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Cling Thing (by Chillingo) [Universal] $0.99 > Free

01-16-2014, 07:19 AM
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Cling Thing (by Chillingo) [Universal] $0.99 > Free

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/cling-thing/id644211512?mt=8


01-16-2014, 07:22 AM
#2
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$1.99 IAP = Unlock all chapters

01-16-2014, 07:32 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vii-Lucky View Post
$1.99 IAP = Unlock all chapters
I'm not entirely sure but I think that's just a "cheat" option as each world has a sign showing how many stars you need to unlock it as well as an "unlock now" IAP option.

Still, it's not like it's never happened before!
01-16-2014, 08:06 AM
#4
Quote:
Originally Posted by vii-Lucky View Post
$1.99 IAP = Unlock all chapters
It says on the update notes that "Cling Thing is now free..." so I'm also guessing freemium?
01-16-2014, 03:22 PM
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edit: didn't realize this thread was made today so my question is moot.
01-16-2014, 03:30 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zdn1042 View Post
It says on the update notes that "Cling Thing is now free..." so I'm also guessing freemium?
looks like it is... so is this a lite version with iap to unlock the whole game or added ads etc?


What's New in Version 1.2
Cling Thing is now FREE! Now there's nothing stopping you grabbing onto this sticky, super-fun puzzler!

Unlock All Chapters $1.99

Last edited by mrbiggles; 01-16-2014 at 03:32 PM.
01-16-2014, 06:14 PM
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There are fullscreen in-between ads and they don't work but quit the game

Played three or four levels. Then a blank black screen appeared with very small letters: "You may skip this ad in five seconds." That was it. No input possible even after 60 seconds, just a nice black screen with little text. Got bored by that. Home button. Deleted. iPad Air. iOS 7.0.4.

Not recommended.

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Last edited by Habakuk; 01-16-2014 at 06:16 PM.
01-16-2014, 08:45 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zdn1042 View Post
It says on the update notes that "Cling Thing is now free..." so I'm also guessing freemium?
Figures, another Chillingo freemium convert.
01-16-2014, 09:44 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Habakuk View Post
Played three or four levels. Then a blank black screen appeared with very small letters: "You may skip this ad in five seconds." That was it. No input possible even after 60 seconds, just a nice black screen with little text. Got bored by that. Home button. Deleted. iPad Air. iOS 7.0.4.

Not recommended.
Thank you for saving me some time. Definitely will not be getting this one.
01-16-2014, 09:51 PM
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These paid to freemium converts are far worse IMO than even quick price drops. Original buyers are almost never adquately compensated (and sometimes not at all). THIS is something Apple has to get control over. It borders on fraud and certainly isn't very ethical towards so called "loyal" customers who pay for these games.