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Is bluetooth local player still worth it?

05-17-2011, 03:14 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 65
Is bluetooth local player still worth it?

I was wondering if its still worth it to support bluetooth multiplayer, aside from online multiplayer via gamecenter?
05-17-2011, 03:59 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 243
I think so, I loved it in Minigore. I think it can generate sales as long as you create a very streamline, fun experience. The sales coming from friends asking each other to buy the game so they can play together.

05-17-2011, 09:04 AM
#3
I don't know enough people with iPhones in real life to ever think to put it in a game, haha. Not the case for everyone, of course.
05-17-2011, 10:30 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
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Is Bluetooth much less of a battery killer than WiFi? There are three people with iPods/iPads in my house and we always go with Bluetooth if it's available. Online-only just means we'll never be able to play a game outside of our signal range since we don't get 3G/EDGE.

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05-17-2011, 10:35 AM
#5
Joined: May 2010
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Originally Posted by mr_wexer View Post
I think so, I loved it in Minigore. I think it can generate sales as long as you create a very streamline, fun experience. The sales coming from friends asking each other to buy the game so they can play together.
Minigore had Bluetooth MP?

Anyways, I love bluetooth multiplayer. Maybe even mroe so than online mupltiplayer sometimes.

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05-19-2011, 02:20 AM
#6
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 65
thanks for the replies guys. Will probably push through with the multiplayer via bluetooth feature.
05-19-2011, 10:17 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
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Always play bluetooth here at work since the wifi sucks.

At home, both are fine, wifi is a tad easier (since most of our iDevices have bluetooth turned off to save power.)

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