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I am clearing some space on my iPad and some game has been replaced by this thing called “sand balls”. It starts as, and mostly is, a game about carving holes in dirt to make balls fall into a truck below all the dirt, but it keeps on adding new elements in a way that’s almost reminiscent of Frog Fractions in how far it’s going off from the original deal. There’s a town that I must somehow rebuild. And treasure chests to open. And a space adventure that it briefly showed me a screen of?

But mostly it is just a machine to keep you distracted and feed you advertisements for other games, and dangle the tempting “VIP” button for no ads… at the price of a mere six bucks a week.

IAP is the fucking devil.

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Dragon Style

I'm a grumpy queer dragon lady and this is my quiet cave for me and some friends.