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new igamer?

02-06-2010, 02:22 PM
#1
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: FLA, USA
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new igamer?

no. i am not a new igamer. but i have a question/comment (dont really know how to describe it)

anyway, i have always wondered something:

most of us here are long time or somewhat long time igamers. we know the old games. we know the new games. we know the good games. we know the bad games. there are so many games on the appstore, so many similar games in fact. so i was wondering... what if you are a new igamer?

where the hell do you start? i mean. what do you do first? there are just too many great games to pass up. i feel sorry for all new igamers, sorting through tA threads, trying to sift through the app store, searching for their niche.

any comments?
02-06-2010, 02:24 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
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i would say doodle jump + pocket god are the first apps to get ( they were my first games)
and then just watch the threads and the price drops or new updates

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02-06-2010, 02:25 PM
#3
@starmonkey

Well, that was quick. :P
02-06-2010, 02:28 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by Anakin Skywalker View Post
@starmonkey

Well, that was quick. :P
huh?
02-06-2010, 02:31 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
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Well i'm a new igamer (iPod Touch 3G, 2 months) but luckily enough my friend has had an iPhone for a while and I've played some games on there and he's given me the heads up on whats good and what to stay away from. When it comes to the new games...I choose games for the iPod almost the same way as how I choose games for my ps3...I read/watch reviews and check out gameplays on youtube before I buy. I found TA by trying to read up on games and I stuck around because its been helpful. So any new igamer should just do research before and gameplay videos on youtube really help because you can actually see the game before you buy it.
02-06-2010, 02:31 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by starmonkey101 View Post
huh?
I mean in the other thread, I just asked you the same question and you quickly thought that there might have been more people like me before who got overwhelmed by so many game discussions going on, and thought you should start a thread for newcomers like us. ^_^

Thanks again

Also, I request the community to also give the top free games too, because newbies really would be looking to test the waters before pluging in.

Last edited by Anakin Skywalker; 02-06-2010 at 02:35 PM. Reason: typo
02-06-2010, 02:34 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by Anakin Skywalker View Post
I mean in the other thread, I just asked you the same questiona and you quickly thought that there might have been more people like me before who got overwhelmed by so many game discussions going on, and thought you should start a thread for newcomers like us. ^_^

Thanks again

Also, I request the community to also give the top free games too, because newbies really would be looking to test the waters before pluging in.
OH!!! i didnt know that was you!! hahaha. yes. there is probably a thread for best free games somewhere. just search "best free games" in the search box on the home page at the top right. im sure there are a few threads.
02-06-2010, 02:42 PM
#8
I started with the familar: tetris, bookworm, UNO, scrabble, bewjewled, ect. Then I moved to gameloft games: hero of Sparta, modern combat, assasins creed, ect. Then once I made my way to TA I started up on a lot of indie games. Now I feel I have a grip on what's new and some of the classics in the old.
02-06-2010, 02:45 PM
#9
Alright I found this brilliant thread (Thanks ArtNJ) http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=21106

I browsed through a couple of threads, and I was wondering is there a "decent" free racing game?