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Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« on: May 02, 2013, 04:57:00 AM »
Well, I didn't see this coming. A new Sid Meier game! Sid Meier's Ace Patrol
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2013, 06:35:04 AM »
It's already available in Canada. It's a lot of fun... almost made me late for work this morning.  ;)

Free to start gives you a few pilots and the first few missions of the British campaign.
The rest fo the Brit pilots, planes, and missions will cost you $0.99.
Other campaign sets are German, French, US for $1.99 each or $3.99 for all 3.
You can also buy "Ace" paint skins for your planes.

Turn based play. You choose a maneuver for each of your planes, if you are in range and pointing at the enemy you fire.
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Different types of missions - escort bomber, photo, fighter sweeps, ground convoy strafing, zepplin busting, ballon busting, interception...
You get to choose which pilots fly which missions.
Upgrades for planes and pilot maneuvers for more kills you get.

Slightly PC as there are female pilots...  :P

5 different levels of difficulty.. so far I've tried the 1st and 2nd.. not very hard to win.

No idea if there will be MP but hope so.
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013, 12:59:22 PM »
OK, I've been playing this pretty much no-stop since I got it. What blast.
I've gone and bought all the campaign and the Ace skins (which also give you some cool skills).

Think Wings of Glory on Igo-Ugo. Or the old AH Richtofen's War boardgame.

There is supposed to be multiplayer but it doen't seem to work with the limited release.

If you like WWI fighter games get this on Thursday when it goes out fer the rest of the planet.

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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2013, 03:41:43 AM »
iPod ?

Not listed but presumed it would work if iPhone Listed ?
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2013, 10:15:47 AM »
I downloaded it to my IPhone yesterday and it runs fine, Zulu. It's a cool little game.
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2013, 03:54:20 PM »
I can't stop playing this game!  Bought the campaign pack plus some German and French fighter ace packs.  This is the game any groghead has been waiting for on a tablet.
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2013, 11:39:51 AM »
Sweet!!!
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2013, 12:00:38 PM »
Sweet!!!

It is! I can't stop playing either..... starting to annoy my wife while she watches Grey's Anatomy...  ;D
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2013, 01:56:31 PM »
I picked it up last night, but I've only managed 6 missions so far.
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2013, 07:12:48 PM »
I really like this game.  I like this site also.  Wish it was more active

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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2013, 07:20:31 PM »
^Thanks for the compliment.  This site is pretty active.  Most of us are in our 30s and 40s with active family lives.  We can't be as active as we want because of time constraints but stick around.  You will make some good friends here.   ;)
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2013, 08:35:47 AM »
Ok, now I've bought everything that Ace Patrol has to offer.  I've done the British and French campaigns and am now knee deep in the American campaign.  Love it.  Best iOS game experience, for me, to date.
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2013, 09:35:40 AM »
Ok, now I've bought everything that Ace Patrol has to offer.  I've done the British and French campaigns and am now knee deep in the American campaign.  Love it.  Best iOS game experience, for me, to date.

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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2013, 11:20:47 AM »
Yeah join the party 40.   :)
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Re: Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2013, 06:56:29 AM »
I must be missing something, which is abundantly clear after a pm exchange with Barth.  Is "Game Center" a separate app?  I ask 'cause my iPad Mini is at home, and I am not at home.
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