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Today’s apps gone free: 9 Clues, Layapp, Imagination Box and more

Today’s apps gone free: 9 Clues, Layapp, Imagination Box and more

App Bargain Bin
August 24, 2015

Stop a terrifying threat from taking over a small town, create beautiful collages, and entertain your kids 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:

9 Clues: The a of Serpent Creek (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 210.3 MB): A terrifying threat has descended upon a quiet 1950s town and only you can stop it in this eerie point-and-click adventure game. It’s for fans of classic adventure games with dark twists.

You like strange? Well, if the title of the game hasn’t clued you in, this is one freaky adventure game. As the story goes, your dear friend has traveled to a coastal town to do a report on the Serpent Festival but mysteriously goes missing. Her last form of contact was a call to you, a private paranormal investigator. You must roam the streets littered with snakes and odd happenings to solve the riddle. The game includes 53 locations to search through, 13 puzzles and mini-games, and six strange characters to interact with.

9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

War of Eclipse ($1.99 → Free, 8.7 MB): Captain your very own air battleship and take the fight to the aliens in this role-playing game. War of Eclipse is ideal for fans of retro-style graphics and gameplay.

War of Eclipse is unabashedly retro. Its pixel art graphics are sharp and its gameplay brutally difficult. You’re able to choose from seven powerful battleships, each of which can be customized in a variety of ways. Blast away all kinds of alien invaders by perfectly timing your shots. The game includes 35 enemy types to take on, random equipment drops, and seven different endings to discover.

War of Eclipse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 44 ratings.

Universal:

Layapp Pro – Collage Maker & Photo Editor ($1.99 → Free, 29.3 MB): Create beautiful collages with Layapp. It’s great for sharing memories.

Layapp is loaded with more than 190 different collage layouts. Simply select one and tap into your photo library to populate it. Photos can be arranged every which way, and you can edit each one separately. Layapp also includes more than 100 patterns and borders to choose from, 460 stickers to apply, and 100 fonts to utilize.

Layapp Pro – Collage Maker & Photo Editor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

iPad:

9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 271.0 MB): A terrifying threat has descended upon a quiet 1950s town and only you can stop it in this eerie point-and-click adventure game. It’s for fans of classic adventure games with dark twists.

You like strange? Well, if the title of the game hasn’t clued you in, this is one freaky adventure game. As the story goes, your dear friend has traveled to a coastal town to do a report on the Serpent Festival but mysteriously goes missing. Her last form of contact was a call to you, a private paranormal investigator. You must roam the streets littered with snakes and odd happenings to solve the riddle. The game includes 53 locations to search through, 13 puzzles and mini-games, and six strange characters to interact with.

9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 504 ratings.

Imagination Box – creative fun with play dough colors, shapes, numbers and letters ($3.99 → Free, 57.6 MB): Crack open the Imagination Box and draw, color, and sculpt to create anything you want. It’s great for any parent that wants to unleash their child’s creative side.

The best thing about Imagination Box is that it’s entirely open-ended. Your child can pick from 12 background styles and colors, or they can import a photo from your iPad’s library. Imagination Box includes a whopping 62 different pieces of play dough, including shapes, numbers, and letters, to place anywhere on the canvas. Each piece can be rotated, resized, flipped, and colored. It’s not just about play dough though, as your child can draw anything they want on the canvas using 10 colorful markers.

Imagination Box – creative fun with play dough colors, shapes, numbers and letters is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 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
Layapp Pro – Collage Maker & Photo Editor
Layapp Pro – Collage Maker & Photo Editor
Aleksandr Kobozev
Free
War of Eclipse
War of Eclipse
Game Stew
Free
9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek (Full)
9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
Imagination Box - creative fun with play dough colors, shapes, numbers and letters
Imagination Box - creative fun with play dough colors, shapes, numbers and letters
Sebastian Bachorzewski

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