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iPhone: Hearts and Daggers v1.1 is out

03-30-2010, 01:49 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
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Hearts and Daggers - new original puzzle game available on the AppStore

Hearts and Daggers

Hearts and Daggers is a new original puzzle game. The object of the game is to pop hearts in the correct order. Popping a heart will make daggers, attached to it, fly out in various directions. If one of these daggers hits another heart you will lose a life or a game if you donít have any extra lives. All levels are randomly generated, but there is always at least one solution to the puzzle.

Hearts and Daggers feature three game modes:
Practice Mode Ė in this mode there are three difficulty levels. Each play is rated based on time needed to complete selected level without losing a life.
Normal Mode - in this mode difficulty increases with each new level. You also gain extra lives by popping more hearts. Each play is rated based on score gained during game play. Since there is a time limit to complete each level, you get an extra bonus score for completing levels faster. You also get a bonus if you donít lose any lives in a level.
Hardcore Mode Ė This mode is similar to normal mode but you donít gain any extra lives as you play and therefore cannot make any mistakes.

Additional features:
  • OpenFeint Achivements
  • Online scores with OpenFeint leaderboards
  • Auto Save/Resume
  • Three game modes with extensive replay value
  • High Scores/Best Times for each game mode
  • IPod background music support
  • No learning curve
  • And More...


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03-30-2010, 01:57 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,241
Looks good, is there a video?

Do the hearts spin in place or move around?
The description mentions a time limit, does the game end when you run out of time, or is it strictly for bonus points?

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03-30-2010, 02:12 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 56
Hearts don't move, nor spin. There is a time limit in normal/hadrcore game mode and you will loose the game if you don't solve it on time. You will get extra points the faster you finish the level.

P.S. Video will be available later today.
03-30-2010, 02:55 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 548
Very nice puzzle game. It's exactly all the things you want in a puzzler... something to pick up quickly, that is easy to grasp, and ramps up to be a real brain twister.

There is not much you need in the way of a review for this game. It's pretty much all there in the screen shots and description. But I do love the feeling of hitting a heart and knowing instantly you've picked the wrong one but you still have to watch the little dart fly into another heart. Funny how life slows down when you've made a mistake.

There are achievements, but nothing too special -- just the basic stuff of finishing a level in under a certain time variety. But I'm happy to see that they've added them. it would have been easy to just give us the game and not the extra little bells and whistles. Leader board is always welcome in a game.

For a buck this is perfect for someone looking for a new puzzle game.

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03-30-2010, 04:54 PM
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Thanks for the review
03-31-2010, 09:51 PM
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Gameplay Video:

03-31-2010, 09:53 PM
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04-23-2010, 03:42 PM
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Hearts and Daggers - FREE lite version

06-17-2010, 02:05 PM
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Hearts and Daggers v1.1 is out

Hearts and Daggers v1.1 was just released. It features new Spinning Daggers Puzzle. Unlike in normal game where daggers are stationary, in this mode daggers spin around hearts. This creates a new challenge where player has to tap a heart at the correct moment in time.