By Big Head Games Ltd.
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Important notice: Doodle Pool 2 is now out in the App Store!
*** CONTROLS: PLEASE READ THE FULL INSTRUCTIONS BELOW ***
Calling all casual gamers! Doodle Pool brings the popular billiards game to the fun-loving casual play generation!
Created by the makers of the critically acclaimed International Snooker, Doodle Pool features:
- US 8 Ball Rules
- US 9 Ball Rules
- UK 8 Ball Rules
- Openfeint Achievements and high scores
- 1 or 2 Player
- Time Attack mode (fastest to clear the table)
- Unique shooting mechanic
- Casual gameplay mechanics
- Lots of fun!
*** IMPORTANT CONTROL INFORMATION! ***
To play a shot, you can touch *ANYWHERE* on the screen. Then drag your finger back to set the power and aim, like a rubber band. *You do NOT have to start at the cue ball* If you find your ball too near a cushion, try starting your drag further away. You can cancel a shot at any time by returning your finger to the start point.
What's New in Version 1.5
- Exciting new "InvisiBalls" Mode
- 10 New Achievements
Dont Be Fooled!!!
I absolutely love this game yet loath it at the same time. The game modes and controls are fantastic. Your opponents on the other hand are ... Well they beggar belief, the shots they can play in the later levels i promise will have you on the verge of throwing your handset across the room. However its this that makes the game so much more playable. The shots are so unrealistic and just outright impossible it charges a determination to beat them and delivers a great sense of accomplishment once you have!
A fun a challenging app to keep you entertained for hours!!
Good game, some rules are wrong
The game is essentially a good pool game, though there are a few issue. One being what many have said, is that the AI opponents can make some impossible shots sometimes, cleaning up the table. The other issue is that some of the rules are wrong. One major one being in 9-Ball in that even if you hit the lowest numbered ball first, then manage to pot the 9 ball (in the same shot), you won't win. The 9 ball just get puts back on the table.
I also encountered a foul when pocketing the 8 ball from behind the baulk line after a foul by an opponent in 8-ball. It was the only ball left!
Fantastically addictive game. Only misses 5 stars as sometimes you can shoot without meaning to if pulling the power back over the edge of the table, frustrating when you only usually get one mistake allowed against the top 'computer' opposition! Other than that I guess sometimes you want some ability to add spin to cue ball, but it is only an app rather than a full game. Great effort!!!!
- Category: Games
- Updated: 06 April 2011
- Version: 1.5
- Size: 11.7 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Big Head Games Ltd.
- © Big Head Games Ltd.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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