1. JW7's Avatar
    Anyone had experience with apps that are enormous once they have installed?

    A few days ago WPCentral reviewed Ninja+, a simple timewaster game with nice aesthetics.
    Only 5MB downloading size - "that'll be fine" I said to myself

    I checked storage sense just now and the game has swollen to 125MB on my SD card! it is possibly the least complex game in the store and I have no idea why it is taking up so much room.
    any others noticed this kind of issue on other apps/games?
    12-10-2014 07:37 AM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    Maybe the thing is caching information or downloading stuff.

    I just wanted to say I love you using "TARDIS Downloads" it is beautiful - i might steal it
    12-10-2014 08:05 AM
  3. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    "Tardis Downloads" made me smile! Maybe the game is storing game play information?
    xandros9 likes this.
    12-10-2014 08:32 AM
  4. rhapdog's Avatar
    That's not one of those games planted by the CIA that records everything with your camera and mic to send back to them, is it?

    Dunno, man. 5MB -> 125MB does sound a bit extreme to me. It may have downloaded additional content as you play. I've got a game that tried to do that, and I discovered it simply because it gave an error message "unable to download game content" because I had taken the data offline. When I discovered that game was doing that, I quickly uninstalled it. I don't play games unless I'm having to sit in the waiting room at the doctor's office or something, so it's pretty rare anyway.
    12-10-2014 08:44 AM

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