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Old 03-10-2013, 03:53 PM
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Hi everyone,

I have recently gone indie with a couple guys and we've been working on our first game for the past month. Demanding but very cool so far

But in an effort to learn from others games that were released on the AppStore before us, we decided to not only study successful big names but also games that failed to generate the same traction, despite having a solid core gameplay. Maybe their marketing was bad or some particular IAP or feature ruined an otherwise great game.

Do you guys have any games that come to mind, games that could have been great but just missed the mark?

Double points if they're dungeon crawlers and/or strategy games
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Old 03-10-2013, 04:09 PM
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Dungeon Hunter 3
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Old 03-10-2013, 04:21 PM
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No-one's going to top that one.
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:52 PM
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Totally agreed!
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:40 AM
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Totally agreed!
So true
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:49 AM
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Dungeon Hunter 3
Real Racing 3
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:28 PM
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Supermagical?
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:31 PM
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At least RR3 is a sim racer, and under the freemium elements Rees a good game. DH3 is just an arena based hack n slash, no story, no NPCs, no real sense of loot lust, NOTHING that made the first two fun.
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:12 PM
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But once you get far enough, it's actually fun right?
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:51 PM
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At least RR3 is a sim racer, and under the freemium elements Rees a good game. DH3 is just an arena based hack n slash, no story, no NPCs, no real sense of loot lust, NOTHING that made the first two fun.
True, but it could have been great, in fact, the best game on ios. DH3 never had that kind of potential. But not disagreeing with you.

But you get double points for it being a dungeon masher from the first post though...

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