Today's Apps Gone Free: City Maps 2Go, ElectroTrains, Currency Converter HD And More

Avoid data roaming charges when traveling abroad by downloading entire city maps for offline use with City Maps 2Go. We also have a strategy game where you get to direct trains, and an easy to use currency converter.

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iPhone:

Sketchman ($0.99 → Free, 24.2 MB): An endless runner featuring doodle art. Run, jump, and shoot your way through hordes of enemies and obstacles to earn the highest possible score. Collect coins on your journey and complete missions to earn even more so you can upgrade your weapons and unlock new power-ups. The game includes a total of six weapons, boss fights, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Sketchman is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 18187 ratings.

iPad:

Sketchman HD ($2.99 → Free, 18.1 MB): An endless runner featuring doodle art. Run, jump, and shoot your way through hordes of enemies and obstacles to earn the highest possible score. Collect coins on your journey and complete missions to earn even more so you can upgrade your weapons and unlock new power-ups. The game includes a total of six weapons, boss fights, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Sketchman HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2001 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

ElectroTrains ($0.99 → Free, 7.1 MB): Guide trains of different colors to their correct stations without allowing them to crash into each other in this arcade strategy game. Trains enter the screen as one of three colors, and you must direct them to their matching stations by tapping on the tracks to switch them. When passengers have been delivered your train will turn white, allowing you to guide it back off the screen. The game includes two modes, six maps, glowing vector graphics, the ability to speed up trains by tapping on them, and in-game achievements and leaderboards.

ElectroTrains is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 530 ratings.

Train Conductor ($0.99 → Free, 22.9 MB): This strategy game requires you to guide trains to their appropriate tracks without causing a massive collision. A number is attached to each train as it enters the screen, and you must swipe up or down to guide it to its matching track. You're also able to stop a train on its track to avoid colliding with another by tapping on it. The game includes 10 levels, a fast-forward option, and achievements to collect.

Train Conductor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 19546 ratings.

Currency Converter HD, money calculator with exchange rates for 150+ foreign currencies ($0.99 → Free, 3.8 MB): Make quick work of currency conversions with this finance app. It includes every major currency, with over 150 to choose from. You're able to choose how often rates are updated, and you can even save rates for offline use. The app also includes the ability to change the number of decimals, and separate chart and list views.

Currency Converter HD, money calculator with exchange rates for 150+ foreign currencies is available for free today only (07/31). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 295 ratings.

City Maps 2Go ($0.99 → Free, 10.6 MB): Download entire city, county, district, and province maps for offline viewing with this navigation app. You're able to look through maps by country, or you can search for a specific one by name. Downloaded maps include the ability to search for specific streets, view points of interest, and bookmark your favorite locations. The app includes a total of 7,800 downloadable maps.

City Maps 2Go is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6410 ratings.

English-Spanish Business Dictionary ($4.99 → Free, 71.4 MB): Learn to speak the language of business in both Spanish and English with this reference app. It includes more than 155,000 entries, 248,000 translations, and 322,000 synonyms, all of which are stored offline. It also includes search with suggestions, search history, favorites, 19 themes to choose from, and a tutorial.

English-Spanish Business Dictionary is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Comic Story ($1.99 → Free, 10.2 MB): Create your own Comic Story with this photography app. After selecting a collection of photos from your library, you're able to frame them in different ways, apply filters, and add custom speech bubbles and stickers. You can then share your final creation via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. The app includes three canvas sizes to choose from, five background colors, 27 stickers, and nine speech bubbles with a whole bunch of font, color, size, and border options.

Comic Story is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Magic Wingdom Deluxe ($0.99 → Free, 27.0 MB): A rather unique line-drawing matching game. Colored eggs roll in from all sides of the screen, and it's up to you to draw a path from one egg to another of the same color to match them. You can also match several eggs at a time to create combos and earn even more points, but be careful not to run into eggs of different colors. The game includes three arenas, four yards to unlock and enhance, six upgradable power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Magic Wingdom Deluxe is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 49 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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