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iPhone: Rick Rocketson - Major Update

03-24-2009, 01:17 AM
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Rick Rocketson - Major Update

Hey everyone,

I love Rick Rocketson.
But it had a big issue: Level 9 was unbeatable because of a too short jump.
Now they fixed this and I can say, this is my favourite jump 'n run on the iPhone. Personally, it has the best controls (way better than a d-pad) and the music is just lovely (just reached level 11 and could listen to the level's music alone...really wonderful)

All great update features:
*3 new weapons -> multi shot, laser and flame thrower
*online high score
*ONLINE LEVELS!
*longer jumps (as mentioned, FANTASTIC)
*performance and control improvements

Now, this game is pretty perfect for me.
Delivers a great retro feel but also just damn good gameplay.
While Bounce On is the best jump 'n roll THIS is the best jump 'n run....at least...for me

LINK: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=301433405&mt=8

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03-24-2009, 01:30 AM
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The free version was updated as well I believe

Boiler Up!
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03-24-2009, 01:37 AM
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Sweet! Thanks for the info!

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03-24-2009, 02:08 AM
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I love this game as well, but not sure to buy the full version as it only has 14 levels, which is very very short considering the first 5 levels aren't exactly long. Each level isn't like in Sonic / Mario, it's more like in Lemming or bubble bobble.

I don't know how to say it, but it's just very short. And it doesn't feel progressive as every level feels the same, just different layout and obstacles.

Hopefully the online levels could fix this issue. But the lite version has online levels too? so again, all the full version has over the lite is 3 weapons + 6 levels?

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03-24-2009, 02:59 AM
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Im worried that the longer jumping ability will make the other levels too easy. Before it was perfect.
03-24-2009, 04:08 AM
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I think they did break it. Now you can just sail right over everything with the new long jump.
03-24-2009, 04:11 AM
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Maybe instead of introducing long jump, they should've just add a catapult or launcher in level 9 so it can make you jump longer. That way they won't break other levels.

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03-24-2009, 10:06 PM
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Does anyone know where the game went. I saw the update last night, but was going to wait to dl this morning and the game is gone. I should have dl the update last night, dammit....
03-24-2009, 10:10 PM
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Wow, the game really is not in the App Store anymore!
Strange....

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03-24-2009, 10:34 PM
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On their Twitter page the devs admit to have pulled it off the store,
because there is a problem with the online level download.
I tried and after each single download the game crashes.

Btw, there are 5 new online levels to download.

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