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24 Hour Sale: The 7th Guest for iPhone/iPod

02-21-2011, 07:21 PM
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24 Hour Sale: The 7th Guest for iPhone/iPod

The 7th Guest for iPhone/iPod $2.99>$0.99 (USD) on Thursday, February 24

Here at Trilobyte Games, we're very thankful for the customers who have supported us and enjoyed The 7th Guest at the regular price of $2.99 for iPhone/iPod and $5.99 for iPad.

We are going to run a 24 hour sale only on the iPhone/iPod version of The 7th Guest. If you enjoy the game on iPhone and you have an iPad, we hope you consider supporting our efforts by picking up the iPad version at the regular price.

The sale should kick off at approximately 11 pm this Wednesday night and continue for about 24 hours. Since we don't play the price dropping game very often, this may be your last chance to pick it up at 99 cents.

Leave a comment if you're planning on picking this one up. We'd love to hear from you.

-Mica
02-21-2011, 08:58 PM
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why would i say no @ $.99?

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Playing: this new iPad....DAT RETINA!!!
Waiting for: SALES!!!!

02-21-2011, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by nesio718 View Post
why would i say no @ $.99?
1. It's buggy and glitchy. I read from reviews that one puzzle can't be finished due to a bug and he had to restart from the beginning without saving before finally he could finish the game.

2. There's an issue with the pacing of the game where everything is hyper fast and it ruins the atmosphere of the original. Heaps of people mention this issue, not sure if they'd bother fixing it or not.

Four most influential games: Papi Jump, iDracula, Fieldrunners, Flight Control.

Last edited by don_k; 02-21-2011 at 11:57 PM.
02-21-2011, 11:51 PM
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3. You've already bought it at full price to find problems 1 and 2.
02-21-2011, 11:53 PM
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Guess I'll be saving myself a dollar. Thanks guys

Plus+/openfeint: nesio718 Game Center: panama chief
Playing: this new iPad....DAT RETINA!!!
Waiting for: SALES!!!!
02-21-2011, 11:57 PM
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4. Controls are far from perfect. Yes it's a retro port but there are many retro ports who have great controls as well regardless of their genre, eg. Broken Sword, Wolfenstein 3D <-- compare that to Monkey Island and Duke Nukem and you'll know what I mean by getting the controls right.

Four most influential games: Papi Jump, iDracula, Fieldrunners, Flight Control.
02-22-2011, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by nesio718 View Post
Guess I'll be saving myself a dollar. Thanks guys
Then you're missing out. It worked fine for me.
02-22-2011, 12:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Scrooge View Post
Then you're missing out. It worked fine for me.
Agreed. It still is a brilliant retro game. Besides I'm pretty sure that the developers will address some of the problems if not all of them in the upcoming updates.
02-22-2011, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by yongkykun View Post
Agreed. It still is a brilliant retro game. Besides I'm pretty sure that the developers will address some of the problems if not all of them in the upcoming updates.
Yeah it falls into that category of 'awesome-original-material-but-less-than-perfect-port'. Touch Arcade reviews, all user reviews on forums and Appstore agree with this. It's nowhere as lazy as SEGA's effort with the Genesis games, but not as perfect as Broken Sword or Chu Chu Rocket in terms of port quality.

Or you could just pretend everything is fine and enjoy it.

Four most influential games: Papi Jump, iDracula, Fieldrunners, Flight Control.
02-22-2011, 01:05 AM
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Originally Posted by don_k View Post
Yeah it falls into that category of 'awesome-original-material-but-less-than-perfect-port'.

...you could just pretend everything is fine and enjoy it.
Yes! Exactly! Couldn't put it better meself.