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Can anyone explain this genre of games, please read

08-07-2014, 12:53 AM
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Can anyone explain this genre of games, please read

It's similar to runners I guess but there are several games where u hit an object and watch it fly a distance. Upgrade , continue, upgrade, Ect.
If u happen to know what I'm talking about please let me know.
I can't find the genre or any of the games any longer.
If u happen to know of any please let me know thank u
08-07-2014, 01:04 AM
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You mean like Asterix: Megaslap and Yetisports?

08-07-2014, 02:21 PM
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I usually call those games Catapult runners. Here are some that i can remember.

Burrito Bison
Propel Man
Hipster Smackdown
Berzerk Ball HD
Berzerk Ball 2

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08-07-2014, 02:38 PM
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The one that had me hooked for a while was A Doodle Fly: Mission to Mars.

IIRC there was a good one that had a character (possibly a Viking) with wings strapped to his arms.
08-07-2014, 03:09 PM
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Oh and from what I've seen, Ridiculous Fishing is basically the same kind of game at heart - though it's heavily disguised.
08-07-2014, 07:02 PM
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Knightmare Tower?
08-07-2014, 07:48 PM
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One of the first games with these mechanics was the old flash game, Nanaca Crash.

Adventure Time: Jumping Finn is another on iOS.

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08-08-2014, 12:26 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
I usually call those games Catapult runners. Here are some that i can remember.

Burrito Bison
Propel Man
Hipster Smackdown
Berzerk Ball HD
Berzerk Ball 2
Thank u downloaded the free ones. Love it. Bison looks great to
08-09-2014, 08:59 AM
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Fly Kiwi, Fly was one of the first games I finished on my iPhone. Great fun. Also finished Giant Boulder, which is more of a roller but same principle.

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08-10-2014, 12:47 AM
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Wonder why I can't download some on ipad. They don't even show up