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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Paper Monsters, Meeting Mapper, Mimpi And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Paper Monsters, Meeting Mapper, Mimpi And More

March 8, 2014

Go on a journey through 3-D paper and cardboard environments in Crescent Moon’s platformer, Paper Monsters. We also have a business app that will help you map your meetings, and a game that has you trying to help Mimpi find his owner by wandering through strange new worlds.

All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers.

iPhone:

Ticket to Ride Europe Pocket ($1.99 → Free, 26.6 MB): A dream come true for board game lovers.

This digital adaptation of the best-selling Ticket to Ride Europe board game has you taking turns with your opponent playing railway cards in order to claim routes on a map. You'll also encounter ferries, tunnels, and stations for the first time. The game includes a tutorial video, a single player mode with five AI personalities, local and online multiplayer modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Ticket to Ride Europe Pocket is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3015 ratings.

MiniEmpire ($29.99 → Free, 47.4 MB): For the next 48 hours, AGF users will receive a Newbie Gift Box worth $30. This package includes 1,200 gems, which sell for $19.99 by themselves!

Build your MiniEmpire from the ground up in this strategy game. You must lay the foundation for your empire by building homes, depots, barracks, and defenses. Then put together a massive army of soldiers and head out to battle. You’re able to join forces with your friends, and develop new strategies to conquer the world via in-game chat. The game also includes powerful weapons to obtain, heroes to unleash, and all kinds of treasures to discover. MiniEmpire is available for free today only (03/08). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Universal:

PhotosPro - Photos app reinvented. ($1.99 → Free, 10.3 MB): Browse through your photos and videos like a pro with this photography app.

It allows you to work your way through entire albums of photos and videos via elegant masonry style lists. Tap on any one of the thumbnails to bring up detailed information like date, place, geolocation, exposure, and ISO. You're also able to filter photos and videos in a wide variety of ways, or you can view where each one was captured on a map. The app also includes landscape support, and the ability to share photos and videos via Facebook, Twitter, or email. PhotosPro - Photos app reinvented. is available for free today only (03/08). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 46 ratings.

Hi Guess the Hockey Star ($0.99 → Free, 9.7 MB): This trivia game will test your knowledge of hockey stars.

You’ve seen them on the ice, but can you recognize them without their faces? Just tap on the letters provided to you to spell out their names. If you get stuck, you can choose to skip the character, remove letters from the pool, or ask your friends on Facebook. Hi Guess the Hockey Star is available for free today only (03/08). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Oquonie ($2.99 → Free, 53.9 MB): Find your way across an intertwined megastructure in this captivating puzzle game.

You’re immediately thrown into the beautiful hand-drawn world without any explanation of what’s going on. You absolutely will not find any hand-holding here. There’s no discernible dialogue and no instructions. You must simply work your way through room after room with a swipe in search of your purpose. Just enjoy the experience and be persistent. The game includes 2.5-D graphics by illustrator Rekka Bellum, an ominous soundtrack, and loads of mini-puzzles. Oquonie is available for free today only (03/08). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

OneKey Pro - Secure Password Manager & Private Data Vault to Lock Your Secrets Safe ($4.99 → Free, 19.7 MB): Store all of your valuable information behind a 256-bit wall of encryption with this productivity app.

You're able to store everything from passwords to credit card information. Filling in all of your data is super simple since each category features standard templates and customizable fields. You're able to mark your most used records as favorites, and filter them by category for quick access. The app also includes search, auto-lock, a built-in browser, password generator, and the ability to backup and restore data via Wi-Fi and Dropbox. OneKey Pro - Secure Password Manager & Private Data Vault to Lock Your Secrets Safe is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 336 ratings.

Paper Monsters ($0.99 → Free, 108.3 MB): A side-scrolling platform game with beautiful 3-D paper and cardboard environments and characters.

Take your character on a journey through six worlds via floating on-screen controls, and collect buttons and bounce off of enemies to obtain the highest possible score. The game is loaded with all kinds of hidden items and areas to explore, making it even more difficult to put down. It also includes 28 large levels, bonus modes, iCade support, AirPlay mirroring, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Paper Monsters is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5196 ratings.

Mimpi ($0.99 → Free, 146.1 MB): Join Mimpi on a wonderful journey through strange new worlds in this puzzle platformer.

Mimpi is on the hunt for his owner. Help him find his way through psychedelic worlds by directly manipulating objects. As you progress through the game new objects and mechanics will be added, making the puzzles all the more difficult to complete. You can utilize hint bulbs to help you out in case you get stuck. The game includes eight levels, loads of unique puzzles and mini-games, 24 short comics to discover, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Mimpi is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 156 ratings.

iPad:

Meeting Mapper ($6.99 → Free, 8.3 MB): Map your meetings with this business app.

You’re able to account for all of the people attending the meeting and assign their roles, stances, and level of participation. You’re also able to determine their next steps or actions. You can then add detailed meeting notes, audio notes, images, and sketches. All of this information can be shared with your team to keep everyone in sync via Evernote, Dropbox, Box, or Salesforce. Meeting Mapper is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

MiniEmpire HD ($29.99 → Free, 48.7 MB): For the next 48 hours, AGF users will receive a Newbie Gift Box worth $30. This package includes 1,200 gems, which sell for $19.99 by themselves!

Build your MiniEmpire from the ground up in this strategy game. You must lay the foundation for your empire by building homes, depots, barracks, and defenses. Then put together a massive army of soldiers and head out to battle. You’re able to join forces with your friends, and develop new strategies to conquer the world via in-game chat. The game also includes powerful weapons to obtain, heroes to unleash, and all kinds of treasures to discover. MiniEmpire HD is available for free today only (03/08). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Ticket to Ride Europe Pocket
Ticket to Ride Europe Pocket
Days Of Wonder, Inc.
Free
MiniEmpire
MiniEmpire
Pocket River Inc.
Free
PhotosPro - Photos app reinvented.
PhotosPro - Photos app reinvented.
LOCQL, Inc.
Free
Hi Guess the Hockey Star
Hi Guess the Hockey Star
Man Zhang
Free
Oquonie
Oquonie
David Mondou-Labbe
Free
OneKey Pro - Secure Password Manager & Private Data Vault to Lock Your Secrets Safe
OneKey Pro - Secure Password Manager & Private Data Vault to Lock Your Secrets Safe
Appxy
Free
Paper Monsters
Paper Monsters
Crescent Moon Games
Free
Mimpi
Mimpi
Crescent Moon Games
Free
Meeting Mapper
Meeting Mapper
Point N Time Software, LLC
Free
MiniEmpire HD
MiniEmpire HD
Pocket River Inc.

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