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Draw Something 99 max score update to 999: Update

Under: Apps, iOS Apps
By:Mark | April 16th, 2012

The word amazing has to come into play when we talk about the popular ‘Draw Something’ app, since we have installed this on both the iPhone and one of our Android phones we have not put the handset down.

Addiction is also another word that comes into play; we had to turn off notifications as when working the phone alerts you for the next move. Now is the time when we enter the world of frustration with the Draw Something 99 max score, but good news is about to follow.

Draw Something is probably, no let’s change that to ‘IS’ the best social drawing/guessing game in the App Store and Google Play, there are more than 2000 words, bombs and coins to be earned. We are using the paid version mainly on the Apple iPhone 4S, the game is fairly simple where you get a choice of three words on each turn, you pick one and then draw it, after you have done this the person you are playing then guesses what you have drawn and then draws something for you to guess, pretty straight forward really.

The bombs we mentioned above makes the game a little easier for those stumped, you can use these to change the words for another three as well as erase a few letters to make the guessing easier. You can play with your Facebook friends, which is what we have been doing, now for the bad news.

If you look below we have added a couple of screenshots from the Draw Something game via our iPhone 4S, you will notice the number 99, this took around a week and a half to get to this number and player Lawrence (He is my cousin) and myself were hooked, we got to 99 and then carried on playing thinking it would break new records, but oh no it stops at 99. This is very frustrating to say the least, and a few vents of anger nearly prompted the iPhone 4S becoming the best flying missile on the planet.

No disrespect to Lawrence, but playing him has got to the bored stage, what is the point of playing if you cannot achieve a higher score, the game is all about getting a new record. The actual words that came out of my mouth are not fit for online, that is how frustrated I got, and before you say “it is just a game”, we agree with you but is still a pain in the backside to say the least.

Now we here have heard though the grape vine that the Draw Something max 99 score will soon go to 999 in a future update, until we hear from the makers of this game OMGPOP we have to take the 999 score with a pinch of salt, so if you are reading this please email us on [email protected] and verify this OMGPOP.

In the meantime please let us know if you have reached 99, are you frustrated? Please do use the commenting area provided below and let us know how you feel about the Draw Something 99 max score. If you have not yet installed this application please use the following links: Free for AndroidPaid for AndroidFree for iOSPaid for iOS

UPDATE: we have just received an email stating -

Have we told you lately that we love you? Well WE DO! You guys and gals around the world have made this game amazing and we are so humbled and thankful to you for playing and sharing with us.

When we aren’t busy drawing new Hunger Games words or new words like Kung Fu or Green Day here at Draw Something HQ, we have been cranking out new features. Coming soon are:

Sharing drawings on Twitter and Facebook
Save drawings to your devices’ photo library
Notifications for Android devices
Increase of the max streak from 99 to 999 (you guys are rocking it!)
Pull down to refresh game status
UNDO button for your last brush stroke
Even better performance
More words
And a slew of other fixes and tweaks

We also know some of you are encountering issues like: Coins, colors, and bombs not displaying (If you don’t see them right now, don’t worry, your stuff is safe!) Games crashing or getting a black screen
Bugs that prevent you from completing your turn. Issues like the above and more will be fixed in our upcoming update! Please continue to reach out and provide info to us in our support community or by replying to this email – we are here for you and doing our best to help everyone as fast as we can!

As a quick note, many common issues are fixed by powering your device off and on. So please give that a shot first!

In addition to all of the above, you can expect more great features in the future – like the much anticipated ability to chat. (We’re excited about that too)

Thanks again for all your support and making Draw Something an amazing success!

-The OMGPOP Team

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  • ASDRA

    its like so cool becouse you get to draw if u like doing that and go play with friends

  • Sunshine

    When i finally got to 99 with my sister in law, we were excited and waiting for something cool to happen and then NOTHING.  Very frustrating.

  • Kate Fisher44

    Cool game can’t wait til the last undo button appears! We chat now by writing and the wiping page.

  • Kate Fisher44

    Can you also create an undo for when you accidentally press on a word to draw but you meant to click on a different word

  • Pamoo28

    I would like some new words. I am at the stage where I can guess by looking at the letters way before the drawing is done.

  • Coraljo

    Today reached 99 and were going to have a virtual party to celebrate our 100 drawings in one streak. No chance: we stay at 99, indeed VERY frustrating!! Looking forward to the update solving this and other (minor) bugs! Till then thanks much for this awsome game.
    Jolande (The Netherlands)

  • Col James Bowie

    On one of my friends game we are up to 117, but three other friends we are stuck at 99. What’s the deal with that? ? I’m completely update to latest version, evo 4g .

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