iOS Apps Gone Free: Alphabet Assassin, FingerFoto, Millie's Book Of Tricks And Treats, And More

Stop wasting valuable fruit and start slashing through letters instead in ThumbTwist's arcade game, Alphabet Assassin. We also have a photo collage creator, and an interactive book that has you traveling around Millie's neighborhood knocking on doors.

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iPhone:

WeeMee Avatar Creator ($0.99 → Free, 15.8 MB): Create adorable cartoony avatars for you and your friends this Halloween with WeeMee Avatar Creator. Utilize over 300 items including 44 hairstyles, 92 clothing items, 78 accessories, 26 eyewear styles, and 15 themed backgrounds to create the best version of yourself. You can also purchase additional styles in-app. Your new avatar can be saved to mess with later, or you can share it with friends via MMS, email, Facebook, or Twitter.

WeeMee Avatar Creator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 14481 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

tipSkip ($0.99 → Free, 1.6 MB): Forget fumbling around with your iDevice to control your music, just knock on it with tipSkip! The app allows you to control your music playback by physically knocking on your device two, three, or four times. You can customize each knock action and change the sensitivity within the settings menu. Just make sure to show a little restraint when knocking on your expensive iDevice.

tipSkip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 53 ratings.

Millie's Book of Tricks and Treats ($0.99 → Free, 155.5 MB): This interactive book will have your child knocking on doors in Millie's neighborhood to see what kind of treats (or tricks!) are behind them. The app includes randomly generated content, so your child shouldn't tire of Millie, and really, how could they? She's an adorable puppy. The app also includes 40 real life videos of Millie in action, hidden items to discover, narration, and more.

Millie's Book of Tricks and Treats is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 173 ratings.

Wrap the Bug ($0.99 → Free, 12.1 MB): If you couldn't already tell by its title, Wrap the Bug requires you to drag your finger around the screen to wrap bugs within bubbles so they don't eat your plants. The more bugs you wrap up in a single swipe, the bigger your score. Just watch out for leaves, as they will break your bubble chain. The game includes six modes, 72 levels, six special items, 20 bug styles, and Game Center integration.

Wrap the Bug is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

Lane Splitter ($0.99 → Free, 18.4 MB): Control Jake Melton and his sport bike by tilting your iDevice, and weave in and out of traffic to obtain the highest score. The game features beautifully rendered 3D graphics, the ability to pop a wheelie by tapping the screen to earn bonus points, and Game Center integration.

Lane Splitter is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 965 ratings.

Alphabet Assassin ($0.99 → Free, 33.9 MB): Stop the mindless killing of fruit and put your slashing skills to better use by killing letters instead in Alphabet Assassin. Complete the target words at the top of the screen as quickly as possible by slashing the letters that fly into the screen. You can score bonus points by slashing multiple letters at once, but make sure to do it in the correct order, otherwise you'll have to start over. The game includes power-ups, multiple themes, and OpenFeint integration.

Alphabet Assassin is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

FingerFoto - PIP Maker ($0.99 → Free, 16.3 MB): Create nifty collages with this easy to use photography app. You can start out with a template to get the ball rolling quickly, or you can just freehand your photo arrangement. Filters, shadows, speech balloons, and masks can be added to each individual photo as well. When your work of art is complete, you can share it via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, or Picasa.

FingerFoto - PIP Maker is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free.  If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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