guitar rock tour™

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by PezCore, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. PezCore macrumors member

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    Hey guys found this "new" app and didn't find any posts about it yet.

    Beats out TTR and TTR:NIN by far

    17 original tracks, not indoe crap like on TTR

    Only a few notes, it does crash if you go into tour mode, just buggy but very fun and it lets you play drums and guitar. Also lets you turn our iphone upside down so you don't block the speaker.

    Price $9.99

    I dont have a link but just search for it
     
  2. t4t5 macrumors newbie

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    I expected a lot from this but right now I am so dissapointed.

    I've been trying to play it for almost an hour now I think, but it ALWAYS crashes somewhere in the middle of the song! Haven't been able to play one single song fully, in any of the modes so far!

    This app clearly needs an update, so don't waste your money on it yet!
     
  3. almostaskater62 macrumors regular

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    as the previous poster said, there is a disappointing aspect of the game. while when you are fortunate to get through a song, it is a really good game, and kicks tap tap's ass, but it crashes sooo much. even after i finish a song, and have lik ea 200 note streak, before it saved it crashed. you pretty much have to reboot at least once to play it, so while the gameplay and setlist and all are really really good, it's really unstable.
     
  4. gigidey macrumors member

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    Does anyone know the full of list of songs? Ive been able to find out about 8 of them, and they all look good, but I would like to know the rest.
     
  5. imacdaddy macrumors 6502a

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    Amazing game

    This is an awesome game!

    Pros:
    - Great music
    - Great graphics
    - Smooth gameplay
    - Ability to play Guitar or Drums

    Cons:
    - Sometimes crashes in Tour mode when registering score
    - Guitar notes fell behind the beat in some instances in Smoke Under Water in the second half of the song

    Overall:
    This game is fun and gets you involved with the music and gameplay. The ability to choose guitar or drums extends the life of the game / adds replay value. Aside from my 2 cons which can be easily addressed with an update, it's well worth the $9.99. If you like TTR or music rhythmic games, you should own this one. Definitely smokes TTR/NIN!
     
  6. bigm978 macrumors member

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    when will it be available for ipod touch users. or is this even going to happen?
     
  7. porkchopbone macrumors member

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    Why would they make it just for the iPhone? To me that makes no sense. They must be planning on releasing it to Touch users. At $9.99 they would be crazy not to.
     
  8. chilibball macrumors member

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    what is he reason it's not for iPod touch? Does it reuqure use of the microphone? And could sonone also post a lnk to it from the App Store?
    Thanks.
     
  9. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    ^^^ Perhaps because it uses some sort of celluar data?
    And as for the link ... you people are lazy and the OP better hope they're not the developer or bad form for not posting a link.
    http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=295517299&mt=8

    Songs:
    Rock you like a Hurricane
    You Really Got Me
    Heart Shaped Box
    Message in a Bottle
    Walk Idiot Walk
    The River
    What's my Age Again?
    Smoke on the Water
    Beat It
    The Great Escape
    In the Shadows
    If Anyone Cared
    Who Knew
    UnderClass Hero
    Girlfriend
    Honest Mistake
    Banquet
     
  10. PezCore thread starter macrumors member

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    I didn't post the link cause I wrote the original post from my iPhone and without "copy/paste" I couldn't post the link
     
  11. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    I'm still gonna whoop your ass because instead of sleeping last night I stayed up playing!
     
  12. blue2noise macrumors regular

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    Has anyone come up with a solution to stop the crashing? Any word on an update from Gameloft? This thing crashes before you can get through ANY song.

    Tried re-installing, re-downloading... everything
     
  13. razorianfly macrumors 65816

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    Either my internet just died, or this has some serious features.

    A whopping 167.4MB!! (20 minutes remaining) :eek:

    Will be sure to post a review over at RazorianFly shortly.

    R-Fly
     
  14. Bernie-Mac macrumors 65816

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    Just bought it and i am very disappointed, it crashed 3 times on me before i could play 1 note of rock you like a hurricane. I rebooted my iphone twice and still crashes like its going out of style
     
  15. PezCore thread starter macrumors member

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    I have yet to email Gameloft to see about the crashes but will do that this morning and see what they say
    ^^ My email to gameloft support
     
  16. razorianfly macrumors 65816

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    I doubt you'll get a response by swearing at them. :rolleyes:

    Or, did you mean Point of Sale? ;)

    R-Fly
     
  17. DreamPod macrumors 65816

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    It's a pretty good game - not perfect, but very addictive and the music quality and background animations are good. Doesn't crash for me. Make sure you read the desciption on the App Store:

    Apparently the game uses lots of system RAM - when the iPhone is running low on RAM, it kills the currently running app so that it always has enough memory to run the Phone app if needed. Turning off the system clears off any apps running in the background taking up RAM, like Safari (if you've got a large webpage loaded in Safari, that's a lot of RAM lost).

    However, I *do* get the notes falling behind. In fact, not just the on-screen notes, but the entire guitar section falls behind, making it sound horrible when I play the notes correctly. That is a bug they definitely should have fixed before the initial release. I also wish it wern't all licensed music - I'd love to have some original or indie tunes, like DanceDanceRevolution always has - but I realize this is only a $10 (now $7) app, so they probably didn't want to put that much money into making the game.
     
  18. imacdaddy macrumors 6502a

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    WTF? They dropped the price already??? :mad:
     
  19. jarofclay73 macrumors regular

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    Maybe eventually it'll be $.99 like Moto Chaser. :D
     
  20. blue2noise macrumors regular

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    Has this been pulled from the app store? i no longer see it.
     
  21. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    Like many large games it was always suggested you turn the phone off then back on before playing. Otherwise it'll crash. This is how I get around it, though I am not happy about it.
     
  22. blue2noise macrumors regular

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    Doing that gets you to play for 1/2 a song. This program is useless until they update
     
  23. Bernie-Mac macrumors 65816

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    But i rebooted my iphone twice and last time i checked a reboot of an electronical device means you turn it off and turn it back on, i dont know how you didnt see that considering you quoted my post
     
  24. synagence macrumors 6502a

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    Just bought this hoping 1.2.0 was much improved .... and while it doesn't ever crash for me ... it does start to lag on the longer songs ... seems especially when you make mistakes it causes a pause for a fraction of a second which seems to add up since i did a 100% track earlier and it didn't seem to lag.

    This game also treats the iPhone/iPod battery with contempt .... i played this on fully charged iPod ealier and when finished about 1 hour later battery was showing about 30% :O
     

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