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$28 Dollar Shopping Spree

02-14-2014, 09:12 PM
#1
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Mars
Posts: 28
$28 Dollar Shopping Spree

Hey everyone. I usually never post but I want some community opinion.

Basically after a series of (un)fortunate events I have come into possession of a $28 iTunes giftcard ($27.93, really). May or may not explain based on interest.

Here are some games I'm interested in buying:
  • Ridiculous Fishing
  • Hello World - Book One
  • Slayin
  • Threes
  • Stickets
  • Adventure Time Card Wars
  • Lumber Jacked (could be replaced w/ something else)
Total - more or less $16, leaving me with around $11 leftover.

I'm interested in getting True Skate and Touchgrind Skate 2, but I only want to get one and don't know which one to choose. What do you guys think of each? Which one do you recommend more?
Additional info: I used to skateboard a little when I was younger and in skating games I prefer larger parks/maps. Skateboard customization is also a big plus.

Apart from that, I don't know what else to get. Maybe a nice camera/photo editing app (I'm thinking ProCam or ProCam 2). Any input?
02-14-2014, 09:26 PM
#2
What are your favorite genres/kinds of games?

02-14-2014, 09:55 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 524
I recommend getting Touchgrind Skate 2. It's mich better than True Skate IMO and it has pretty large maps. If you get any iPhoneography app, get Camera+. It is what you would get if Photoshop and Procam 2 had a baby.
02-14-2014, 10:05 PM
#4
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 1,006
my game the light box obviously!

Also I really love rymdkapsel and also dungeon raid.

Please follow me on twitter @JamesDestined I post lots of development from both my game creation and professional development.
Time to measure - Brain challenge https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/time...820864672?mt=8
The light box, can you solve it (free) (on google play too)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-...6300?ls=1&mt=8
02-14-2014, 10:46 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Mars
Posts: 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bronxsta View Post
What are your favorite genres/kinds of games?
My favorite are rpgs and jrpgs but over the years I've learned that for whatever reason I just can't get through mobile rpgs anymore. I guess mainly because I don't have as much time to play them, and they're usually long and time-consuming.
Recently I've found myself enjoying mobile games like Dungeon Highway, Tower of Fortune 2, Bike Baron, Jet Car Stunts 2, and Space Qube.
Now that I think about it, I also like space-y/space exploration-y games. Space as in the final frontier.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Destined View Post
my game the light box obviously!

Also I really love rymdkapsel and also dungeon raid.
Quote:
Originally Posted by SonixManix View Post
I recommend getting Touchgrind Skate 2. It's mich better than True Skate IMO and it has pretty large maps. If you get any iPhoneography app, get Camera+. It is what you would get if Photoshop and Procam 2 had a baby.
Thanks for the input on the game and app; TS2 it is. I'll check out all the other games too.

Thanks guys.
02-15-2014, 12:23 AM
#6
Shooters
- Starborn Anarkist

Arcade action/precision
- Ninjin
- Toast Time
- if you like twitchy reflex games too, I have tons of recommendations

Space
- SimpleRockets

Puzzles/Strategic
- Hoplite
- Trainyard
02-15-2014, 04:42 AM
#7
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 881
If you grew up with old skool pixel art sega/snes games, I'd highly recommend:

Super splatform
Beans quest
Kid tripp

I recently completed all 3 at 100% and I'm just absolutely smitten by them all.
Best authentic platformer experience on iOS.

I have lumber jacked but it never really hooked me like the other games did.
I asks have ridiculous fishing, and again, couldn't get into it.
I strongly suggest you play "ninja fishing- free" before buying ridiculous fishing because they're basically the same game, with only different graphics/art.


If you like fast reflex games you need-
Super hexagon
Platforms unlimited
Kid tripp



I've been buying iOS games since 2008, that's 7 years under my belt.. As the years have gone on I've become incredibly stingy with my iOS game allocated money.. (I've spent thousands on throw away software that I could have gotten for free with jailbreak, I've spent more on games than devices...)
My advice for you would be to start checking sales, and make wishlists so you are alerted when a game from your Wishlist goes on sale.
I do that, and I also will only usually spend 99c per game, if it's higher, I'll usually wits until a sale, unless I absolutely need the game, or the developer in question never does sales, apparently the dev for Touch grind never does sales, so I guess in this instance it'd be okay to spend that much on a game, if you really badly want it.

For me, I'd rather 5 x 99c games, whilst waiting for the $5 game to go on sale, rather than the other way around, but that's just me.



As for a good photo app, man, so many of those go free for a day, I've got pages upon pages of photo editing apps, the only one I really bother to use is called "facetune" in which I paid full price for.

Sometimes I also use snapseed (free) procreate (I got for free, but it's now premium priced around $5) and superimpose(99c)

Currently addicted to: Duet game, Threes, Tengami, Oquonie, Platforms Unlimited, Perloo, Wave Wave

Last edited by Snozberry; 02-15-2014 at 04:46 AM.
02-15-2014, 06:10 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,614
Castle of illusion is great platform game too on $4.99 sale for the VD
02-15-2014, 04:27 PM
#9
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 524
Quote:
Originally Posted by iAmTheWalrus View Post
My favorite are rpgs and jrpgs but over the years I've learned that for whatever reason I just can't get through mobile rpgs anymore. I guess mainly because I don't have as much time to play them, and they're usually long and time-consuming.
Recently I've found myself enjoying mobile games like Dungeon Highway, Tower of Fortune 2, Bike Baron, Jet Car Stunts 2, and Space Qube.
Now that I think about it, I also like space-y/space exploration-y games. Space as in the final frontier.




Thanks for the input on the game and app; TS2 it is. I'll check out all the other games too.

Thanks guys.
Dead Space?
02-15-2014, 08:18 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,514
Heroes & Castles

Meltdown