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  • Summary: 66% Off Launch Sale - Now only $0.99!Escape to the Puzzle Retreat and immerse yourself in this unique block-sliding puzzle game from the creators of the smash-hit Train Conductor series.Shut off the outside world. Relax, unwind and focus with a new type of puzzle that is both simple to learn and compellingly deep. Taking inspiration from Sudoku and Sokoban, Puzzle Retreat is a fresh challenge that will have you losing track of time and forgetting about the outside world.The rules are simple: • Slide blocks to fill all the holes in the grid • Use all the blocksThe challenge comes from working out the correct order to slide the blocks and really ramps up with the addition of special blocks including Fire Blocks, Stop Blocks and Arrow Blocks, which alter the direction of sliding blocks. • Includes 96 puzzles to solve with three additional packs available via In-App purchase • A new puzzle pack will be released each month • Stuck on a puzzle – no problem, just move to the next and come back later • iCloud support – save your progress across all your devices • Supports iPhone 5 / iPad Mini • One purchase to install on all your devicesFor feedback or support enquiries emailsupport@thevoxelagents.comFollow us on Twitter for updates@PuzzleRetreatLike us on Facebook for updates, hints and to discuss the game with fellow fans For more information, visit our website Expand
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Feb 16, 2013
    Despite its icy atmosphere, Puzzle Retreat’s footing is solid.
  2. Feb 5, 2013
    Given such a high level of difficulty, Puzzle Retreat should last many players quite a while, providing they don’t mind that the sole competition involved is with themselves.
  3. Feb 5, 2013
    The Voxel Agents strip things back for Puzzle Retreat and the end result is a zen-like block-sliding experience with a restrained, relaxing presentation.
  4. Mar 12, 2013
    The puzzles are fun and it gets your brain working. [Apr 2013, p.23]
  5. Feb 20, 2013
    Puzzle Retreat is a well-conceived casual puzzler whose only flaws are a lack of spark and variety.
  6. Feb 1, 2013
    A nice challenging puzzler, but it offers nothing special to really draw you into its world, and its puzzles aren't so inventive or mind-boggling for you to go and tell your friends about.