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Block Story (universal) $2.99 > FREE

02-28-2013, 03:42 PM
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Location: USA
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Block Story (universal) $2.99 > FREE

minecraft ripoff sure...worth a look and free, yes!

02-28-2013, 03:49 PM
Worth it?

02-28-2013, 04:34 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,190
Originally Posted by thesidewaystable View Post
Worth it?
Well, it's free?

Actually played the demo of this some time ago, and it seemed OK, but the GUI was a bit of a pain, and I suspect the PC version may be better in that regard. It's very much a light RPG set in a Minecraft type of world.

It has received a few updates since I've played the demo - I'll give it a serious shot.

Re: the loading screen - it might be freeing memory - I'll have to see if running MemoryInfo or closing apps beforehand speeds that up.

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
02-28-2013, 04:38 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
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yeah there's a lot of rendering problem in terms of viewing distance
02-28-2013, 09:23 PM
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Location: AL
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I love minecraft and similar games. Will give this a go.
03-01-2013, 12:01 AM
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: AL
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Played some o this tonight. Pretty awesome. It has animals and people and stuff. I'm still getting used to te controls but I finally figured out how to run and jump. Best of all is in adventure mode you get a button to fly... though its limited in how much time you get to fly. Unlike minecraft the world seems to be unlimited. I explored my first world for a while. I found some cool caves and got attacked by a tiger and a spider. I killed a wild bore with my fists. Really it played great on my 4s. I played over my appletv mirroring so my oldest son could watch. He said it was a game he plays on my father in laws kindle fire. He seemed happy its on ios.

Really I'm surprised how good it is. Like PC minecraft you can see the world chunks loading. But it's a small price for what appears to be a massive game.
03-01-2013, 12:03 AM
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Oh, I've seen this one Android, yes, and I recall it being well-rated there too. I'd forgotten about it.
03-02-2013, 05:07 AM
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Description of game in iTunes says it's free but they want $2.99 for it??

Last edited by dominici; 03-02-2013 at 10:41 PM.
03-02-2013, 05:14 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
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Wow. This is the most hideous thing I have ever seen. And that includes childbirth.
03-02-2013, 05:21 AM
i missed it :/