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Depict vs. Charadium, Which Do You Like?

12-18-2009, 05:07 PM
#1
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Depict vs. Charadium, Which Do You Like?

Depict and Charadium are both free for a limited time. We'd love to hear what people like / dislike about both.

Looks like December is Pictionary-like game month! We released Depict, there's was another one called Draw, and now Charadium is out.

We'd be curious to know what people like about each. Depict is a little different compared to Charadium, mainly because there is no typing and all the puzzles are multiple choice for faster, smoother play. We also went with OpenFeint over Plus (only for time reasons). We're still debating moving to Plus+. Which do you guys think is better?

In our opinion, Depict and Charadium are the two best drawing games in the app store. Get them both!

James Jacoby - Developer, Makeshift Games
Depict - The Multiplayer Drawing & Guessing Game. Get Depict
Chuck the Ball - a unique action puzzle game. Get Chuck on iTunes
Ms. Chuck the Ball - new levels and gameplay! Get Ms. Chuck on iTunes

Last edited by jamesj3k; 12-18-2009 at 05:12 PM.
12-18-2009, 06:06 PM
#2
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I haven't tried Depict. As it's multiple choice though, what's to stop a player rapidly mashing all the buttons and get the right answer first this way, before the other player has even drawn anything?

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12-18-2009, 06:07 PM
#3
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You only get one guess per round and the rounds go quickly. You have to balance guessing too soon and waiting too long and not getting as many points.

James Jacoby - Developer, Makeshift Games
Depict - The Multiplayer Drawing & Guessing Game. Get Depict
Chuck the Ball - a unique action puzzle game. Get Chuck on iTunes
Ms. Chuck the Ball - new levels and gameplay! Get Ms. Chuck on iTunes
12-18-2009, 08:28 PM
#4
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Charadium is amazing, but theres some serious connection issues
12-18-2009, 08:34 PM
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That's always a developer's worst fear- that there will be server issues on launch day. I'm sure they'll get it resolved.

James Jacoby - Developer, Makeshift Games
Depict - The Multiplayer Drawing & Guessing Game. Get Depict
Chuck the Ball - a unique action puzzle game. Get Chuck on iTunes
Ms. Chuck the Ball - new levels and gameplay! Get Ms. Chuck on iTunes
12-18-2009, 08:38 PM
#6
SO far I like charadium better, but it has been annoying today. Keeps putting me in some crashed game lobby. Yesterday it was wroking like a beauty though
12-18-2009, 08:40 PM
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I'm gonna have to say Charadium. Psyche. Depict is my personal favorite (for real). I just love the simplicity and retro feel to it.

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12-18-2009, 08:52 PM
#8
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Depict.
12-18-2009, 08:57 PM
#9
Well it looks like I need to play depict more...
12-18-2009, 08:59 PM
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Do they both support multiplayer on the same device? Depict seems to, but I can't tell with Charadium.

Edit: alright so neither of them do

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Last edited by MidianGTX; 12-18-2009 at 09:41 PM.