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Best balancing game on iTunes?

11-20-2009, 02:31 PM
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Best balancing game on iTunes?

Which iPhone balancing game do you really like?
Where would you place Libra balance in a top ten list?


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11-20-2009, 04:42 PM
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I don't know if it fits into the same subcategory but stay is a really good balancing game.

11-20-2009, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Tmonine View Post
I don't know if it fits into the same subcategory but stay is a really good balancing game.
I too am a huge fan of Stay but, hmm, is this supposed to be limited to accelerometer based balance games?

This game looks interesting but I'm not really understanding if the point is to make the balls go in the hole or trying to ensure they don't? Do the later levels introduce clever gameplay twists or are they just different graphical themes? Do the different colored balls have unique weights and or handling?

Can on score combos and make points or is it a matter of getting the best time?

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Last edited by LordGek; 11-20-2009 at 05:54 PM.
11-20-2009, 08:18 PM
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Monkey Ball & Monkey Ball 2 (when it comes out)
11-20-2009, 10:18 PM
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balancing makes me think of Topple
11-21-2009, 12:37 AM
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Hey Carlos, I know you are the dev of Libra Balance, so I am sorry but the lite version of the game just didn't do it for me. The concept got really old very quickly. I am much more a fan of the games that have a specific beginning and ending like labyrinth or gem labyrinth. I also liked playing super monkey ball back in the day so am excited there is a sequel coming out. I guess those are my types of balancing games.
11-21-2009, 04:05 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LordGek View Post
This game looks interesting but I'm not really understanding if the point is to make the balls go in the hole or trying to ensure they don't?
You've got to drive the balls into the hole, by tilting and turning the ingame platter.
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Do the later levels introduce clever gameplay twists or are they just different graphical themes?
Both.
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Do the different colored balls have unique weights and or handling?
Yes. They differ in mass, therefore react slightly different to your movements. The physics engine is quite accurate, it simulates the newtonian laws, including friction.
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Can on score combos and make points or is it a matter of getting the best time?
The quicker the better. However, you should try not to let the balls fall off the platter, as this will also decrease your score slightly.
11-21-2009, 04:07 PM
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Boost 3D FTW!

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Originally Posted by gunxsword View Post
If you check this guy's post records you see:
1. Has interests in RPG games in general and: 2. Trolls iPads & PSP 3. Abusive use of the word 'dumb' and its variants
11-21-2009, 05:13 PM
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tumble jumble
11-21-2009, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by New England Gamer View Post
Hey Carlos, I know you are the dev of Libra Balance, so I am sorry but the lite version of the game just didn't do it for me. The concept got really old very quickly. I am much more a fan of the games that have a specific beginning and ending like labyrinth or gem labyrinth. I also liked playing super monkey ball back in the day so am excited there is a sequel coming out. I guess those are my types of balancing games.
Ok, thanks. Maybe I oversimplified the gameplay in the LITE version, by choosing only levels from the paid version's tutorial.

I've just submitted a new Libra balance LITE version for review a few hours ago; included 2 levels from each of the 3 themes (PLAYGROUND, CLASSIC and ANCIENT) available in the paid version.
Besides, online leaderboards and social networking are now also part of the LITE version.