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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Luca: The Dreamer, HyperDroste and Galaxia

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Luca: The Dreamer, HyperDroste and Galaxia

App Bargain Bin
October 3, 2018

Help Luca achieve his dream, generate Droste effect images, and play a classic arcade game on your wrist 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.


HyperDroste ($1.99 → Free, 12.3 MB): Generate spectacular Droste effect images and animations with HyperDroste. Creative types.

HyperDroste is just a whole lot of fun. The Droste effect is described as an image that appears recursively within itself. HyperDroste applies the effect in an instant to any photo taken or from your library. You’re then able to speed up or slow down the animation, adjust the mask, change the shape, and add various outlines. The final product can be exported as a still image, animated GIF, or video.

HyperDroste is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

GALAXIA 4 ($0.99 → Free, 33.9 MB): Play a classic arcade game on your wrist with Galaxia. Apple Watch owners who are gamers.

Galaxia is an arcade game similar to Space Invaders and Galaxian that can be played on your wrist. The digital crown acts as your controller, allowing you to move across the screen and fire. Avoid alien fire and clear the levels to earn a high score. The game can also be played on iPhone.

GALAXIA 4 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.


Luca: The Dreamer ($2.99 → Free, 373.3 MB): Help Luca achieve his ultimate goal and reach the World Cup final in Luca: The Dreamer. Fans of platform games.

Luca is a little soccer ball with the big dream of one day starring in the World Cup final. It’s up to you to guide this brave ball from his humble roots in Rio de Janeiro to the championship game by bouncing over dangerous obstacles and clearing puzzling paths. The game features hand-crafted levels with unique mechanics for each country, and various power-ups and special moves to utilize.

Luca: The Dreamer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 12 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.


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 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

Pavlos Mavridis
Virtual GS
Luca: The Dreamer
Luca: The Dreamer

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