein of Dragon's Lair. It wasn't really intended to be a feature film length (or even television episode length) experience, and attempting such would have been both insanely expensive and completely impractical from a gameplay point of view.
07-02-2012, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Filing Cabinet View Post
wow, only 15-20 minutes.

thats a shame cause the game looks amazing.
Yeah, although I feel a little guilty saying it, with the amount of games I own, and the challenge of freeing up space already?

The game looks amazing, but 15-20 minutes?

I might check it out at some point, perhaps when I get a new iPad...

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07-02-2012, 12:00 PM
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I bought this game some hours ago, yes it's short, but the esthetic is delicious.

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07-02-2012, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Filing Cabinet View Post
wow, only 15-20 minutes.

thats a shame cause the game looks amazing.
Yeah, I think the length of the game AND the size of it are hard to justify the launch price, regardless of how pretty it may be. That's not to say it's not worth the price, but it's just hard to justify for this platform. I won't even pay a buck for it, simply because it's just bigger than what I'm willing to make space for on my phone. Same with Air Mail, which I really, really want.