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Old 02-10-14, 09:28 AM
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Old 02-10-14, 09:56 AM
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Re: Flappy Bird

My only takeway from this is that "Dong Nguyen" would be an awesome porn name.
Old 02-10-14, 02:13 PM
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My take away is the reiteration that hardcore gamers are horrible people
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Highest score is ZERO and not interested, but the news this quirky game generated is phenomenal.
Old 02-13-14, 04:42 AM
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I scored 1, then deleted it.

the guy just bought reviews to pump up the game in the ranks.
Old 02-13-14, 08:34 AM
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Well, if you somehow missed this there are about 50,000 clones in the app store.
Old 02-13-14, 10:09 AM
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I tried it to see what all of the talk was about, and yeah, it sucks. Made it to about 8 and deleted it.
Old 02-13-14, 11:24 AM
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I couldn't get past the first set of pipes. My daughter however is obsessed and is pretty good. Just don't get it.
Old 02-13-14, 12:14 PM
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Isn't the guy still getting ad money from people playing the game? Or did ads stop serving? I wonder if he's making more money with the rush of people trying to download it before it came down.
Old 02-13-14, 02:11 PM
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Isn't the guy still getting ad money from people playing the game? Or did ads stop serving? I wonder if he's making more money with the rush of people trying to download it before it came down.
Still serving ads. It's gone from the app store, but if you ever downloaded it, you can redownload from the apple servers, so it's not completely gone.

My gf bugged me to play this game a week ago. I couldn't get past 1 after 20 tries and said f this game. I thought the controls were whack and the game was unplayable.

We went on vacation and i read about him deleting the game so I decided to try it again. I "figured it out" and scored 100 and I was hooked.

So count me in as a fan. The game may be a rip off, but there is an evil genius to this game. It's the most frustrating and addictive game I've ever played on my IOS. Once you get the game, you can understand why it became a viral hit. Once you try the clones, you will realize he actually did a great job of developing a shitty game.
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70 my high score
Old 02-15-14, 03:02 AM
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Never tried. I thought it was just a rip off of the classic copter game.
Old 02-15-14, 04:28 PM
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You can play Flappy Bird on the PC

http://www.flappybirdforpc.net/
Old 02-15-14, 04:37 PM
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Not exactly sure what the appeal is here. I know people like quick games they can get in and out of easily while they're out and about, but this is mindless nonsense at its very worst. At least in some of these other 'quick' games out there, you can win them by beating all the stages and whatnot. Flappy Bird doesn't even offer that.
Old 02-15-14, 04:43 PM
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Not exactly sure what the appeal is here. I know people like quick games they can get in and out of easily while they're out and about, but this is mindless nonsense at its very worst. At least in some of these other 'quick' games out there, you can win them by beating all the stages and whatnot. Flappy Bird doesn't even offer that.
The developer said the end is 9,999
Old 02-15-14, 04:45 PM
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Which is nothing more than a joke. Seriously, who's ever going to get that far? What's the point in a game if it's virtually unable to be won?
Old 02-15-14, 09:39 PM
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Lots of games WAAY back could never be won, the point was to keep increasing your high score. Mine is now 73.

You can't view leader boards for this anymore but when you could there were a ton of people who supposedly had 9,999. I haven't timed how long it takes between pipes but that is still a long ass time to be playing this game, LOL.
Old 02-16-14, 07:59 AM
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Couldn't resist trying it again and finally got a feel for it I guess. Routinely get into double digits and have a high of 24. It won't be something I play more than a couple minutes a day, but I guess that sort of the norm for most mobile gaming.
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Well, I do believe there's a difference between the old arcade games like Pac-Man, and this. Pac-Man was playable and fun. Flappy Birds is sadistic and isn't fun at all, in my opinion. It's just a test of your patience... and that's about it.
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http://flapmmo.com/
Old 02-17-14, 07:36 PM
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Re: Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird lives on in LittleBigPlanet Vita :

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