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A Mechanical Story WAS .99 now FREE (4.5 Star Rating)

08-25-2015, 01:41 PM
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A Mechanical Story WAS .99 now FREE (4.5 Star Rating)

A Mechanical Story ($0.99 → Free, 172.5 MB): Help Mr. Mechanic fix his robot friend by putting the correct parts in their proper positions in this puzzle game. It’s truly for any puzzle game fanatic.

Download Link
http://toucharcade.com/link/http://p...892434614&mt=8

Last edited by Jayg2015; 08-30-2015 at 10:49 PM.
08-27-2015, 09:13 AM
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Joined: Aug 2015
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Thank you for the heads up, Jayg2015!
08-28-2015, 06:32 PM
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Joined: Jun 2009
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Unfortunately this appears to be freemium. Pop up ads, enticements to warch ads for couns, which are necessary, makes it less attractive. I would have rather paid the 99 cents for the ad free version. Nice game, good graphics, good puzzle premise, but the price drop is no longer an enticement as its gone freemium by all appearances.

So - i did some checking - you can disable ads for 350 ingame coins. So you can watch enough ads and complete enough levels that the ads go away. Seems pretty reasonable to me. Middle of the road freemium, so i will give it a recommend as it seems to be a well done puzzler.

Only 2 coins to watch a 15 sec advert though. 30 stars for 3 starring a level and coins may be needed for other thins so you need to get into the game to get enough to disable. Sorry fo all the edits, i just know i like to know what the cost of "free" is.

GameCenter ID : oldestgamer

Last edited by pluto6; 08-28-2015 at 06:51 PM. Reason: Info on disabling ads
08-29-2015, 12:01 AM
#4
Thanks for sharing the news Jayg2015.

pluto6 : As you mentioned, we made it possible to disable the pop up ads in game with in-game coins which you can earn by watching video ads and/or collecting more stars. Here is some additional info, The only time you will ever see the pop up ads are after clearing a level so that it won't effect the game play as it is. Further more 60% of the time the pop up ads won't show up , which we hoping this will make the ads a little less annoying to players. Also we made sure that only pop up ads are disabled when players decided to disable the pop up ads. Thus, even if player's spend their hard earned coins, they can still watch the video adverts to earn more coins.

One last important info, We have noticed that there was a bug in v 1.2 where the pop up ad wouldn't close. The new version 1.2.2 fixed this issue. If anyone out there having this issue should definitely update the game.

Last edited by teamSkyfish; 08-29-2015 at 12:07 AM.