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WB Lowers Price of Harry Potter Spells Application for iPhone Plus New Contest

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Posted by: sue
November 29, 2009, 09:38 AM

WB has now lowered the price of their new Harry Potter Spells application for iPhone and iPod Touch to $2.99 (down from $4.99) At the official site, you can learn more about this fun game application tranforms your iPhone into a wand where you can duel and cast 14 different spells, and you can see a helpful training video here in our galleries. You can purchase the application here at iTunesBe sure to check out the official Facebook page where there is a new contest afoot for fans who can submit a photo of their best dueling pose by December 2nd, and win the Spells application plus a device to play it on.

Finally, Wired.com has a new review of the application online this morning, where the reviewer noted: "The game has fourteen spells, including the ones you would expect (e.g., Expelliarmus and Expecto Patronum) and a few you probably wouldn’t (e.g., Episkey and Oppugno). Each is cast by holding the iPhone (or iPod Touch) parallel to the floor and making a particular gesture, unique to each spell. This I found to be the hardest part of the app, primarily because the tutorial did not adequately explain how the gestures were to be made. It had seemed to me that the gestures were supposed to be made as though seen from above, whereas they’re actually supposed to be made as though the iPhone were chalk and you were writing on a blackboard. Once the folks who made the game sent me a video explaining that, it made things significantly less frustrating for me."

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4481 Points

Cool.

Posted by Smitch on November 30, 2009, 11:12 AM report to moderator
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The spells were very hard to do at first, but now I realise you have to imagine you are writing on a chalkboard it makes it so much easier. I was stuck on expelliarmus but now I am way futher on! Thank you Leaky x

Posted by 11magicmel11 on November 30, 2009, 11:24 AM report to moderator
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ok it would’ve helped to know you were supposed to do the spells that way. My wife and I have been doing them wrong the whole time!

Posted by Max Power on November 30, 2009, 01:17 PM report to moderator
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Dobby sez: “FREE!!!”

Posted by Won_Two on November 30, 2009, 01:40 PM report to moderator
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It was hard to understand. Another thing I dislike about it is when you duel the application (single player dueling) it never really gives you a chance to fight back. When dueling with other users, however, I like the animation that occurs when you use aguamenti or protego against an offensive spell.

Posted by eagleblue on November 30, 2009, 05:18 PM report to moderator
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This makes me want an iPhone twice as bad now :( :( :(

Posted by Horcrux~Noctus~ on November 30, 2009, 09:06 PM report to moderator
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SWEET I CANT WAIT TO GET IT!……i just have to get an ipod first :-(

Posted by RavenclawGal14 on December 01, 2009, 10:21 AM report to moderator
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