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The Hero of Sparta

01-22-2010, 07:02 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2010
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The Hero of Sparta

I bought this game a while back and just started playing it. I must say I'm pretty disappointed. I haven't played but for like 15 minutes, it seems like a button masher to me. I keep doing the same 3 move combo over and over and dodging enemy attacks.

Is this what I should expect for the rest of the game? If so I may just give it the wiggling X.
01-22-2010, 07:05 PM
#2
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Hakuna Matata

01-22-2010, 07:06 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 780
Wow! Thanks. I just wanted to find out if the rest of the game is more of the same.
01-22-2010, 07:08 PM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Neehan View Post
Wow! Thanks. I just wanted to find out if the rest of the game is more of the same.
It's all button mashing. Looks pretty, but no strategy.

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01-22-2010, 07:21 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2009
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I find button mashers enjoyable, I especially enjoyed HoS when it first came out. I put a lot of hours into it, and if you actually memorize the combos you can do some pretty cool stuff.

Overall though, +1 to LBG's post.
01-22-2010, 07:35 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
Quote:
Originally Posted by Neehan View Post
I bought this game a while back and just started playing it. I must say I'm pretty disappointed. I haven't played but for like 15 minutes, it seems like a button masher to me. I keep doing the same 3 move combo over and over and dodging enemy attacks.

Is this what I should expect for the rest of the game? If so I may just give it the wiggling X.
This game was released 2 months after the Appstore first opened, so what did you expect?
01-22-2010, 07:49 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 289
HoS is one of my favorite games for the iPhone. The fact that it was one of the earliest games is a testament to just how good this game is/was. I think it still holds up. Cant wait for HoS 2. Think that game will be great when it is eventually released. Im sure its in the cards.
01-22-2010, 07:49 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 595
Quote:
Originally Posted by Random_Guy View Post
This game was released 2 months after the Appstore first opened, so what did you expect?
It's about as close to an iphone classic as you're gonna get. Still, for two bucks it's still a pretty good deal.
01-23-2010, 12:36 AM
#9
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
I bought it for $6.99.
01-23-2010, 03:02 AM
#10
Yup, all the levels are pretty much the same combat, bosses are a little different but same simple button mashing:touch tracing mechanics.