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Auro: A Monster-Bumping Adventure (UNIVERSAL) $2.99 -> $1.99 THIS WEEKEND ONLY!

03-21-2015, 12:41 PM
#1
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Location: Upstate NY
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Auro: A Monster-Bumping Adventure (UNIVERSAL) $2.99 -> $1.99 THIS WEEKEND ONLY!




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03-21-2015, 10:24 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 233
Surprised there has been little interest thus far for such a highly reviewed game. Forgot about this one, but just locked in my copy. Lots of good comments in the main thread.

03-22-2015, 02:12 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,200
Didn't click at all for me, might go back to it at some point but I just couldn't get into it. Suspect I'm in the minority though so I wouldn't take my word for it, there's obviously a lot of love gone into it and it's a steal at that price if you do like it
03-22-2015, 02:18 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,585
I feel the same as you do, orangecan. I really wanted to like this and can see the effort put into it, but after several tries I am giving up.

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03-22-2015, 04:22 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2015
Posts: 4
Same here, unfortunately. It feels very polished and seems to have a lot depth, but it's just not for me I guess.
03-22-2015, 09:26 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 3,606
Me too. I gave up...

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03-22-2015, 10:47 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 475
Got it 5 minutes after the sale ended. Oh well.

Last edited by spader623; 03-22-2015 at 11:06 PM.
03-22-2015, 11:09 PM
#8
Disheartened to see so many peeps not thrilled.
Video games, and especially mobile, offer comfortable, seemingly disposable entertainment; if something doesn't click or feel good almost immediately it's discarded.

Auro is a slow burn, and if you don't like turn-based tactical games I get this not floating your boat. But it can sink it's claws in you if you learn the system; since it's been on iOS I've logged 547 games, and I'm not losing interest at all.

So for those not swayed from the get-go I implore you give it a little extra attention this is a rare treat, so take a moment to savor it.

Thanks for your consideration!
03-23-2015, 04:37 AM
#9
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,200
Quote:
Originally Posted by armilla View Post
Disheartened to see so many peeps not thrilled.
Video games, and especially mobile, offer comfortable, seemingly disposable entertainment; if something doesn't click or feel good almost immediately it's discarded.

Auro is a slow burn, and if you don't like turn-based tactical games I get this not floating your boat. But it can sink it's claws in you if you learn the system; since it's been on iOS I've logged 547 games, and I'm not losing interest at all.

So for those not swayed from the get-go I implore you give it a little extra attention this is a rare treat, so take a moment to savor it.

Thanks for your consideration!
Fair point I think your spot on about the disposable comment - if I'd paid a tenner for it say I would have been much more likely to persevere. The trouble with iOS gaming is so many games and so little time!
03-23-2015, 08:15 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 475
Quote:
Originally Posted by orangecan View Post
Fair point I think your spot on about the disposable comment - if I'd paid a tenner for it say I would have been much more likely to persevere. The trouble with iOS gaming is so many games and so little time!
I'd add so many games and so cheap, with so little time. Why invest all this time in a $3 game when you can buy 3 $1 games and try them all? I'm not saying people don't or shouldn't try the $3 game but there's just so much, and it's all so cheap that you can easily give up and try a different one with no big money loss