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App description: Thousands upon thousands of people have made Theseus one of the top selling puzzle games in the app store. Be the next to discover it!

Be sure to also check out Theseus HD for the iPad. The same game you love for the iPhone but with a fantastic new graphics engine and more levels!

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"With a set of superb levels and the kind of gameplay that can entice you for either hourly marathons or quick-minute fixes, Theseus is easily one of the best puzzlers available on the iPhone, and that's no myth." --Pocketgamer: 9/10 Gold Award

Reviews from the App Store:

* "This may be the best game I have purchased so far."

* "This app is one of the few gems around the app store."

* "Challenging, highly addictive, but also easy to take out and play in small chunks of time, this is the perfect mobile app game."

* "The game is extremely awesome and fun to play. Unlike many other games this was actually worth the money I had paid to obtain it."

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Based on an original concept from puzzle-master Robert Abbott, Theseus is a refreshing twist on the traditional maze. As Theseus, you must reach the exit of the labyrinth while avoiding the terrible Minotaur. The Minotaur takes two steps for every one of yours, but follows a strict set of rules that you can use to outsmart him.

The Theseus game engine provides complete control over move history, allowing you to undo all moves. You'll need it, since outmaneuvering the Minotaur can be quite a difficult task. Each level will reward you with that "Ah-hah!" moment when you discover the trick to trapping the Minotaur in the various nooks and crannies of the maze.

This package provides over 85 levels of increasing difficulty. Can you conquer them all? Only the most experienced navigators have been able to solve the final set.

Search Youtube for "Theseus iPhone" to watch a video tutorial.

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Features:
* Over 85 Levels of increasingly difficult layouts
* Complete and unlimited undo of move history - including "smart undo"
* Automatically restores your current puzzle if the game is interrupted
* Gesture control system allows you to swipe or tap on the map in the direction you want to move.
* Level completion state is saved - can you solve them all?

This application is developed in full cooperation with Robert Abbott from http://www.logicmazes.com

Visit the Theseus product page for screenshots and discussion forums: http://theseus.fieldman.org

Some people may know this game as Mummy Maze, but did you know that Mummy Maze was developed as a knockoff of the original Theseus?

jasonf's comments:
Theseus is normally $3.99, but I'm putting on sale ($0.99) for Superbowl Weekend

I'll also answer any questions you guys have about the game, its future, or what was involved in its programming.

-Jason

Youtube Video

02-05-2010, 06:00 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: FLA, USA
Posts: 2,598
Quote:
Originally Posted by jasonf View Post
Theseus is normally $3.99, but I'm putting on sale ($0.99) for Superbowl Weekend

I'll also answer any questions you guys have about the game, its future, or what was involved in its programming.

-Jason
i love theseus. though it got too hard. i actually bought it wayyyy early when it came out. like first day or so.

02-05-2010, 06:10 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 675
yeah how do you pass the higher levels?
put up solutions so we don't get stuck plz, i got stuck on one and tried over 70 times and just gave up
it'd be nice if I coulda skipped it or seen a solution

Now Playing: , Civilization Rev for iPad, Hero Academy, Sonic Racing, Kingdom Rush, Dungeon Raid, Where's my Where's My Water updates?
02-05-2010, 06:13 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 226
Quote:
Originally Posted by writingsama View Post
yeah how do you pass the higher levels?
put up solutions so we don't get stuck plz, i got stuck on one and tried over 70 times and just gave up
it'd be nice if I coulda skipped it or seen a solution
Really? There's a hint button. It's even visibile in the screenshot above. Pressing the hint button will make your character take one step in the correct direction. You can do this repeatedly to see the full solution.

My Games in the App Store: Theseus,
Theseus Lite
, Cryptograms, Rubehouse,
Theseus HD
02-05-2010, 06:16 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Termina
Posts: 1,601
1. Where did light jocky go and why?

2. Will this ever go down to free? (don't want to find next week it's on free app a day's regime)

Hey I'm Rob, I occasionally write for TouchArcade! Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/robfunnell3
02-05-2010, 06:17 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Termina
Posts: 1,601
Future projects as well?

Hey I'm Rob, I occasionally write for TouchArcade! Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/robfunnell3
02-05-2010, 06:26 PM
#7
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 226
Quote:
Originally Posted by diffusion8r View Post
1. Where did light jocky go and why?

2. Will this ever go down to free? (don't want to find next week it's on free app a day's regime)

1. C&D from Electronic Arts; not willing to fight it since it only sold 50 copies in the two weeks it was in the app store.

2. Doubtful. It would take a lot of convincing to make the full version free :P

My Games in the App Store: Theseus,
Theseus Lite
, Cryptograms, Rubehouse,
Theseus HD
02-05-2010, 06:27 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 226
Quote:
Originally Posted by diffusion8r View Post
Future projects as well?

Actually, I'm currently working on another type of game that uses the same glowy-fading engine as Light Jockey, but with different mechanics. I'm trying to get it into the store in the next few weeks, and it will be my first experiment with iPad programming

My Games in the App Store: Theseus,
Theseus Lite
, Cryptograms, Rubehouse,
Theseus HD
02-05-2010, 06:59 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 226
heh, just a warning to other devs that this guy: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...threadid=39079

is still on the loose, and tried to get a promo code for me. I'm glad I did a quick search before I sent him the real code, but now I have a spare promo code lying around. Who wants it?

My Games in the App Store: Theseus,
Theseus Lite
, Cryptograms, Rubehouse,
Theseus HD
02-05-2010, 07:01 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 4,568
Quote:
Originally Posted by jasonf View Post
heh, just a warning to other devs that this guy: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...threadid=39079

is still on the loose, and tried to get a promo code for me. I'm glad I did a quick search before I sent him the real code, but now I have a spare promo code lying around. Who wants it?
More recent: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=43189