Pocket Gunfighters Cheats And Tips
Draw, pilgrim - you've got a town to clean up.
Gamevil achieved something clever with its latest App Store release, Pocket Gunfighters. It combined the shooting tactics of Activision's Skylanders mobile game with a time traveling theme, as you clean up the Wild West, pirating seas and other eras with fast-paced shooting and weapon-dodging action.
Here are some tips that'll help you quick draw through the game like a bandit.
How does the gameplay work in Pocket Gunfighters?
It's similar to Activision's Skylanders game. You'll drag a finger over targets to lock onto them, and then release to shoot enemies before they hit you. For good measure, you can also swipe another finger across the screen to avoid incoming attacks, such as bullets or explosives.
You'll need to be careful with these attacks, because if too many hit you, your gunfighter will be down for the count until you either revive him or wait a half hour or so to rejoin your posse.
Can you earn combo bonuses in Pocket Gunfighters?
Absolutely. You can lock on to five or more targets by dragging your finger over them, then lifting up and letting your chosen gunman (or woman) shoot away. The more hits you get, the more coins you'll earn, which you can turn around to buy power-ups and new gunfighters.
Try to go for as many lock-ons as possible, though with some targets, you may want to tap them, as they're likely to hop out of view before they run off-screen.
How do I earn three stars per stage in Pocket Gunfighters?
There are certain goals you must complete in each stage, such as performing 40 successful dodges, hitting so many enemies in a stage or completing it altogether. If you miss stars on a stage, you're welcome to return and try it again, provided you have enough available gunfighters to give it a shot. Remember, you may need to revive or wait for them to return to your line-up.
What weapon works best in Pocket Gunfighters?
The shotgun is quite effective when it coms to hitting groups of enemies in one shot, such as clustered ninjas or pirates. Your regular pistol is quite effective as well, though your best bet is to have a gunman with a machine gun to hit multiple enemies at once.
However, before tackling each mission, make sure you're stocked with ammo. Otherwise, you'll run short and leave your gunman (or woman) hanging, and have to switch to another player.
How do I use power-ups in Pocket Gunfighters?
You can earn or purchase select power-ups that give you an advantage during the round, such as invincibility (1,250 coins), infinite ammo (1,250 coins) or angel dice (2,000 coins), which offers an immediate healing ability for your gunfighter.
What do tickets do in Pocket Gunfighters?
Tickets let you enter tournaments in the game, though they're quite costly. You'll need to spend 10 stars for one ticket, and up to 50 for 10 tickets. Only go for these if you're really competitive. Otherwise, stick with single player.
Should I invest in the Mystery Box in Pocket Gunfighters?
Sure, it's a grab bag of cool stuff that adds to your collection, including gunfighters, power-ups and prizes. They cost 10,000 coins or 20 stars, but they're well worth it if you're looking for a bargain.
How do I unlock additional gunfighters in Pocket Gunfighters?
You'll spend coins in order to unlock extra gunfighters, and they're available in groups, so dedicated players can work to collect all members of an existing posse to add to their collections. They can pick and choose as they please, or take a chance with the Mystery Box, which adds a random gunner to the bunch.
Do I need to pay for anything in Pocket Gunfighters?
If you're serious about the game, probably. While you can earn a good amount of coins in the game, it'll take some time to unlock all the content.
Coins range anywhere from 2,500 for eight stars to 65,000 coins for 160 stars. In order to have that many stars, you'll need to use real cash, which ranges from $4.99 for 50 to 1,300 for $99.99. However, as always, we suggest waiting to invest until you see how much you like the game.
Download Pocket Gunfighters: iPhone & iPad