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iPhone: Galcon on sale this weekend!

03-21-2009, 02:24 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 1,502
Galcon on sale this weekend!

Galcon, yes, GALCON, is having a sale for this weekend! It has gone from 4.99 to 2.99. There is a lite version available, I haven't downloaded yet, but it looks really good. Anyone on TA that has it want to give an opinion on it?

LINK:http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=285820845&mt=8



Last edited by FilthyCanadian; 03-21-2009 at 02:28 PM.
03-21-2009, 02:25 PM
#2
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03-21-2009, 02:26 PM
#3
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Location: Ontario Canada
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Thanks, I just posted it in the Original post.
03-21-2009, 02:27 PM
#4
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Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 546
It's a fun pick up and play game -- you can play a few rounds in a few minutes, when you need to kill some time. Gameplay is really simple, but there's a lot of strategy in how you move your ships around. I would compare it a real-time version of Risk.

Multiplayer is pretty fun as well and works nicely. I'm pretty terrible at it, but it was a good experience nonetheless.

I really enjoyed it at $4.99, and I'd definitely recommend it at $2.99. The Lite version is a pretty good indicator if you'll like the full version in this game: WYSIWYG.
03-21-2009, 02:28 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: New York
Posts: 804
this app has the best online play on iPhone. Online play makes this game. I love it and will never get tired of it. I advise all to buy it. You get a rank from playing online, and you can play 1 vs. 1, or against 3 other people. Great game. WOrks with EDGE!!!!!! and of course 3g and wifi

I CAN'T WAIT TIL THE NEW IPHONE AHHHH I WANT IT SO BAD I'M PRETTY SURE I'M THE ONLY PERSON IN THE WORLD WHO STILL USES THE ORIGINAL IPHONE 2G.
03-21-2009, 02:29 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2009
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i clicked the link and its till showing 4.99? i think i might get this, worth picking up?
03-21-2009, 02:31 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 1,502
If you check appshopper, it comes up as 2.99, I'll go check my ipod as well. I almost picked this up a couple nights ago, glad to have waited. I'm also wondering if it's 100% worth it.

EDIT: Yeah, it's 2.99 on my ipod in the Canadian store.
03-21-2009, 02:33 PM
#8
Galcon is by far the best game I have played on the iDevices.

On online, even when you lose and are out it's still exciting to see the wars between the rest of the players.
03-21-2009, 02:34 PM
#9
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ah its still 4.99 on mine, U.S. Store
03-21-2009, 02:35 PM
#10
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Location: San Francisco, California
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Galcon is definitely worth it at $4.99 or $2.99. The multiplayer adds to the gameplay, and if you're into a different take on risk-type of games, then this would be it. It's a nice pick up and play game because games only last a few minutes, but they can be intense. Also depending on what rank you decide to choose, the game gets much more challenging.

If you're on the fence, try out the lite version. It only has the Classic Mode which is your straightforward attack and conquer. The full version on the other hand, has additional modes such as Stealth and Vacuum in addition to multiplayer.

It still shows $4.99 on the iTunes page, but $2.99 on the galcon.com page which features all of its games, so give it some time before it changes.