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iPhone: Smiles: Match 3 made fun again

12-29-2008, 09:00 AM
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Smiles: Match 3 made fun again

Hi, this is my first original post here on the TA forums. I wanted to throw out a game I hadn't seen get much mention on the boards in my weeks of lurking It's called Smiles, a match 3 that sells for 4.99 It may seem like a bit much for a match 3, but it's presentation, polish, and 3 game modes, has made it a highly addictive title for me. Not to mention, it has 140 achievements. I'm a sucker for achievements, if I already enjoy the game they will keep me coming back to it. The only addition I could really hope for would be online leaderboards. Not that demolishing my wife's highscore isn't a blast, but sometimes you want more So anyone who enjoys puzzles, casual games, and/or highly addictive game play, I urge you to pick this one up.

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=294911522&mt=8
12-29-2008, 11:28 AM
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Smiles is one of the five or so games I play regularly. It is one of my favorites. I like that it's not timed.

12-29-2008, 12:18 PM
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Same here. I really like the fact that there are different tile themes.

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12-29-2008, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Mew2468 View Post
Same here. I really like the fact that there are different tile themes.
I really like that too.

Smiles Zen is my favorite part of the game. Totally original, nothing like it on the iPhone.

Smiles is a great game for $5 You won't regret buying it if you really like puzzle games

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12-29-2008, 01:12 PM
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I love Zen, atleast until I got to using all the icons, and I keep getting stuck...now I feel a need to try again ^_^ BTW, does anyone feel slightly creeped out by the veggies with faces? How do vegans feel about that?
12-29-2008, 01:28 PM
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BTW, does anyone feel slightly creeped out by the veggies with faces? How do vegans feel about that?
the vegans are too malnourished to care : D

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12-29-2008, 01:57 PM
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I really like that too.

Smiles Zen is my favorite part of the game. Totally original, nothing like it on the iPhone.

Smiles is a great game for $5 You won't regret buying it if you really like puzzle games
+1

One of my first purchases and still installed.
12-29-2008, 05:41 PM
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Wow everyone really loves it so much? I feel like it wasn't even a blip on the radar. I wish I didn't just waste 2$ on trism.
12-29-2008, 05:46 PM
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I had been planning on buying this for a long time and just got around to doing it. It really is a fun game. There are tons of game modes and it is very addicting. Smiles Drop can get pretty intense at times.

Can anyone explain the difference between Drop and Drop +?
12-29-2008, 05:48 PM
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I would like to know what makes this better than any of the other million match-3 games. I don't even mean different anymore. I mean better.