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Today’s apps gone free: Trouble With Robots, Wordbox, Chess Academy and more

Today’s apps gone free: Trouble With Robots, Wordbox, Chess Academy and more

App Bargain Bin
April 3, 2015

Build the perfect deck and take down your foes, write while on the go, and teach your child how to play chess with today’s collection of apps and games.

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:

Wordbox – Simple Beautiful Text Editor ($2.99 → Free, 21.1 MB): A simply beautiful text editor featuring Fleksy keyboard support. It’s the ideal app for those who enjoy writing while on the go and need a place to store large bodies of text.

Just put your fingers to the screen and start typing. With Fleksy keyboard support enabled, you won’t even have to peek at the keys since it can figure out exactly what you meant to type. While you’re typing away your document will be saved automatically. A toolbar across the top of the keyboard allows you to format your text in different ways, and the dot in the center provides you with precise cursor control. You’re able to stash your notes within folders, archive them, or share them in PDF or HTML form. The app also includes the ability to favorite notes, Markdown support, TextExpander support, Dropbox and Evernote integration, passcode lock, and the ability to post directly to Tumblr, WordPress, and Blogger.

Wordbox – Simple Beautiful Text Editor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 44 ratings.

Universal:

DivisionFlow: Division, Re-Envisioned. ($1.99 → Free, 44.5 MB): Work on your division skills with this educational game. It’s ideal for teachers and parents.

Choose from four challenging modes and race against the clock to solve the division problems. The simple calculator interface allows you to quickly enter your answers. The game includes multiple levels of difficulty, support for multiple profiles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

DivisionFlow: Division, Re-Envisioned. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

MultiFlow: Times Tables Reimagined – Practice Multiplication ($1.99 → Free, 41.9 MB): Practice your multiplication tables from one to 20 with this educational game. It’s perfect for a classroom setting.

Three of the four modes challenge you to solve problems as quickly and accurately as possible. The Pick ‘Em mode allows you to choose the tables you want to practice and solve problems without a time limit. The app includes multiple levels of difficulty, support for multiple profiles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

MultiFlow: Times Tables Reimagined – Practice Multiplication is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 146 ratings.

FlowPlus: Add. Subtract. Enter the Flow. ($1.99 → Free, 44.7 MB): Work on your addition and subtraction skills with this educational game. It’s obviously great for children and educators, but it’s also great for adults who need a quick way to get their brain juices flowing.

Choose from four challenging modes and race against the clock to solve the addition and subtraction problems. The simple calculator interface allows you to quickly enter your answers. The game includes multiple levels of difficulty, support for multiple profiles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

FlowPlus: Add. Subtract. Enter the Flow. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 37 ratings.

Kid Tripp ($0.99 → Free, 6.4 MB): A brutally difficult yet wholly rewarding retro-inspired platformer. Don’t let the pixel art fool you. This one is meant for dedicated gamers.

Run and jump your way through 8-bit-style environments as quickly and efficiently as possible. Kid Tripp will run on his own, so it’s up to you to time his jumps and sprints to avoid the many obstacles. Kid Tripp is also armed with stones, which can be chucked at his enemies with a tap. The game includes four beautifully crafted worlds, 20 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Kid Tripp is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 371 ratings.

Chess Academy for Kids by Geek Kids ($4.99 → Free, 29.5 MB): Introduce your family to the game of chess with Chess Academy for Kids. It’s the ideal tool for children ages eight and above to teach themselves chess.

Chess Academy for Kids is able to ease anyone into the game of chess. Its 140 engaging, step-by-step tutorials will explain and demonstrate rules, pieces, basic moves, and strategies. Once your child has gotten the hang of it, they can test their skills by playing against a friend locally or taking on an AI opponent.

Chess Academy for Kids by Geek Kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Trouble With Robots ($3.99 → Free, 43.6 MB): Build the perfect deck to take down your foes in this fantastic fusion of action and strategy. Trouble With Robots is obviously best suited for those who are fans of games like Hearthstone, but it’s also a great way to introduce yourself to the collectible card game genre.

Today only: Unlock all three chapters free of charge! Just tap the “Upgrade” button at the bottom of the screen and choose the “Chapter 2 and 3 Bundle” from the proceeding menu. There really isn’t any Trouble With Robots. It’s the perfect collectible card game. You get to play through 26 levels that flesh out the crazy storyline and six challenge levels. The only way to make it all of the way to the end is to customize your deck for each level, as you’ll constantly be presented with new challenges. Cards can be played in order to send troops into battle to deal direct damage, buff your allies, and weaken your foes. How you play your cards is entirely up to you.

Trouble With Robots is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 216 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.

Developers:

If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:

  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.

To submit an app, simply send a request to [email protected] with the subject “Apps Gone Free.” Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when and for how long you intend to offer the app for free, and anything else you would like to share. We will take it from there.

Mentioned apps

Free
Wordbox - Simple Beautiful Text Editor
Wordbox - Simple Beautiful Text Editor
Adnan Bekiroski
Free
DivisionFlow: Division, Re-Envisioned.
DivisionFlow: Division, Re-Envisioned.
Connor Duggan
Free
MultiFlow: Times Tables Reimagined - Practice Multiplication
MultiFlow: Times Tables Reimagined - Practice Multiplication
Connor Duggan
Free
FlowPlus: Add. Subtract. Enter the Flow.
FlowPlus: Add. Subtract. Enter the Flow.
Connor Duggan
Free
Kid Tripp
Kid Tripp
Michael Burns
Free
Chess Academy for Kids by Geek Kids
Chess Academy for Kids by Geek Kids
Next is Great
Free
Trouble With Robots
Trouble With Robots
Play-Asia.com

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