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Rate your last 5 purchases...with a twist!

06-09-2010, 07:20 AM
#1
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Rate your last 5 purchases...with a twist!

Ok so here is how it goes. List the last 5 games you have purchased for the iPhone/iPod Touch.

Then, assign each game to one of these categories. You can only use each category once, but a game can be assigned to more than one category. I think this is a good way for people to look at games and get a feel for why others may like them...plus I am bored. That too.

So...the categories: EDIT: You can also do "Worst of" for each one.

Best use of touchscreen
Best graphics
Best style (similar to graphics, but more a focus on artwork, design)
Most challenging game
Best replay value
Best soundtrack
Best value (i.e. most bang for your buck)
Best controls
Best integration of Facebook/Twitter
Best leaderboards (some games have more details than others on these)
Best superfluous details (such as having a menu that tracks all your arbitrary stats)
Best achievements (for Plus, Openfeint etc.)
Best multiplayer experience
Best level design
Best enemy design (also includes bosses)
Best boss fights

and so on....if you think of anymore be sure to suggest them.

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Last edited by DPP13; 06-09-2010 at 09:30 AM.
06-09-2010, 08:36 AM
#2
What about garbage like Twin Blades? Was the second to last game i got (less than two weeks ago, IIRC), and by far the worst game i've played on the iPhone.

You only have positive categories. If we can only list good games, then it wo'nt be the "last 5".

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It is really expensive when you take into account that I spend over 40 a month on games for my iPhone. Get a clue.

06-09-2010, 08:59 AM
#3
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What about garbage like Twin Blades? Was the second to last game i got (less than two weeks ago, IIRC), and by far the worst game i've played on the iPhone.

You only have positive categories. If we can only list good games, then it wo'nt be the "last 5".
Ya but I think he meant what your 5 last games are the best in [this catagory] OUT OF THOSE 5 games.

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06-09-2010, 09:13 AM
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Sounds interesting... I'll start then:
Best use of touchscreen
Chaos Rings
Best graphics
Chaos Rings
Best style (similar to graphics, but more a focus on artwork, design)
Chaos Rings
Most challenging game
Angry Birds
Best replay value
Angry Birds
Best soundtrack
Chaos Rings
Best value (i.e. most bang for your buck)
Battle of Puppets (got it for free)
Best controls
Chaos Rings
Best integration of Faebook/Twitter
We Rule
Best leaderboards (some games have more details than others on these)
Sudoku 2
Best superfluous details (such as having a menu that tracks all your arbitrary stats)
Battle of Puppets
Best achievements (for Plus, Openfeint etc.)
Sudoku 2
Best multiplayer experience
N/A
Best level design
Chaos Rings
Best enemy design (also includes bosses)
Chaos Rings
Best boss fights
Chaos Rings
06-09-2010, 09:35 AM
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I am going to do mine now and get my 300th post!

1. Hook Champ
2. Guitar Hero
3. Fruit Ninja
4. Ninjatown: Trees of Doom
5. Robot Unicorn Attack

Best use of touchscreen - Hook Champ
Best graphics - Guitar Hero
Best style - Ninjatown
Most challenging game - Ninjatown
Best replay value - Robot Unicorn Attack
Best soundtrack - Robot Unicorn Attack
Best value - Robot Unicorn Attack
Best controls - Fruit Ninja
Best integration of Facebook/Twitter - Fruit Ninja
Best leaderboards - Ninjatown
Best superfluous details - Ninjatown
Best achievements (for Plus, Openfeint etc.) - Hook Champ
Best multiplayer experience - n/a
Best level design - Hook Champ
Best enemy design - Fruit Ninja (creative one here haha)
Best boss fights - n/a

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06-09-2010, 09:47 AM
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Joined: Sep 2009
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This thread will die quickly- people only buy five new things every so often.

Hey, I just got an idea some sort of 'quick review' thing. Like, it has a form similar to the one you gave, and instead of having to write a long detailed review (which is the reason most people don't even write reviews) they could have it almost written for them

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06-09-2010, 10:06 AM
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Hmm, while I wait for coffee to brew...

My last five games purchased (in reverse chronological order)
Carcassonne
Adventure Gamebooks: Siege of the Necromancer
Mr. Onions
Cross Fingers
The Package

Best use of touchscreen
Carcassonne

Best graphics
The Package

Best style (similar to graphics, but more a focus on artwork, design)
Carcassonne

Most challenging game
The Package

Best replay value
Carcassonne

Best soundtrack
Mr. Onions (love that goofy music! )

Best value (i.e. most bang for your buck)
Carcassonne

Best controls
Carcassonne

Best integration of Facebook/Twitter
???

Best leaderboards (some games have more details than others on these)
Carcassonne

Best superfluous details (such as having a menu that tracks all your arbitrary stats)
Adventure Gamebooks: Siege of the Necromancer

Best achievements (for Plus, Openfeint etc.)
Adventure Gamebooks: Siege of the Necromancer

Best multiplayer experience
Carcassonne

Best level design
The Package

Best enemy design (also includes bosses)
Adventure Gamebooks: Siege of the Necromancer

Best boss fights
Mr. Onions (just kidding!)
Adventure Gamebooks: Siege of the Necromancer

I think Carcassonne really dominated the categories (as it should, it's excellent! Not that the other games aren't good as well - I'd recommend any of them...)

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06-09-2010, 05:51 PM
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Last Five
Hook Champ
Angry Birds
BIA 2
FIFA World Cup '10
Fragger

Best use of touchscreen
Hook Champ
Best graphics
FIFA WC 10
Best style (similar to graphics, but more a focus on artwork, design)
Angry Birds
Most challenging game
Angry Birds
Best replay value
Angry Birds
Best soundtrack
Hook Champ 8BIT ROCKS!
Best value (i.e. most bang for your buck)
Tie between Hook Champ and Angry Birds
Best controls
Fragger/ Angry Birds (pretty much same)
Best integration of Facebook/Twitter
Fragger (only one)
Best leaderboards (some games have more details than others on these)
Angry Birds (Crystal)
Best superfluous details (such as having a menu that tracks all your arbitrary stats)
Angry Birds
Best achievements (for Plus, Openfeint etc.)
Hook Champ
Best multiplayer experience
FIFA 10
Best level design
Hook Champ
Best enemy design (also includes bosses)
Angry BIrds
Best boss fights
N/A

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06-09-2010, 08:14 PM
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Location: California
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Last 5 Purchases - Along with some reviews

Cartoon Tank
Virus Laboratory
Tap And Share
Land Air Sea Warfare
Solomon's Keep

Best Use of Touchscreen - Tap And Share
Best Graphics - Solomon's Keep
Best Value- Land Air Sea Warfare
Best Superfluous Details - Virus Laboratory
Best Level Design - Cartoon Tank

Tap And Share - 0.99
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One of the best Guitar Hero like clones I have EVER seen on the iPhone system. First of all, it's the first one that I have seen that actually gives you 4 taps, and also great graphics compared to Tap Studio when making your own songs. In layman's terms, the interface is just amazing. Smooth transitions and everything that makes it easy to make a song. Only problem is removing taps, so be careful with that. Anyway, I would reccomend this app to anyone who likes TTR.

Solomon's Keep - 0.99
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Okay. Now - no joke here. This is like a must for anyone who loves dual stick shooter type games. The graphics are just utterly amazing for measly 9 MB app. I think. Anyway, it's amazing 0.99 $ price just blows me away. I wanted to put this under value but it would give shame to the 3D graphics that don't even lag the iPhone. I would happily pay up to 2.99$ for this app. It's what I play when I have at least 5 minutes to kill.

Land Air Sea Warfare - 4.99
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Now I am not a big fan of RTS games, but after seeing the trailers and it looking like a bullet hell to me. It's a surprisingly fun game, and even if the controls are sorta sloppy, it submerged me in the game so deep, I did not even notice that 30 minutes had passed. It's a game you can't put down unless you beat the other team. Amazing game for 5$ with unlimited replay value.

Virus Laboratory - 0.99
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This is an Bejeweled clone with a twist. Matching colors, puzzle mode, and even items. Now I can't write a good review on this one, but it's interesting if you got a few minutes to kill.

Cartoon Tank - 0.99
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From the makers of Cartoon Wars - Gunner (another amazing game) and Cartoon Defence games, comes a tilt, tap, shoot, kill game. It's amazing to play, quirky graphics, and an easy to use control system. I reccomend it if you love side scrolling shooting games. This one is worth the buy.
07-26-2010, 07:33 PM
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Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Toledo, OH
Posts: 827
1.Angry Birds
2.Armageddon
3.Jim and Frank Mystery
4.Helsing's Fire
5.Plunderland

Best use of touchscreen
Best graphics
Armageddon
Best style (similar to graphics, but more a focus on artwork, design)
Plunderland
Most challenging game
Angry Birds
Best replay value
Angry Birds
Best soundtrack
Jim and Frank Mystery
Best value (i.e. most bang for your buck)
Angry Birds
Best controls
Angry Birds
Best integration of Facebook/Twitter
Armageddon
Best leaderboards (some games have more details than others on these)
Angry Birds
Best superfluous details (such as having a menu that tracks all your arbitrary stats)
Helsing's Fire
Best achievements (for Plus, Openfeint etc.)
Armageddon
Best multiplayer experience
Armageddon
Best level design
Angry Birds
Best enemy design (also includes bosses)
Armageddon
Best boss fights
Armageddon