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Swing Copters update makes Flappy Bird sequel slightly less impossible

Swing Copters

If you’ve tried and thrown in the towel on Swing Copters, the follow up game from Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen, you may want to give besting your high score another try this morning.

An updated version of the game was released today, tweaking the gameplay and bringing it closer to the difficult-but-not-quite-as-impossible levels of its popular predecessor Flappy Bird.

In the latest version, you can no longer see the position of the first opening and hammers before you start, but the speed and velocity has slowed down enough to raise my high score from 1… to 2. You’ll probably score even better.

The creator of Swing Copters and Flappy Bird tweeted at the end of last week that the current high score of the game’s players was at 77 after debuting on Thursday last week; today’s tweaked gameplay will likely bring a much higher score.

Swing Copters 1.1 is available now for iPhone and iPad via the App Store.

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  1. Yeahh, new high score of 4 :D #derp

  2. Lee (@leemahi) - 9 years ago

    Aw man! he made the game too easy. My high score was 10 before, and by my second try with the update, my high is 40. It’s more boring now. I hope he scales it back and resets people’s scores.

  3. MVGNU$$$ (@magfje) - 9 years ago

    Way to easy now. Had 35 yesterday and got 80 on todays first try. Wish he didn’t change it.

  4. herb02135go - 9 years ago

    Another location and info tracking app?

  5. Rehahlia Thabet - 9 years ago

    Yeahh, new score 31 .

  6. Michael Thewlis - 9 years ago

    I had 99 before, now with the update, I’m on 245. Too easy, only boredom causes me to fail now.


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