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Is it common to die at work?

I downloaded The Sims 3 for my Android phone, and I've played through almost 2 Sim weeks with my character. My sim works Monday-Friday, and without fail, he will die every other day at work. If he ...
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How does Android gaming compare to iOS? [closed]

I currently have an iPhone, and I feel like it's a solid mobile gaming platform. Besides the indie time-waster games (solitaire, doodle jump), there are polished, major-development-house games like ...
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What are some good opening strategies for Robo Defense?

I have been playing Robo Defence a lot lately but I can't really get beyond level 2 because I haven't yet found an opening strategy which would work effectively. Can you recommend any good opening ...
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How come I only get 1 tower bux?

The Tiny Tower wiki VERY strongly suggests, in multiple places, that employing a bitizen in their dream job will net 2 tower bux. However I've only ever gotten one bux as far as I can tell. Is the ...
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Where's my Zen Garden?

I finished a whole first adventure of Plants vs Zombies, but NO ZEN GARDEN. I have Quickplay, some awards, a key to Crazy Dave's shop, but no Zen Garden. Is it because you have to have a certain ...
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What are the differences between Carmageddon and the free promotional version?

When Carmageddon was released on android, there was a 'free' promotional version released at the same time for one day only - I am not talking about 'Carma Free' which is obviously a demo of some ...
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Can I make the moon stop being sad?

When I was arriving into what is now my bustling Happy Street, I tapped the full moon (who was smiling) and it turned into a sad looking crescent moon. Now every night I have a sad moon hanging in my ...
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5 stars on Android Coin Dozer?

I've seen on the iPhone version of Coin Dozer, it is possible to change the 4 stars into 5 stars (meaning you can use coins quicker). Is this possible on Android? And if so how do I unlock it?
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How do I find out why my phone is incompatible with a game?

When I try to install some Android games, the Google Play site says they are not compatible with my phone, without stating the specific reasons. How can I find out what about my phone is incompatible? ...
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Playing Planescape Torment without RMB

I recently became aware of an open-source implementation of Bioware's Infinity Engine called GemRB. My favourite part is that it supports pretty much all platforms, including Android! But here's the ...
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How do I log out of an account on Steam for Android?

I have installed Steam for Android on my Nexus 7 tablet and logged into one of my Steam accounts (I have several). Now I'm trying to log out of that account to log into another but I cannot find the ...
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Is it possibile to use a WiiMote as a controller for an Android phone?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a WiiMote as a game controller (for emulators) on an Android phone? I suppose it would have to map as a hardware keyboard?
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How can I save my PlantsvsZombies 2 progress?

I may need to reset my Android phone or replace it. How can I save/backup my PlantsvsZombies 2 progress so I can reuse it on the new install? Phone is NOT rooted and won't be. But if the answer ...
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How do I access the map in the mobile versions of Carmageddon?

How do I access the map in the new iOS and Android ports of Carmageddon? I haven't found any button or menu item to enable or open the map. I occasionally lose track of where my opponents are, ...
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Is GTA Vice City for Android faithful to the original version?

I didn't play Vice City the first time around, and was just wondering how similar the new version (versions - I assume this question applies to iOS as well) is to the original.
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How is luck replenished?

Luck seems to replenish at random for me. Does anyone know at what rate it replenishes, or how I can replenish it myself?
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What are the requirements for “expand field” in Pocket League Story?

Although I'm in the 6th year and have expanded almost everything, I can't expand my field to allow more facilities. Is there a special requirement I forgot?
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How can I unstick a game of Words With Friends?

Near the end of a game of Words With Friends, the game seems to be stuck in a mode where neither player can make a move. On the main screen on both phones it indicates that it's my move, but when I ...
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How do you leave a guild in Godville?

Is it possible? I want to leave the guild the game put me in and create my own.
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How to play a private match on android?

I want to play with my friend and nobody else. If I make a public game, anyone can join. If I make a private match, however, according to any information I can find online, I have to "alt-tab to ...
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Where are the save files located?

I was hoping to transfer my Knights of Pen and Paper save information between multiple Android devices. Does anyone know where I might find the relevant files? My devices are rooted.
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What's the strategy in Air Control?

In Air Control game for Android the start is pretty smooth - I land up to 70 aircrafts no problem. Then at some point the AI will start pouring aircrafts like crazy at random points of the map and ...
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Is it possible to clear Hex Defense levels in “hard” mode?

It didn't take me too long to clear the first three levels (lite/free/demo version of Hex Defense) in "Easy" mode. But I've been trying for days to play in "Hard" mode and can not get past even the ...
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How to complete Merciless Punishement task from Inotia Ogre Mountains?

While playing Inotia 3 version on Android, I've got stuck on the Merciless Punishement task. The ogre asks me to bring 10 crystals of darkness, when I got them, he is telling me that it's not enough ...
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Do I have to purchase Radiant Defense in app content again on a new device?

I installed Radiant Defense on my Asus Transformer tablet and have purchased all the locked items. I expected to reuse these purchased items on my Android phone but it seems to be I need to repay for ...
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Can I play across platforms?

I got Tiny Tower for Android thinking I'd be able to continue my tower I started in iOS. But I don't see any option and I don't think I have an online account linked to my tower. Is there any way to ...
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How do you clean a friend's buildings?

There's a new achievement in Paradise Island for cleaning a friend's buildings. How do you do this?
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What is the Sequence in Drop7?

In Drop7's Sequence mode, what is the full sequence of discs that are dropped? Has this been documented by anyone? I've seen mentions that there definitely is a sequence to the numbers, but not ...
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How to view achievements in Waking Mars?

Now and then, I get "achievement complete" popups in-game. How can I view my achievements? I'm playing the Android version.
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How to complete the “Dodgeball” goal?

I've completed all of the career events and all of the goals in Asphalt 7 except for "Dodgeball". The goal is: DODGEBALL Complete 20 Near Misses in a single event. A "near miss", of ...
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Can I stop the Steam Android app from logging in each time a game on my wishlist is on sale?

I have the Steam App installed on my Android phone. I also have a few games on my Steam Wishlist. Everytime a game on my wishlist is on sale, the Steam App logs into my account. It won't open or ...
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In the Android version of Waking Mars, how do I launch seed pods while flying?

With my Humble Bundle purchases, I now have both the PC and Android versions of Waking Mars. I started playing it on the computer, but changed my window manager and cannot continue there due to ...
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Missions are gone? [closed]

Since the latest in-game update, the Android version of Tiny Tower now has "Saving VIPs" and the ability to select a specific store when building (for a lot of bux, too). But all my Missions are ...
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Use phone keyboard to control PES on Android phone?

I installed Pro Evolution Soccer on my Android phone but I can't find any setting to change the game control method to keyboard instead of the touch screen. Is it possible to phone keyboard to ...
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Which vehicle is more appropriate for the mountain stage of Hill Climb Racing?

Which vehicle is more appropriate for the "Mountain" stage of Hill Climb Racing?
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How do I clear all 45 waves in Big Time Gangster?

Has anyone cleared all 45 waves in Big Time Gangster? I'm playing the game without buying any credits (I think that model is silly) so I can only purchase items that do not require credits. I have ...
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Is Plants vs Zombies 2 supported on the Nexus 7? [closed]

I bought a Nexus 7 with LTE unlocked from the US Google Play store and I later added a T-Mobile data only sim card to the device. When I checked for PvZ2 on the play store it was not there. When I ...
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Can I kill flies in Happy Jump?

In Happy Jump for Android is it possible to kill or defeat the flies? If so, how can I do that without dying?
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How do I unlock the remaining challenge levels in Peggle for Android?

When I was looking at my Peggle stats on my Android phone, I saw that I'd completed 30 of 100 challenges ... but when I select Challenges from the main menu, I counted only 40 available. How do I ...
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What Does The White Number In The Blue Hexagon Mean?

Today, when I logged onto Puzzles And Dragons, I noticed a blue hexagon with a white 15 under my name when I signed into Google Play. What does that number mean and what is it for? I would show a ...
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Nethack server play on android?

I am looking for efficient ways to play nethack on one of the servers through my Android device. I know it is possible through telnet but I have no experience with that. However, I tried a couple of ...
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How do I choose specific mana?

I'm trying this game out on android, but I can't seem to pick what mana to tap when casting. How do I choose which land to tap?
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How do I get past level 35 of Mr/Mrs. Block Free?

I'm stuck in level 35 of Mr/Mrs Block Free. How can I solve it?
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Will buying classes require a data connection to play?

I downloaded Puzzle Quest 2 for Android, and have been able to play the game in airplane mode just fine, but I have not yet paid to unlock any classes. Once I unlock classes, will I be able to ...
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Turning the sound off?

Plain and simple question, I know. I like playing my mobile games while listening to my own music, and having the game's music over it is quite annoying. But somehow, I see no menu option to mute ...
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How to keep vehicles upgrades equipped in Jetpack Joyride?

I have Jetpack Joyride for Android, but every time I start the game I have to equip the magnetic upgrades to all vehicles, except the teleporter, which is the only one already equipped. I had once a ...
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When I click on the ? people in Tiny Death Star it changes to a number

When I click on the ? people in Tiny Death Star it changes to a number. But on my wife's game she can take the ? people to any floor. Is this a glitch? Can I fix it?
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Do you get multiplayer on NFS: Most Wanted app?

I'm in the app version, and was wondering how I can play online with my friend (who also has the app version). Does anyone know? If so, can you tell me how? With detailed steps please!
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Stabilizing framerate of Android games

I've been playing some fast-paced, focus-demanding games like Super Hexagon and Size DOES Matter on my Sony Xperia Z1 recently, and I've noticed something that has been bothering me. Sometimes I get ...
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How does one control a plane in GTA San Andreas on Android?

How does one control a plane in GTA San Andreas on Android (with the touch interface)? The virtual joystick is hard to control precisely, but so far (before the flying school) it was used only for ...