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App description: Sequel to one of iOSs #1 puzzle games, The Guides Axiom introduces a myriad of entirely new codes, puzzles and interactive ciphers to challenge your wit, stretch your imagination and test your ingenuity in unique and innovative ways.

Simply stated, theyre not easy. Progressing will be difficult, but you have the appropriate tools at your disposal. Everything you need to proceed is or has been provided.

Look for clues and patterns to build on what you have learned. Remember what you have seen as for no detail is too subtle or insignificant. As you explore deeper, youll begin to unravel the enigma of The Guides Axiom.

Peculiar, isn't it?



Features:
Includes more than 75 meticulously designed interactive puzzles, ciphers and secrets to discover with many more on the way.
Integrated decoding tools including morse, binary and several others to assist you on your journey.
Reimagined level select system and nonlinear gameplay give you the freedom to explore a much broader path.
Ability to save screenshots and record notes to help keep track of invaluable clues.
Stuck? Extract a hint by using a Hack to obtain the inspiration needed to move forward.



Official Site: theguidesapp.com
General Inquiries: info@theguidesapp.com
Twitter: twitter.com/theguidesapp
Facebook: fb.com/theguidesapp
Instagram: instagram.com/theguidesapp

Boardumb's comments:


09-07-2017, 01:03 AM
#2
curious as to why this sequel is freemium since the first was premium and stayed that way. was the eperience that bad with the prequel?

also it seems this has less puzzles? does this mean there are more to come soon? as iap?

thanks and best of luck for the release.

09-07-2017, 11:46 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 4,624
Quote:
Originally Posted by gamingaficionado View Post
curious as to why this sequel is freemium since the first was premium and stayed that way. was the eperience that bad with the prequel?

also it seems this has less puzzles? does this mean there are more to come soon? as iap?

thanks and best of luck for the release.
The first game was updated a couple of times with new levels, I imagine this one will too but not sure if free or paid. The IAP is two pay what you want options, $2.99 or $4.99, and hint packs for 99, $1.99, $2.99, or unlimited hints for $14.99. There is also a special IAP for $29.99 that gives you unlimited hints and says all future expansions will be unlocked, so maybe they do plan to release new content as paid.

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09-07-2017, 02:14 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by Boardumb View Post
The first game was updated a couple of times with new levels, I imagine this one will too but not sure if free or paid. The IAP is two pay what you want options, $2.99 or $4.99, and hint packs for 99, $1.99, $2.99, or unlimited hints for $14.99. There is also a special IAP for $29.99 that gives you unlimited hints and says all future expansions will be unlocked, so maybe they do plan to release new content as paid.
thank you.
09-07-2017, 03:10 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 25
Hey all, I'm Kevin, one of the creators of The Guides and The Guides Axiom. Happy to answer any questions about the app and the release, we really hope you all are enjoying it.

To answer the question above I wouldn't even call this freemium, this is a full game using a pay-what-you-want model with a few optional purchases if you get stuck. The original did well but never reached a huge audience like a free app can do, so we decided to take a risk and release this 100% free and rely mostly on people paying what they can for quality content.

More puzzles are definitely coming, some will likely be free and some may be included in an optional pack. We haven't decided on the direction to take with the additional levels and packs, but the Skeleton Key guarantees all the new content for now.

The term "less puzzles" is funny to me because Luke (the mad genius behind the actual puzzle design) has nested so many hidden easter eggs and puzzles into this that it's hard to know when you're actually done. Just trust me there are WAY more things to solve than initially appears. This took us 2 years to make, it's packed full of stuff to discover. And if I say anymore Luke will yell at me I'm sure.
09-07-2017, 04:04 PM
#6
thanks for chiming in kevin and for providing more information regarding the game. i downloaded it but it's crashing right on the loading screen on my ipad mini. i know the olden thing is not fresh anymore but i thought the description on the appstore alluded to the game working on older devices. i deleted it and will redownload tonight to see if that fixes things. can't wait to dwelve into the puzzles! cheers and good luck!
09-08-2017, 06:17 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 1
I love these kinds of puzzle games. Shrouded in mystery, makes you think outside the box, and even having some puzzles provide hints for other ones. This is a very well made game, and I'll definitely be checking out the prequel too.
09-08-2017, 06:53 AM
#8
Joined: Apr 2015
Location: Nantes, France
Posts: 191
Great job with this new game !
Better than the prequel so far, as the hint system help a lot when you are stuck

I'm stuck on lvl.41 : hints doesn't helps and level seems glitched... The grind moves only in between two, impossible to learn anything feom that :/

Any help ?
09-08-2017, 09:04 AM
#9
All, This post is not meant to derail current discussions, but I want to share a something I posted on the Road Warriors thread in case someone experiences the same issue...RW crashing during loading:


Quote:
Originally Posted by Lucky Kat
when does this happen? At boot up, level start?

it's very strange, it suddenly crashes, there's no server side stuff in Road Warriors



It only started yesterday. Crashes before the Turtle Blaze animation appears. Immediately after the load screen appears

EDIT: Resolved!
I haven't seen this type of problem since the old PalmOS days.
Yesterday I downloaded the new The Guides Axiom and the two older versions in the trilogy. These were the source of the crashes. After deleting The Guides Trilogy, Road Warriors was back in action. (whew!)


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Drummerboycroy
09-08-2017, 10:01 AM
#10
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 25
19civciV, can you move it up/down/left/right? That's all you need.

ColeDaddy, I'm a bit confused by your comment. Are you saying our app is making another crash? I'm not sure how that'd be possible, but I'd be interested to hear more if you could email me at support@kevinbradford.org

We are aware of a crash issue with older devices and will be submitting an update today to fix it, that should fix the game for a lot of folks.