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App description: "fun and addictive" "entertaining" "well crafted, simple and fun" "love it, addicting" "Highly enjoyable" "I can't stop playing" "fantastic" "blend strategy, thinking fast, and planning ahead" "Highly recommended!"

Exciting new features! We've added the highly-requested UNDO, and now there are SALE ITEMS - there will always be something 20% off in the store, and it changes every day!

Place and match 3 or more identical poker chips to earn a more valuable chip, then chain together matches for huge bonuses! Play power-up cards to make combos, extend chains, and maximize your score. The dealer tosses chips to get in your way, but if you play smart and think ahead, you can turn the tables and use them to your advantage. Earn gems to spend on better chips, more powerful cards, bigger hands, gem multipliers, and more!

Chip Chain is FREE, Universal for iPhone and iPad, and features beautiful HD graphics! Each day, 2 of 4 unique modes will be featured for FREE! Earn or buy gems while playing to unlock them all, FOREVER!

TIMED - Time is running out: quickly place your chips before its too late.
SHORT Do your best with 40 chips: place them with care and take your time!
LONG - Unlimited chips, but be careful not to stack yourself into a corner.
DAILY - Compete against friends to see who can rack up the most points using the same chips. A new board every day!

We have lots of planned updates coming soon, so be sure to give us a 5-star review so we can continue to update and improve Chip Chain. We love feedback, so let us know how we can make it even better!

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aaronisaksen's comments:
Chip Chain is just showing up on the App Store world wide...its free so go check it out.

Polygon.com says it best:
Dig Drop7 or Tripletown? Chip Chain is the unholy combination of the two. Essentially you're placing down poker chips which, when paired with two of the same value, rank up into the higher level chip, yielding potential combos. It's simple, elegant and full of strategy, especially when you factor in bonus cards that can augment the chips on the board. It's also free and offers a surprisingly large amount of content before you have to pony up some dough. (Universal, free)

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11-08-2012, 11:59 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,164
Nice! I love Drop7 and Triple Town. I'll definitely check it out.

What do you need to pony up dough for, exactly? Is it consumables or permanent unlocks?

Xbox Gamertag & Game Center: CzarCastic

11-08-2012, 12:08 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 9
Hi CzarCastic,

I hope you enjoy the game...if you like both of those you are definitely going to like this one. Its been really addictive for our play testers.

Its got both consumables and permanent unlocks, but you also earn those while playing, so you can definitely get a very good sense of the game and really enjoy on a free level. A purchase would just help you speed up and unlock new cards and modes a big faster. And we also put in Tapjoy support too, so you could do an offer or two if you wanted more.

We also have an unlimited option, so you could just get everything at once, forever.

Have fun!
11-08-2012, 01:44 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 1
Looks like Chip Chain was just featured on the iPhone! Exciting stuff!
11-08-2012, 02:06 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,164
This is a really great game! Describing it as a cross between Drop7 and Triple Town is almost perfect. The biggest difference is that you can chain together more than 3 chips to create huge groups (think Boomlings) that combine into one chip that is a single denomination larger.

The IAP-store-gem thing is sort of confusing at first, but so far the game seems to progress fairly well. You can unlocked unlimited everything for $9.99 USD, or for smaller amounts you can get a limited number of gems, which you can use to unlock various power ups and bonuses.

It's definitely a high score game which you can buy your way to the top, so some people will be put off by this. It doesn't matter too much to me. I see it as a personal challenge to do better. The powerups/bonuses are arranged very similarly to Triple Town. There are a limited number of bonuses you can buy in a given game. Until you have spent some time unlocking everything, you'll have to spend (or buy) gems to get access to those bonuses. Again, this may be off-putting to some, but if you could handle Triple Town's payment structure, this is very similar.

Overall, I'd say you should definitely check it out for free. I think $10 is too much for a complete game unlock, so I'll probably just grind away until a sale.

Xbox Gamertag & Game Center: CzarCastic
11-08-2012, 05:36 PM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 117
To the devs, if I buy the 1.99 pack then I can play all 4 modes is that correct. If so I would just be missing out on the newer cards and powerups? If so then I'll definetly be giving you guys my money because this is a great game. Having a lot of fun with it.

Edit: Toftt and so you do get the full mode unlock for 1.99 plus enough to unlock a good deal of other cards powerups etc. Having a good deal of fun with this. Only new game I've spent money on this week.

Current Favorites: HoMM Clash of Heroes. Dungeon Plunder. Penumbear. European War 3. Block Fortress. Nonograms Pro. Dungelot. Pwn: Combat Hacking. Heroes and Castles. Hundreds. Ravenmark. Card Shark Collection. Carcassonne.

Last edited by Fractalrock; 11-08-2012 at 07:47 PM.
11-09-2012, 04:25 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 7
Game Impressions

This is a really polished and fun game. The tripletown meets drop7 comparison is apt. It is free to try, easy to jump into, and with alot of progressive depth. Eventually, you'll want to pay $1.99 to unlock all the game modes.

Highly recommend, should be getting more attention!

Devs, icloud support would be awesome.
11-09-2012, 05:04 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,491
OMG, this is so good!

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
11-09-2012, 09:15 PM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 127
this is so polished!
11-11-2012, 02:19 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 9
Thanks everyone for their kinda words. We'll take a look at iCloud for a future update...i totally understand how you'd like to share your gems and unlockables between devices.

If you do get the unlimited gem pack, it will work on all your devices since thats an Apple in-app purchase...thats the best short term solution I can come up with for now.