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Mushroom Wars (iPad) $3.99 >> Free WITH UNLOCK

05-09-2013, 11:09 PM
#1
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Mushroom Wars (iPad) $3.99 >> Free WITH UNLOCK


05-10-2013, 12:05 AM
#2
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Location: Greenville, SC
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Do NOT download this thinking it's free. The dev basically changed it to free making it sound like a sale, when in fact you have to unlock the full game after playing a bit. Screwed over earlier iPad owners and mislead people by saying it was free for a limited time.

05-10-2013, 12:40 AM
#3
Joined: May 2012
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Posts: 15,520
That is not right. A bait and switch, illegal. Someone start a class action lawsuit against him please. Leave a bad itunes review, or this will happen all the time to all your ios games.
05-10-2013, 12:46 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 748
Quote:
Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
Do NOT download this thinking it's free. The dev basically changed it to free making it sound like a sale, when in fact you have to unlock the full game after playing a bit. Screwed over earlier iPad owners and mislead people by saying it was free for a limited time.
This is not cool, I have it installed so Im guessing even after updating I still should have the unlocked version but If I delete it ( or when I delete it, as it has a somewhat big filesize ) I'll lose my purchase.

Its a fact that this is what happened? Seems a tacky move for an otherwise quality game.

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05-10-2013, 12:46 AM
#5
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I really loathe developers who do this, and sadly, it's becoming more common of late.
05-10-2013, 01:15 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2010
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Didn't realize it went to the free model. That's major BS. I bought it when it was released cause I was thinking this is a console port and the developers won't screw their fans over. Hate devs like this, never buying anything from this developer again, console or mobile.
05-10-2013, 02:10 AM
#7
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Does anyone know if Apple will refund our money for this bait and switch? This suxs.
05-10-2013, 02:32 AM
#8
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 2,673
Yes, you bought a product based under the understanding you were buying a complete game. If they then shut you out of the majority of the game and require you to pay again for something you've already bought, they haven't left themselves a leg to stand on. I've received a refund for false screenshots showing content that wasn't available, under these conditions a refund should be a shoe in.

However if they're being legit about this and they're offering a process to fix it, you should probably try them first.

Last edited by september; 05-10-2013 at 02:36 AM.
05-10-2013, 02:35 AM
#9
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Double

Last edited by Boobi; 05-10-2013 at 02:43 AM.
05-10-2013, 02:42 AM
#10
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: BC, Canada
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If you have this DON'T update. For everyone else its not free, you get the tutorial campaign is locked $3.99.
For those who owned it and updated email apple to help refund, since restore purchase wont help cause you never did an IAP. Bad developer.