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App description: Dive into Day 1 of SpongeBobs life in Bikini Bottom! Move him into his Pineapple house, get a job at the Krusty Krab, and build your very own Bikini Bottom! As your town turns into a thriving undersea city, youll unlock new characters, buildings, decorations, and areas like Jellyfish Fields.

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PLEASE NOTE: SpongeBob Moves In charges real money for additional in-app content. You may lock out the ability to purchase in-app content by adjusting your devices settings.
WI-FI: Connect to your nearest Wi-Fi hot spot to download all the awesome SpongeBob content the first time you play the game.
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UNLOCK EXCLUSIVE, ORIGINAL ANIMATED SHORTS!
* Watch how SpongeBob arrived at Bikini Bottom
* See how Patrick found his rock
* Learn about Mr. Krabs early days at The Krusty Krab

SEAWORTHY FEATURES
Build your very own Bikini Bottom!
Make Bikini Bottom landmarks like Patricks Rock, SpongeBobs Pineapple, and the Krusty Krab
Perfect the art of fry cooking at the Krusty Krab to feed your Bottomites and earn new and rare recipes
Play with Patrick, Squidward, Sandy, and many other familiar faces!
Perform tons of quests to make your favorite characters happy
Tom Kenny and other voices from the show make it an authentic SpongeBob experience
Tons of interactive props, decorations and buildings
Optimized for Retina display, iPhone 5 and iPad Mini!

COMING SOON
New characters and buildings to unlock, new areas to expand into, and much, much more!

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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
SpongeBob Moves In may contain in-app advertising.

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ZebraHouse's comments:




06-06-2013, 12:49 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,766
I'm not sure I can do another Simpsons: Tapped Out without being tempted into a suicide pact.

I do love Spongebob though...

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06-06-2013, 01:21 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: U.S.
Posts: 2,384
So far this game seems to be not as money hungry as Tapped Out is. You have your regular coins for currency and then you have jellyfish as you premium currency. (Kinda like the donuts in Tapped Out), but you gain jellyfish pretty regularly. I've been playing for about an hour and have over 100 jellyfish. Everything in the game can be bought with coins, with the exception of about 4 characters. Those are around 250 jellyfish each. I was hoping there wouldn't be a pay wall seeing how the game is 1.99 compared to Tapped Out which is free. There are a TON of characters in the game. Each with their own house. I played Tapped Out for quit awhile and this game is fairly close by comparison. They have some of the original cast for voice acting and the artwork it pretty good. I'm a huge spongebob fan, so I love the game. I'd say if you liked playing Tapped Out and your a spongebob fan, it's worth the 2 bucks.
06-06-2013, 01:22 PM
#4
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: iANiMeX's left ear
Posts: 2,874
Quote:
Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
I'm not sure I can do another Simpsons: Tapped Out without being tempted into a suicide pact.

I do love Spongebob though...
I dont know, spongebob looks like a better game than simpsons tapped Out. Maybe this will be fun.
06-06-2013, 01:33 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Belize
Posts: 451
This appeals to the manchild in me.

GC: Rancub
Currently playing: Battleheart: Legacy
06-06-2013, 01:34 PM
#6
I give no fs what you think, I'm getting this and I'm excited about it.
06-06-2013, 01:37 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: New York State
Posts: 2,424
My 5 y.o. is a Spongebob fanatic so no way I was avoiding this one. It's only $2 but it is a shame that it is sooo freemium in its design. Even with less premium currency only stuff, even if it's more generous doling out jelly, the core design is a truly "been there, done that" freemium builder (that costs $2)
06-06-2013, 02:41 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: U.S.
Posts: 2,384
Quote:
Originally Posted by C.Hannum View Post
My 5 y.o. is a Spongebob fanatic so no way I was avoiding this one. It's only $2 but it is a shame that it is sooo freemium in its design. Even with less premium currency only stuff, even if it's more generous doling out jelly, the core design is a truly "been there, done that" freemium builder (that costs $2)
I agree, but its Spongebob!!
06-06-2013, 03:25 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: New York State
Posts: 2,424
Quote:
Originally Posted by NOEN View Post
I agree, but its Spongebob!!
Yes, it is that; can't argue there

Although I can't get away from the fact this feels very much "paymium", what is good is that it's *almost* a classic time management game. Micro quests are thrown at you constantly as you fulfill them, each resident is routinely in need of something to eat, timers at each production building run concurrently, and there actually is a set of production chains to deal with, not just timers. If you're in the right mindset, the game is more than just clicking on some plots and re-queuing before shutting it down until lunchtime. Children and the easily amused will be able to keep themselves busy with the game.

On a purely technical front, they need a better drag detection algorithm. It's almost impossible to touch anywhere without some interaction dialog popping up.

Anyhow, both kids are currently mesmerized with it and I've enjoyed it some

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06-06-2013, 10:56 PM
#10
I have trouble classifying this. How about "free to pay to play to pay?" Or "premifreemium"?