Flame wielding arcade action with a poetic atmosphere.

5/5 - AppAdvice - Game of the week - "a real gem [...] gameplay is completely unique "

5/5 - Cult of Mac - " It just keeps on being amazing"
4/5 - TouchArcade - "Primal Flame could start a whole new genre"..."beautiful ... poetic"
4/5 - 148Apps - "extremely cool and tactile mechanics"
- IGN - App of the day ( 25 / 02 )
- GamesRadar - "Might be one of the most beautiful [games] you’ll find on iOS"
4.5/5 - - "An absolute download recommendation"
4.5/5 - iPhonelife - "refreshingly enjoyable"
4.5/5 - Apptual Gamer - " One of the most beautiful mixes of art and arcade you can find nowadays."

It’s dark and you’re alone amidst the sounds of the forest. Strike up a flame to light your way in this alluring and dangerous world. 

Encounter malevolent flowers, falling leaves and dark rain as the forest seeks imaginative ways to extinguish your flame. Rescue luminous seeds to refuel your light and help you fight the growing darkness. 

Swipe, dodge and burn to stay alive as you move through the obstacles in a dance of fire. 


- Spark up your match to experience the graceful single touch control of seven richly-colored flames 

- Progress through four enchanting worlds as you learn to master the element of fire.

- Rescue seeds to unlock beautiful flames & spells that assist you in the darkness - no iAP :)

- Zen mode, Infinite-play worlds, Game Center leaderboards and achievements with bonus seeds.

- Home brewed by two people and one pencil-top sheep using 5000 matches and gallons of Irish tea.


Niamh Cunningham & Pierre Aclément

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Thank you all for your support :) 


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What's New

Version 2.0

+ added Grotto, our most challenging level yet
+ added zen mode, an easier level for a relaxing play
+ light size now remains stable
+ water drops are slower
+ updated layout for new screens & iOS versions

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
14 Ratings
14 Ratings

A slick game and a new type of gameplay!

I bought this as soon as I saw it was available in the US. After gaming since the 70s anything new and/or unique catches my eye and my $. This one is both. You light a "match" which is your cursor, and then try to catch as many other spots of light that fall from the top of the screen to keep your flame from burning out. But there are other things in the game that are after the falling light and your flame as well. Plants grow in tendrils and will grab the falling light before you can. They'll also grab you and put out your flame which ends the game. There are also falling dark leaves and rain drops that can extinguish your flame. As time goes by the vegetation will fill in the screen if you don't keep it at bay. You do this by burning the plants back. You can upgrade your flame as well as pick up other add-ons but there is no IAP that I've seen.
A great game with a slick presentation and a refreshing change of gameplay pace.

I have a steam account


Very good and worth every penny! :) But every time you open the app it turns the brightness very high and to change it back you click the power button and turn back on or manually change in setting. Also works great on ipod 4th gen. The game might seem easy but it's not. I recommend this game to every one!!

Lily lil

Unique-One of a Kind

At first I wasn't sure what it was all about but quickly realized how beautiful and atmospheric this game is. Completely different and very unusual experience. In a genre all it's own. Addicting, difficult and relaxing all at the same time. I felt immersed into something that was unexpected and so subtle. I love it.


Pierre Aclement
53 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Pierre Aclément


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