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iPhone: Diffle, a new puzzle game reduced to 59p ($.99)

04-11-2009, 04:22 AM
#1
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Location: England
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Diffle, a new puzzle game reduced to 59p ($.99)

Diffle has been reduced to 59p. It's a puzzle game which is a unique variant on match 3. You have to match 3 shapes together and you get points depending on how different they are.

Some key features listed...
Addicting gameplay
Nine levels
New tokens on higher levels
Worldwide scoreboard
High replayability

I am currently downloading and will post first expressions

Check out my original compositions on YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/user/AranBrowning
04-11-2009, 04:26 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Singapore
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Found a video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cC3H8--p6gE

Edit: when I try to link it directly, it won't work.

Last edited by Ravenblack; 04-11-2009 at 04:29 AM.

04-11-2009, 04:39 AM
#3
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04-11-2009, 04:54 AM
#4
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it looks very interesting.
sniping.
04-11-2009, 04:59 AM
#5
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I have had two run-throughs now.

The game is a twist on a match three type of game. The overall objective is to score as many points as possible, you do this by matching tokens together. The more different the tokens are from each other, the more points you will recieve for that match - 10 points for one difference (eg. shape colour), 25 points for 2 differences, 300 points for 3 differences.

The differences are shape colour, shape type, and background type.
There are 3 different token types - jewels, cards (spades, clubs or diamonds) and coins. These all have different colours, or are different shapes (with the coins, the shape in the centre changes), or have a different background.

The game has nine levels, and you are pitted against the clock and each lvel you have to match a certain amount of tokens together to move on (do this before the timer runs out of game over). The allotted time is displayed at the start of each level and there is a bar at the bottom which will fill up according to the time. There are also bulbs which, when you have completed a token match, will light up. Light up all the bulbs to move on to the next level.

There is a global leaderboard which shows top scores today and all time.

There is also a tips section which explains how to play. I have taken screenshots of the tips section and provided links below.

Overall it seems a good game with a fair amount of skill involved and I'm sure tactics. It is a fair asking price at 59p.
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04-11-2009, 05:10 AM
#6
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Thanks for the screenies. KIV for now.
04-11-2009, 05:13 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
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Its hard to tell but it almost seems like a condensed game of Alchemy/Symbolism.
04-11-2009, 07:11 AM
#8
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i bought it.
so far i really like it. this purchase made my day
04-11-2009, 01:20 PM
#9
Joined: Nov 2008
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I like the game too. Polished and the online high score always adds to the replay value.

Nice find!

It reminds me Crossbones.

iPhone 6 and iPad Mini iOS 8
04-11-2009, 01:22 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA USA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ravenblack View Post
Found a video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cC3H8--p6gE

Edit: when I try to link it directly, it won't work.
Thanks for the video.. helped me decide to buy this game.