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Geospark age rating?

12-05-2009, 04:14 AM
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Geospark age rating?

Hi
AM seriously considering buying geospark but do not understand why it has an age rating of 9+
Just wondering if anyone could clear this up
Many thanks
MTblegend
12-05-2009, 04:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Mtblegend View Post
Hi
AM seriously considering buying geospark but do not understand why it has an age rating of 9+
Just wondering if anyone could clear this up
Many thanks
MTblegend
What? A lot of games are rated 9+....Just get it, it's not extremely violent or whatever...There isn't blood, gore, I seriously doubt there are vulgarities.

It's either for OpenFeint (I don't know if there is OpenFeint in the app), or simulated violence. Should be OpenFeint.

12-05-2009, 04:18 AM
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lol.. good question

froggy: yes, there is OF for the game, although no achievements. There is no violence (unless you think of colliding particles as violent)

Crystal, OpenFeint, Plus+, Disc Drivin: Prab | Game Center: PrabSG
12-05-2009, 04:34 AM
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lol.. good question

froggy: yes, there is OF for the game, although no achievements. There is no violence (unless you think of colliding particles as violent)
Yeah, then devs have to rate it 9+ for mild mature/suggestive themes if you have OpenFeint in a game.
12-05-2009, 09:52 AM
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Hey Mtblegend,

Yup, it's because of OpenFeint. Don't worry - there's absolutely nothing violent or at all objectionable about geoSpark, and it's perfectly kid-friendly
12-05-2009, 11:47 AM
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Many thanks hav bought the game and think it's excellent.
Cheers
Mtblegend
12-05-2009, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by froggy1233 View Post
Yeah, then devs have to rate it 9+ for mild mature/suggestive themes if you have OpenFeint in a game.
Only if you include the chat feature. Remove it, and it can be rated lower.
12-05-2009, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Little White Bear Studios View Post
Only if you include the chat feature. Remove it, and it can be rated lower.
That's good to know. It seems a fair number of people are using geoSpark chat already, so it's good to have it in there. Hopefully the 9+ rating doesn't scare away too many parents.