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Table Top Racing Premium Edition by Playrise Digital ($4,99 -> 2,99)

09-20-2014, 03:09 PM
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Table Top Racing Premium Edition by Playrise Digital ($4,99 -> 2,99)

The best Mario Kart-like on the App Store,in my opinion.
There is also a freemium edition.


Apparently appinfo doesn't work with App Store's new links. Here it is: https://appsto.re/us/p_19X.i

Last edited by Pipipitchu; 09-20-2014 at 03:13 PM.
09-20-2014, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Pipipitchu View Post
The best Mario Kart-like on the App Store,in my opinion.
There is also a freemium edition.
Yeah the freemium version used to be the premium version until people bought it on sale. I wonder if we can expect a third premium release after this one. I won't be buying the game a second time regardless of a sale.

09-20-2014, 04:17 PM
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Yeah the freemium version used to be the premium version until people bought it on sale. I wonder if we can expect a third premium release after this one. I won't be buying the game a second time regardless of a sale.
Premium version have been released for free so people who bought the freemium version (I bought it too) could have it.
09-20-2014, 04:38 PM
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Premium version have been released for free so people who bought the freemium version (I bought it too) could have it.
Which premium version? If you mean the current on then there are still a lot of buyers of the original who missed that.
09-20-2014, 04:46 PM
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Which premium version? If you mean the current on then there are still a lot of buyers of the original who missed that.
Yes, I mean the current premium version, not the original release.
09-20-2014, 06:37 PM
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I am one that bought the original "premium" and yet missed the new premium.
09-20-2014, 10:56 PM
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Yes, I mean the current premium version, not the original release.
Got ya, regardless of the model change on the original I do have to agree the premium version of this was solid (as I'm guessing this one is too). It's a great game and for a first time buyer well worth grabbing.
09-21-2014, 12:28 AM
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free and $1 and $3

Quote:
Originally Posted by september View Post
Yeah the freemium version used to be the premium version until people bought it on sale. I wonder if we can expect a third premium release after this one. I won't be buying the game a second time regardless of a sale.
agree for those who originally bought the game at the premium price (should get this free)

shows it was FREE and $1
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Last edited by mrbiggles; 09-21-2014 at 12:37 AM.
09-21-2014, 04:23 AM
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I bought the original game at full price, enjoyed it very much, and was lucky enough to get this re-release for free when the developers did a very brief price drop. Even though it shows as being free for a few days, it was only free for a few hours before being pulled, updated, and re-re-released as a $3 app. So it's understandable why so many people missed the freebie. Still worth paying full price for though, as it's the best "Kart" style racer on IOS in my opinion.

Last edited by Jake7905; 09-21-2014 at 04:31 AM.
09-21-2014, 07:58 AM
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The dev was on here when this version was released and the dev made it free specifically so that people who got the original version before it was Freemium could avail of this one for free.
Specifically at the request of people on here and becasue the dev wanted to do the best by people. And the dev was good enough to do the best to please those people.
A game breaking bug was found and it had to be pulled which reset it back to original price.

Because of certain Apple related stuff (that I'm not going to detail but was out of the devs control and was not a straightforward scenario but it had greater implications), when the bug was fixed and it was put back up again, the dev could not put it for free for any period of time.

Due to that, the dev chose to support their early adopters on the forum and that if anybody who missed it while it was free for first time purchasers, they should pm him and he would happily give them a promo code so that they could get it free again.
That offer stood for a long time after it was back up and anybody who asked for a promo code, they got one.

So, this particular dev did everything they possibly could in order to satisfy people who were unhappy. There was nothing more they could have done and they showed a huge amount of support to their original supporters in every way they could.

If people missed it at the time, it's not really the devs fault, they did all they could by making it free initially and then giving away to customers all the promo codes that they would normally give to press. That was quite a sacrifice for them because it killed any press promotion options/potential that they had.

It's also worth noting that they switched back to premium because they could not get behind Freemium as a monetisation model (even though premium was going to make things tougher financially for them) and they decided they'd rather just make games the way they want to and Freemium model was not allowing them to do that or give the best they could to the players.

So they should in fact be applauded for thinking of the player utmost rather than the bottom line only. They are one of the few that is committed to the premium model for the future also and isn't that what people have been crying out for on here with a long time.

It's not really the devs fault when people miss when it goes down in price or missed the free timespan or the promo codes. They did in fact do the best they could at the time. Substantially more than I have seen others do to please their original players.