Golden Ball Lite
By Prolog Inc.
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Golden Ball is a grid based color matching game with shinny graphics, groovy sound and smooth game play. Balls of different colors keep appearing on to the board, and you have to place 3 to 5 balls of same color in a column or a row to vanish them from the board.
ABOUT LITE VERSION
Lite version has all features of full version, but shows commercials.
IS IT FOR YOU?
Although we all have eyes, some can sense colors quickly than others.
Playing Golden Ball will help you develop your color reflexes and other attributes of brain, such as visual field and quick thinking. If you play Golden Ball for several days, you will feel that your sense of colors is improving and that you are getting better in quick thinking.
Matching colored balls is the main challenge of Golden Ball. If at least three balls are placed together in a row or in a column, it is a match. In total, there are nine shiny colors. Initially, three balls of the same color are placed randomly on the board. Also, you can see the balls that are going to enter the board in next move. You can move a ball to an empty place by first tapping it, and then tapping the empty place. Purpose of this move is to bring same-colored balls together. Well, there is a rule: there must be an open route from the beginning to the end point of the move. If you succeed to bring three, four, or five balls together side by side or make a stack of them, you make a match: the balls go away and you get some points. When you move a ball to an empty place, three more balls come down to the board.
CLASSIC MODE VS. CHALLENGE MODE
There are two modes of game play i.e. Classic Mode and Challenge Mode. In Classic Mode, you will play as long as it is possible to move a ball (new balls keep filling the board, making it gradually difficult to make a move). The more balls you vanish at a time, the more points you get. This mode is actually for practicing for Challenge Mode.
In Challenge Mode, you will have a certain target to accomplish in each level. The challenge is to grab certain score within a limited time. Passing a challenge opens up the next level. The higher the level, the harder the challenge.
STAGES AND LEVELS
In Classic Mode there is no level and no stage. In Challenge Mode, there are 7 Stages and each stage have four levels; all in all 28 levels to complete the game. Target of the initial level is to match 2 sets. Afterwards 1 more set is added to the target with the increment of level. For example, in level 2 you have to match 3 sets and in level 3 you have to match 4 sets; however in you will have to do it in the same time which is fixed for a stage.
The initial stage has 40 seconds of time. Afterwards you will get 40 seconds more with the advance in each next stage.
Matching 3 same color balls = 300 points
Matching 4 same color balls Set = 800 points
Matching 5 same color balls set = 1500 points
In Challenge Mode you will get time bonus which is calculated as the following:
Time Bonus = (Time Saved * Level Number * 5 Points)
In leader board, you can submit your score to see your rank among all players in the world. Also, it will display the top 10 users with their scores.
You can send feedback, report bug or send suggestions to us using Send Feedback option. A dedicated support team is there to follow up those reports and feedbacks. Also, you can recommend the game to your friends using Tell-A-Friend feature. You can also subscribe to our Notification Service to get updates of Golden Ball and information about newly released applications and games from us.
Golden Ball is designed and developed by the iPhone Team of Prolog Inc. We are determined to provide attractive games and applications in market.
What's New in Version 1.2
** Game Sound turn on and off is added.
** New advert system integrated to let user get less commercials
The description states this game is all about color recognition, but fundamental flaws in the programming make your ability to recognize the colors a completely moot point.
The specific problem I am refering to is in the challenge mode. The timer counts down twice as quickly as it should, it starts at a value lower than the time you are told you will be given and it begins counting down well before you are given any control. All of this together renders the game unplayable. In a level I was told I would have 40 seconds, I ended up getting less than 15.
This along with the fact that the game concept isn't all that compelling and the presence of the unrelenting ads as mentioned in other reviews hurt this game considerably.
Colors Need Tweaking
The colors of the balls need to be made more distinctly different. It really slows the action down when it can be difficult to discern one ball color from another.
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Nov 02, 2009
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 2.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Prolog Inc
- © 2009 Prolog Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 2.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.