The Manhole: Masterpiece Edition
By Cyan Worlds
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Welcome to The Manhole! From the creators of Myst, The Manhole is a silly, delightful, interactive, busy-box-of-a-world that kids can explore and explore - finding something new around every corner.
This award-winning romp transports children to the fanciful world around, above, and beneath what appears to be just an average, everyday, manhole. But there is much more than meets the eye - have tea with a rabbit, wake up a walrus, nibble biscuits with a dragon, hang with a penguin, boat with an elephant, speak French with a turtle, and much more!
First released in the 80's, the original version won rave reviews and numerous awards including "Best New Use of a Computer" from the Software Publishers Association. This Masterpiece Edition was produced in the 90's as a ground-up re-make of the original with meticulous computer-rendered scenes layered with delightful hand-rendered characters. There are over 30 original music compositions and scores of original sounds and voices.
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What's New in Version 1.2
+ iOS 7 compatibility
+ Fix for crash when skipping intro movie
If you have trouble with the sound, check the toggle switch right next to your volume button. The sound in the game didn't play at all for me until I flipped that switch.
This brings back memories :-) One of the first games at ever played, at around age 5. Although I played the black and white version on an old Mac Pro, none of this color / touchscreen fanciness :-)
Bought it for Nostalgia...
…but it was EVEN BETTER than I remembered. I love the lush pictures and playfulness of the world just as much as when I was a kid. The sound and mechanics all worked fine for me.
As a teacher too, I found my students loved the game, and so it got used as a reward towards too. Now, I’m just waiting for the company to make an app version of their Cosmic Osmo game too!
I loved this game as a kid and played it for hours on end! What a joy to have it on a mobile device! Just wandering around and listening to the music is a great way to de-stress and stroll down memory lane!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jan 14, 2014
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 71.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Cyan Worlds, Inc
- Copyright © 2010 by Cyan Worlds, Inc. All rights reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.