Hi everyone! Welcome back to another installment of My Week Unwrapped, where I talk about all the games I played over the last seven days. This will be a fairly short post, with some games I absolutely loved and others I was disappointed I couldn’t get into.
First off, I played through Jason Nowak’s stylish action puzzler, Stolen Thunder. Actually, I completed it several times, as I got a little neurotic about my walkthrough videos and wanted them to be as perfect as possible. While it might not be for everyone, I thoroughly enjoyed my time with it. There are far worse ways you could spend a buck! There are only twelve levels, but each one feels unique and the challenge ramps up with each one. If you still need convincing, you can read my review.
I grabbed Kenny Sun’s YANKAI’S PEAK. the second I saw it available, as I loved his previous game, YANKAI’S TRIANGLE. Unfortunately, I haven’t really been able to get into it. The controls feel too complex, so I’m spending more time trying to get a pyramid to do what I want than thinking about what I want it to do. Or maybe both. It just feels too tedious for me. Thankfully, you can go at your own pace and there’s an undo button, as well as the ability to skip around to different levels. But I’m just not enjoying it. There’s nothing that pulls me in and makes me want to try to solve each puzzle. Instead, I found myself revisiting TRIANGLE, since it has infinite levels. Others do seem to like it, though, so I recommend watching my video and deciding for yourself.
This is not a new game, but I decided to finish the rest of my video walkthrough for Tim Follin’s full-motion video murder mystery, Contradiction – Spot the Liar! It was taking up a lot of space on my iPad for no reason, so I decided it was time. I enjoyed watching part of it over again. It really is a fun game. If you haven’t played it yet, I highly recommend it.
I continued playing Punk Labs’ weird puzzler, Raster Prime. It’s getting super tricky, and you can see in the video below that I’ve had to restart some puzzles several times to solve them. I’m still enjoying it, but it’s not something I want to rush through.
The Goddess Robbery
I played through the short point-and-click adventure game, The Goddess a Robbery, by Rafael Garcia Moreno. I made a walkthrough for it here if you get stuck.
And last, I finished Spellbind Studios’ RPG dungeon crawler, Rogue Wizards. I enjoyed it, especially all the looting and being able to use a chakram. Although there is a Gauntlet endless mode, I’m not really seeing the point in it, so I don’t think I’ll continue playing. But I enjoyed my time with it and recommend giving it a go if you like dungeon crawlers. It’s free with IAPs and ads, so you can at least try and see if it’s worth your time. I also have a guide with helpful tips if you’re having trouble.
And that’s everything I’ve been playing this past week! Let me know if you grab any of them yourselves or if you’ve been enjoying a different game I didn’t mention. And I’ll see you back here next week with more of My Week Unwrapped!