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App description: Featured by Apple in over 100 countries
*Best New Apps and Games*
*Best for Learning to Code*
*Best in Hot Educational Games*

Get kids hooked on coding within minutes!

Lightbot is a programming puzzle game- a game whose game mechanics require using programming logic to solve levels.

Simply guiding a robot to light up tiles and solve levels using commands, Lightbot cultivates a real understanding of procedures, loops, and conditionals.

Educators around the world are choosing to use Lightbot first when introducing their students to programming, coding and Computer Science.

Lightbot features 50 levels and 20 challenge stars to collect and is a must-have for puzzle enthusiasts.

This version of Lightbot can be played in English, French, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Norwegian, Slovenian, Romanian, Indonesian, German, Polish, Danish, Croatian, Dutch, Slovak, Czech, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Thai, Hindi, Swedish, Finnish and Hungarian! Just hit the associated flag icon on the main screen to select a language.

Lightbot features multiple save slots and separate progress tracking for multiple players. Multiple players can advance at their own pace in their own save slot, and also compete on number of levels finished, number of stars collected and number of overall commands used to complete the game.

There are NO in-app purchases in Lightbot.
05-24-2014, 08:52 PM
#2
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 104
A while ago I decided to teach myself Python. This little gem helped me get a grip on thinking like a coder. It's a fun logic puzzle on its own, too.
05-25-2014, 03:19 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 466
So this is not only for kids? When i saw the description i was tempted, but since it says it is for kids it stopped me from buying
05-25-2014, 03:38 AM
#4
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 104
Quote:
Originally Posted by Breinstein View Post
So this is not only for kids? When i saw the description i was tempted, but since it says it is for kids it stopped me from buying
I'd say so. If you're wary, Cato's Hike is a similar experience that offers a trial version. The Cato graphics are VERY kiddy and the first set of levels is trivial, but it gets quite complicated surprisingly quickly.

Robozzle is a programming logic game with a gazillion user made levels. That one DEFINITELY has as much difficulty as you choose to endure.

SpaceChem is probably the standard premium game when it comes to challenging logic/coding puzzles.

I'm also quite fond of Cargo-Bot, a free game made as a showcase for Codea but challenging and a fun coding puzzle experience in its own right.
05-25-2014, 04:09 AM
#5
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 466
Thanks for all the tips ! Will definitely check out your suggestions'