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Bowman V1.4 (this version) is better than all previous versions.

If you wish to play the original game, simply turn off the Wind, Wall and Fatigue features within the game settings.

This latest version has it all. It has many options which you can turn on or off depending on how challenging you want it to be.

Bowman is a highly addictive classical game. Even if you've never heard of it before, play it just once and you'll be hooked.

The object of the game is to shoot arrows at your opponent and kill them before they kill you. It's a battle against your opponent to see who can accurately judge the angle and strength of the shot to make the arrow land on your opponents body.

A head shot inflicts the most damage while a shot in the chest takes second place. Everywhere else on the opponents body inflicts less damage.

To shoot your bow, simply drag your finger across the screen and you'll be presented with a trajectory plus angle and strength (power) information. Release your finger to release the bow.

You can play Bowman against the iPhone or against a friend.

To make it even more entertaining, we have also included a bird shooting game. You'll have to shoot as many birds as you can within 3 minutes and then let your friend try the same. Hopefully, you will have shot more birds than your friend.

Thousands and thousands of people play Bowman online every day and now you can enjoy a better version of it on the iPhone. It really is highly addictive.

**Lentrica Software has also released another simple yet highly addictive game - Escapa**

eggzbacon's comments:

It used to be free when it came out, looks like its free forever
08-24-2009, 01:38 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,532
Again. It is so boring. Fun for the first five minutes. Then ploop. Boring.
08-24-2009, 01:51 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 627
eh... its not really free since i have to spend precious minutes downloading and playing this thing
08-24-2009, 04:58 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 380
{shrugs} I thought it was fun. The simple pleasures of shooting someone with an arrow and watching blood spurt out. I even paid a buck for it.

There's a free flash game of this around too. The same simple gratuitous fun, sans ducks.
08-24-2009, 05:51 PM
Joined: May 2009
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 884
Originally Posted by eggzbacon View Post

It used to be free when it came out, looks like its free forever
It isn't bad in quick bursts but yeah, I deleted it pretty quickly after getting it.

1) Tried out AT&T tethering and did not have enough money for the pole.
2) Apple still hasn't fixed the no-hardware-keyboard bug.
3) Still can't use the "Cut" function on the AT&T bill...current 4.x issues
08-24-2009, 06:04 PM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 615
Just missed this the first time it was free then it was really high on the charts and I almost bought it then went free again and grabbed it thought it was really boring as well deleted very quickly. Its free now for the 3rd time.