By Thomas Bowker
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Deceptively simple. Infinitely complex. LYNE is a minimalist puzzle game that will knot your brain as it calms your soul.
Connect the shapes. Fill the board. Lose yourself in the interflowing paths of LYNE.
"I highly recommend grabbing LYNE in the App Store if you’re a fan of relaxing puzzle games for your iOS device." - AppAdvice, 5/5
"LYNE offers a brilliant dose of puzzling fun." - AppSpy, 5/5
"Lyne is a slick, contemplative puzzler that you'd be a fool to miss" - PocketGamer, 9/10
"Great design, both from an aesthetic standpoint and also regarding its difficulty curve." - MacLife, 4/5
"LYNE is a game worth checking out." - 148Apps, 4/5
- Hundreds of pre-built puzzles
- An infinite number of procedurally-generated puzzles, released daily
- No in-app purchases. No ads.
- Slick, intuitive interface
- Soothing dynamic audio
- Unlockable colour palettes
- Finalist for Audio Design at Freeplay 2013
- Honorable Mention for Design at Freeplay 2013
“The whole thing is a gentle puzzle game that’s thoroughly enjoyable, which is rare because the majority of puzzle games frustrate the hell out of me.” - IndieStatik.com
“From the get go, LYNE exudes a very zen feel. The ambiance is calming, the layout simple and clean. ... if you're in it for the challenge to your brain, dim the lights, find a quiet place, and get to solving.” - JayIsGames.com
What's New in Version 1.0.6
- Added level set P.
- Improved loading times.
- Other small tweaks and fixes.
Thanks for playing everyone. Be sure to let me know what you think with a review. I read every one!
Fantastic puzzling fun
As an experienced gamer with these dot connecting games, I found the overall challenge mostly pretty mild but every once in a while I'd hit a level that would challenge me to learn to recognize a new pattern. Usually these kind of games are too easy for me so the challenge was welcomed. I've finished all of the puzzle sets through the letter O, as well as two sets of daily challenges ( they unlock as you play) and have to wait for the next day to get new levels. So there is incentive to return to the game, but once those levels are done its kind of boring waiting for the next day to play more. It would be nice if there was an infinite levels mode or arcade mode or something. Still there was a lot of content before I completed everything so I'm not complaining. I would highly recommend this to any puzzle gamer.
Lyne Is a Winner
Lyne strikes the right balance. Teases your brain but not to the point of frustration. No time limits. Daily versions satisfy need for a Lyne fix. Reminds me of having a Sudoku a day via the newspaper but with the added benefits of visual appeal, zen-like sounds, and smaller chunks. 50 new puzzles arrive each day. Some take just a few seconds but others can take longer to sort out. Actually it's a lot like the mathematical brain teasers from school days: connect the dots without lifting pencil, tangrams, or even the Seven Bridges of Koenigsburg, but sometimes with more than one possible solution. The leveled pre-stocked games can help you build the skills you need to solve more complex puzzles. Unless you have a photographic memory (on at least meter than mine) you can replay the levels.
In the best way possible. I've had this game for a week, and I've just finished level P. It saddens me that I'll have to wait for more, but at least I have the daily levels (and the iPad version, which I haven't finished). I'd like to know what the A numbers mean. They seem to represent different board configurations when you click on the diamond menu, but I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do with the information.
I would recommend this to anyone. Lyne is the definition of what I look for in an iOS game: a puzzle without stress or time limits, that's colorful and makes me feel like I'm building brain cells.
Give me more levels!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Feb 11, 2014
- Version: 1.0.6
- Size: 15.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Thomas Bowker
- © 2013 Thomas Bowker
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.