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iPad: SpaceChem Mobile

03-18-2012, 09:49 PM
Joined: Mar 2009
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Hey All

Any other games similar to this? After something with an emphasis on logic or programming etc.


03-19-2012, 01:27 AM
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Originally Posted by dclnmurray View Post
Hey All

Any other games similar to this? After something with an emphasis on logic or programming etc.


Try Pixel Quartet.

It's almost as challenging as Spacechem.

05-09-2014, 07:03 AM
I can't believe this thread has been dead for two years. I finally got SpaceChem on PC and holy shit, this is the most brain-melting puzzle game I have ever played. It's like trying to learn a new language or understand some form of complex mathematics. It's the kind of game where you stare at the first puzzle in a state of utter confusion, thrust into the deep end...but slowly and surely, you acclimate, you learn, you adapt. What was once a confusing mix of symbols becomes a test of logic and planning, refinement and perfection. Developing a successful solution is a cerebral victory unlike any other I've ever encountered

And success isn't the end. You can always refine and improve. Coming back to an early level, you'll see these puzzles with new eyes and new skills in mind and develop faster, more efficient solutions that you would have never considered possible on your first attempt

I don't know how the iPad version compares, but if the PC version is anything to go by, you must give SpaceChem a try if you enjoy challenging puzzle games that don't just test your logic and planning, but teach you to think in new ways

Last edited by Bronxsta; 05-09-2014 at 07:17 AM.
05-09-2014, 07:13 AM
I see that none of the regulars have ever posted in the thread. EP, Connector, JCho, Pete, Sumo, etc., have you guys played this?
05-09-2014, 07:23 AM
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I got it back in the day, because of the raving reviews.
Donīt know the PC version, but never felt the touch interface was complicated or hard to use.
There should be a TA review, iirc.

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05-09-2014, 07:38 AM
I bought this for the iPad and have thoroughly enjoyed the puzzles. I heard about its success on Steam and am glad I got it. Good stuff
10-22-2015, 07:32 AM
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SpaceChem Mobile is back in the App Store, after being "pulled" - even from purchase histories like other apps - for an iOS 9 fix. The app has not been updated for iOS 9 yet, but works fine on my iPad mini 2 with iOS 8.4.
10-26-2015, 07:15 AM
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Grrr, apparently SpaceChem Mobile will not be updated for iOS 9 according to Pocket Gamer at http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPad/...ws.asp?c=68059. I guess it's time to get a modern PC and finally open a Steam account.