Every week, Microsoft delivers savings of at least 50% off six Windows 10 apps and games through the Red Stripe Deal promotion. It is a great opportunity to save a bit on some fantastic titles from the Windows 10 Store.
The Red Stripe Deals run from Thursday to Thursday every week and are a nice mixture of games and apps that are often available for both your Windows PC and mobile device. However, please note that these deals are only available for Windows 10 devices and will expire in seven days. Unless otherwise noted, the deals do not extend to Windows 10 Mobile or Windows Phone devices.
Dungeons of Slyn
Dungeon of Slyn is a role-playing game that sends you to the depths of dark, monster-infested dungeons. You play the role of the hero in an effort to defeat an evil Lord, who has been pillaging and looting the lands.
You are assisted by a team of non-player characters with the option to choose one of five hero classes for your character. These classes include fighter, mage, paladin, priest and ranger with each having a unique set of skills and weaknesses.
The quests take place in the dungeon that is not only filled with monsters but also plenty of weapons, armor and other treasures. Just be careful, the game tosses in a few cursed items that could prove fatal to a character.
Dungeons of Slyn is available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices and is regularly priced at $2.99. The Red Stripe Deal drops the price to $1.49.
TeddyMix 3 is an educational app available for both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices designed for pre-school aged children. The app lets children create their own pictures using a collection of teddy bear characters that can be shared as postcards.
The Windows 10 app has a series of backgrounds to choose from ranging from beach scenes to a birthday party. You have a family of teddy bears that include papa bear, mama bear and the kids with a host of costumes to dress them up with. You can even add text bubbles to the pictures.
Normally priced at $1.29, through the Red Stripe Deal you can pick up TeddyMix 3 free. Again, it is available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices.
Emby is a Windows 10 app that can give you access to your media collection from your mobile device, as well as manage your media library's content. The app gives you access to movies, television shows or music files stored on your home PC and delivers them to your phone, tablet or on another compatible Emby client.
Granted you will need Emby installed on your mobile device and to get it properly configured, but the app looks like a promising way to have remote access to your media. The Red Stripe Deal only applies to the Windows 10 PC version of the app that is regularly priced at $4.99. The deal knocks the price down to $2.49. There is a Windows 10 Mobile version of the app that is currently running $3.49 that you can find here in the Windows 10 Mobile Store.
Sago Mini Superhero
The Sago Series of apps is a great collection of educational titles available for both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices. The apps are colorful, fun and often humorous ways to tap into your children's creativity and teach them a few things along the way. Sago Mini Superhero is no exception.
The game features superhero Jack the Rabbit who flies in to save the day in a series quests. The app hopes to encourage helpfulness and exploration with these mini-adventures that range from helping a family of ducks cross the road to sharing ice cream with Jack the Rabbit's friends. Jack also gets to fly around and flex his super muscles along the way too.
Sago Mini Superhero is normally priced at $2.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal, the price drops to $1.49. The deal extends to both the Windows 10 PC and Mobile version of the app.
SunAge is a real-time strategy game that is available for Windows 10 PC. The official gaming title is SunAge: Battle for Elysium and offers a single player, 25 mission campaign mode as well as an online multiplayer mode.
SunAge features three unique races (Human, Raak-zun and Sentinal) and plenty of upgrades for your combat units. The game features an intuitive touch interface that is designed for maximum convienence and one-finger gamplay.
The Windows 10 PC game is normally priced at $14.99 and with the Red Stripe Deal, the price drops to $7.49. If SunAge has been on your radar, now is your chance to save a little.
Decoy is an action/adventure arcade game that is available for both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices. As the title suggests, you play the role of a decoy in a series of military missions. You work to distract the enemy by running a deadly obstacle course and avoid land mines, bombs, enemy aircraft and other dangers.
Decoy has two gaming modes that include a Story and Infinite mode, along with online leaderboards and in-game achievements. Your combat environments include city streets, dirt roads and snow packed roads, each with their own set of challenges.
Decoy is regularly priced at $1.49 and through the Red Stripe Deal promotion you can pick the game up free.
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George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.