10°
Submitted by meepmoopmeep 1946d ago | review

MacLife Review: Pipe Mania

Pipe Mania doesn't refer to a new kind of drug epidemic or burgeoning fad that has hipsters accessorizing with corncob pipes. It's a classic puzzle game, first developed 20 years ago for the Amiga, and recently released for the Mac and iPhone by Virtual Programming. But even now, it's got druglike addictiveness plus retro cool.

In each of Pipe Mania's 70-odd boards, you lay pipe pieces on a grid to complete a pipe from the start point to the end point. After a head start, a bright liquid called Flooze emerges from the start point and flows along your pipe, so it better all be in place or the Flooze will leak and you'll lose the level. Special pipe pieces, obstacles on the grids, tunnels, and even "hand of god" attacks make things more difficult as you progress. For such a seemingly simple game, Pipe Mania is hard. It starts being a major challenge about 7 or 8 levels in and never lets up. (Mobile) 4/5

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

N-ZONE indicates imminent announcement of a new LEGO game

9m ago - Translated via Google Translate; In the latest edition of the N-ZONE there is an indication that... | Wii U

Azito x Tatsunoko Legends dated in Japan

10m ago - Azito x Tatsunoko Legends will launch for Xbox One in Japan on March 19 for 5,500 yen, this week’... | Xbox One

Alicia Rue and Sakuya join Sword Art Online: Lost Song

10m ago - Dengeki PlayStation this week confirms Alicia Rue and Sakuya will be playable in Sword Art Online... | PS3
10°

Top 5 Most Addictive Mobile Games

15m ago - This article contains a list of the most addictive mobile games that I have played. Be forewarned... | Mobile
Ad

Front-end Developers Wanted

Now - Want to help us build the new N4G platform? | Promoted post
10°

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath Now Available on the OUYA

17m ago - Hardcore Gamer: Oddworld’s resident bounty hunter made his debut on the original Xbox on January... | Android