★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.

[Coming 4th June] Make Squares (by Kinoro Games)

05-15-2018, 02:31 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 63
[Coming 4th June] Make Squares (by Kinoro Games)

A fun puzzle game. Move, rotate and try to catch falling blocks to make squares.


Youtube link | Pop Up


Features:

- Move your blocks around to catch the falling block
- Rotate you blocks, and find the best strategic place to land the falling one
- Arrange blocks in squares around the center
- Earn big points for creating multiple squares at once
- Are your blocks getting messy? Use the bomb to get rid of problematic ones
- Don't like the next block due to drop? Swap it and hope for something better!
- Simple to learn and enjoy anywhere, and enough of a challenge to gently train your brain

Please let know know if you would like a TestFlight invite to play the BETA

Follow @kinorogames

Thank you!

Russ

Last edited by kinoro; 05-16-2018 at 03:30 PM. Reason: Edit text
05-15-2018, 05:05 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 52
Totally like this idea! Based on classic gameplay. I'm in! My email is liuchunyi@zplay.com. Please sign me up! =D
05-15-2018, 05:54 AM
#3
I’d love to look at it in beta.

My email is sarahmalcolm@gmail.com
05-15-2018, 01:03 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 63
Sorry for the late response, for some reason i didnt get notifications for these responses. Ill have to look into that.

Thanks very much for your keen interest! I will get an invite popped over in the next 10 minutes.

Please come back and leave some feedback!
05-15-2018, 09:20 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 52
Have already tried with this game. Totally love the video that you make there. And the idea based on the classic gameplay is really creative. But the thing is that when new players come in to the game(without the trailer), they are more likely to seek the classic gameplay which is make the entire row/line the same color and wait for them to be "matched", but clearly it doesn't work with this game. So a tutorial is very important for beginners who don't watch the trailer which could be the majority of new players of this game. Besides, there is no restart button, I personally think that the mode for the background color is less necessary than a restart button. There are three controls that players can choose, I personally like "Buttons" the most. But sometimes the rotate button doesn't work. For the "Taps"mode, it's not that fluent as well since sometimes I'd like to click to go down but the squares just don't listen to me... And what are the bombs for?
05-16-2018, 02:19 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 63
Thanks for playing and thanks for the feedback

I will look into the few niggles you identified here and there.

I decided to omit a tutorial at this stage in order to see how people get on without one. As you have pointed out though, it may be necessary.

As for the bombs, they allow you to destroy any 3x3 area. This could be to free up some space, or to "edit" falling blocks to a more desirable shape...

Hope that helps