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App description: ***** #1 Puzzle Game in over 20 Countries! *****

***** This quirky puzzle game bends the limits of space and reality to make you create structures that, in theory, should be impossible to replicate. - Pocket Gamer 8/10 *****

kubic is a unique optical illusion puzzle game based on M.C. Escher's art, impossible objects and other geometric designs. The object is to construct the goal configuration from a number of pieces.

Presented in a simple, clean design and minimalistic art, kubic is a premium game with no ads or in-app purchases. It's just your brain and 60 escher-esque puzzles.

When you click on a piece, it pops to the front-most layer, and may overlap other pieces. When you combine the pieces, they do not merge. If there are extra pieces, you may hide them behind the others. If you are stuck on a puzzle you can simply skip it and re-visit at a later time. Rest assured, all puzzles can be solved.

Tip: It helps to build figures from back to front.

Levels divided in 5 groups:
Ocean (Blue) - "2D" Shapes are basically two-dimensional arrangements.
Desert (Orange) - "3D" Shapes appear to be three-dimensional, but remember to think in two dimensions.
Mountain (Purple) - "Convex/Concave" These optical illusions are inspired by Escher's famous "Convex and Concave" lithograph.
Sky (Green) - "Up/Down" These optical illusions are inspired by the Penrose Triangle featured in Escher's lithograph "Waterfall.
Escher (Mixed) - Based on letter designs that spell out MC ESCHER.

Convex Concave puzzles from the Heaven and Earth game are included with permission. The puzzles were designed by Scott Kim, Puzzlemaster (scottkim.com), and the Heaven & Earth team.

Game supports iCloud for progress syncing between devices.

Enjoy!
07-21-2016, 07:53 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 669
Any imps?

07-21-2016, 08:41 AM
#3
It's a very good puzzle game, I was involved in the beta.
I won't spoil too much but suffice to say the game's puzzles have you building structures out of many 'building blocks'. The game is split into roughly 5 worlds.
The first world is like a 2D world, a bit like a set of tangram puzzles using blocks. However there are a few tricks even here.
The second world extends the constructions to three dimensions; or is it? The ways the blocks behave starts to get a little confusing here but by the end of this world you should have a solid understanding of the correct way to interpret the shapes.
The third world is kind of a non-dimensional set of puzzles. The blocks themselves become odd non-interpretable shapes , but this world shouldn't be too difficult because you know the actual way the puzzles work now.
The fourth world is building Escherian constructions. Lots of trickery here. No matter how familiar you are with how the game works it's so difficult to let go of your minds assumptions about the shapes.
The final world is kind of a set of miscellaneous puzzles. Some of these spell out MC ESCHER. These are just fiendishly difficult.

The game is kind of like a jigsaw puzzle, to unfairly simplify. But it's the most mind bending jigsaw puzzle you'll ever do! Some puzzles have a few too many pieces for my liking, but on the whole, they're cleverly designed and will have you shouting with joy when you finally see the correct way to stack the pieces together. This isn't a game you can trial and error through - you really need to think about every placement, and it makes the process all the more rewarding.
07-21-2016, 11:40 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: NYC suburbs (New Jersey)
Posts: 1,326
It's excellent! I posted somewhere in another forum that this game is completely worth it, and it tests your abstract reasoning skills. Other than the great puzzles, you will find no ads no IAP and you are able to skip puzzles. $1.99 is a no brainer.
07-21-2016, 06:08 PM
#5
Thanks for the awesome feedback guys. The team at Pixel Envision did a really great job with the game and we are honored to publish it. Here a few promo codes for anyone interested. Please let others know which code you redeem

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07-21-2016, 06:10 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: On the toilet
Posts: 4,290
Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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07-21-2016, 06:45 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 669
Took 6MMX3TJT7JKP
Thank you! Imps to follow

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Ok my brain hurts & my eyes are deceiving me.....or are they? Very cool game. I'm about 10 levels in & really enjoying it. I am having a blast manipulating the pieces around and discovering new uses for them. So far it's been time well spent. It's a nice relaxing game that'll drive you crazy in a good way.

Last edited by mzinn; 07-21-2016 at 07:07 PM.
07-21-2016, 08:55 PM
#8
Glad to hear you're enjoying it! Some of the later puzzles are super tricky. Good luck!

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Originally Posted by mzinn View Post
Took 6MMX3TJT7JKP
Thank you! Imps to follow

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Ok my brain hurts & my eyes are deceiving me.....or are they? Very cool game. I'm about 10 levels in & really enjoying it. I am having a blast manipulating the pieces around and discovering new uses for them. So far it's been time well spent. It's a nice relaxing game that'll drive you crazy in a good way.
07-21-2016, 09:18 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 157
Was a beta tester for this game.

HIGHELY recommend this game to puzzle game fans. Be warned however, it's not the type of game you can complete in an hour the levels are insanely challenging.
07-22-2016, 05:03 AM
#10
Thanks for the recommendation! How many puzzles did you end up solving?

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Originally Posted by Mrbestapps View Post
Was a beta tester for this game.

HIGHELY recommend this game to puzzle game fans. Be warned however, it's not the type of game you can complete in an hour the levels are insanely challenging.