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iPhone: Perimetros

03-03-2009, 12:44 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posts: 2,404
Perimetros

App store link

Went from $5 to $2. Anyone played it? Wasn't able to find any videos. How does it handle?
03-03-2009, 01:05 PM
#2
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 2,710
It looks like a tetris played in all 4 directions but the gameplay itself is not clear in its description.

Scrap! (forum topic) seems to be similar.

I'm curious about it too.

iPhone 6 and iPad Mini iOS 8

03-03-2009, 01:22 PM
#3
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 548
I reviewed this game elsewhere... but here are some of my thoughts...

The game is actually pretty slow and anything that you would like about the game gets lost in that. Also, the controls are a little jittery, meaning that just when you think the block is in place is moves on you.

The idea behind the game is sort of like Tetris only you are trying to make a complete perimeter instead of just lines. I liked the idea of it but when you see how big the field it you can see that it's going to take a long time just to make your first fence. The game offers 20 different levels, but really all you have are 20 different speeds.

I also reviewed block knights and found that game to be a much better take on the theme. You've got four sides to place your blocks but you're still just making lines instead of fences. You've also got "mobs" that you have to take out. The controls for Block Knights were also near perfect. The blocks move very smoothly, like floating in water.

If you're interested in either of these games I would go with Block Knights.

Bob

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03-03-2009, 01:26 PM
#4
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Thanks, you convinced me to skip it!
03-03-2009, 01:28 PM
#5
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If you like the idea of the game, I'd go with Block Knights.

Bob

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03-03-2009, 01:31 PM
#6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by QuickWit View Post
If you like the idea of the game, I'd go with Block Knights.

Bob
Well, I'm not too sold on taking out "mobs" ... I hate enemies in puzzle games.
03-03-2009, 01:47 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Chicago IL
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Happened to see you were talking about us . Block Knights offers more than just the one mode where you kill mobs. We also have three other modes, two of which are timed and one that is just a play at your own pace type. none of the other three modes have anything to do with killing mobs . Oh we are also on sale right now for 2.99!

Jon

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03-03-2009, 02:03 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bit_Jon View Post
Happened to see you were talking about us .

Jon
Whew, for a moment there I was afraid you were the devs for Perimetros

Do you promise me that if I buy your game you WON'T lower the price for at least three months? Bonus points if you raise it
03-03-2009, 02:11 PM
#9
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 2,710
Quote:
Originally Posted by bit_Jon View Post
Happened to see you were talking about us . Block Knights offers more than just the one mode where you kill mobs. We also have three other modes, two of which are timed and one that is just a play at your own pace type. none of the other three modes have anything to do with killing mobs . Oh we are also on sale right now for 2.99!

Jon
Please make sure to visit your game topic too:

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=5370

I'll probably write about it there later.

iPhone 6 and iPad Mini iOS 8
03-03-2009, 02:15 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Chicago IL
Posts: 193
Well BitCaper does love bonus points! haha. And 2.99 is a promotional price so it very well could go up, depending on the amount of content that goes into the next update. But it wont be going down

| Jon Wheat | BitCaper |Twitter
Games: Block Knights, S.C.U.D.
See what people are saying about Block Knights here, here, here and here
Check out our development podcast for S.C.U.D.