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Buddy Rush - [Cross-Platform Social RPG] (Out in NZ. Again)

02-10-2011, 09:18 AM
#1
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Buddy Rush - [Cross-Platform Social RPG] (Out in NZ. Again)

EDIT 2:
Looks like its out in NZ again on 12th of Feb. Price is showing up as free now. Should be out in US at 11 EST (unless it disappears again)

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EDIT

The Game showed up in New Zealand store for a bit but then got pulled soon after. So moved the thread to upcoming games forum. Here's the description/screenshots which showed up while it was in the NZ store...

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Download The FreeAppADay Store App And Wish For More Top Rated Paid Apps Like Buddy Rush To Become Free For A Day!

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Launching Event-Only for 7 days!
Play and get 40 Chips and 10 Stamina!
(Worth $5 USD and you can buy game items with it!)
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Get ready for the best FREE dungeon crawler ever! Create a character, grab a Buddy (or two) from your friends’ character lineup, and go forth on Missions as you thwack ugly Oblins and other creepy-crawlies!

Buddy Rush is a cross-platform, single-player, action role-playing game (RPG) developed for Facebook.
Connect with your Facebook account and play through your internet browser or on your iPhone and/or iPod touch (coming soon iPad).
You’ll adventure through a beautifully rendered 3D world, taking along buddies that aren’t just generic NPCs – they’re computer-controlled characters that your Facebook Friends have created!
Earn experience points for Buddies just for bringing them along on Missions, and earn experience points for your own character just for getting taken along in your friends’ own adventures!


The full FREE game features:
- A cute isometric 3D world to grab loot and level up in!
- 7 customizable characters: Choose a class and customize outfits, armor and weapons to help improve your character’s talents and increase the chance that your friends will select your Buddy
for their next Mission!
- Play with your friends’ Buddy character: Form groups for Missions and Dungeons by selecting from Facebook friends’ existing Buddies. Reward their Buddy with experience for bringing them along and they’ll return the favor by inviting your Buddy for their own adventures!
- 5 different Chapters and 40 Missions: Each Chapter presents a new environment and soundtrack, with fresh objectives, monsters and bosses to overcome.
- Over 1000 items: Earn items that make your Buddy stronger by completing challenging Missions, Dungeons and Challenges, or by purchasing in the store.

Coming Soon! More Chapters, Missions, Characters and Gear, and for the iPad.

Like and Play us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/buddyrush

Watch us on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/buddyrush

Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/buddyrush


Tell your friends and get more Buddies to play with!
Click the arrow next to “Free App” in the iTunes App
Store and select “Tell a Friend” from the dropdown options.


For the latest news and updates, visit: http://buddyrush.sollmo.com/

To receive game support, please email: contact [@] sollmo.com



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As far as the price is concerned, there is a little confusion here. Description seems to suggest its FREE with some sort of DLC (my guess would be FREEmium type) but it's listed as $4.19 in NZ curreny(ie $2.99 USD). I think they'll just slash the price to free to make sure it shows up in the price drop charts of Appshopper. Guess we'll find out once its out in US tomm.

Last edited by ImNoSuperMan; 02-11-2011 at 07:17 AM.
02-10-2011, 09:31 AM
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So if you aren't actually playing with your friends but rather bots controlling your friends characters, do you have to be online in order to play this?

02-10-2011, 09:34 AM
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Location: Uk
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Looks like a pretty neat idea will be interesting too see what the pricing will actually be
02-10-2011, 09:44 AM
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I saw this at the Aus store a couple of days ago actually for $4. Checked now and looks like it's been pulled. I'd say that points to a "Free" release.
02-10-2011, 11:39 AM
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Looks awesome! Doesn't seem to be much excitement around this.
02-10-2011, 12:26 PM
#6
This is confusing. So is it cross-platform, like iPhone players can play with iPad users AND PC/Mac users? It says you can play this in your internet browser.

Also, is the iPad version out? It says it's coming soon, but the trailer suggests otherwise.

AND, is this an MMO? Is it online, so you can play with multiple friends? It says they're computer-controlled. LOLWUT.
02-10-2011, 12:39 PM
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So do you need facebook?

Cause that would be stupid.

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02-10-2011, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by WunDaii View Post
This is confusing. So is it cross-platform, like iPhone players can play with iPad users AND PC/Mac users? It says you can play this in your internet browser.

Also, is the iPad version out? It says it's coming soon, but the trailer suggests otherwise.

AND, is this an MMO? Is it online, so you can play with multiple friends? It says they're computer-controlled. LOLWUT.
It seems they have to be playing the Facebook version - but how you interact is puzzling. There are several contradictory statements.

It also says it is free for FreeAppADay but then in the description it goes on to say the full FREE version yada yada yada.

I am joining you all in the befuddled category.

The thing that is worrisome to me are the controls - if you watch the video it seems like it is all touch to move with commands at the bottom of the screen so you are constantly moving all over to control your character. And if that is a seasoned player - as in someone who has experience with the controls - what will that say for a learning curve for new players?

I guess bottom line I can try anything for free if it releases as such, to experiment around; but with uncertainties, if it has a price then I will wait for much more in depth impressions.
02-10-2011, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by jsrco View Post
So do you need facebook?

Cause that would be stupid.
Stupid? I don't think you know how many people have Facebook. Especially social gamers.
02-10-2011, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by New England Gamer View Post
It seems they have to be playing the Facebook version - but how you interact is puzzling. There are several contradictory statements.

It also says it is free for FreeAppADay but then in the description it goes on to say the full FREE version yada yada yada.

I am joining you all in the befuddled category.

The thing that is worrisome to me are the controls - if you watch the video it seems like it is all touch to move with commands at the bottom of the screen so you are constantly moving all over to control your character. And if that is a seasoned player - as in someone who has experience with the controls - what will that say for a learning curve for new players?

I guess bottom line I can try anything for free if it releases as such, to experiment around; but with uncertainties, if it has a price then I will wait for much more in depth impressions.
Hmm... I'll check it out if it lands here for free tomorrow.