BallFallDown Deluxe by FlatPack Interactive (Universal)
Released: Dec 14, 2010
Version: 1.3
Size: 43 MB
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BallFallDown Deluxe

FlatPack Interactive
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BallFallDown Deluxe is an innovative, open-ended construction toy only possible on an iPad. Construct your own marble run or build brand new toys with the whole family!

Design your own marble run using a variety of balls, platforms, spinners, flippers, and tubes. Use the simple touch screen controls to rotate, lengthen and shorten, and drag pieces around the play space. And experiment with unique iPad-specific features like teleporters that beam balls across the play area. (Try that with a traditional marble run!)

No levels... no points... no timers... just hours of unlimited fun for kids and adults of all ages!
Staff Favorites!
#3 Paid iPad Overall (March 2011)
#1 Paid iPad Entertainment (March 2011)
Selected for New and Noteworthy, Apps for Kids, and Apps for Learning Physics

Here's what the press has to say:

"Incredible construction toy for open-ended play... BallFallDown Deluxe is a super app. (five stars)"

"This is my new favorite app. I spent one hour straight playing this game, until I tore myself away to write this review... My whole family loved this app; I had a hard time getting it away from my younger brothers, and even my parents had fun for once with my iPad."

"BallFallDown Deluxe shows that gaming for children doesn’t have to be about points or levels, but that given the right space and a wide variety of tools children will set their own goals and develop strong design thinking. Props to the developers."
- - GeekDad

" the most stress-free, relaxing game I’ve ever played in my entire life."

"BallFallDown Deluxe for iPad is one of the most entertaining games I have ever played... I highly recommend this game and consider it a must buy."
- StealthDawg Reviews

Best of 2010

"This game will definitely be a hit with the younger audience, but … the kid in all of us can have fun playing around with BallFallDown”

What's new in version 1.3
This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Here's the story of this upgrade: when we first released BallFallDown almost 8 years ago (!), we never imagined it would still be going strong after all this time. We built it for the original iPad all those years ago, but improvements in hardware and software over the years meant that over time the original code we used was too old to work on the newer systems. Since BallFallDown no longer worked with the new iOS11 and all the BallFallDown users who upgraded to the new iOS could no longer play, we needed to completely update all the code.

We didn't realize how many people were still enjoying BallFallDown until we started hearing from parents and kids everywhere how much they missed it! We were particularly touched as many special needs parents reached out directly to us. One parent told us BallFallDown was sometimes the only thing that could help them relax! Once we heard that, we realized we needed to take the time to update BallFallDown to keep it in the hands of kids (and adults) everywhere.

The only thing that is different in this version, and we apologize for this, is that due to all the changes we had to make under the hood, your previous saved play areas will no longer work in the new version. We realize that you spent a lot of time on these play areas and feel terrible about this! If there was anything we could do to save them we would have.

We love hearing from you so please feel free to drop us a line. Enjoy the new version and thanks for playing!
Our verdict: Good
  • + BallFallDown Deluxe is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + It is currently 67% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
  • + BallFallDown Deluxe is currently ranked #71 in paid Entertainment apps for iPad.
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