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  • Publisher: Five Deer Ltd
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 34.7 MB
  • Version: 2.5.1
  • Price: $1.99
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App description: What People Say about Bee Farming?

" Educational Benefits of Bee Farming:
- Teaches entrepreneurship & how to run a business
- Teaches care and management of your bees
- Strategic thinking
- Conceptualise real world cause & effect
- Learn creative thinking to get your hive to flourish ..."

Read the whole article from iPad Family Australia (http://www.ipadfamily.com.au/ipad-app-reviews/bee-farming)

THE GAME

You start up a bee farming business with a swarm of bees and $100 cash. Every week, you bring the bees to a forest and show them where the flowers are. The bees will bring nectar back to the beehive and produce honey. Sell honey in BEEDEX market will earn you money to go shopping at Farmer's Co-op for more bees, a bigger honey jar, or a larger beehive.

THE BEES AND THEIR NATURAL ENEMIES

There are 7 types of working bees and 3 types of guardian bees. Working bees with larger appetite will collect nectar faster. Guardians do not collect nectar. Their job is to protect the working bees from Hornets! There are enemies hiding in some forests, such as hornets, black hornets, wax moth and giant hornets. Before you venture into a forest, ensure you have the right size of guardian team or your whole bee troop will be gone!

FORESTS AND SPECIAL PLACES

There are 11 different forests. Forests with higher entry fee are more dangerous but also give you more opportunities. Explore it to find out more.

The Guardian School is the only place to upgrade your Super Guardians to Royal Guardians. You need a lot of patience to training up these hard-to-get Royal Guardians. They are your valuable assets.

Jumbees are the bees with biggest appetite but they are not for sale in COOP. They hide in Jumbee Valley and so do Giant Hornets. A very dangerous place.

GAME MODE

There are two modes -- Challenge Mode and Practise Mode. Challenge Mode limit the game to 11 game weeks and the score will be updated to Game Center (i.e. the Top Farmers Board). Practise Mode let you play with unlimited weeks.

Bee Farming is a very addictive game. Once you understood the game and started playing a few times, you will learn to think strategically, such as "Should I buy a bigger honey jar first or should I spend the money for a more risky forest first?"

That's why many people, from students to adults, play this game and compete on the Top Farmers Board. We know a school purchased this game probably for educational purposes.

Get started and happy Bee Farming today!
03-05-2010, 06:07 PM
#2
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 2,513
any video on this ?

dont quite understand how or what the gameplay is ?

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03-05-2010, 06:18 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Uk
Posts: 2,209
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Originally Posted by soup View Post
any video on this ?

dont quite understand how or what the gameplay is ?
Yeah waiting for a vid and impressions dont want to get stung on this one
03-06-2010, 12:25 AM
#4
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
there's also a Lite you can try:



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Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
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Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
03-11-2010, 07:11 AM
#5
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 2,513
quite realize that this will not appeal to all but i have been very pleasantly surprised by this one !
Played one game of the lite version and then immediately bought the full version.
Its a mini strategy tycoon like game.
You can buy and sell buys, more expensive ones collect more honey, pay for which forrest - expensive = more pollen. The honey price goes up and down, you cannot influence it but it makes a difference when you sell. In the initial levels you can help your bees collect pollen, not needed later on.

All in all i think this is excellent fun for 99c and even if you are just vaguely thinking about it, try the lite (its the first 3 weeks)
oh and there is even an online scoreboard

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03-11-2010, 07:16 AM
#6
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Ballarat, Vic, Australia
Posts: 416
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Yeah waiting for a vid and impressions dont want to get stung on this one
I laughed out loud.