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Sales make me buy, but not play!

10-21-2012, 07:55 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 669
Sales make me buy, but not play!

I don't know why I keep buying games just because of sales! I convinced myself to stick to older titles and leveling up in Destroy Gunners and the ADD got me!

This week:
NY Zombies (free)
Galactic Phantasy ($1)
Puzzle Quest 2 ($4)
Zombie. ($1, new)
Zombies! Run for you life! ($1 launch sale)
Orc Vengence ($1)

And I'm staring at Dark Meadow ($3) when I know I'll never make time to play it.

10-21-2012, 08:42 PM
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 361
sometimes we just don't have time to play it.
when this situation happens to console game, it's really a money loss.
but for IOS, well, 1 dollar 3 dollar, no hurt to buy.

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10-21-2012, 09:16 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,943
Well, you can try putting games in an appshopper accounts wish list. When your backlog gets down to 2-3 games, then buy the next few games. I don't see the point of buying more games than you can handle at a time. I guess it's up to you if you want to "collect" games or play them. Of course, with how cheap iOS games, we all go through periods when we splurge on games. ;-)

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10-22-2012, 01:18 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,092
If you're gonna have a backlog of games that barely get played, it's better to have them on iOS than consoles at least. A few bucks wasted vs. a few hundred.
10-22-2012, 03:07 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,292
Ha ha yeah the 'ADD' has got to me. I've got a huge backlog of games, i dont mind if i spend a fair bit on games when theyre released. Really i should wait to buy them in a sale as often i dont play them for ages. But i like to support the devs so they get my maximum money.

Think its a 'guy' thing, 'hording', eg dvds/music etc and now for me apps !
10-22-2012, 03:18 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,491
Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Think its a 'guy' thing, 'hording', eg dvds/music etc and now for me apps !

Go and tell Squeaker, Queen of Backloggia.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.