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Ipad Time Waster Games: Dream Daddy

Dream Daddy – A Dad Dating Simulator

Genre: Roleplaying and complete & utter fantasy

Summary: A Dad Dating Simulator where you play a dad with daughter, who recently just moved into town. Of course, the first thing a dad wants to do is romance other hot dads!

Thoughts:

I have not played this game and probably never will because this screams hot mess to me.  I’m also not interested in unrealistic role-play no matter how cool the outfits are.  Oddly, this game has a high rating too.  It looks like you can build your dad with different looks and then meet random men at various locations.  I’m assuming to hook up.  The examples of dads (Picture below) does not appeal to me.  We have what looks like a vampire, a frat boy and a dirty bike mechanic with an alcohol problem.  Then beside him, it is says “Build that dad! With a picture of a guy that looks like he has moobs and shops at hot topic.  It looks like the demographic for this game would be young gay / bi-sexual male gamers that love to date men with children.  Which is not a wide marketing field there.

Since, I have never played it; I can only speculate how the game play would be.  Here goes:  Day one: Build your very own dad and dress him in a sexy outfit. (Polo shirt and hot pants) Day two: Meet another hot dad at the local biker bar where drinks are ½ price until 7 pm.   After you had a few minutes of small talk and are well past drunk, you make out with other hot dad in the back alley.  Day three:  Hungover and bruised, you explained to your daughter how you use her as a prop to lure in other hot dads and that her mother is missing.  (Boating accident, you believe) Day four:  Two hot dads fight for your affection! One is an out of shape millionaire and the other is a poor Latino pool boy, who will you choose!   I could go on forever with this but I won’t.

Recommend:

I cannot recommend this since I won’t even play it myself.  Maybe if they could come out with another addition (part two), moms looking for mediocre men that aren’t complete fucks, I would play that.

Ipad Time Waster Games: Cookie Jam

Cookie Jam

Genre: Puzzles / Matching

My thoughts:

This is a pretty decent puzzle game.  It’s very similar to other puzzle matching games out there.  It has nice clear graphics and there are lots of levels to try and beat.  I did not find this one as interesting as “Best Friends” but it still wasn’t bad.  I think it will boil down to just preference. With this game, you will hear a random French man constantly saying in his little accent “KooooooKie Jhamm.”  It’s so repetitive that it will be engrained in your brain for a week straight.

Recommend:

I would recommend this if you like puzzles & pastries. The French guy might get on your nerves or it might just tickle your funny bone.  You decide.

IPAD Time Waster Games: Best Friends

IPAD Time Waster Games: Best Friends

Genre: Puzzles (See Pictures)

Thoughts:

I like this game.  It is well designed, thought provoking and engaging. It does spam the fuck out of you to buy extra content but with all the rewards and bonuses, you don’t actually need to spend a dime on the game. The main dislike to this game is in order to unlock some of the levels, you need to have other Facebook friends that play the game as well. I have not had that issue yet where I could not unlock a level but I could see that if you did not have Facebook, you would not get very far. It’s pretty annoying anyway that you need Facebook friends in order to play a game.  I’m assuming that you would have to pay with your rewards or money to unlock those levels if you had no friends but I have not verified that. Some levels are easy and some levels are challenging with a mix of side quests, there is a good balance. You do have to strategize which I like a lot.

Recommend:

Only if you like puzzle games and have friends that play as well.  I have yet to spend any money on it and have made it to level 157.

Ipad Time Waster Games: Airport Police Dog Duty Sim

Airport Police Dog Duty Sim

Genre: No Idea

Summary:  You are a police dog that fights crime and sniffs out drugs.

My thoughts:

This is another game, I have not played because just the name of it is fucking retarded.  Surely, they could have come up with a better name than “Airport Police Dog Duty Sim.”   From the picture alone, it looks like the dog finds bad people and attacks them at airports. Which to be honest, it’s the best place to find bad people and it is the best place to watch somebody be attack by a dog.  (Especially in the food court) It shows that you have several controls over the dog and can decide what path the dog will take.  Will the dog sniff out drugs in luggage or somebody’s ass?  You decide!

Recommend:

This does have a high rating despite the stupid name.  I am still giving it a hard-pass because I’m not into dogs or butt sniffing. If they throw in some cavity searches, I may change my mind.  If you are into dogs and airports then this might be the game for you.

IPAD Games: Animation Throwdown -What are these things??

How to get various items in the game:

Giggitywatts You can recycle un-used cards and you can also get this item from rewards / quests.

What you can do with them:  Used to upgrade cards

Coins:  Coins can be earned in the arena and from events.  Animation Throwdown seems to have endless events so it’s always a good place to get coins.

What you can do with them:  Used to buy extra cards, upgrade cards and start a guild.

Gems: You can buy gems for real money and I have received some as rewards from various quests.

What you can do with them:  Used in the shop, buy cards, speed up research, refill energy…pretty much anywhere to encourage you to buy more with real money.

Wonder Wharf Coins: You earn these in challenge battles.

What you can do with them:  Used to purchase items in the Challenge shop.

Hero Tokens:  You can randomly earn hero tokens in area battles.

What you can do with them:  Used to upgrade / level up your hero.

Gold Turds: You can earn these as rewards or in the adventure section.

What you can do with them:  Used to open various things in the store.

Stones:  There are various types of stones and you can mostly earn them through special events.

What you can do with them:   Merging a lot of them together (of the same type) will give you special cards.

IPAD Games: Animation Throwdown Tips & Hints

Animation Throwdown

Beginner tips:

Quests: Follow them

Keep following all those quests especially in the beginning.

They are relatively simple and offer bonus rewards.

Decks: 

Customize your deck as soon as possible.

How:  Go to the “Deck” option on the main menu.

Turn “Auto Deck” off.

The top row is the deck, you are playing with.  The bottom is all your extra cards.

Drag and drop your cards that you do not want to the bottom row.

Place all the better cards into the top row.

The pink, blue and green are the better cards.  The gray cards are the lowest tier.

Upgrade: 

Level up your cards

You do not need to level up all your cards.  Start with the rarer ones in your deck. (Pink, Blue & Greens)

Still in your deck option from the front menu, click on one card from your deck.

Once you click it, there is an option to upgrade the card at the bottom.

In order to level the card up, you will need some “Giggitywatts” or “Coins.”

How much it takes to level up a card depends on how rare it is.

You can also hit the “Max Out” button at the top of the card if you just want to max the card out.

Fuse:

Make your card even more powerful!

When you have maxed out / leveled up two identical cards, you can fuse them together to make one better card.

I do this a lot with my extra grey cards because you are going to need grey cards in your deck, so you might as well make them as powerful as they can be.

Research:

Research those combos!

During battles, you can stack cards onto other cards if the combo has been researched.

Click on “Research” from the main menu.

Click on one of the research pods and pair two cards together.  It usually takes a few hours to a day to research most combos. (It depends on the rarity of cards on how long it takes)

I pick one card out of my deck and try to research as many combos with that card.  Basically, keep doing research until every card in my deck can be paired with another card or multi cards.

You can also obtain rare cards from research.

Money:

Buying extra cards……

You do not need to buy extra cards if you level up your cards and research combos.

If you just want to support the creators and get rare cards faster, then go for it.

 

Dumpster Fire: Three Ipad Game Reviews

Three more Ipad Time Waster Game reviews have been posted.

You can find Dumpster Fire Section here.

Reviews:

Dream Daddy – A Daddy Dating Simulator 

Cookie Jam

Airport Police Dog Duty Sim

Covet Fashion: Challenge Guidance Tip

Covet Fashion: Challenge Tip

Some of the challenges provide additional clues other than the picture and description.  You will see a bar, close to the top, highlighted in pink. (See picture)  Click the bar.  This will open up a new pop-up window showing clothing items that are geared towards the theme.  These items are not required.  Some of those items might already be in your closet or you can buy them.  Whether you buy them or not, it’s a good guide to tell where the theme is going and how other players are going to be dressing their character.

Props

Some challenges also will have a little box in the corner that resembles a wand.  This is the prop options.  The challenge will allow you to use props in three different areas of the picture. Covet does not have a huge prop collection but props are free so if it fits the theme go for it.

Covet Fashion: Enable Rally

How to enable rallies:

You must belong to a Fashion House first.

Click on “Runaway Rally” at the top.

Scroll down and you will see “Rally Participation” with a toggle switch.

Toggle this on if you want to participate, toggle off if you do not.

Head of House or Officers have to start the rally but you have to enable it before one starts.

If you enable it after the rally has started; you will not be included until the next rally.

Covet Fashion: Tips for beginners

Tips for beginners:

 

Daily:  Every day, Covet rewards you with 100 diamonds and 20 tickets.

 

Enter daily challenge.:

This is the best challenge to enter everyday because there is no restrictions and you earn $500 covet cash just for entering.

I like this one because I can put on any unworn outfit and enter.  I don’t ever expect a high score with this one since I’m using whatever outfit I have but eventually that daily 500 cash adds up!

Flashback Challenges:

If you are a beginner and low on funds, do not enter the flash back challenges.  These challenges can be really expensive!

The flashback challenges require several pieces from previous seasons and if you do not have those items, you will have to buy them.

Jet Set Challenges:

You can do the jet set challenges as many times as you want.

You do not earn prizes with these challenges but you do earn stars.  Stars will help you unlock other jet set levels and you can earn 500 diamonds.

Jet Set Challenges usually only last 8 hours and voting begins.  So you find out results pretty quick. These challenges are also easy to win.

Series Challenges:

If you have the funds to spend, do the series challenges.  These are like 5 to 8 challenges.

If you do all of them, the prizes are really good and this is only for entering them all!

The only thing that really sucks as a beginner, you usually have to buy 2 to 4 pieces per challenge.

Borrow:

You can borrow items from Facebook friends and if you are in a fashion house – you can borrow them too.

You can only borrow 1 item per challenge.

Style:

Pairing the right hair and makeup can bring up the score of your look when it comes to voters.

Eventually, in higher levels, details are going to be very important. (Jewelry, handbags, etc.)

I noticed short hair and albino skin do not do well in voting.  Voters tend to like long hair and tanned/darker skin tones. (Just my opinion though)

You can view the top looks on the front page and that will give you a good idea on how people vote.  I noticed a lot of voters have shit taste too.  I don’t know why.

Diamonds:

If you are going to buy diamonds, wait until Covet Fashion has a sale.  They have a lot of sales!

Challenge Themes:

All the challenges have some sort of theme going on.  Pay attention to the picture and the description of the theme.

Many voters will not vote for your look if it resembles nothing to the theme.

Funds:

Save your funds and only buy what you need for a challenge.  Items cost an arm and a leg and you will run out of money very quickly.

When you do have to buy something, keep in mind that you might need that outfit in another challenge.  Pick items that can be paired with other things.

Likes:

Likes do nothing to help you.  It just shows that somebody thought your outfit was cool.  It does not help with voting.

Unworn & Season:

Max your unworn & season bonus if you can.  This can put a 3.5 score outfit over 4.0 which will land you a prize.

Edit:

You can edit an outfit up until it’s closed out for voting.   This is handy if you don’t have the covet cash to buy something.  Enter the challenge anyway, get the entry reward and then edit the outfit and buy the item you need with it.

Tucking in Shirts:

There is a tuck button that will tuck in a shirt.  This will give your outfit an entirely different look and is helpful if a lot of people are going to be wearing the same look and you want to set yourself apart.

Models:

You can switch from classic to modern models as many times as you want.  If you entered a challenge with one type of model, you have to stay with the model until the challenge is over.

Pro Tip:

Do not try to enter every challenge.  This game can be addicting and you can end up paying a lot of real money to play it.  Start with the Jet Set & Daily Challenges. Save your diamonds and $500 covet cash for a few days and then enter another challenge.  Pacing yourself is key.

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