By Tommy Kammerer
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RoboLogic is a neat logic game. You have to "program" a robot's movements by dragging commands to the memory of the bot. Your goal is to activate all the marked boxes.
Very soon you will realize though that using only the main memory is not enough and you will have to start creating and calling re-usable functions to achieve the goal.
RoboLogic is very easy to learn, but hard to master.
Get ready to solve 20 levels (+5 tutorial levels) in version 1.0
If you get stuck in a level and need a hint visit the website or contact me. (Tell me the tier and the level number)
What's New in Version 1.2
-Added a free play mode.
Bought this as soon as I finished the trial version. Finallly, another pure thinking game: no timers or killing, just pure thinking. Though the goal is different, this app is of the calibur of Boxed In and Pushy, two other well-designed pure thinking apps, all with simple rules, a professional feel, and challenging levels. The UI is clean, color choices pleasant, & controls simple. I turned the sound off as soon as I opened app (do same in all my apps) so can't comment on sounds except that it's optional. Robo is NICELY DONE.
There is no single solution to Robo so replay value exists beyond just trying to increase your score. I'm barely into this full version & already have gone back to a finished level to experiment with other ways to get from point A to B or use of different sub-routines. FUN!
Also...I am NOT a programmer (zero background) but the TUTORIAL is CLEAR enough that I caught on immediately. Logic and the ability to think ahead is all that's needed to successfully play this app, so don't turn Robo down just because you're not a programmer. Instead, try the trial version; you might like it as much as I did.
SOLE SUGGESTION: Some way to easily distinguish the front of the robot from it's back. A color, an x, a bright dot, anything at all. This is not a big enough problem to deserve a star deduction, but some marking would be especially helpful for those of us with aging eyes.
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this app.
Good, fun intro to programming concepts
I downloaded this game intending to get my children involved to introduce them to basic programming concepts. It is good for that, but could use a few more simple levels accessible to beginners -- for example, a few more levels solvable in main memory or that have very obvious repeating patterns for functions.
A truly creative and fun puzzle game. The ability to create levels would be a great addition to this near-perfect game.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Sep 11, 2009
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 5.0 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Japanese
- Seller: Tommy Kammerer
- © 2008 Tommy Kammerer
Compatibility: Requires iOS 2.2.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.