Sudoku Game Made During Lunch Breaks-Tops 100,000 Solutions Worldwide
Royal Oak, Michigan – Marvel Apps LLC, a leading developer of mobile games and applications in Detroit Michigan, has announced the release of Tapestry Twist 2, the free to download word sudoku puzzle game for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. According to the game inventor, John T. Floros, Tapestry Twist was named after the motion of weaving letters in and out of colored threads to create a pattern or Tapestry. The Twist stems from solving Sudoku puzzles but with letters and not numbers.
Each puzzle is created by hand. In Tapestry Twist, you solve the puzzle by filling in the empty cells with a single character (from the word or phrase) that doesn’t violate the Twist Rule. The Twist Rule is: Complete the puzzle so that each row, column, and group contains all the letters of the word or phrase only once. The word or phrase can be found in the grid “in order” only once. It can be horizontal, vertical, diagonal, forward or backwards.
“It’s hard to believe that a simple idea that I developed on my lunch breaks at work, has grown in popularity…. that it spans the globe.” says, John Floros the game inventor when asked about Tapestry Twists origins. “I choose Marvel Apps because they have the experience in making games great. Michael and his team @MarvelApps were instrumental in taking my game from hand drawn puzzles to a beautiful iPhone apps.”
* Multi Touch gestures supported
* 1 finger Select Drag
* Shake to reset view
* 80 unique word sudoku puzzles
* Uses NGUI for Unity3D game engine to develop the app Uses multi-touch
* Persistence using iCloud so you can start a game on your iPhone and finish it using your iPad
* Shake to clear
* Swipe to select new challenging levels
* Drag and drop letters on the puzzle board
* Game Center supported
Tapestry Twist 2 comes complete with 80 new puzzles, new intuitive design for improved game play, up to 12 x 12 grid words for increased difficulty, intuitive touch controls, an assist asterisk tool to deduce letter placement, multi-color grids for clearly depicting groups, and a puzzle-solver option capable of completing each word grid called “Hints.” Hints allows the user to place the correct letter inside the puzzle grid in order to increase solvability. 5 Hints are given to start play with the option to purchase 20 Hints for $1.99 (USD). Tapestry Twist would be enjoyable for player ages 4.
Based in Royal Oak, Michigan, Marvel Apps, LLC is a small independent software team formed by Michael Antaran a former Chrysler Powertrain engineer. Marvel Apps LLC started in April 15, 2008. Marvel Apps’ mission is to create fun enjoyable applications that people will want to play over and over again. 2014 Marvel Apps, LLC selected as inaugural small business member for the exclusive 10,000 Small Business Program (10kSB) in Detroit, Michigan sponsored by Goldman Sachs. Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Marvel Apps, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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