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iPhone: new FREE word puzzle QUADRUM

10-28-2008, 09:19 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: germany
Posts: 63
new FREE word puzzle QUADRUM

Quadrum: words is a word puzzle game.
It's FREE for limited time, take a look here:

http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=294759396&mt=8

You slide rows and columns of letters, combining them into words.
The fun and challenging part is to build chains of words - words intersecting vertically or horizontally, sharing letters.
Here is website for some more pictures:
http://www.ichromo.com/quadrum/

Give it a try - it's FREE for now
Will appreciate any feedback.
Thanks!
Kirill
10-28-2008, 09:45 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Birmingham, UK, dull corner of the world
Posts: 2,367
Thanks. Saw this on my Touch's app store, and it didn't have an option to download at all. Just had to download from iTunes instead. Will play it later and report back

10-28-2008, 10:36 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Birmingham, UK, dull corner of the world
Posts: 2,367
Had a good play. It's good- I like it. It has a mechanic very similar to Imangi of course, but it puts it's own slant on it, with the player being able to submit words and new letters replace them for you to create another chain/group.
One question though- it's not explained how the game ends if indeed it does. How does it end?
10-28-2008, 10:54 AM
#4
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 241
I'm looking forward to playing this, but it's listed as "2nd Gen Touch"

Can you remedy this for us 1st Gen folks?
10-28-2008, 10:59 AM
#5
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: NJ
Posts: 292
I just bought this app last night and haven't even used it. I guess that I should have waited!
10-28-2008, 10:59 AM
#6
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,654
I downloaded it because it's free, but I feel like Im cheating on Imangi.

Haven't played it yet. I'll post my thought on it later.
10-28-2008, 11:16 AM
#7
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Birmingham, UK, dull corner of the world
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NotYou View Post
I downloaded it because it's free, but I feel like Im cheating on Imangi.
Lol- Naughty naughty
10-28-2008, 11:43 AM
#8
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: PA, USA
Posts: 744
I dl'd it for free and checked it out real quick. Looks very promising! If people are into this game check out Word Up! as well. I'll have a better review once I get a little more play time on it tonight. Nice work so far - can't beat the price!!!
10-28-2008, 12:16 PM
#9
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 812
There was a homebrew game on DS called Wordup.
It had blocks constantly falling from the top of the screen into a bin on the bottom. You connected blocks into words to score and make the blocks disappear. Also loved the neon graphics.

Screen:

http://www.ndshb.com/modules.php?nam...=print&sid=121


Now THAT is what I would love to see on Iphone.
10-28-2008, 12:17 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: germany
Posts: 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by wastedyuthe View Post
One question though- it's not explained how the game ends if indeed it does. How does it end?
Well, it does not end currently - i'm thinking about adding another game mode, something like once you used a square/button - it changes the color; and than you have to change all the things on the board.
But this non-ending game mode looks fun for me too - kind of relaxed shifting and composing.
What do you guys think?