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You Must Build A Boat

By EightyEight Games LTD

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


*** App Store Best of 2015! ***

So you think you are good at matching? Time to put those skills to the test.

" * * * * * - A truly superb mash-up of match-three and endless runner that’s unique on mobile and thoroughly addictive. Buy it" - Stuff Magazine
*** App Store Best of 2015! ***

" * * * * * - Makes the original game feel like a demo. It's absurdly fun and nearly impossible to put down." - Touch Arcade

" * * * * ½ Gold Award - Building a boat will indeed become the most important task in your life." - Game Informer

" * * * * ½ - We will gladly build a boat again and again." - Gamezebo

"You must build a boat.
You must spring out of bed.
You must bargain with the lizardman.
You must heed your undead navigators.
You must slide rows or columns of tiles on a 6x8 grid.
You must match at least 3.
You must run to the right.
You must focus intently on 2 areas of the screen simultaneously.
You must match keys to unlock chests and swords to attack.
You must literally collect your thoughts and trade them for dragons.
You must not dally.
You must not be too hasty.
You must voluntarily ramp up the difficulty by taking on multiple quests at once.
You must incrementally reach your goals. You must build a boat.
You must try again.
You must try again x5.
You must win every time, even when you don’t.
"You must remain optimistic.
You must upgrade your magic staff.
You must occasionally stop playing to allow for your hand to uncramp.
You must take credit for random chain combos you made no effort to arrange.
You must trust a blue bean man to make dangerous investments with your money.
You must forget about the blue bean man.
You must mind the asp.
You must reconcile that despite the game’s title, you begin your journey in possession of what is, in no uncertain terms, already a boat.
You must build a boat.
You must go all-in on the retro aesthetic.
You must trade junk for gold with the voidorb.
You must pray for salt.
You must consume fish and tomatoes for time.
You must venture through hell.
You must disarm traps like your life depends on it.
You must make an offering at the chapel.
You must rally the Fantasy Union and the Undead Buddies to your cause.
You must weigh anchor and methodically yet joyously hop in sync with your entire crew.
You must feign interest in critiquing the gardener’s work.
You must look up at the clock and wonder how it’s so late already.
You must build a boat.
You must build a boat!

What's New in Version 1.2.1769

- New Daily Challenge Mode - A new dungeon generated each day.
- New Skin Unlocks - Complete daily challenges to unlock new skins for your crew.
- Aces Wild - Increasing Ace levels now has much more effect than it used to.
- Localisation - Now you can build a boat in your favourite language
- Fast Cycle - You don’t have to do the tutorial again an Ace reset
- Bug fixes: Fixed lots of them
- Typos - Fixed the more embarrassing ones
- Added Game Center Achievements


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Customer Reviews

A great sequel and great fun too

The game builds on the charm of the previous game. The graphics are the same as the first game, yet, it is still a new experience. It takes a little patience but it is rewarded by a sense of accomplishment when one completes the game. Yes, it is a time waster. It is also a lot of fun.

I have now completed the game twice. That second time the difficulty level is increased. This made it more challenging. I do not know how many difficulty levels there are. I enjoyed it even more the second time. Good replay value!

Could Be Better

Several frustrating aspects of gameplay that could be improved. For one, wasting matches when not in front of an enemy or chest is very aggravating. Second, you never really get to feel OP or powerful. I was hoping I'd get to run through the second time with all my upgrades, against the beginning low-level challenge, but no. Couldn't even complete one run the 2nd time, too hard. Finally, I wish I could undo some up the upgrades (toggle off) like the one that allows matches at the start of th run (they get wasted). I don't like the "You Win" participation trophy, we're not all Millenials. Had I known all of this, I wouldn't have bought the game.

Great game!

I really like this game! It was a bit too fast for me at the beginning, but now that I've had some time to get used to the controls and upgrade my stuff I'm finding it to be quite manageable. It's fun and addicting, but you can play it in short bursts too if you want. I really like how no matter how short a run is, it always says "You Win!" It's just a little thing that makes me feel good about the progress I've made, even if I didn't fulfill a challenge during that run.

You Must Build A Boat
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $2.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.1769
  • Size: 98.6 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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