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PUFF is a unique puzzle game which takes place high in the sky! Prizes are being hoisted upward by bundles of shapely balloons, and your task is simple, pop the balloons to free the prize. The clever player will be rewarded handsomely!

OVER 30 UNIQUE PRIZES
Prizes are the name of the game, and each prize means a unique puzzle. With over 30 prizes to experience, the player is sure to never get bored.

POWER-UPS TO BEHOLD
The are many power-ups to discover. Some are simple score modifiers while others generate a bang, zap, and flap! Use powers-ups wisely to pop mass amounts of balloons.

LEVELING AND MEDALING
PUFF Deluxe has an award system that tracks the player's score, level, and various prize category medals. As you increase your score watch as you gain levels, raise medal standings, and discover what's inside the prize!

LIVE ONLINE HIGH SCORES
We've designed our high score system to be fully integrated, online, and live all the time. As your score changes you will automatically be informed of changes to your standings.

GPS SCORES
We love the idea of people playing our games around the world. To promote this idea we track the location of the player, and at any time the player can see from where all the high scores have been posted.

BALLOON AVATAR
We want you to be more than a score! Customize your balloon by selecting colors and custom pictures. Blow it up, give yourself a name, and your PUFF Deluxe identity is ready to go!

CHALLENGES
After you win a prize you can go back and replay it to get a better score or simply redo it for fun. Also, after you've mastered your prize's configuration, challenge a friend via email to see if they can beat your score.

WE LOVE YOUR MUSIC
If you want to listen to your own music we're all for it. To this end we also include a quick way to pull up your personal music library and select the songs you want to hear, in the order you want to hear them.

Discover more from Tricky Software!

Founded in 2006, our focus is on high quality, innovative games for the iOS, OSX, and PC computers. We love what we do, but most of all we enjoy knowing people are playing our games. Our craft is creating compelling stories, memorable characters, and engaging user experiences. See for yourself what we've been up to, and check out our diverse catalog of titles at http://www.trickysoftware.com
09-20-2009, 03:41 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 10
Interesting game... Loving the 3D take on match-3, especially with the limited number of balloon pops on each level. The graphics are excellent and the navigation of the balloon cloud is nice and easy.

One thing I do find irritating though is a lack of linear progression. Completing a level, then having to go back to the menu, then having to start another level, breaks the flow of the game.

Another strange implementation is that when you click the present to start a new level, you are presented with a random level, sometimes one you've completed before. It would be good to go through fixed levels, knowing what you have and haven't completed before.

Good game for $1.29 though, looking forward to future updates!

** UPDATE ** 10/10/09 - Have now been playing this for a while and would like to take back my previous issues - this is a great game! While it might not be to everyone's taste, the 3D play offers a nice depth to the colour matching. It can also get quite taxing later on, when the wrong sequence of balloon pops can end up at a dead end! Still needs more instructions, as it took a while to realise that the Retry option was accessed from the green arrow in the main game screen, instead of undoing multiple times. Still, well worth the $1.29!

Last edited by cell-gfx; 10-10-2009 at 04:36 AM. Reason: Updated review.

09-20-2009, 03:44 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Posts: 4,761
09-20-2009, 04:55 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 2,513
looks very polished

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09-20-2009, 06:21 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 2,710
I've purchased it. The balloon colors are terrible. You can use the game to play or as a colorblind test. Pastel? For balloons? Bad choice.

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09-20-2009, 06:27 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 6,509
Looks like a 2002 java game.
09-20-2009, 06:31 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Posts: 4,761
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kamazar View Post
Looks like a 2002 java game.
I would have guessed 2004 http://www.puffgames.com/ Copyright 2004-2009
09-20-2009, 06:49 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,741
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlos-Sz View Post
I've purchased it. The balloon colors are terrible. You can use the game to play or as a colorblind test. Pastel? For balloons? Bad choice.
A personal thing obviously, I think they look great. I'm glad they didn't decide to go mega vibrant the way most games try to. How is the gameplay though?

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09-20-2009, 07:13 PM
#9
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
Terrible game.
09-20-2009, 07:17 PM
#10
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,741
Quote:
Originally Posted by Random_Guy View Post
Terrible game.
...no offense but I'm gonna ignore that completely unless you actually have a reason.

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