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  • Publisher: Nolithius
  • Genre: Word
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 20.9 MB
  • Version: 1.1.3
  • Price: $3.99
  • Average User Rating: 5 (5)
App description: Descend into the Crossword Dungeon, where every level is made up of a procedurally-generated crossword, and each letter guarded by a vile monster you must best!

Guess the correct letter to instantly dispatch the monster, or risk combat damage if incorrect.

Test your wits against crosswords of increasing complexity and monsters with deadly abilities with one of three classes with their own unique skills:

The Barbarian, a muscled berserker who lives for the thrill of battle and feeds his rage with the blood of his enemies.

The Ranger, a feared hunter who uses a deadly combination of marksmanship and tracking instincts.

And the Scoundrel, a ne'er-do-well who makes the best of limited resources and subverts enemies' defenses with stealth attacks.

...each in search of riches and glory beneath the Crossword Dungeon.

Vovin's comments:

Now this looks fresh and fun. Diving in.... Geronimooooooo!
10-23-2012, 08:40 AM
Looks like a lot of fun. I hope it`s also playable for not english native speaker as me

10-23-2012, 08:41 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 484
I love dungeons (in a gamey kind of way) and I love crosswords - this has the potential to be epic! Thanks for taking the plunge Vovin!
10-23-2012, 08:46 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,711
This looks really interesting! Too bad it's not Universal...
10-23-2012, 09:39 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Game Impressions

Nice idea, and technically at least looks sound. Too early to tell about actual gameplay mechanics, as early on I'm finding them somewhat confusing in terms of how my various skills benefit me and monster behaviour.

One apparent issue is the crosswords themselves are much too easy, at least early on. Different difficulty categories might be required.

Ridley Scott did not direct 2001: A Space Odyssey. (And the worst thing you can do in a word/trivia game is place its factual credibility in question.)

Overall though, this looks to have high potential at least, to be fun.

Last edited by Gabrien; 10-23-2012 at 10:23 AM.
10-23-2012, 10:13 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 912
Originally Posted by sweetdiss View Post
This looks really interesting! Too bad it's not Universal...
Yeah..guess I will be giving this a miss.
10-23-2012, 10:28 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,190
Snap, this came out of left field!

Sucks that there are factual errors - crosswords too easy is fine by me, I've always sucked at crosswords.

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
10-23-2012, 10:32 AM
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: England, Devon, Plymouth
Posts: 217
Enjoying this so far. Difficulty starts off easy at first but I find it gets harder. Lost one game on the 4th puzzle cos I didn't know what the most Northan us state was.... I am English tho so I don't blame myself.....
10-23-2012, 10:51 AM
10-23-2012, 11:03 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,664
Originally Posted by sweetdiss View Post
This looks really interesting! Too bad it's not Universal...
Yeah... this woulda been a blast playing on the larger screen.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword