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I was really excited when I received the Angry Birds King Pig Toy as a present, so I went to try it out right away, but lo and behold, it does not work on an iPad mini.
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The idea with this toy is you use it to tap the screen inside the Angry Birds game, this has the effect of changing the game mode, there are a few modes available:
  • King Pig - the birds turn into pigs and the pigs turn into eggs
  • Material Mix-Up! - the game will switch some materials in the game
  • Bird Frenzy! - you will have unlimited birds
  • Total Destruction! - you have to complete the level by tapping it to cause small explosions


Certainly a fun addition to the original game, but since it fails to work on the iPad mini, is a complete waste.


Now I did try out the King Pig on an iPad 2, and that works! You just tap the pig on the screen, which brings up a different game mode.
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After tapping again, it's possible to switch to a different game mode. I hope this is fixed on the mini soon.

-i

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