OK, so I’ll start off with THIS... REALLY?!?! Slices is a pretty good game, but it’s one of those games that you don’t play on a regular basis. I have this game on my other device and I COULD NOT STOP PLAYING IT!!!! It was SO FUN!! But then, after I got to level 21 I stopped playing Slices because of how BORING it got to me!!!!!! Ok, so this is why I typed: REALLY?!?! It’s because... REALLY?!?! It didn’t happen once, it didn’t happen twice, it didn’t happen THREE TIMES, it happened A LOT. What happened a lot? HOW THE GAME WOULD CONSTANTLY GIVE ME THE WRONG PIECES!!!!!! Yeah, I get it you have to put the pieces in the right place to pass a level but the game would literally give me THE SAME PIECES OVER AND OVER AGAIN until I ran out of space to put THE SAME PIECES!!!😩😩😩😩😩😩😒😒😒😒😒😒 another thing that made the game boring was how you weren’t in control of the next fruit or veggie in the next level!! It would be nice if you could make your own fruit or veggie!! That way you could kinda customize your own level! Other than these two problems, Slices is a really great game!
(BY THE WAY, I RATE THE GAME BY HOW MANY PROBLEMS I HAD. I HAD TWO PROBLEMS SO I AN GIVING THE GAME A 3/5 STAR RATING)
Very poorly developed
This isn’t a puzzle game, yet its being advertised as one. I even paid for this, because the ads were just too crazy terrible, and the first couple rounds were simple and fun. But once you get about 5 rounds in, it becomes apparent that the pieces spawn in a completely random (or worse, intentionally impossible) order that forces you to lose the round. A puzzle game provides a set round with a set way to solve it. You can even tell these rounds are just a random set of pieces because when you fail and start over, it’s an entirely different round!
It just gets insanely frustrating when you get far in a round, and then you’re presented 7 of the same piece in a row and you automatically lose, no matter how you played any others piece the entire rest of the game. There’s also no satisfaction to finishing one round, because it’s not like you managed to get the placement right, figured out the puzzle, get to move on to another one. Because like I said, even if you fail the round, you’re given a totally new one regardless of if you technically advance or not.
The ads in this game are as awful as everyone says. But the game itself is only $3, so if you enjoy it, I personally think that’s a very reasonable trade off to just pay for it. It’s not loaded with micro transactions or a monthly fee, just the one time $3. So if you can tolerate this to level 7 (just to be safe), just pay for it.
Frustrating but fun
I don’t reviewing apps but after reading how many people feel this is an “Ad Trap” I thought I would. I don’t have a problem with the ads simply for the fact that you have an option to “kill” it after only watching a few seconds. I don’t think I’ve ever had to watch a full add. I agree with the one reviewer that it should be easy to win each puzzle if you prioritize the circles; however, I realize the pieces are randomly generated and sometimes you get the same piece so many times there isn’t a move left. The game does give you a little hammer which you can use every so often when you see a piece coming that will cause you to lose. Either people are not paying attention to the next piece or they’ve already smashed a piece and are waiting for the hammer to regenerate. I’m on level 42 and I’ve only been playing a little while and have used the hammer once. So for those who find it impossible after level 5, you’re obviously not placing your pieces in the best order. I too get frustrated that I can be so close to completing a level only to have that ONE piece screw me over, but that’s what keeps me coming back. If it were so easy to win then nobody would play.
A little more variety please!
Pretty good. Yes, a lot of ads, but there’s a one-time 3$ option to remove them, and if you can’t spend 3$ on an app you enjoy I’m not sure why you even have a smart phone.
As far as the RNG, this I don’t mind either. I’ve gotten past level 30, there are some basic tricks to it, but it’s also like any card game: Chance is involved, and you just have to deal with that. If it wasn’t it’d be based on memorization and a lot of trial and error, and to me that’s just a drag. So I like the game, and there’s also daily challenges that require a different strategy to change things up.
One thing I will say is I wish they’d change the leveling system. Each level gets harder and harder, until you need 500 points or more to advance to the next level. This is fine as far as it goes...but eventually you get stuck, as your chance of randomly getting the right piece combinations gets very slim mathematically. And then you’re staring at the same pattern forever and ever. I’d suggest maybe varying the number of points needed, or maybe adding a way to reset your levels or randomize the pattern—so you can still feel you’re advancing and get to look at different things.
Have you ever been doing 60 on a highway only to roll into a small town and have the speed limit suddenly drop to 30 or less? The police in these towns are always prepared for those who don’t slow down in time. They immediately set after you, blue lights ablaze. These towns are often commonly referred to as “speed traps” Well, this game is an Ad Trap.
I noticed as I was playing the game doesn’t correct itself for overdoing it on the repeat pieces. So I took my time and thought carefully about the placement of every single piece to ensure I wasn’t missing some way of solving the puzzle. No, even when the utmost care is taken to place every piece in exactly the right order and fill to completion as many circles as possible you can end a round with a score of 35 and nowhere else to put your right angled 1/6th of the pie. After you end a round by losing you’re given the option to play an Ad to continue or click the small x to start over. You’ll be played an Ad no matter which you choose. Click the home button instead? Ad. You will sometimes lose the same round 8 or 9 times even when planning your every move. I am convinced this is simply for the ad value. What could have been a very fun game and still has a great concept is absolutely ruined by the obscene number of unnecessary advertisements.
Great game, greedy developers?
First and foremost, LOVE the game. Four star rating even though the newest update is a complete rip off. I find it relaxing and the designs are creative, it plays well. I’ve managed to get a few of my friends hooked on it as well. I enjoy the challenge of getting almost to the end, but not getting quite the right pieces. I understand how it can seem rigged to many people, for me I find it motivating.
I did pay for the no ad version and was excited to see the addition of “around the world” levels. However, 3 days free and then 7.99 A WEEK for unlimited tickets is asinine. If the owners of this game truly expect their players to spend $415 a year to play without extensive Ad breaks, you will absolutely see a decline in downloads. There has already been multiple reviews about how this game is an Ad Trap and at this point, with the new $415 total charge, I am in agreement. I’ll continue to play the regular levels, but the “around the world” portion will go heavily unused by me and many others, I’m sure.
I urge you to rethink the steep fee. It makes the game seem incredibly greedy and therefore makes me think to play it less which is disappointing to say the least.
Great game, ads are ridiculous
I understand having ads on a game to make it free and I’m all for that. It helps me play fun games and spend no money. But the game offers an ad to continue when you’re out of moves and then when I click not to watch an ad it takes me to the menu and proceeds to play an ad. It’s ridiculous and angering and I feel like I might as well watch the ad to continue because I’ll have to watch an ad either way. It’s disappointing to see the ads are overwhelming in this game because it truly is a good game. I think a better ad system would help. Possibly giving you retries and to get those you have to watch ads or pay. Then rather than offering an ad after you lose, you can watch as many as you want in the store for free retries. Then set a certain amount of losses per ad, say three. Every three losses it shows an ad. And I can continue my game with retries from the store (using real money or watching ads). This is just one method of fixing the ad problem. It’s infuriating to spend all the time in a level and then not continue, just to see a new ad and it’s what made me delete the game the first time. Hopefully this gets improved although I doubt it will as this game grows older.
Near Impossible to Win and Strange Ads
Don’t bother with this app.
As already stated by another reviewer, this game is extremely difficult to win. There’s a lot of free apps— that are bogged down with ads— that are exactly like this. This slices game in particular is the worse I’ve seen. I was constantly getting the same pieces in a row until I had no more space and was forced to deal with losing or would just quit in aggravation. The algorithms for the piece selection are either poorly randomized or designed solely to get you to lose. But, even worse than that is the fact that I received an extremely alarming ad that is most likely to blame for why my phone keeps freezing and crashing.
One night while playing, I’m suddenly stopped by a random ad for pornography. It’s never happened to me before, and I don’t know who’s to blame for it happening with this game. This ad was a 15-30 second long series of uncensored video clips from some porno, and I could NOT skip it. I had to wait it out. However, my phone freeze right after, and I can’t press any of the buttons either. My phone then inevitably crashes and restarts after several minutes. I’ve since deleted this wreck of an app, but the damage is still there. Just yesterday my phone crashed three or four times in less than 24 hours. I can’t believe this nonsense.
This game is so addicting!!!!🤩 By:Jillian
Okay, first of all, this game is amazing! I saw it on an ad one day and it caught my attention. I came here to say that it’s an OUTSTANDING game!!!! I’m on level 11 I think...I have the pink grapefruit slices. Too lazy to look XD. ANYways, I came to this review to say that this game is very fun! I like that they added a world tour, and daily challenges, and all that fun stuff! That way, the game is way less boring! I also think that the idea of making each level a different little object is very creative! It lets out all the work they put in to make this game. I also think it’s really cool that you get to go to all sorts of different places in the world on the world tour games! Right now I’m at China, and I’m about to move to another place! I’m stuck on level 12 in China :c I also just love the idea that you guys made all sorts of different objects for the daily challenges! I just did one today. It was a cute little koala! I have done emojis, foods, yin yang simbol’s, and more! Again, I just wanted to say that this game is one of my favorites of all! Thank you for the amazing experience, developers! 🙏🏼😁
Great game and chill on the ads
I love the game. It’s different, clever and fun. Quickly addicting.
I paid $2.99 to remove the ads, which I was fine with as it’s a good value. I was seriously PO’d when I found that i could easily find myself watching ads again. This is my third iteration of writing a review for this app and I finally get the ad policy and I must admit I like and use it. Basically, if you’re stymied in a particular round you get the chance to restart and keep your points for watching a 30 second ad. You can choose not to watch the ad and simply reset to zero. So, they really should explain this in a help file as it would create a lot less confusion.
I can finally give this app the five stars it deserves! PUT IN A HELP FILE and save yourself from many bad reviews!
Some suggestions: you should give a bonus every time the player clears all the slices. Also, you should allow the player to continue the game even though he has achieved the next level. It would be fun to see if a very high score can be achieved.
Good job and keep going!