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Today’s Apps Gone Free: The Pedestal, Drop the Chicken 2, Windy and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: The Pedestal, Drop the Chicken 2, Windy and More

App Bargain Bin
December 16, 2016

Survive The Pedestal to become a Sensei, go pool diving, and relax to the sound of the wind 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.

Universal:

Drop The Chicken 2 ($0.99 → Free, 375.7 MB): Chuck the Chicken is back and ready to go pool diving again in Drop The Chicken 2. It’s for fans of physics puzzlers who have enjoyed games like Cut the Rope.

Chuck has been captured by an evil monkey ring master. To escape from the circus, you must help Chuck perform pool diving tricks while catching bugs along the way. While Chuck is on his platform, you’re required to move a wide variety of objects to ensure he safely lands in the pool. When you believe you have everything just right, flip the switch and see how he performs. The game includes 100 puzzles, five bonus levels, and in-game helping hands.

Drop The Chicken 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

Blur Bokeh – Light Photo Effect Background ($2.99 → Free, 93.2 MB): Apply light leaks and shapes to your photos with Blur Bokeh. It adds a soft touch to any photo.

Any photo in your library is fair game. After importing one, you’re able to add shapes and light leaks with a tap. You’re also able to take a new photo with live bokeh effects. After settling on an effect, you’re able to reduce or delete parts of it by swiping your finger across the screen. The app includes 85 effects in all.

Blur Bokeh – Light Photo Effect Background is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

DoubleDown Slots & Casino – Free Vegas Games! ($4.99 → Free, 51.3 MB): Spin the reels and go for broke in DoubleDown Slots and Casino. New players will receive 1 million free bonus chips. It’s for those who love the excitement of Las Vegas casinos.

Step into the largest free-to-play casino in the entire App Store. You’re able to choose from more than 70 authentic slot machines including Wheel of Fortune, Double Diamond, Golden Goddess, DaVinci Diamonds, and more. Exclusive machines are frequently added, and you can even play IGT slots pulled straight from the casino floors. Daily bonuses, free spins, and tournaments allow you to quickly build up your chip stack. Video Poker, blackjack tables, and roulette tables are also available.

DoubleDown Slots & Casino – Free Vegas Games! is available for free today only (12/16). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 91854 ratings.

The Pedestal ($0.99 → Free, 23.2 MB): Dodge endless waves of shurikens and scythes in The Pedestal. It’s for fans of one-touch gameplay.

Akira is a young ninja on the path to becoming a Sensei. The only way to achieve this high order is to survive the pedestal for three minutes. Shurikens and scythes will enter the screen from all angles, and you must tap to jump or double-jump to avoid a direct hit. As time passes, the pedestal itself will also begin to move. You have three lives to try and outlast the timer.

The Pedestal is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Adventure Beyond Time ($1.99 → Free, 74.8 MB): Uncover an island’s secrets in search of an elusive doctor in Adventure Beyond Time. It’s for fans of classic point-and-click gaming.

Adventure Beyond Time takes players on a journey across a mysterious island. Lost and without a way off the island, you must pursue the ever-elusive Dr. Teresa Von Awesome to get some answers. Make your way through 150 atmospheric environments in search of clues, and collect more than 100 unique items in order to help solve puzzles.

Adventure Beyond Time is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 35 ratings.

Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate & white noise sounds ($2.99 → Free, 90.7 MB): Block out the world with the sound of wind with Windy. It’s ideal for those who have enjoyed any of Taptanium’s other relaxation apps like Away, Sunny, and Thunderspace.

Windy combines natural wind recordings with stunning artwork to help you sleep, relax, study, or meditate. It utilizes stereoscopic 3-D audio that’s optimized for headphones, so you can drift off into your own little world. The six natural wind recordings can be mixed with rain, river sounds, birds, and crickets. There’s also a whimsical story embedded within the app, allowing you to follow Windy on her journey to breathtaking locations.

Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate & white noise sounds is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5056 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
The Pedestal
The Pedestal
Daniel Ivanov
Free
Drop The Chicken 2
Drop The Chicken 2
Jesse Kuronen
Free
Blur Bokeh - Light Photo Effect Background
Blur Bokeh - Light Photo Effect Background
Nine Curves
Free
DoubleDown Slots & Casino – Free Vegas Games!
DoubleDown Slots & Casino – Free Vegas Games!
DoubleDown Interactive B.V.
Free
Adventure Beyond Time
Adventure Beyond Time
Aircamp Games
Free
Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate & white noise sounds
Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate & white noise sounds
Franz Bruckhoff

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