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Dropchord

by Double Fine Productions
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

Price: $2.99
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 1.1.2
  • - Don't shut down Dropchord when the device goes to sleep!

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00E0OK2X2
  • Release Date: August 1, 2013
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,306 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Use your fingers to manipulate a beam crossing the extent of a circle. Dodge scratches while you collect notes to progress to the next track!
  • Ten original, full length electronic tracks stream seamlessly to create an endless DJ set!
  • "Standard Mode" challenges you to a level-based experience, introducing new game mechanics as the music progresses!
  • "Full Mix Mode" provides an endless experience with a steadily increasing difficultly!
  • Leaderboards save your personal high scores for competition with your friends and younger self!

Product Description

Dropchord is a music-driven, score challenge game with mesmerizing visuals and an original electronic soundtrack! Influenced by music visualizers and score attack arcade games, Dropchord is an original experience that'll test your dexterity while providing endless fun! Do your fingers and ears a favor-- get Dropchord today!!

Technical Details

  • Size: 41.8MB
  • Version: 1.1.2
  • Developed By: Double Fine Productions (Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window)
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3.3
  • Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
72 of 80 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Neat little game December 16, 2013
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First, to all the folks posting negative reviews because Amazon charged them for this "Free app of the day", posting a negative rant on the app is not a path to resolution. Yes, Amazon screwed up. That's on them. It has nothing to do with the app itself being worthwhile or not. If you're pissed about getting charged for something you thought was free, contact Amazon support.

Anyway, my review of the actual app:

Fairly simple game where you are using a beam created between your thumbs to hit dots within a circle while trying to avoid others. The difficulty of the patterns escalates pretty quickly and occasionally is difficult to control without putting your phone down entirely. Some folks complain that the game "Pauses" all the time. It pauses if you take your fingers off the screen, so you have to keep your thumbs in contact with the screen.

If you don't like 90's techno music, this game is probably not for you, but if you do, then go for it! It is visually pretty cool and has a good pace since it does not force you to start at the beginning every time you open the app. For a FAOD, give it a shot; sorry to see the developer getting beat up over what is clearly Amazon's mistake.
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great new app... December 16, 2013
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this is an extremely attractive and fun game. what I like about it is that it's something completely new. A lot of new games are coming out lately are just reboots of older games. this is completely original and challenging. The colors are very vibrant, the graphics are beautiful and the music is upbeat ever-changing.
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now time to get onto the haters, first of all I was born in 1975. I was raised in the 80's I know 80's music. for all of you idiots that keep calling music contained in this game 80s music, your just that... The music in this game has LATE 90s techno flair... The children that call it 80s were probably born in 92. Next.... Don't rip a Dev because of an Amazon mistake.... The app is great, and the devs spent ,by the looks of it a lot of time on this game, and y'all just shred it because you were accidenlty charged.. Shame on those people.
And lastly if you have parental controls set, then you, yes you the consumer would have been asked for your password and you would have known that Amazon did not have it set up as FAOTD..... SO ALWAYS HAVE PARENTAL CONTROLS SET. I mean duh!
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44 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great app! September 22, 2013
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This is a surprisingly good app. The basic premise is that you drag two fingers to two sides of the screen, which forms a line, and match the line up with circles on the screen. This app is surprisingly addictive, due to the amazing soundtrack. As you play, the game plays music for each new level. This music is very rhythmic and electronic, and works very well with the rest of the game. This app is developed by Double Fine, an independent game studio known for the action platformer Psychonauts, as well as the strategy action game Brütal legend. When I first heard of this game, I was skeptical due to the nature of the nature of the gameplay. After playing it though, I can easily recommend it due to the addicting gameplay and awesome soundtrack. My only complaint is the poor tutorial, as it will take a few tries to fully understand it. Overall though, five out of five.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This game is swell! December 16, 2013
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I've never rated an Android App before but this one is pretty great! The low ratings are due to a pricing mistake Amazon made and shouldn't be held against this game which is probably the best rhythm / action game I've played on a mobile platform. Music is really good and gameplay is fast, fun, and just the right amount of difficulty (fairly easy to keep progressing so nice for casual players, tough to 3 star a level which makes it good for completionists to give them more challenge). Definitely worth picking up!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun, upbeat, and enjoyable music December 16, 2013
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Got this as the FAOTD. It isn't my most favorite game in the world, but it is far from the worst as well. I enjoyed playing with this for an hour or so, but I think I'm getting bored of it. At three dollars, I'd consider that a fair amount of money for an hour's worth of entertainment. I would have paid it and not complained a bit.

The graphics are simple, as is the game play. I do like how it is fast paced with upbeat music to keep you pumped and enjoying it. I think the music was my favorite part of the app. I'll give it points also for giving me something to play around with that is not a rehash of another game I've played 50 different versions of. Nice work on being original!!

If I had any suggestion, it would be to add a tutorial to get you familiar with the groundrules. I know this is easy to play, so a three-minute tutorial--even if optional--shouldn't be that far out of the question.
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars fun game, different interface December 16, 2013
By TisDone
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The game is a bit different than other games I've played before, and thats a good thing. It launches you right into the action without too much explanation. But there are just enough clues and hints to let you get started.

Seems like a great game for a quick diversion while waiting for an appt, but also immersing enough to keep you going for a while if desired.

Thanks FAOTD.
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12 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Different December 16, 2013
By Rick
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Different than other games I played. I think its fun. To each his own I guess. Your fingers don't have to be on the dots - Just off to the sides. When you lift your fingers the game will pause.

Fun game.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Fun, but Repetitve
Great fun, but it got old pretty quick. This isn't something I imagine playing for hours on end, but it does give a fair amount of entertainment.
Published 3 days ago by Ana
5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and Fun
This is a cool looking game with fun graphics to watch. Not much to it but I enjoyed killing some time with it.
Published 1 month ago by TheShadow
2.0 out of 5 stars Double Bad
If you love badly done music, and unwieldy controls, then this is the game for you! The soundtrack is pretty basic, and annoying music. Read more
Published 3 months ago by The_Stout_One
5.0 out of 5 stars nice
A great fun game related to music. It's different from a lot of games you find. I like it best when it is used with headphones. Highly recommended
Published 4 months ago by skicatcher
1.0 out of 5 stars c
this game would be the s*** if it were released when winamp started with visualization, otherwise its a little behind the time. It's was also very laggy on my device
Published 5 months ago by Jay O
2.0 out of 5 stars Runs slow
This looked like something that might be good to use but it turned out to be a dud. Might work for others but not for me.
Published 5 months ago by Eugene M Schwarz
3.0 out of 5 stars Not Greatest
This was not the greatest game that I have ever got, but it did help me pass the time and kept me entertained.
Published 5 months ago by Robert M. Rojas
3.0 out of 5 stars Not exactly intuitive
The game tosses you in with no tutorial or explanation. I did a few levels and still wasn't sure what I was doing. Looked online for tutorials, and they weren't helpful. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Little Lissy
1.0 out of 5 stars Drop chord
I could never figure out how to play it. Really needed a five year old to teach me? I could not figure it out.
Published 5 months ago by sheila
3.0 out of 5 stars This is an okay game
This game is fun but it lacks fluid motion. I have installed this on my Kindle Fire HD, and my Hisence Sero 7 Pro and sometimes it does not respond to the movement of your fingers.
Published 5 months ago by Suntop Kinseeker
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