TanZen HD - Relaxing tangram puzzles
By Little White Bear Studios, LLC
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Parents and educators: TanZen is used in 1,000's of classrooms to teach spatial reasoning and problem solving skills.
Find your Zen, with this updated version of the classic tangram puzzle game with over 500 puzzles!
Choose a puzzle to solve, and try to fit all seven game pieces within the shaded puzzle area without overlapping. TanZen HD will recognize when the puzzle is finished. Pick up and play for two minutes, or two hours!
Features in TanZen HD that you won't find in the iPhone version:
- Entirely new high resolution graphics!
- 35 unique piece skins! Solve a page of puzzles to unlock each new design.
- 5 different sand backgrounds.
- Multiple save slots for family play.
- Streamlined interface, with every option available from the main screen.
- Larger play area for solving puzzles.
- New puzzle picker layout, showing more puzzles per page.
- Play songs from your own music library, right inside the game.
- Left and right landscape orientation support.
- 34 Game Center achievements! Finish a page of puzzles to earn an award.
- Retina display graphics!
- Over 500 puzzles!
- Large, intuitive touch controls.
- Solve puzzles in any order.
- Hint system.
- Puzzle memory keeps track of multiple, in progress, puzzles.
- Puzzle reset. Give your device a hard shake to send the pieces back to the corners.
- Track your progress, with a complete view of all your completed puzzles.
- Advanced mode for expert puzzlers.
- Soothing background music and sounds by Atomicon.
What's New in Version 2.0
- New high resolution retina graphics! All graphics have been updated to take advantage of the capabilities of the new iPad.
- Shake to reset now works on all versions of the iPad. Give your device a firm shake, and your pieces will return to their default locations for the current puzzle.
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If you experience any trouble with the game, please write us at the support address. We answer all email promptly.
I'm having fun with this little game, but it's actually too easy, because of the actual-sized outline into which you fit the pieces. It would be more challenging if there were an option to turn that off. I used to have a plastic Tangram set where you actually moved physical pieces around, and there were no actual-sized outlines to fit the pieces into, just a small picture showing the desired shape. This was much more of a challenge.
New Retina graphics are great. The best just got better.
Beautiful, easy to control. Unlockables to keep you challenged. One of the perfect zen apps to while away time while exercising the creative side of your brain.
I finished all the puzzles on regular mode, and now going through them again on Master Mode. This one just keeps giving and giving. Easily one of the best puzzlers out there.
Work your brain without realizing it — what a fun game!
Want a puzzle game that is so fun that you don't realize you are using different parts of your brain to solve them? This game uses both left and right sides of your brain as you visualize the pattern and work out the way the 7 pieces fit. Amazing!
- Category: Games
- Updated: May 08, 2012
- Version: 2.0
- Size: 167 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Little White Bear Studios, LLC
- © 2010 Little White Bear Studios, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.