iPad Slide Puzzles

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPad Games' started by schplurg, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. schplurg

    schplurg Well-Known Member

    Since about 20 of these things have been released today I became curious as to whether or not anybody has tried these.

    My first thought was that if they put maybe 5 or 10 of these into one game rather than trying to sell a buttload of single puzzles at a buck each, they might actually sell some. But maybe they do sell...? Anyone?

    Is this actually considered a game? there's no score or timer. I guess you could say it is.

    a link to one of them
     
  2. HJJ

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    Haha, I know exactly what you're talking about. I searched for the developer in the App Store, and they have pages and pages of worthless stuff, so I just blocked them in AppSniper.

    As for these slide puzzles... I don't personally care for them, but they seem to be ubiquitous on this platform. Making individual ones for single images seems... wasteful.
     
  3. The Bat Outta Hell

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    They need to be combined into a slide puzzle pack... Wtf were they thinking making each a separate app?
     
  4. marlenedegrood

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    Are you talking about puzzles like "fifteen"? If so ... I took it off a couple of months ago ... but not because I didn't like .... but only because there were only so many apps you can have (9 pages) .... but may put it back some day.
     
  5. Scott30

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    They are thinking and hoping people are dumb enough to think ooh that looks like a nice puzzle and buy it, only then to realize its just one simple puzzle. Its basically almost a scam is what it is. The guy has prob over a 100 of these things.

    These puzzle type games are frequent on the app store cause they are easy to create.

    Some devs just try cheap tricks like this to make a buck, look at the other iDracula game for instance and his other apps lol.
     
  6. DaveMc99

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  7. Vester

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    why dont people invest $1 on a real slide puzzle? >:l (i dont care for em tho)
     
  8. Vester

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    All DS effects games suck (i wouldnt get all their games for $1), just sayin it and strait up puttin it out there >:l
     
  9. HJJ

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    Haha, well then you'd be potentially carrying around an iPhone AND a physical slide puzzle. People with small pockets would probably prefer to have their phone and nifty slide puzzle merged into one item.
     
  10. Vester

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    ah, well yes >:l
     
  11. Scott30

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    lol ds effects is a joke

    goes to show you people dont read reviews though, cause cant imagine anyone buying it after reading those reviews...

    If you want a good laugh check some of those reviews out lol.
     
  12. chukwuka13

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    I'm really getting tired of all these release. I just checked appsniper and 20 more of these are coming
     
  13. HJJ

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    Ah, bless the wonderful ban feature :)
     
  14. DaveMc99

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    Only 98/140 are 1 star.. are the rest trying to be nice or what? :)
     
  15. Ren

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    what annoys me the most is that these "games" take up precious que space from more quality apps, which indirectly lengthens the approval process.
     
  16. grid

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    I agree. This is disturbing. There is so much crap in the app store!
     
  17. burrows

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    This is awful .. A single image slide game ?? I would really be interested to know if someone even tries to put up a review for this game on the app store!
     
  18. rIcHrAnDoM

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    Apple! Stop accepting these! There is absolutely no need for 379 ghetto *ss "slide-puzzles to keep cluttering the frickin App Store! :mad:
     
  19. If anyone is interested in a 15 tile slide puzzle game, I've got a free one on the store called [app]Upsi Slider Lite[/app].

    It has 8 or so pictures, in sizes of 3x3, 4x4 and 5x5, and tracks fewest moves and fastest time for each.

    No ads or anything, although there is a link on the menu screen to my other games.

    Oh, and I full agree with the sentiment of the thread, having so many of these puzzle apps is a joke. Them and iDonkeyKong have left me feeling glum today.
     
  20. bit_Jon

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    YES! I noticed these earlier and my fist thought when seeing the entire first page of new puzzle releases was. "Man I'm glad I didn't have an App come out today or I would be Pissed." Apple really shouldn't have let this happen...:(:mad:
     

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