Best Puzzle Strategy iPhone Games
Alio the Woodcutter try demo object is to chop down all the trees and still have a path from Alio the Woodcutter to get back to his truck. When you face a tree it'll show the image of where it'll fall which is the opposite direction of Alio. Huge time saving tip: Just swipe in direction you wish to cut down any tree and Alio will move automatically to correct location and chop down tree if possible. Rocks block path, rivers flow shown by animated arrows and you must slow down the flow by chopping trees in the river or making a bridge with a trimmed tree. Undo as many times as you wish. Has 43 levels included with perhaps more on there way. One of the best innovative brain burners I've encountered. Has so many aspects to it and is one of my favorite puzzle games.
Battletaire Pro (66 puzzles) try demo (33 puzzzles w/ads) is pure logic puzzle. You must figure out where the battleships are located on the puzzle based on the numbers on the side indicating number of battleships / parts of a battleship. Conceptis the source of these puzzles so they're guaranteed to have one unique solution which was my main gripe with the original version.
Color Cross try demo is the best Picross iphone game. Color Cross made it's debut on Nintendo DS. Once you get used to the controls like tap and hold one sec then can drag quickly. Zoom is pinching. Best part is each of the 200 puzzles are color and you the numbers switch as you progress through the various colors for each puzzle.
Combination 400 levels try demo is a logical game where object is to place all circles onto the white squares. Color laser beams shoot out in directions of the colored dots. Never can the same color laser beam touch another circle of different colored dots.
Counter Balance 105 levels try demo 42 levels. Object is to light all the red numbers and turn them green. They turn green when the distance from each number in all four directions to another blue ball or red/green number is equal to that number. 1st screenshot is beginning of puzzle 1-7. Second screenshot shows me placing 3 blue balls to turn 6 green and 7 green. Now to turn that 2 red to green just need to place a blue ball to the left of it as it's total sum is currently 3 instead of 2.
Diamond Islands try demo is based on a classic flash game where you flip block over to move to goal. Problem is you have to have your islanders flip it certain ways. On bamboo bridges you can only roll length wise. Also has rafts where you float out to sea with. Excellent puzzler.
Drop7 try demo or flash game chainfactor. Drop7 is a puzzle where you drop numbers and if that row or column length match any existing numbers or just drop number those blow up. When they blow up they break any adjacent grey circle which need to be broken twice before they reveal their number.
iTilt try demo is from famous clickmazes.com website. Any serious puzzler has come across that website before. The puzzles are classic and it's been ported to iphone by the none other than Andrea Gilbert. You can undo or redo and choose tilt or swipe mode or enable both if you wish.
Hidato try demo is a simple logic puzzle where you have to sequentially connect all numbers diagonally or orthogonally. Use the prefilled yellow numbers as your clues to solving the 100 included puzzles.
Ivory Tiles has 80 levels try demo (10 levels) . Use tilt or swipe to maneuver all pieces to designated spots to complete the level. Worried initially if this was just a trial and error and do it tons of times till you figure it out. Luckily it is not and use logic to solve each one. First 25 levels are pretty basic but then it picks up from there and gives a decent challenge. Some have to be placed on top of others ones which adds another intriguing aspect to the game. Shift try demo is same but with more modern graphics and adds another 70 levels.
Jabeh try demo is a logic game where one has to figure out where all 12 blue balls go on the board. Each arrows points to at least one ball. Numbers in rows and columns indicate how many balls are present in the respective rows/columns. Nice pure logic puzzle.
Kakuro Mania has unlimited unique (one solution only) puzzles 5x5, 6x6, 7x7, 8x8, 9x9, or 10x10 with Easy, Medium, Hard or Expert as choices of difficulty. Has various hints either showing all unique combinations in current puzzle or you can tap sum number to reveal also. If sum doesn't match sum number turns red. Can use pencil to mark possibilities and pen to write in number.
Marple try demo think Mastermind on steroids. There are four rows (A,B,C,D,E and 1,2,3,4,5 and dice 1 thru 5 and 5 different shapes). Objective is to put them in the correct order based on the clues below. Over 1 millions puzzles. I need to get my average of 15 minutes per puzzle up if I have any hope of completing all of them.
Masyu Bug 60 puzzles first 28 levels or so relatively easy. Easiest version of the three. Try demos Lincoln! and Obama!.
Naboko (2,400 levels) - demo (12 levels). This is easily the best Sokoban version. Love the smart move feature no time consuming dragging required. Click on box and just tap where you wish to move it and keep tapping location to move box. Box doesn't lose focus until another one is selected. This speeds up the game like 834%. Even has adjustable automatic zoom feature for large complicated levels or just use pinch to zoom in and out. Landscape or Portrait mode.
Nurikabe Full try demo is probably one of my all time favorite games. Nurikabe Full has 300 levels, 100 each for easy 5x5, Medium 7x7 and Difficult 9x9. Even has achievements. Tap for white square, double-taple for black square. Tutorial / Help is awesome covers the rules of the game. Quite easy to learn. It'll give you a hint but only the rule your violating so it's not pointing out exactly where but what you need to correct.
Pathpix (169 puzzles) try demo (9 puzzles) has you connecting numbers to form paths. The two numbers indicate the length of the path. Must figure out which 6's connect to which 6's for instance. Not really too hardcore but rather a refreshing relaxing game. Same puzzle as conceptis link-a-pix.
Reiner Knizia Monumental match attributes (number, color, symbol or a pair). More attributes higher the score. They drop down and you move them to respective rows.
Set try demo has 3 x 3 and 3 x 4. Has basic shape colors so easy to distinguish. This is the official one. Classic mode = find 10 sets in least time. Puzzle mode = find all sets 4 or 6 in (cards not refreshed). Timed mode = find as many sets in 2 mins. Arcade mode = find as many sets before time runs out and each level advanced gives you an extra 30 seconds.
Soma Cube Challenge is a set of 36 puzzles invented in the 1930's. You use your spatial recognition to assemble the shape with the same seven 3D pieces. Now has an UNDO which is what I was waiting for to play the many puzzles.
Strimko try demo is not really a numbers game just like Sudoku is. In other words you could use the symbols instead or actually just look at the colors instead of the numbers. Contains 120 puzzles in sizes 4x4, 5x5, 6x6 and 7x7. Basically like Sudoku except you have instead of a 9 square quandrant where only one number can repeat you have a connecting line where only one can repeat.
Subway Shuffle (91 levels) - demo (10 levels) Have to get red subway to big red circle (destination). Do this by moving the other subways out of the way. All subways can only move on their colored tracks. Tap between the stations on line to move quickly.
Theseus (87 levels) try demo (17 levels) or try- pc/mac demo the Minotaur (monster) moves twice as fast as you do. He'll always move horizontal before vertical. You need to get to the exit without dying. These maze puzzles will take quite some time to complete and are for the hardcore puzzle solver. Demo for PC/Mac has a limitation of running it 10 times. You may need to refer to it for solutions if your stuck on a level. Although you can choose any puzzle 1 to 87 at any time.
Wriggle is an awesome puzzle game from Andrea Gilbert clickmazes.com (also does iTilt game see above). Contains 80 levels. Objective is to get blue worm to the blue flag by dragging the worms by their heads or tails and get them out of the dang way to clear it for Mr. Blue Worm. Do not let the cute graphics deceive you as the difficulty ramps up rather quickly and it'll have you exploding a few brain cells here and there along your journey.