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The Baffler!

By Twenty Sided Planet

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Note: The Baffler! is for the iPad 2 and new iPad only.

Prepare for quite possibly the most unique jigsaw puzzle experience on the planet!

Based on renowned puzzlemaker Chris Yates' whimsical hand-cut wooden designs, each Baffler will simultaneously delight and confound you.

There are fifteen puzzles here for folks of all tastes and abilities, from super-tough abstract multi-level Bafflers, to relaxing and adorable critter Bafflers (and just about everything in between)!

And if you wish, test your Baffler skills against the world (or yourself) with the timer and leaderboard features.

And stay tuned - we'll be releasing lots more puzzles to test your puzzle skills.

Trust us, once you Baffle, you're going to want more.

Lovingly created for you by Twenty Sided Planet & Chris Yates Studios.

What's New in Version 1.01

- Added the ability to view the completed puzzle while solving! (tap icon on lower left corner)
- Fixed occasional graphical bug on puzzle complete screen
- Added button left landscape support
- Changed partially complete puzzles to show percentage progress

Now available: the Lovely Landscape Suite! Five bafflers with a landscape theme to tax your brain!

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Customer Reviews

Not quite done

This would be five stars - fun, addictive, challenging - except:

1. The picture of the completed puzzle is not clear enough;
2. Round pieces - eyes, buttons - cannot be aligned to drop in place other than by chance - naturally this messes up the time clock;
3. Manipulation of the pieces and zooming in & out can be erratic;
4. In zoomed mode, the remaining pieces zoom more than the placed ones, and often won't drop in place until you return to normal perspective.

Re 2, I couldn't complete the Executive Giraffe even though I had solved the puzzle. The last three pieces, one eye & two buttons,
wouldn't drop into place, except for one button that accidentally was correctly aligned. So I would not have been able to unlock the final puzzle in the group. I finally managed to get the pieces to drop by going into System > General > Accessibility > Zoom and using the increased zoom, I could discern minute differences that allowed me to get the alignment right.

Hours of fun

Great puzzle app--love how I can walk away (some of these take awhile) and not have to worry that my cats will steal the pieces. The 15 puzzles it comes with are plenty challenging for me (there are three suites of 5--you have to complete the first 4 in a suite to open up the "locked" reward puzzle). I gather other suites will be released as in app purchases over time. Can't wait to try some of Yates' multi-level puzzles--hopefully some will be released soon.

Great puzzles

Yates' puzzles translate very well to the iPad -- surprisingly so, actually. I wish there was an even larger selection, but as it stands the twelve built-in puzzles provide some good replay value as you try and get your time lower. And since most of the Bafflers that Chris makes are one-of-a-kind, this app is one of the only ways most of us will get to try and put them together.

The Baffler!
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.01
  • Size: 140 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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