Paradise Cove: Holiday Adventure
By Pocket Gems, Inc.
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Build a beautiful winter wonderland in the North Pole and save our beloved winter holidays!
A fearsome blizzard has covered the North Pole, destroying the holidays for everyone! Join siblings Holly and Tim as they work with a fun cast of Christmas characters to rebuild the North Pole, defeat the cruel Ice Pirates and save all our beloved winter holidays!
TONS OF FREE FUN FEATURES:
• Build a beautiful village in the North Pole
• Fill your village with holiday merchants
• Design beautiful Christmas scenes
• Craft festive holiday decorations for your village
• Build a powerful Christmas Armada
• Voyage to find valuable gifts
• Make friends with the friendly Arctic Wildlife
• And defeat the cruel Ice Pirates to save the Holidays
And best of all -- PLAY FREE! Welcome to Paradise.
By Pocket Gems, the makers of #1 free games like Tap Paradise Cove, Tap Campus Life, Tap Zoo, Tap Pet Hotel and many more.
Please note that Paradise Cove: Holiday Adventure is free to play, but you are able to purchase game items with real money. If you don’t want to use this feature, please disable in-app purchases.
What's New in Version 3.3
A Holiday Adventure awaits!
New quests to save the Holidays with cool prizes!
Challenge friends to defeat more pirates and win rewards!
Lots of new merchants and decorations to unlock!
Fun, but "expensive"
This game is fun in and of itself. It has a lot of the qualities I like about Paradise Cove. It's starts out great and moving fast. That being said, as you continue (and not very far in at that) the internal costs of achieving goals is insane. It's very difficult to build up adequate funds to play the game with any satisfying speed. Because of the limited building potential because of the gold prices in the game which then don't earn you much of anything, you end up waiting around to build your stash of gold so you can build one building that gives you next to nothing. I found it impossible to finish the limited time quests around Christmas time because I couldn't earn gold fast enough. As others mentioned, holly berries and candy canes are in very limited supply so you either wait around forever hoping to get one or you pay real money for it which is ridiculous. You get one holly berry for every new level you gain, but when you need no less than 9 berries, it takes forever. I've never earned holly berries on animal searches. I think it's set up so you never will. Building upgrades are super expensive, boats don't bring back many candy canes, and more boats for gathering them are either controlled by game level or way too expensive (or charge berries which as mentioned are in very limited supply). Right now, there are still goal for me to play but it takes weeks (or more) to reach each one because materials are in such short supply.
Greedy developers need to reevaluate.
I spent $15 in 2 months, it requires $10 a month to keep it fun & not get stalled after 1st month. If game was $1-2 a month it'd be well worth it. Today I used under 3 million coins for 45 minutes to spin almost 700 times in a row, but NO BERRYS.(Boring) Takes a week to save enough coin for that so don't buy land, ships, houses, hotels or going on Voyages while you save. I tried for berries several times and used almost 10,000,000 in coins trying to spin for berries in level 14 over the past few weeks. NEVER GOT ANY. Another problem, I put the cow(5 only needed 1)in Paradise Cove but never got my tiki bar. I'm good at the game, I'm top 10 in merchants, received 73 of the 115 achievements and top 45 in Pirates(I'd rather give money to orphans and charities in the game than fight Pirate ships) I'll be 50 years old this year, but I love Christmas. I advise you avoid game unless the $100 needed to complete play is not an issue for you to enjoy game. Or wait for a Berry sale maybe you'll get away with $50 for the game. Spin as much as you can in level 6, don't cutdown trees or you'll level-up and spins will cost more.
Rating this game
I found the game very cute . I love playing with my daughter madison, her and I will find ourselves playing on and off all day with each other. I have five children so I try to pick out something fun to do with each of them weather it is video game , football, hidden word games, dolls. But my daughter and I like this game a lot .. The only problems. Is the price for coins and gems it adds up quick and I just cant afford all the special things with Maddy.. We wish u guys gave more coins with the merchant and house... And made it easier for people to get the gems for the large families paying large phone bills and etc. I have 4 boys and one girl and 4 of them have iPhones and one has a tablet..my pockets are bare now please help us out,,, thank you.
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- Category: Games
- Updated: Dec 05, 2012
- Version: 3.3
- Size: 48.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Pocket Gems, Inc.
- © 2012 Pocket Gems, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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