Today's Apps Gone Free: Hector: Badge Of Carnage, Eye Illusions, Scramblies And More

Follow the story of an angry and drunken detective from Clappers Wreake as he tries to handle a hostage situation in Hector: Badge of Carnage Ep1. We also have an app that will play tricks on your eyes, and a game that require you to save Scramblettes from some Bad Eggs.

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iPhone:

FatBooth ($0.99 → Free, 14.1 MB): Find out what you would look like with a few extra pounds on your frame with this fun photo app. Just snap a photo of yourself from within the app or import one from your library, align the markers with your chin, mouth, and eyes, and then FatBooth will take care of the rest. Your final image can be saved to your library, or shared via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

FatBooth is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 24069 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Drop The Chicken ($0.99 → Free, 74.4 MB): A physics-based puzzle game with one simple goal: to drop Chuck the chicken into the nest below. You’re able to place different objects all around the screen before dropping him to ensure his safety. You can also try to get Chuck to eat bugs on the way down in order to earn additional points and get the highest possible star rating. The game includes five worlds, 80 levels, five bonus levels, and Game Center integration.

Drop The Chicken is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1780 ratings.

Nebulous Notes (for Dropbox) ($3.99 → Free, 5.6 MB): This productivity app allows you to create text documents and save them to Dropbox in a snap. You can also open files from any Dropbox folder. It includes support for all types of plain-text files, the ability to protect your files with a PIN, themes, AirPrint support, VoiceOver hints, text search, and TextExpander support.

Nebulous Notes (for Dropbox) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 786 ratings.

Rope'n'Fly 2 ($0.99 → Free, 10.1 MB): This endless distance game requires you to deploy ropes at just the right time to swing your ragdoll from one skyscraper to the other. Tap anywhere on a skyscraper to attach your rope to it, and tap again to release it and fly through the air. Just make sure not to leave too much slack in your rope, because you don't want your ragdoll crashing into the ground. The game includes 12 modes, a destructible ragdoll, and OpenFeint integration.

Rope'n'Fly 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 10425 ratings.

iColorama S ($0.99 → Free, 12.3 MB): Edit and enhance your photos with all kinds of filters and effects with this photography app. You're able to apply filters and effects to specific areas of your photo by adding masks, or you can choose from more than 100 presets and make quick work of it. When your project is finished, you can share it via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr.

iColorama S is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 298 ratings.

HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1 ($3.99 → Free, 558.0 MB): The first part in Telltale's three-episode comedy saga. Follow the story of Hector, the violent and drunken detective from Clappers Wreake, as he attempts to handle a hostage situation. The game includes 18 locations to travel to, a large cast of characters, 397 interactive objects, and 2,421 spoken lines of dialogue.

HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2099 ratings.

Eye Illusions ($1.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Play tricks on your eyes with this entertainment app. Eye Illusions includes hundreds of psychedelic tricks and brain-teasing images to gaze at from eight different categories. Each image can be shared, rated, and saved as a favorite for quick access later on. The app also includes video illusions, illusion tips, and a slideshow view.

Eye Illusions is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 9639 ratings.

Aeroflick ($0.99 → Free, 18.3 MB): Pilot a paper airplane beyond the stratosphere in this distance game. Touch and drag your paper airplane back, and then flick it forward to try to overcome obstacles and achieve the greatest possible distance. The longer the flight, the more interesting scenery you will come across. The game includes an on-screen tutorial, environmental items that will make your plane fly farther, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Aeroflick is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 324 ratings.

I Fixed It! ($0.99 → Free, 6.7 MB): This entertaining app displays some unique and downright ridiculous user-submitted repairs and hacks for a variety of issues. All of the repairs and hacks are displayed in gallery form, and you can save them as favorites, set them as wallpapers, or share them via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Flickr.

I Fixed It! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 825 ratings.

Magical Images - Moving Eye Illusions ($0.99 → Free, 7.6 MB): Bring static images to life with this magical entertainment app. Just tap on one of the hundreds of seemingly static images to bring up an interactive virtual overlay of vertical lines. Slide your finger across the screen to move the lines and watch as your image begins to move. Each image can be rated and saved as a favorite for quick access later on.

Magical Images - Moving Eye Illusions is available for free for a limited time. It has a 1-star rating with a total of 1 ratings.

Scramblies ($0.99 → Free, 19.1 MB): A Pachinko-style arcade game that requires you to save the Scramblettes from the Bad Eggs. Drop Scramblies into the field below in order to wipe out the Bad Eggs, destroy obstacles, and bounce off of pins. The more you hit on your way down, the more points you'll score. The game includes five worlds, 75 levels, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Scramblies is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Drop The Chicken ($0.99 → Free, 74.4 MB): A physics-based puzzle game with one simple goal: to drop Chuck the chicken into the nest below. You’re able to place different objects all around the screen before dropping him to ensure his safety. You can also try to get Chuck to eat bugs on the way down in order to earn additional points and get the highest possible star rating. The game includes five worlds, 80 levels, five bonus levels, and Game Center integration.

Drop The Chicken is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1780 ratings.

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