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  • Publisher: Digi Ten
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 115.8 MB
  • Version: 1.005
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 5 (3)
App description: Dig a Way is a beautifully animated puzzle adventure that will challenge your mind and reflexes!

Explore exotic locations to find ancient treasures and artifacts buried down deep.

Move, Dig, Dash and Interact to solve clever puzzles and avoid deadly traps and enemies. But be careful! Once you move down, you can't go back up!!

Use your earnings to unlock stylish outfits, collect unique artifacts in your museum, and more!

Over 70 levels in 4 unique worlds with new mechanics, creatures and challenges!
03-05-2015, 04:39 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 1,574
Game Impressions


03-06-2015, 08:42 AM
#3
I'm definitely not a puzzler specialist and usually a fast quitter, but this has a great introduction with a perfect ramping up the difficulty, polished all over. The description of using your mind AND reaction made my day with this one.
First map free with an unlock of the last three maps for two bucks, 72 level in total with 31 achievements. Installed 128 MB.
Level 11+18 were in a pretty intense digging speedrunner style, while the rest was zen-like mode. If you like this genre, i'd say super highly recommended for a free check out...I gladly supported the Devs.

Edit: a bug in world 2 hindered me to progress, but today there was an update already. Big thanks for the quick fix, if the Devs are reading this.
Meanwhile, i had perfect runs in all levels of world 1+2 (except 3 of 4 speedruns, they need lots of memorization and reflexes, going back later). I think, pro-puzzler could be underwhelmed here, but casual players will have tons of fun.

Last edited by Qwertz555; 03-07-2015 at 09:08 AM.
03-07-2015, 07:00 PM
#4
Quote:
Originally Posted by Qwertz555 View Post
I'm definitely not a puzzler specialist and usually a fast quitter, but this has a great introduction with a perfect ramping up the difficulty, polished all over. The description of using your mind AND reaction made my day with this one.
First map free with an unlock of the last three maps for two bucks, 72 level in total with 31 achievements. Installed 128 MB.
Level 11+18 were in a pretty intense digging speedrunner style, while the rest was zen-like mode. If you like this genre, i'd say super highly recommended for a free check out...I gladly supported the Devs.

Edit: a bug in world 2 hindered me to progress, but today there was an update already. Big thanks for the quick fix, if the Devs are reading this.
Meanwhile, i had perfect runs in all levels of world 1+2 (except 3 of 4 speedruns, they need lots of memorization and reflexes, going back later). I think, pro-puzzler could be underwhelmed here, but casual players will have tons of fun.
Sounds like my kinda game. Downloading now, thx for the info Qwertz
03-07-2015, 08:41 PM
#5
Hello from Digi Ten!

Hey everyone,

I'm 1 of the 2 people that made the game. It's really quite amazing getting featured and having people talk about/review our game.

Thanks for the kind words Qwertz. I think you described what we were going for pretty well. It's a casual puzzle game that keeps getting harder and harder. I'd be curious as to how you enjoy some of the later levels. We worked really hard to find a good balance between planning and executing.

We also want everyone e to know that we are open to feedback, and if any new bugs come up, you can be sure we'll be putting out quick fixes!
03-07-2015, 09:19 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: U.S.
Posts: 3,244
Just started playing this game today. It's actually a pretty good puzzler. Not a whole lot I can add to what Quertz said, but yea, it's worth the download. I think the first area is free and there are 3 more areas at .99 a piece or you can get all 3 for 1.99 if I'm not mistaken, so it's pretty much a premium game once you buy the 1-3 areas. It's the best way to do it IMO.
03-08-2015, 01:15 AM
#7
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 364
Quote:
Originally Posted by Qwertz555 View Post
I'm definitely not a puzzler specialist and usually a fast quitter, but this has a great introduction with a perfect ramping up the difficulty, polished all over. The description of using your mind AND reaction made my day with this one.
First map free with an unlock of the last three maps for two bucks, 72 level in total with 31 achievements. Installed 128 MB.
Level 11+18 were in a pretty intense digging speedrunner style, while the rest was zen-like mode. If you like this genre, i'd say super highly recommended for a free check out...I gladly supported the Devs.

Edit: a bug in world 2 hindered me to progress, but today there was an update already. Big thanks for the quick fix, if the Devs are reading this.
Meanwhile, i had perfect runs in all levels of world 1+2 (except 3 of 4 speedruns, they need lots of memorization and reflexes, going back later). I think, pro-puzzler could be underwhelmed here, but casual players will have tons of fun.
The "memorization and reflexes" part worries me - I hate tight time-based challenges...
(I leave those to my son!)
03-08-2015, 07:15 AM
#8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roleki View Post
The "memorization and reflexes" part worries me - I hate tight time-based challenges...
(I leave those to my son!)
Only with persistence i managed to get a perfect score in all four speedruns in world 1+2, finally. It still needs some of both, not lying, but to only beat a level is quite doable. I'd consider the memo part way bigger than the reflexes.
I mean, it's free to try out, right ?

I found no bug until i started the 3rd world, the ruins on stage 4, but a quick fix already ironed it out.

Unfortunatelly way more came across in the next few levels, forcing you to leave the app and restart again. Since i started testing games again, i hope my enabled "send data to developers" will help to find them quickly.

Even with all those bugs, i was able to reach level 16 in Ruins with a perfect score so far. A clear sign of "officially addicted".

Maybe this cheers you Devs up a bit. I nominated your gem for game of the week (you can't vote yourselves). Only one vote, so it won't make the cut, but still...

Edit: oops, first bug was in world 2 already, nevermind.

Last edited by Qwertz555; 03-08-2015 at 07:19 AM.
03-08-2015, 06:56 PM
#9
The game keeps getting harder

Yea, we broke the gameplay up a bit based on the worlds - so world 1 was a bit more zen, and focused on teaching the logic of the game. Starting with World 2 we focus way more on platforming and timing, and the puzzles will get harder and harder.

We`re really sorry about the bugs - but you can be sure that we`re on it 24/7 to get the game ironed out and running as smooth as possible.

We fixed an issue that got triggered every time you collected more than 1 golden chest without closing the app in-between, which is why it must've happened more than once to you. We also fixed an issue with the Frog enemy in world 3 in the latest patch.

So thanks so much for posting, and if you find anything else, please let us know! And to anyone reading, if you're enjoying the game, please drop us a 5 star rating. You can be sure that we put a LOT of hard work and love into this game, and we'll continue to do so moving forward - both with bug fixes and content updates (we've got some really cool things planned out, and we're definitely listening for suggestions!).

Cheers!
03-09-2015, 07:49 AM
#10
WOW...thank you for these amazing fast updates!!!
Whatever i reported to you - all worked out with these fed frogs.
But i still get some error messages here and there.
Here some of my troubles...

Ruins 18
Never finished because sooner or later i get the error !!!


Ruins 17
Only a personel problem: i can't get the very last money-block under the fed frog with that stone in front, arghh

Pyramid
Observation and timing becomes huge, omg. Level 7 gets diabolic with those cogs. The time window is very small, no hesitating allowed.

Level 8 (no star but finished!!!)
Oh, already the speedrun

Level 9 (2 stars)
"Impossible" 2nd chest

Besides going back to those few problematic ones, i only have five levels left. Obviously my most played game this week and where i clearly can see all the love and heartblood these two guys invested.

Edit: finally got the sequence for the second chest (Pyramid 9). Tough work-out and only possible (for me) without the music on. Got to hear those cogs sounds clearly.

Last edited by Qwertz555; 03-09-2015 at 09:07 AM.