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Eureka! How to Chart!

07-07-2011, 06:33 PM
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Eureka! How to Chart!

I just has a scroll through the App Store & saw a game called "Sand Castle Maker" at No. 44 in games, priced at $2.99. (There's also a thread on TA which hasn't attracted much interest).

Now, it may or may not be a work of brilliance, but the 30-or-so reviews suggest otherwise. On further investigation, the developer has another 50 games on sale (many free & with similar names eg 'Pizza Maker & 'Cupcake Maker').

So, I'm guessing they've pushed their game to this position through in-app cross-promotion It's maybe good that it works but it's annoying that it works this well.
07-07-2011, 06:40 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Hollywood, CA
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what are you talking about? The app store is not fixed at all :P
07-07-2011, 06:48 PM
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Berlin, Germany
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of course its not fixed.. people still need to buy the stuff..
07-08-2011, 10:49 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: ΖΞN
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I prefer sand that falls down...;-)

BubbleSand - "the best sand app"
07-12-2011, 09:21 AM
I never get those apps. What were the other ones? Omelet maker? Crap like that. Look, just go buy some ingredients and make a damn cupcake. You can get a decent mix for <$2.99!