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  • Publisher: 22Cans
  • Genre:
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 21.6 MB
  • Version: 3.0
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 1.5 (2)
App description: Join thousands of people worldwide to simultaneously chip away at a giant cube to discover the life-changing secret buried inside.

***** This is absurdly addictive.
***** The greatest mystery the world has ever known.
- Curiosity Really Can Change Gaming Forever - Kotaku.com

Deep in the centre of the cube is something life-changingly amazing, but only the first person to reach the centre will discover whats inside.

***On your journey to the centre of the cube you shall discover many experiences...***

Join thousands of people in being part of a one-of-a-kind social experiment
Earn coins for chipping away at the cube and spend them on new destructive and playful tools to get to the centre of the cube faster. The more you chip away, the more powerful you become.
Enjoy the addictive nature of chipping away at the cube.
Make beautiful music just by interacting with the cube.
Experiment with creating text and pictures just by chipping shapes into the surface of the cube.
Watch the cube evolve as the worlds impact on the cubes surface changes over time.
Each layer of the cube holds something unique for the world to reveal.
How many cracks in the cube can you make in fast succession? Earn coins the longer you can last and compare your score with your friends.
Invite your friends to indulge their curiosity, compare your progress together, and find each other on the cube.
Relax to the very therapeutic activity and soundscape.
Experiment with various techniques. Everyone interacts with the cube in their own way!
Keep revisiting the cube over time to find new surprises.
This is the first of 22 experiments from the legendary designer Peter Molyneux.

Will the power of curiosity bring the world together?

Sanuku's comments:

11-05-2012, 10:09 PM
So what is this a game or social event?

11-05-2012, 10:17 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 624
Was this the game with the $150,000 IAP?
11-05-2012, 10:18 PM
Originally Posted by Platyrrhine View Post
Was this the game with the $150,000 IAP?
11-05-2012, 11:00 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,957
Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
So what is this a game or social event?
More like an Social Experiment

Originally Posted by Platyrrhine View Post
Was this the game with the $150,000 IAP?
Depending on the currency in the Game. Some of the iTems in the InGame Store are indeed pretty expensive :-)
11-05-2012, 11:42 PM
So where is it?
11-05-2012, 11:57 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,957
It`s out in the US. Time for some...

11-06-2012, 12:04 AM
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,778
What you get out of this will definitely depend on sheer dedication.
For starters, a single tap clears a single square. Swiping pans the cube. Coins are randomly awarded, and I've received anywhere from 1 coin to a much rarer 600 coins.
Powerups are unfortunately limited. The basic costs 5000 coins, and gives you 4 firecrackers that clear a fairly small area. The next item up is 8 seconds worth of bombing for 115,000 coins. From that is a chisel that lets you clear a 3x3 area with each touch for 5 minutes costing 300,000 coins. Next level is 1,000,000 to clear 5x5 for 7 minutes. And the last powerup costs 3,000,000,000 coins and lasts for roughly 22 hours. There are also 4 powerups currently marked "Coming soon".

There's no real feedback or reward to hook gamers into playing regularly, and powerups are costly and not very fun. I've cleared 6000 square so far, and frankly am pretty bored.

I'm predicting that finishing the last 5% of each layer is going to take just as long as the other 95%. This is primarily from having to track down and individually touch every single square, as I'm sure most users will leave the odd space due to their random tapping.

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11-06-2012, 12:04 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 624

Hopefully someone can read it!
11-06-2012, 12:08 AM
Originally Posted by Platyrrhine View Post
Hopefully someone can read it!
I wasted 18mb on this