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iPhone: Slide It! - New casual puzzle game

11-28-2008, 07:51 PM
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Slide It! - New casual puzzle game

As I wrote at iTunes Store, I really like causal and fast puzzle games.

Slide It! perfectly fits in this category.

No, it's not "yet another matching three or more tiles" type of game.

In this puzzle you have to slide rows and columns and try to move a tile to its right slot. The goal is to move a "n" number of tiles in a given time.

There are bonuses tiles which give a nice touch to the game. More of those special tiles are planned.

I've already requested some small improvements at their forum such as an alternative method to "slide" (tap the slot) and a resume game. They are already working in the next version to improve the game, including the promised features they have already pointed in the iTunes Store game description.

The graphics are fine (better than the screenshots) and they are colorblind aware. The game has sound, music and high score.

Priced $3.99 it may be expensive for some users but it's very reasonable for those that like a casual (and original) puzzle like me.

Last edited by Carlos-Sz; 12-15-2008 at 11:39 PM.
11-28-2008, 07:54 PM
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Hmm... Looks a little confusing.

I don't understand what you're supposed to do...

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11-28-2008, 08:00 PM
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Looks cool
i might just have to pick this up

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11-28-2008, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by istopmotion View Post
Hmm... Looks a little confusing.

I don't understand what you're supposed to do...
It's easy to play.

The screenshot shows level 18 with lots of tiles so maybe that's why it's hard to understand.

Anyway you have to try to e.g. move a Heart tile (tiles are in the center and they are in a bigger number) into the Heart slot (slots are in the borders, in the end of each column and row).

If you do it then you get point and more time to finish the level. If you move a tile in the wrong slot you'll lose points (including multipliers that you can see at bottom) and time. So there's a bit of strategy here in order to move the best columns or rows and get as much matches as possible.

Believe me tell how to play is harder than play the game itself.

I hope I was a bit more clear now.
12-10-2008, 03:09 PM
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Update coming soon.

Along with new and improved features there's an interface overhauling:

It seems it'll be almost another game.

Last edited by Carlos-Sz; 12-15-2008 at 11:37 PM.
12-10-2008, 03:24 PM
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The update will also make the game compatible with the first generation iPod Touch. I'm excited!
12-15-2008, 11:38 PM
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The new version is out and the game is better for sure!

New in Slide It! v1.1:

First generation iPhone and iPod Touch compatibility

Auto-save/Resume: If you accept a call or exit the game while playing, there will be an option to resume the next time you go to start a game

Tiles now slide in real-time with your finger

You can now tap slots to perform a slide. This feature can be set to single-tap, double-tap, or off in the game settings

When sliding tiles, the tile(s) that will appear next are shown while your finger remains touching the screen

Achievements! There are now 16 achievements that you can unlock while playing:
Aphrodite's Heir: Attain a 50x multiplier with the red heart tiles
Luck o' the Irish: Attain a 50x multiplier with the green club tiles
Diamonds are Forever: Attain a 50x multiplier with the blue diamond tiles
Ace of Spades: Attain a 50x multiplier with the yellow spade tiles
Double Down: Make 2 matches in 1 move
Triple Play: Make 3 matches in 1 move
Full Spectrum Slider: Attain a 20x multiplier on all four tile types
Down to the Wire: Complete Level 9 or above with less than 3 seconds remaining
Flawless Victory: Score 10,000 points without making a mistake
Shoot from the Hip: Score 10,000 points using only the tap-to-slide feature
Speedster: Complete Levels 1-9 in less than 60 seconds
Chain Lightning: Attain a 100x multiplier with any tile type
Novice Slider: Attain a score of 3,000
Expert Slider: Attain a score of 15,000

Master Slider: Attain a score of 50,000
God of Slide: Attain a score of 100,000

You can view the Achievements in the game by selecting Achiements on the Leaderboard

Two tile/slot themes are now selectable on the settings screen: Classic and Chrome

Other graphic updates: Buttons, Backdrops, Overlays

Scoring Changes: Making 2 or 3 matches in a single move will net bonus points

Last edited by Carlos-Sz; 12-15-2008 at 11:48 PM.
12-15-2008, 11:44 PM
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Looks interesting. If it drops to $2, I will get it.
12-14-2010, 04:54 PM
Slide It!2 Coming Q1 2011

Hey Carlos,

If you recall, you had provided us some great feedback in developing the first Slide It! - We appreciated it, and wanted to let you know that we have Slide It!2 in the works! After a quick system update to the first, Slide It!2 will come out early 2011 and will take the puzzle concept of the original to a whole new level. We're pretty excited about it and would love to have input from Puzzle gamers (like the community here) as we're in the development process.

In the next few weeks we will likely have an opportunity to help us Beta test Slide It!2. If you're interested, just let me know!


Jit Gohil
Owner@ Dijital Media
Publisher of Slide It! for iPhone

Twitter: @jitgohil