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Description

Lose yourself in a stunning puzzle adventure set in a gorgeous 3D environment. Explore a vast, ancient castle riddled with secret vaults and hidden rooms. Solve elaborate puzzles, uncover lost treasures, and unravel a mystery bridging the scientific and the arcane.

Alone on a remote island stands a weathered castle. For years it has lain dormant yet still the townspeople recall old stories of restless dreams, violent storms, and the eerie glow of ghostly lights dancing in the mist. Recently, a mysterious signal has begun broadcasting from within the abandoned halls. Something inside the castle has awoken, now someone needs to venture inside to discover the truth.

COUNTLESS SECRETS TO DISCOVER
Weave your way through a complex web of puzzles to unlock the castle’s ultimate truth or choose your own path: search for secret vaults and hidden passageways, hunt down lost treasures, and discover the history of the castle and its former occupants.

IMMERSIVE 3D ENVIRONMENTS
Take in The Eyes of Ara’s award-winning 3D environments as you explore its richly detailed world.

INTUITIVE TOUCH CONTROLS
Tactile touch controls make exploring the castle and solving puzzles feel incredibly natural.

UNIQUELY REFINED FOR iPHONE AND iPAD
Hand-placed camera design and device-specific UIs ensures the best possible experience no matter what size screen you play on.

ORGANIC STORYTELLING
Piece together an intriguing narrative from scraps of information and visual details embedded in the world itself.

MINIMALIST INTERFACE
Investigate the castle’s secrets using a sleek, clean interface that can be hidden entirely off-screen with a tap.

GAMECENTER ENHANCED
Track your progress and unlock a multitude of achievements.

MULTIPLE LANGUAGES SUPPORTED
Play in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Brazilian-Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.


100 Stones Interactive is an independent games studio based in Brisbane, Australia
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Web: www.100stonesinteractive.com
Twitter: @100stonesgames
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What’s New

Version 1.2.1

Minor bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
92 Ratings
92 Ratings
Splotsmum ,

Hate to disagree

I don’t like to disagree however this isn’t anywhere as near as good as any of The Room series or House of DaVinci, or indeed a fair few other games out there. And it’s for the simple reason that there is absolutely NO logic in some of these puzzles. Also you have no idea when collecting multiples of items whether you’ve collected them all. The graphics, whilst good, cause their own issues and make it difficult to distinguish between something of interest or just blocky graphics. It reminded me of those dungeon trawling games from the 90s!! There are NO hints at all in the game so if you get really stuck you’re on your own kiddo. And if you’re rubbish at certain styles of puzzles like me I’ve yet to find an “ohh ffs I just can’t do this, help me out” button. I’ve been stuck on one puzzle for hours and I know I won’t be able to do it, I never can do those ones so I’m really stuck. I can see what was trying to be achieved but the end product looks rushed, unpolished and not much thought given to the end user. Frustrating and hard work to just keep randomly stumbling about hoping you’ll find something. When you’re relying on a walkthrough rather than the flow and workings of the game then i don’t think I’ll bother. If you enjoyed the room then you’ll be sadly disappointed.

Aron le Baron ,

Puzzling in the wrong ways sometimes...

In terms of production values this game is a knockout, it gets four stars just for that and any less would be unfair.
The minus star is for puzzle problems.

A lot of the more difficult puzzles here are difficult not because they’re tricky puzzles, but because of the purely visual obscurity of both the puzzles themselves and their solutions. Too often, what’s really needed to solve a puzzle isn’t the result of a thought process, but of eventually stumbling across the right unremarkable dot in the shadows to reveal it’s entirely unpredictable consequences. In those cases where logic is involved, it’s usually fairly straightforward by comparison. It’s sometimes less like an object-manipulation puzzle game (The Room) and more like a hidden-objects game which doesn’t reveal what the objects are until you’ve found them.

If, like me, you play a lot of these types of games and you enjoy puzzles, then finding that sheer persistence counts for more than logic can be both frustrating and boring, and when you find yourself randomly stabbing at the screen far too many times it isn’t unfair to lay at least some of the blame at the game designers’ doorstep.

Sheff2412 ,

Magnificent

I’m enjoying this as much as if not more than the room series, really nice storytelling mixed with good puzzles and a decent length and places to explore, I really wish there were more games like this and recommend it fully, trying to find this game on the App Store to review it meant searching its name as it wasn’t on any recommended pages anymore, instead you wade through heaps of utter rubbish, why this crap is advertised more than a good game like this is beyond me.

Information

Seller
100 Stones Interactive Pty Ltd
Size
476.5 MB
Category
Games
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation) and iPod touch (6th generation).
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Copyright
©2016-2018 100 Stones Interactive Pty Ltd
Price
£4.99

Supports

  • Game Center

    Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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