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  • Publisher: EskemaGames
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 9.6 MB
  • Version: 1.2
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: Stop looking around!!, The best puzzle game you can find on the iphone it's TheNovice.
Help our little novice to find the exit in the laberintic monastery cellars, and use for that, keys, barrels, buckets and of course your inteligence. Will you be able to discover the secret hidden in the monastery? !!The adventure awaits you!!

-Help the novice through 25 levels.
-Take keys and open doors.
-Clear the water with buckets.
-Move barrels to clear your path.
-Autosave each level is complete.
-Perfect Gregorian music to enjoy.

See the video on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnEttTlya8Q

eggzbacon's comments:

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05-26-2009, 09:11 AM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Spain
Posts: 137
Many thanks for posting my game, hope you like it guys
This is a game to solve puzzles to find the exit in each level, you have only 2 enemies, the time and your ability with touch pad, if you like games like sokoban, this game its for you!!

Last edited by Eskema; 05-26-2009 at 09:54 AM.

05-27-2009, 09:49 AM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Spain
Posts: 137
5 Promo codes to test my game,


Please post if you use one, to let others know
05-27-2009, 09:53 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: England
Posts: 1,817
I used TA3MMAPK4KEE, thanks!

This sounds just like my type of game since I'm a big fan of Sokoban and puzzle games. I'll post some impressions soon.

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05-27-2009, 10:06 AM
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: In a galaxy, far far away...
Posts: 145
took XAFMXFR4ENF6, thanks.
05-27-2009, 10:37 AM
I used the code TWMHLXXTNHA7... thank you eskema I'll write a review soon
05-27-2009, 10:42 AM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 542
Looks like all 5 have been redeemed :/

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12-11-2009, 11:16 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 5,079
Free now.
12-11-2009, 11:46 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Vienna
Posts: 1,099
This is definately a game to check out. Just had a quick game, will post more about it later.

Edit: Whoa, this game is decent. I just reached Act 3 and it slowly gets challenging. I love the story elements, they add to the atmosphere. There are a few recommendations for the next version though:

- Fix the bug where the game character is able to walk through barrels.
- Maybe speed up the gameplay a bit

I'm looking forward to the update.

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Last edited by tblrsa; 12-11-2009 at 04:22 PM.
12-11-2009, 07:22 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Vienna
Posts: 1,099
Alright, i have finished your game, let me share a few concluding thoughts. Your Engine seems quite capable, but you need to work on the level design. Level 24 and 25 for example havent been very challenging to beat. Same goes for a bunch of lower levels, i pretty much rushed trough them. Due to engine bugs one can cheat in several levels by simply moving through the barrels, you should fix that.

I really do believe that The Novice shows potential, keep it going. If you fix the bugs, add new challenging levels and advance the storyline, "The Novice" could really stand out.

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