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This article was published on March 21, 2014

This Flappy Bird-esqe game for iPhone connects with Fitbit to get easier the more steps you take

This Flappy Bird-esqe game for iPhone connects with Fitbit to get easier the more steps you take
Paul Sawers
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Paul Sawers

Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check h Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check him out on Google+.

When Flappy Bird was pulled from the App Store last month, a slew of imitations remained in-tact, and many more flappy/flippy/crappy clones cropped up.

Tappy Fit, on the other hand, is taking the concept in a whole new direction. A quick peek at its App Store category, reveals it’s aiming at the Health & Fitness fraternity. While it’s merely an ‘experiment’ at the moment, Tappy Fit hooks up with your Fitbit to make gameplay easier the more steps you take.

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If you take no steps, the gap between the pipes remain narrow. But the pipes get gradually wider apart the more daily steps you take towards the 10,000 mark. In short, the more you walk, the easier it gets.

Tappy Fit | App Store