Poor Ugly Dwarf Launches BouncyBean, a game for iOS and Android

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[prMac.com] Castro Valley, California - From the first bean drop to the final soup creation, BouncyBean delivers casual, yet addictive gameplay. A cross between Pachinko and Pinball, players drop a bean and watch as it bounces its way around "Sky-Kitchen," collecting soup ingredients and bouncing off of fruit. Hit special beans to launch your bean in a new direction.

Unlike most ad supported apps on the market this game offers more than the simple "pay to remove ads" option. BouncyBean lets you tap your way to a completely ad-free game. The Poor Ugly Dwarf implementation of Tap-To-Own allows players to touch an ad and play ad-free for thirty minutes. After 50 ads have been touched all ads are removed permanently.

"Of course BouncyBean allows a player to purchase the app outright," says Nicholas Murphy, COO of Poor Ugly Dwarf. "But we thought that approach alone was too limiting. So we are employing the Tap-To-Own monetization model in our first game. This model opens a new path for players to purchase a game without spending any of their own money. Let the advertisers fully pay for their game. It is our way of passing a slice of ad revenue directly to the player."

Inspired by the writing in the latest book by Jaron Lanier ('Who Owns The Future'), the Poor Ugly Dwarf team fashioned their Tap-To-Own ad model in such a way that app costs do not have to be the sole burden of the player. With this model, a slice of every ad they touch is returned to the player and, once a given threshold is reached, their game is free. Free of ads, free of purchase, and free forever.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 24.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
BouncyBean 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. To learn more, go to the website.

Attention App Reviewers
Poor Ugly Dwarf wishes to bribe and coerce you into reviewing our game. We will be releasing updates with new levels frequently. The first thirty interested reviewers who post a review of BouncyBean on their blog, website or Facebook page, will earn a spot as a "Guest Level Creator." We'll provide you with our in-house level editor and include one of your levels in a future release.

Poor Ugly Dwarf (PUD) is a subsidiary of Monkey Byte Development, llc. Formed as a brand game team, we are dedicated to the delivery enjoyable, casual games for both mobile and web-based play. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 Poor Ugly Dwarf. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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