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App description: Bust groups of colorful marbles with a satisfying CRUNCH in this fast-paced puzzle game. Rated in the TOP 10 Games in 60+ countries, November 2010 and March 2011!!!

"It's just good, frantic fun..." - 148Apps

Drag your finger to connect long strings of like-colored marbles to remove them from the board and meet the score goal before the time runs out. Plus, get awesome power-ups by including bonus marbles in your marble groups! Even more intuitive than standard "match 3" type games, this fun puzzler was designed specifically for the touch screen capabilities of iOS devices.

Bust A Marble features 20 levels of high-energy play with a dazzling array of colored marbles that increase the difficulty of game play. Advanced special effects such as lightning zaps, explosions, fire, realistic sound effects, vocal feedback, and groovin' techno music create a full gaming experience that you won't want to miss.

Earn special Achievements in Game Center and compare your awesome high score to your friends' scores!

This will soon be your favorite game!

Game Center integration with Achievements
Easy to learn, challenging to master
20 levels of gameplay
Awesome graphics, music, and sound effects
Bonus marbles for strategic game play
In-game tutorial and tips
Settings for music, sound effects, and vocal effects
IAP for premium ad-free version with ability to select starting level

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fairlady's comments:
Hi, all,

Bust A Marble is now available on the App Store! This fast-paced puzzler features the new features of iOS 4.2 such as Game Center so you can compare your awesome scores and achievements with your friends' attempts!

Connect long strings of marbles to eliminate them from the board. Connect special marbles in your groups to earn time bonuses and score multiplier bonuses!

We're always looking to improve our games, so let us know what you think! Version 1.1 is already in development, so let us know if you've got feature requests!

11-23-2010, 07:38 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 336
Great first day!

It looks like it's going to be a great first day in downloads; we've just broken into the US App Store's Top 100 Apps and we're steadily climbing. Thanks to all who have downloaded thus far!

If you haven't already done so, check out the game and let us know what you think:



11-26-2010, 01:56 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 336
Top 10 Games, 2 days straight


Bust a Marble is in the Top 10 Free Games in over 20 countries, including the US. Plus, now Apple has featured the game in Top Game Center Games, and New And Noteworthy Games (in both the Action and Strategy Games categories).

A few quotes from App Store reviews:

One play just isnt enough. Love it.
Give it a try, what have you got to lose?
Im so addicted to it.

Thanks so much to all of you who have helped make this game a success. We've already got version 1.1 submitted with some improvements, and continue to listen to feedback and suggestions for version 1.2.

11-26-2010, 01:57 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 336

Congratulations to player "benben&huaihuai" for being the first person to solve Bust A Marble for iPad, with an amazing score of 80,030!

Way to go!
12-09-2010, 01:58 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 336

Hi, all,

Some Bust A Marble news:

1) Version 1.1 is now available on the App Store and includes a bug fix for the music on/off feature.

2) A huge thanks to our customers in the UK for making Bust A Marble the Number 5 Free Game and Number 11 Free App on the UK App Store this week!

3) Version 1.2 will include IAP to remove ads, ability to turn on the tutorial, and 4 all-new Game Center achievements!

Enjoy the game! Let us know if you have feature requests!
03-17-2011, 02:13 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 336

Hi, all,

We've just released version 3.2, which has some great enhancements plus universal support for iPhone and iPod Touch!

We hope you're continuing to enjoy the game; let us know if you have feedback or suggestions for improvement!
03-17-2011, 05:09 PM
Well I'm glad that it's free, it looks good I will definetly try it later today...thanks
03-23-2011, 06:44 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 336
Win a $20 iTunes Gift Card!

If you're interested in helping create some new Game Center Achievements for this game, check out our contest in the Contests/Promos Forum; you could win a $20 iTunes Gift Card!