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01-11-2013, 05:53 AM
How do you find animals like donkeys?

01-11-2013, 06:51 AM
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: Australia
Posts: 654
I've played a lot of apps in my time bought well over 1000 paid apps, but I have to say this is one of my favorites. It just get better and better. I just work at my own pace and loving it. So much to do. Hope there are going to numerous updates. Well done to the developers! I also had some fun with both chopper games back in the day too.

01-11-2013, 08:26 AM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 151
The game is really good. I beta tested it and currently have 4 blockheads.
01-11-2013, 09:29 AM
Originally Posted by Deathinsin View Post
Nope minecraft rip off n worst of all no enemy's
What would you say if I mention that Minecraft iOS is a rip-off of Eden iOS (which came out years earlier than MineCraft iOS? Com'on, new game ideas are very scarce these days, and this game covers the need of a casual 2.5D minecraft in iOS perfectly. Regarding enemies, I'm sure it'll get updates, and I'm not sure if enemies fit too well on this one because of task planning...
01-11-2013, 09:48 AM
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: AL
Posts: 4,361
I really love Minecraft (iOS & PC), JunkJack, Eden World Builder, Mars Miner, and even had fun with Lunacraft. But still I have room for another similar game and this one is pretty decent. My biggest problem is finding enough time for this. I also don't purchase IAP. I will buy apps though so if they make a "Premium" version that's paid with the crafting and mining times cut to 1/4 of what they are now and maybe there's some other benefit to a premium version then I'd happily buy that.

My kids will be getting this tonight and we'll give multiplayer a try. As it is though, this is a pretty interesting approach to the genre. I haven't connected as much though with this game as other simply because I'm not in direct control of the character. In other games like JunkJack and Minecraft it's easy for me to take ownership of the character since essentially it's me and I have to survive and mine and stuff. Still, the idea of eventually having 4 characters to control in a somewhat Lemmings kind of way is cool.
01-11-2013, 09:48 AM
Ok, how do you plant things? I had a flax seed but couldn't figure out how to plant it. It only allowed me to dig with it which wasn't very useful. Must say, I am really enjoying this game. With Joe Danger Touch this week was a much better week than I initially thought.
01-11-2013, 10:00 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 624
Has anyone managed to make a boat yet?
01-11-2013, 10:09 AM
Joined: Apr 2012
Location: UK
Posts: 239
Originally Posted by nightc1 View Post
I also don't purchase IAP. I will buy apps though so if they make a "Premium" version that's paid with the crafting and mining times cut to 1/4 of what they are now and maybe there's some other benefit to a premium version then I'd happily buy that.
In principal same here, except I purchased the one-time permanent halve crafting time IAP. I have no intention of purchasing consumable time crystals.

I appreciate why the game is free. If it was 1.99 off the bat with the halve crafting time built it, I'd suspect that it would be harder to attract and entice players.

Nevertheless, I have already been sucked in (eventually went to bed at 04:00 in the morning), and am transforming my initial homestead: replacing wood with red brick, adding more natural light, re-designing the structure, and adding more floors.

Still a little perplexed how to sow seeds. Tried digging a hole and dropping the seeds, but no effect. I'll figure it out. Eventually

Note: the controls and manipulating the World and objects within it are incredibly intuitive. It feels as though the developers have put real thought into how people interact using a touch-screen interface. Controls and UI are a bugbear of mine.
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01-11-2013, 10:24 AM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 527
I watched a few bits of that 17 minute demo... looks like the majority of the game is chopping down trees? I heard a lot of "chop chop chop chop chop" sounds in the background at the 3 different spots I skipped to in the demo.

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01-11-2013, 11:04 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 663
So, am I the only one that encountered something that looked like a bat in a tree, about a few yards away from my starting point?
It looks like the game already have enemies, though very rarely. I only saw the thing once, and it scared me since I had the volume pretty high.

And this may be kind of a silly question, but how do you gain levels?

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