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Clever Mix of Mahjong & Match-Three 'Rune Gems - Deluxe' [Universal] $1.99 —> Free

01-11-2014, 11:03 PM
#1
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Location: Vienna, Austria
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Clever Mix of Mahjong & Match-Three 'Rune Gems - Deluxe' [Universal] $1.99 —> Free




The video is from an old version—the game looks and sounds much better now:



I played 25 levels and the longer I'm playing the more fun it is! I don't have the impression that I'll ever need the undo function or special hints (IAPs for real money) what's confirmed by some user reviews in German iOS App Store. You can restart any level for free (needed that two or three times). You can make up to three stars in a level (be fast).

Main thread with some early remarks by moderator LordGek. It seems that more than 150 levels are included (you unlock the next level by clearing the table of the previous one).

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01-11-2014, 11:39 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: AL
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76MB for such a simple looking game. Must have been developed on some majorly bloated middleware. How big is it installed? I'll grab it anyway as the gameplay concept sounds interesting, just not downloading till I'm back on faster broadband.

01-12-2014, 12:26 AM
#3
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Location: Vienna, Austria
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nightc1 View Post
76MB for such a simple looking game.
It's deeper than it looks at a first glance. Try it past level #10 and you can't stop any more. For fanatics (what I am) of Mahjong—type of stacks, rules (partly) for free (highlighted) tiles—and Match-3 (Tetris, Bejeweled) mechanics definitely worth a try.

Quote:
How big is it installed?
83.8 MB on iPad Air. That's not so bad at all. It's not documented anywhere but you can listen to your own music in the background (just launch iTunes music) btw. Supports Game Center with one leaderboard and twelve achievements (got already 85 points).

And now: tap tap tap… with a tiny (but clever) bit of thinking. As said before: You never can be fast enough.

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01-12-2014, 07:05 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
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Okay, you've got me intrigued now, and a combination of two genres I like can't be bad if implemented this well.
01-12-2014, 07:10 PM
#5
Clever match 3 game, must have.
01-12-2014, 09:58 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 3,604
Thanks for sharing. Must enjoy it.

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01-12-2014, 10:24 PM
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Location: AL
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Thanks for the info. 80+mb isn't bad in this day and age but it still makes me feel strange to see puzzle games that are more than a couple megabytes. The gameplay is why I haven't just deleted this after locking in the license. I love mahjong and casually like match-3 so this should be pretty interesting. Gonna finish downloading at work since it'll only take a minute or two there while at home my Internet is just slow and worse so since getting two ps3's at Christmas and downloading games on there.
01-13-2014, 12:06 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,501
Worth a try, simple fun match 3 puzzle game.
01-13-2014, 03:03 PM
#9
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Not bad for a match 3 game. A little different.
03-20-2015, 11:19 PM
#10
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Location: Vienna, Austria
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FREE again! Was $2.99 💰 before (maybe some1 could change the thread title).

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