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  • Publisher: Michael Kerley
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 1.0 MB
  • Version: 1.4
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: Rotate the pipe segments to connect all the pieces. Easy to learn and very addictive.

Gameplay video: http://tinyurl.com/pipes11 (goes to Youtube.com)

Features:
- Randomly generated puzzles - never the same game twice
- Multiple board sizes ranging from "Training Wheels" (4x4) to "Mega Insane" (56x70)
- Wraparound option (also known as "without walls" or "endless")
- "One color" option - when enabled, all pipes are blue, making it harder to tell which ones are connected
- Piece locking feature to help with large boards
- Zoom and scroll using familiar iPhone/iPod Touch gestures
- Auto save and resume - never lose your place, even if someone calls in the middle of your game
- Timer (can be disabled if you want a more relaxing game)
- Online leaderboard - compare your best times to other players around the world
- Offline "personal best times" - try to beat your best times
- Introductory tutorial
- Every puzzle can be solved

BrettArchibald's comments:
Just saw this on the AppShopper price-drops feed this morning, and thought I'd give it a mention.

I bought it ages ago, and it really is a simple basic puzzle game, but it's great because of it.

It comes with a huge array of board sizes, so you can play a game that takes a minute or a game that takes an hour!

It also comes with local and online scores / best times, so you can see how good you are on a global level.

LINK TO PIPES ON THE APP-STORE


Youtube link | Pop Up


Quote:
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One-year anniversary celebration!!
The full version of Pipes is FREE for one week!!
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Rotate the pipe segments to connect all the pieces. Easy to learn and very addictive.

Features:
- Randomly generated puzzles - never the same game twice
- Multiple board sizes ranging from "Training Wheels" (4x4) to "Mega Insane" (56x70)
- Wraparound option (also known as "without walls" or "endless")
- "One color" option - when enabled, all pipes are blue, making it harder to tell which ones are connected
- Piece locking feature to help with large boards
- Zoom and scroll using familiar iPhone/iPod Touch gestures
- Auto save and resume - never lose your place, even if someone calls in the middle of your game
- Timer (can be disabled if you want a more relaxing game)
- Online leaderboard - compare your best times to other players around the world
- Offline "personal best times" - try to beat your best times
- Introductory tutorial
- Every puzzle can be solved

What's new

- Added two new board sizes: Super Insane (48x60) and Mega Insane (56x70)
- Added piece locking feature
- Added tutorial on how to play and basic strategies
- Rewrote graphics engine for much smoother zooming/scrolling on larger board sizes


11-13-2009, 04:22 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Italy
Posts: 1,452
I already have pipemania but will give it a try, thanks.
11-13-2009, 05:46 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Formerly Zimbabwe - now England.
Posts: 1,394
Quote:
Originally Posted by sam the lion View Post
I already have pipemania but will give it a try, thanks.
Whilst a static screenshot might imply some similarities between the two games, in gameplay terms it's very different to Pipe Mania.
Pipe Mania is all about getting flow from point A to Point B, and you can use many or few interchangeable pieces to get there.
With Pipes, it's about connecting ALL the pieces on a grid so there are no pieces left floating. And there's no flow.

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11-13-2009, 06:40 AM
#4
I lik puzzles. And I like FREE puzzles
11-13-2009, 01:14 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: in transit
Posts: 64
I also bought this a very long time ago, and had a lot of fun with it (don't play it much anymore, but still pick it up every once in a while). In fact, I'm pretty sure I'm the John on the leaderboard in the screenshot (which is very old, btw; I just checked the leaderboard and I'm not even in the top 100 anymore).

Definitely grab this if you like pipe games.