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Old 09-19-2013, 08:26 AM
BXP_Thunder BXP_Thunder is offline
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Default Cavemania (by BonusXP/Yodo1) [Universal]

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Cavemania is a free match-3 game with strategy… and dinosaurs!

Help the Chieftain reunite his scattered tribe while battling fearsome prehistoric foes. Win levels to unlock a bevy of upgradeable units and buildings.

Cavemania Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cavemaniagame
Cavemania Twitter: @cavemania


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Old 09-19-2013, 12:02 PM
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Updated - the reddit AMA has wrapped up but of course you can still check out the questions and answers.

Dave Pottinger - CEO of BonusXP and designer/programmer will be taking questions via reddit ask me anything today starting at 2pm EST (about an hour from now). He worked on Cavemania of course, but also games like Age of Empires, Age of Mythology, Halo Wars, and Monster Crew.

You can find out more about him via his bio on our website.

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Old 09-20-2013, 01:40 PM
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Is there a timer, or do you get unlimited time for each move? That's always my first question for puzzle games.
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:47 PM
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Is there a timer, or do you get unlimited time for each move? That's always my first question for puzzle games.
You get unlimited time.
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:03 PM
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I enjoy match 3 games and while I usually avoid freemium, I decided to give this one a try. I have put in well over an hour into it (about 20 levels worth) and I am progressing without any problems. The freemium elements seem very tame up to this point and the game has a bunch of interesting strategy elements to it. I will keep playing. This is definitely worth a look if you like this style of game.
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Old 09-20-2013, 05:05 PM
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Surprised this hasn't gotten more discussion yet. The look is a bit off putting to me, but the team has great pedigree behind it (some of the key guy(s) behind Age of Empires)

Solid match-3 gameplay. They add some interesting new elements around gathering resources to build units, and defeating enemies on the field. I'm ~20 levels in without feeling the need to pay for anything.

The actual $$$ cost of the freemium elements does seem, predictably, outrageous. Still, it's worth the free download for the new ideas around match-3/base building.
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Old 09-21-2013, 01:52 PM
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Thanks guys - we're pretty happy with the reception the game has gotten so far.

Any favorite units or powers yet? Upgrading the Warrior Bonk power is pretty amusing/useful. I have been saving gold lately for Villager and Healer upgrades.
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Old 09-21-2013, 05:32 PM
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Played for awhile almost passed first episode, simple and fun. I saw a IAP for episode 3, did it a wall lock?
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Old 09-21-2013, 07:27 PM
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:09 AM
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Played for awhile almost passed first episode, simple and fun. I saw a IAP for episode 3, did it a wall lock?
Hi Max - if memory serves me correctly, Episode 2 is free, Episode 3 is ask 3 Facebook friends to help you unlock it and then play it for free or you can pay $0.99 to play it and not do any of the Facebook friends stuff.
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