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iPhone: Is Star Invader a joke?

10-17-2008, 08:04 PM
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Is Star Invader a joke?

Are they really charging 20 bucks for this game?
10-17-2008, 08:17 PM
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I sense another "I am Rich" scheme. He's probably thinking, "I'll aim high, and see if I get any takers." He may be trying to play off some psychological thought that if a game is expensive, it must be good. However, based on those screenshots and the fact that it's only five levels, I don't think he'll have anyone buying it. Now would be a good time to change those one-click settings in iTunes for those who are prone to accidentally clicking on the buy button.

10-17-2008, 08:42 PM
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This game looks awesome!!!!

This is the best game ever! I need this! I WISH I HAD MONEY. MUST BUY. I am so going to get this right after I get enough money for IAmRich.

10-17-2008, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Chiller ONE View Post
Are they really charging 20 bucks for this game?
that is the wrong choice for the first game to break the $9.99 barrier.

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10-17-2008, 09:13 PM
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You know that it's going to have one excellent review!! And that review will be coming from the developer and cost him or her 30% of the price of the app (Apple's cut)! We should start taking bets on:

1) how long it will take for the developer to lower the price of the app; and
2) how low will the price go before anybody buys it.

I would say:

1) 2 days; and
2) $1.99

If you agree with me, hit "Yes" - just kidding!

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10-17-2008, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by vandy1997 View Post

If you agree with me, hit "Yes" - just kidding!
thats the best part of the reviews lol
10-17-2008, 09:42 PM
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Come on, you guys are just as annoying as those complaining in the app store about prices. Who knows? Maybe it really is worth $20... Also: anyone stupid enough to "accidentally" click BUY should not be allowed to get their money back, ever.
10-17-2008, 09:50 PM
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bought it. I'll let you know.

10-17-2008, 10:05 PM
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I bet the meant to type $1.99 and screwed up.

I've seen stupider things.

Edit: I went to their site and it really is $19.99.

With arn's purchase, I'm sure they've made a wopping $19.99 by now.

Last edited by NotYou; 10-17-2008 at 10:13 PM.
10-17-2008, 10:06 PM
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it's not trash actually. It looks like it's a WinCE/Palm/Mobile developer that just doesn't understand App Store pricing.

Now, I'm not saying it's worth $20 either. I'll post a video when I can. I'm sure the price will drop soonish.