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App description: Become a touring superstar in a brand new game that gives you real world prizes!

Record albums, book tours, and build a fan base to make it big in this real life music simulation game. Answer the same questions real bands have to ask: Should you record a full-length album or an EP? Do you make a deal with a big-time studio, or stay independent? When should you get a manager, an agent? The choices you make are real, and every decision has positive or negative effect on your career as an artist.

Play to win exclusive opportunities to interact with your favorite artists with free tickets to your favorite shows, backstage meet and greets, merchandise and more.

Features of TourStar Include:
- Design a custom 3D avatar to match your music style and fashion
- Record albums and release them to boost your fame
- Play mini-games as you travel the country, helping to keep your music muscles in tune and your shows in high gear
- Build a band. Get advice from managers, agents and labels
- Enter to win real-life tickets to your favorite shows, artist meet and greets, merchandise and more!
08-12-2014, 01:05 PM
#2
Gamedev story for music this is not. Its a decent simulator for a touring band. This is a few steps up from the kim kardashian abomination in the app store but lacks all the charm that kairosoft has with their games.

08-12-2014, 06:58 PM
#3
I downloaded this one because I like the simulation and love music... I should really like it.

I'm a little ticked at the moment. I went "on tour" which were a few events and after the first one... I get this "amp is broken" event after every gig that cost 2500 dollars and 20 fame.

Now how are you suppose to advance to even level 5 when you get set back 20 fame ( you only get $250-350 per gig and 4 to 5 fame per gig starting out) every gig? Even if would happen every other gig... You're never going to advance. It's literally "one step forward and two steps back".

I hope this is remedied soon.
08-12-2014, 07:29 PM
#4
This happened to me as well. I really like Band Boss. I couldn't get into Star Factory so I hope this one is good.
08-12-2014, 08:10 PM
#5
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sythys View Post
I downloaded this one because I like the simulation and love music... I should really like it.

I'm a little ticked at the moment. I went "on tour" which were a few events and after the first one... I get this "amp is broken" event after every gig that cost 2500 dollars and 20 fame.

Now how are you suppose to advance to even level 5 when you get set back 20 fame ( you only get $250-350 per gig and 4 to 5 fame per gig starting out) every gig? Even if would happen every other gig... You're never going to advance. It's literally "one step forward and two steps back".

I hope this is remedied soon.
i ran into this last night too when i started playing. on the bright side, it does not bring your cash to negative, just resets it to $0.

it gets easier once you're past level 3-4, when you have access to more tours and you record your 1st album. the cashflow you'll be raking in will make the event insignificant.
08-12-2014, 09:51 PM
#6
the game gets boring way too fast. Past level 5, which (coincidentally? is the level where you need to pay to unlock the full game), you can steamroll through everything the game has to offer. I got to level 22 from level 5 within an hour of playing, have $5mil to splurge on, have attain 2mil fame, maxed out all upgrades.

no idea what the developer is aiming for, but took me less than a day to get bored of it.

will not recommend to others.
08-13-2014, 06:41 AM
#7
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 13
Unplayable, crashes at random intervals.
08-13-2014, 07:04 AM
#8
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 936
Which is the best?... Tourstar, band boss, story of a band or band stars?
08-13-2014, 11:03 AM
#9
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 328
This game is extremely simple. Boring, not recommended.
08-18-2014, 09:47 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 109
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sythys View Post
I downloaded this one because I like the simulation and love music... I should really like it.

I'm a little ticked at the moment. I went "on tour" which were a few events and after the first one... I get this "amp is broken" event after every gig that cost 2500 dollars and 20 fame.

Now how are you suppose to advance to even level 5 when you get set back 20 fame ( you only get $250-350 per gig and 4 to 5 fame per gig starting out) every gig? Even if would happen every other gig... You're never going to advance. It's literally "one step forward and two steps back".

I hope this is remedied soon.
A easy fix when the window pops up telling you what you lost just quit out of the app press the home button twice then close the app from there. When you start the app you won't have lost any money or fame and you can try that tour again.