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iPhone: games that have stood the (short) test of time

04-12-2009, 03:05 AM
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games that have stood the (short) test of time

Things move quite quickly on the Appstore and new games come out everyday, and some people delete/buy a (for some more) game everyday. So i was wandering how many people have games reaching back from the first month or two of the appstore (and what are they) and if not, how old is your oldest game.

I still have:
super monkey ball
texas hold-em
04-12-2009, 03:09 AM
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I still have Trism from the first day the app store opened.

and cube runner. But everything else I have on my phone right now is relatively newer.

Oh, I still have cro-mag and crash kart still too.

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Last edited by Zincous; 04-12-2009 at 03:20 AM.

04-12-2009, 03:12 AM
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i still rock cro-mag often

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04-12-2009, 03:41 AM
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THTouch (Texas Hold'em) and Enigmo are the first games I bought for my iPotch. They are still there, although I don't play them as often as I used to.

I deleted Super Monkey Ball and Sim City today (bought them on Christmas) to make some room.

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04-12-2009, 08:36 AM
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This is a pretty cool thread. Lessee, going back in the invoices, these are the first 10 apps I picked up, in chrono order, first one picked up 11/24/08 and last one 1/17/09:

Lightsaber Unleashed - long gone, was just a 'show your friends' gimmic anyway
Urbanspoon - still using this one, good stuff
Space Deadbeef - long gone, good but very repetitive shmup
Fieldrunners - permanent home on my iPhone, bigtime
EasyWriter - just ditched this one recently since OS 3.0 will negate it
JellyCar - long gone, good game but just never grabbed me
iSteam - still have it to show off to friends
Squish Squash - long gone, good concept but lame execution
Frotz - long gone, over-estimated my retro-willingness to play Zork again
2079 - this is about when I started reviews for iphoneappreviews.net so this was via promo code, great game but too fast-paced for my old reflexes

Interesting to see how my initial experience with the iPhone was primarily just grabbing the free stuff.
04-13-2009, 03:27 PM
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I'm still hearing about Fieldrunners to this day. Even in threads that aren't about TD games. Heck, I even see Fieldrunners mentioned on websites about iPhone apps.
04-13-2009, 03:32 PM
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i would still have fieldrunners, even if i had bought it before december

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04-13-2009, 03:33 PM
probably fastlane street racing, i still play it every day
04-13-2009, 03:34 PM
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Jelly Car is still the best game on the iPhone.
04-13-2009, 03:37 PM
Originally Posted by Hodapp View Post
Jelly Car is still the best game on the iPhone.