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Old 02-27-2013, 05:36 AM
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:01 AM
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Cool, very nice design...for .99 i'll give it a try!
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:44 AM
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I beta tested PokerTower and think it's an innovative mix of poker and puzzle/RPG elements with good scoring statistics. Some elements in beta catered to casual play that I wish would have been more challenging, for example allowing few points for matching cards of the same color lets you to position the board to get a poker hand so you never get "stuck." For a game like PokerTower, given the limited poker hand arrangements, this is probably handled the best way possible and makes the game accessible. The open-ness of matching colors struck me as catering more to high score chasing that methodical puzzle gameplay so is easier to recommend for casual and "pick up and play" gamers or perfectionists trying to best the open ended dynamics. The retro grayscale (?) graphics, apparent from the screenshots, are entertaining. As you can see from the first screenshot there is a good amount of game types. I'll definitely be curious to see more from these developers.

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Old 02-27-2013, 09:46 AM
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This looks really sweet, especially the stat saving, but will it be Universal?
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:49 AM
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Nice game, download as soon as it comes out!
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:05 PM
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Hi guys!

Thank you a lot for your great comments, it's really much appreciated!

Between, I'm one of the proud developers of this game, and be sure that I will be the most active as I can, and I'll try to read every comments I receive about the game! (Also, excuse me for my bad english some times, I'm a french canadian )

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This looks really sweet, especially the stat saving, but will it be Universal?
Right now, the game is not universal, but it's probably something we'd like to do in a future version of the game. But as the game is 8-Bit, there's no real difference between the 2X mode and iPad native mode.

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Alright guys, tomorrow, on February 28th, I'll hold a contest on this thread, and will give a promo code to the 5 best answers I'll get by the end of the day, so ready yourself!

Can't wait to see you tomorrow on the leaderboard!!
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Old 02-27-2013, 04:20 PM
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I beta tested PokerTower and think it's an innovative mix of poker and puzzle/RPG elements with good scoring statistics. Some elements in beta catered to casual play that I wish would have been more challenging, for example allowing few points for matching cards of the same color lets you to position the board to get a poker hand so you never get "stuck." For a game like PokerTower, given the limited poker hand arrangements, this is probably handled the best way possible and makes the game accessible. The open-ness of matching colors struck me as catering more to high score chasing that methodical puzzle gameplay so is easier to recommend for casual and "pick up and play" gamers or perfectionists trying to best the open ended dynamics. The retro grayscale (?) graphics, apparent from the screenshots, are entertaining. As you can see from the first screenshot there is a good amount of game types. I'll definitely be curious to see more from these developers.
Thanks UndeadCow for you great comment Indeed, the main goal of the game was to be as casual as possible, and "Pick up and play" is a type of game we really like ourselves!

I hope you'll all like it as much as we do!
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:05 PM
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Well guys, the bells of 11 o'clock have rang, and PokerTower is now available on the App Store !!

For those who'd like to participate to the contest, here it is :
I'll give a promo code to the five people who give me the best and the most original answer to the following question : "Why do you want so bad to play PokerTower?".

The winners will be contacted via Private Message around 5PM on February 28th!

Good Luck!
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:20 PM
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Congratulations on the release; prepare for the onslaught of free promo code hounds.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:26 PM
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Congratulations on the release; prepare for the onslaught of free promo code hounds.
Thanks and don't worry, I'm ready; But they'll have to fight in order to get one!
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