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iPad: Big Bad Sudoku Book is now Sudoku Book 3!

08-08-2012, 09:16 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 60
Big Bad Sudoku Book is now Sudoku Book 3!

After a long wait the new version of Big Bad Sudoku Book is being launched today: Sudoku Book 3

It might take a few hours before it shows the update available everywhere as we just set it to release moments ago.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sudoku-book/id364907966?ls=1&mt=8

Sudoku Book 3 is a major update to Big Bad Sudoku Book and introduces 3 major new features: Themes, Puzzle Book, and we are also launching Game Weasel, our high score system.

Version 2 had the Campaign mode which was 50 puzzles with a Game Center leaderboard. We took that idea and expanded it. With Puzzle Books you can play through a book of themed puzzles and each book has it's own leaderboard fueled by Game Weasel. Books are available both as free downloads and as In App Purchases. All the IAP book bundes are 4 Books for $1.

Books contain a campaign of hand picked puzzles, often in a specific visual pattern theme. INVASION! is a very cool series of puzzles that were inspired by retro video games.

Game Weasel is our high score system and is a free service. Sign up and you'll be able to track 100's or eventually even 1000's of statistics and see your world wide ranking in each category.

Finally, themes are more than just skins. At launch we're offering Tin Toy, which turns the game into a metallic looking retro game. Tin Toy is also only $1 and comes bundled with an exclusive puzzle book. Each theme brings new animations and something special when you complete a puzzle.
08-08-2012, 11:36 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Reading, England
Posts: 1,723
Quote:
Originally Posted by badweasel View Post
After a long wait the new version of Big Bad Sudoku Book is being launched today: Sudoku Book 3

It might take a few hours before it shows the update available everywhere as we just set it to release moments ago.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sudoku-book/id364907966?ls=1&mt=8

Sudoku Book 3 is a major update to Big Bad Sudoku Book and introduces 3 major new features: Themes, Puzzle Book, and we are also launching Game Weasel, our high score system.

Version 2 had the Campaign mode which was 50 puzzles with a Game Center leaderboard. We took that idea and expanded it. With Puzzle Books you can play through a book of themed puzzles and each book has it's own leaderboard fueled by Game Weasel. Books are available both as free downloads and as In App Purchases. All the IAP book bundes are 4 Books for $1.

Books contain a campaign of hand picked puzzles, often in a specific visual pattern theme. INVASION! is a very cool series of puzzles that were inspired by retro video games.

Game Weasel is our high score system and is a free service. Sign up and you'll be able to track 100's or eventually even 1000's of statistics and see your world wide ranking in each category.

Finally, themes are more than just skins. At launch we're offering Tin Toy, which turns the game into a metallic looking retro game. Tin Toy is also only $1 and comes bundled with an exclusive puzzle book. Each theme brings new animations and something special when you complete a puzzle.
So does this mean we have to repurchase? Or is this purely a name change and our existing purchase will mean we can reinstall the app at no additional charge?
08-08-2012, 11:44 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,767
Quote:
Originally Posted by badmanj View Post
So does this mean we have to repurchase? Or is this purely a name change and our existing purchase will mean we can reinstall the app at no additional charge?
Just a name change. I updated with no problem. Reinstalling should be the same. On the iPad, iTunes should just give you an install icon rather than a price icon in iTunes.

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08-09-2012, 04:19 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by pluto6 View Post
Just a name change. I updated with no problem. Reinstalling should be the same. On the iPad, iTunes should just give you an install icon rather than a price icon in iTunes.
Sorry... YES it's a free update. I actually changed the name because Sudoku Book is our trade name. Now "big bad sudoku book" is the name of the default theme.
08-10-2012, 05:15 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 60
Just and update.. the app is now on sale for the weekend. Check out the thread talking about it over here. Thanks!