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Old 02-08-14, 06:27 PM
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So who else is playing this addictive game?

My highest score is currently 19

For anyone that hasn't downloaded this yet better hurry. The creator is taking it down tomorrow.

Flappy Bird creator says he's taking the game down

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has announced via Twitter that he will be taking the game down some point on Sunday. He has stated that he "cannot take this anymore."

In subsequent tweets, Nguyen explains that the taking down of Flappy Bird is "not anything related to legal issues" and that he still makes games.

I guess making $50k a day in ad revenue is too much to handle, or perhaps Nguyen is settling down for an early retirement. Either way, looks like there is room for all other Flappy Bird clones.

http://www.destructoid.com/flappy-bi...n-270231.phtml

I have no clue what he means by "Cannot take this anymore" ??? Dude is making $50 k a day off ad revenue. How is that a bad thing for him? Is he getting harassed?
Old 02-08-14, 06:53 PM
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It's a shitty game.

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Old 02-08-14, 07:01 PM
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Agreed. Terrible "game".
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My high score is 65. For a more difficult clone try Iron Pants. My score in that is 51.
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it's not just on ipad. it's on android and ios.
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Re: Flappy Bird

And surprisingly it's actually on the Windows Phone 8 app store.

It was good for a 10-15 minute distraction while the kiddos were getting ready for bed last night. Got up to 19. Not sure if I'll ever play it again though.

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All I know is that it blatantly rips off the pipes from Super Mario Bros. and the fact that it is an ipad game is enough to make me stay far, far away.
Old 02-08-14, 08:47 PM
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Yeah, it's ridiculous to play a videogame on a handheld tablet, right LMM?
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Originally Posted by LosingMyMind View Post
All I know is that it blatantly rips off the pipes from Super Mario Bros.
Not only that, but it also rips off that old flash-based Helicopter game (same concept), which was actually fun and worth playing. This one sucks. Not sure why it's all of a sudden so popular.
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Without built in buttons? Damn right. There's only a handful that I would consider playing and this certainly ain't one of them.
Then why would you click on a thread for a game you have no interest in other than to basically threadcrap?

A lot of people like these kinds of games. They're simple and quick bursts of entertainment when out and about. No harm No foul.
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New high score of 25!
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Originally Posted by mhg83 View Post
A lot of people like these kinds of games. They're simple and quick bursts of entertainment when out and about. No harm No fowl.
Old 02-09-14, 03:03 AM
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It's a terrible game but it's also kind of addictive. Not sure why it's popular, and I hadn't even heard much bout it till I saw a thing on Reddit about him taking the game down, so I thought I'd download it. Sounds like it was just a little practice project for him and it was never intended to be popular. Just one of those things I guess.
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Old 02-09-14, 10:33 AM
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That was a joke, not a grammar thing...
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I suck at this game. My best is/was 4.
Old 02-09-14, 02:40 PM
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And surprisingly it's actually on the Windows Phone 8 app store.
That's actually a fake version, released by some other developer to cash in on Flappy Bird's success.

Also, fuck this game.
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New high score of 78
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punish it.
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Also, just got 33!! best game evar!!!
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Hated it and deleted it the same day I downloaded. I will say I did play it for a little bit before I questioned what I was doing. I hate how badly the hit box is. Too many phantom kills for me.
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I thought I was halfway good at these sort of games but twenty attempts and a score of zero was my limit. Back to Warhammer or SpellQuest.

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