iPad Really love lux touch-shud i buy lux dlx in its current state?

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPad Games' started by Shashwat, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Shashwat

    Shashwat Active Member

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    Ok so i hve been playn lux touch since months and i still love it!I had gone crazy to d extent that i stoppd recvn calls durin lux tch so that my game is nt disturbed.
    I gave been keeping an eye on lux dlx since d day it was released.Many are of the opinion that d game is buggy nd slow nd nt wrth 8$.
    Can ny1 help me out!

    Thnx!
     
  2. butters

    butters Well-Known Member

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    That is nearly unreadable! Would you mind trying to put at least some effort into spelling? And ffs, don't be so extremely cheap. If you have been playing something for free over months, then it should be out of the question to get that App or not...
     
  3. ITrocks

    ITrocks Well-Known Member

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    I have to agree with those which are 'of the opinion that the game is buggy and slow and not worth 8 bucks'. It doesn't really offer much more than the free version, besides downloadable maps. I wasn't very interested in it after a week or so. But, if you're THAT into it, I suggest you take 'd plnge'.
     
  4. Shashwat

    Shashwat Active Member

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    Well i was posting from my iphone while travelling..and as far as my understanding goes the only 'spelling' mistake i made was 'gave' instead of 'have'(well theoretically it was a typing mistake)..The rest were short words so as to enable me to type quickly..
    If u couldnt read/understand it u shouldnt have even bothered to.
    Secondly i asked for an opinion on the game and not about what you think i should do.You better understand what is being asked first and then reply rather than acting smart
     
  5. Jackrog

    Jackrog Member

    I love this gmae

    I can't really understand why people are complaining about the games ostensible slowdowns. I just don't have them.

    I was really into lux touch, and it was the first game that made me look forward for its full version. Because the developers have been around for quite some time now, I got a glimpse of what might be the full experience on the iPhone once they would finish coding.

    I even downloaded the free version von Mac-Computers and enjoyed it quite a bit. But I realized the game does only work for me, if it's on a touchscreen, because I do not like gaming on my homecomputer so much as a do on the road, or... elsewhere...

    Now the full version (Lux Deluxe) comes with 80 or so maps, which for the most part are very very good. Additionally you can customize every other aspect of the game mechanics. Taken these two facts together therein lies endless fun in trying to beat another map. Some of them are made just beautifully! Try California Goldrush. Much love went into making these maps.

    I got bored with the lite version of the game after a few weeks, because there wasn't much of a challenge after You learned how the game works, and what possibilities lie within the one map.

    So for ME, personally, Lux Touch is THE most addictive game in the AppStore. I think I nearly played every map. And some can really take up for hours of gamplay. Because there is alsways a Quicksave Function, you can stop whenever you feel like it, and pick the game up whenever you like.

    The experience is really solid (stable/ well balanced) and worth the money (Additional Content/ Customizable Rules).

    I have no slowdowns whatsoever. I can zoom in and move the map whenever I like. This is the only time the CPU pauses the action. And because You don't really do that constantly it is really nothing to mention in the first place.

    THis is my most beloved iPhone App. And i don't get people's ranting about any slowdows or any facts that would make the game unplayable.

    It's just fantastic and very well done.
     
  6. darwiniandude

    darwiniandude Well-Known Member

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    for me it's well worth it, maps, options, difficulty, resume after quit/phone call. but the buggyness gets irritating, i've sometimes encountered unconquerable land, eg you attack and the other team always keeps it, just their troup numbers go into minus, lol.

    I bought it knowing there will be an update. If the dev doesn't release said update, I'm borrowing a shotgun and finding him! :)
     
  7. Pug

    Pug Active Member

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    Hi folks,

    I feel the need to add my 2 cents:

    Yes - on my Iphone 1stgen the game felt kinda slow.
    But that was mostly due to the fact that i didn't know this statement of one of the developers:

    The AI speed slider has Fastest on the Left side FYI.

    Pushing the slider to the left, the game is much faster.
    Yes..there are some other things that annoy.. but the dev said they are working on stability fixes and other improvements.

    For me, it's one of the best games for the iphone..

    Greetings,
    Pug
     
  8. butters

    butters Well-Known Member

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    Ok, first of all i'm sorry if my post seemed to be to harsh or something and the original post being done on an iPhone explains a lot, but seriously how much more time would it cost to put 'and' instead of 'nd' or 'not' instead of 'nt'? I'm no spelling Nazi or anything (god, i make a ****load of mistakes myself), but imo everybody should try to phrase his/her questions as clear as possible. Also i posted that it was 'nearly' unreadable, not that it was completely gibberish... And as far as i understand it, your initial question was if you should buy the game in it's current state. Even if there are slowdowns/etc. it is still my opinion that one should not be to cheap to buy the App, especially when that person has been using the free version for such a long period. That said, i hope you understand where i am coming from... (If there is still something to clear up, don't hesitate to pm me, so that this thread will not be cluttered with off topic stuff.)
     
  9. Pug

    Pug Active Member

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    one more:

    DEV:"Lux DLX update 1.1 should be released the first week of March, and will fix a number of the things you mention. The save-resume bug can be avoided if you don't use scenario start mode for now."

    taken from:
    http://sillysoft.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=15971
     
  10. jwesty5

    jwesty5 Active Member

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    Your no spelling Nazi yet you felt the need to spend five minutes of your life correcting it on an app discussion forum. Interesting.
     
  11. pante

    pante Well-Known Member

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    #11 pante, Feb 8, 2009
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    SPECIALLY FOR BUTTERS, TAKEN FROM "THE RULES OF TOUCH ARCADE FORUM".

    - Please avoid correcting spelling and grammar. English is not the primarily language for many people, and grammar discussion does not really add anything of substance to most discussions

    so watch out next time. and don't act like a boss while being a newcomer here.
    peace.
     
  12. butters

    butters Well-Known Member

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    Oh for crying out loud, could we just leave it at that now and return to the original topic, please? I made a mistake (while trying to improve something...) and it won't happen again. I can't see how i acted bossy or anything, but whatever... If there still are any problems, contact me via PM, so that this thread might continue normally. (As i already stated before.)
     
  13. wiesse

    wiesse Well-Known Member

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    First off, I have the free version. I will buy the update if people like it. But from what I have read people are unsatisfied with the current pro version, so I won't buy that.

    As far as butters comment, I agree with him/her 100% This person even apologized for being harsh. And if something is just awful to read, it should be commented on. I read the post with the guidelines, but we should have standards. It would be awful to judge a foreigner, but the first post was obviously just sloppy. Even the original poster could realize this (and gave an explanation why.)
     
  14. Shashwat

    Shashwat Active Member

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    Thank u so much darviniandude,pug and jackrog!U convinced me to buy the game and i have indeed bought it now! :)
    M so happy!
    Actually what i had heard of the game is that its actually unplayable! thats what made me enquire about it bfre taking the plunge!

    Its 2050 hrs indian standard time!And i knw what m gonna do for the next 8 hrs! ;)
    thank u once again!
     
  15. Shashwat

    Shashwat Active Member

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    I really appreciate you taking an effort to sort things out so that the issue of our discussion dosent get hampered!
    I actually have no problems paying 8$ just that i was under the impression,based on some reviews,that the game is virtually unplayable!

    Also i shortened the words coz i was in a real hurry and i wanted to enquire fast abt the app in d shortest time possi!!

    Let there b no differences!

    cheers!:)
     
  16. Shashwat

    Shashwat Active Member

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    Ok so now that i have bought the game based on the reviews of ppl here can anybdy fil me in with the best maps i should start with first!

    california goldrush already noted! ;)
     
  17. Jackrog

    Jackrog Member

    Imo every map by Mark Bauer is good. However I do not like the pirates maps. Try Europe 1560. It's REALLY big, and it will take you some time to conquer the whole continent...
     
  18. Shashwat

    Shashwat Active Member

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    thnx jackrog!
    M glad i bought this one..It is obviously slower than what it should have been but its still playable and the number of maps that are available is outstanding!
    Just perfect for me!I can do with the speed issue till the next update comes(i guess so!)
    :)
     

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