DS #3779: Jewel Match (Europe)

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  1. Chanser
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  2. cupajoe

    cupajoe Have a cup of joe!

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    I'm glad this title doesn't leave anything out. More games should have names like this. Mario would become "Italian plumber jumping on platforms/enemies" and castlevania could become "Castle explorer with weapons."
     
  3. Vague Rant

    Vague Rant Deceptively cute

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    Found some review of it in German, apparently the controls suck:

    If anyone's interested, here's the review (Google translated).

    It's also not an exact Bejeweled clone, there are obstacles like rocks, the stages are arranged in patterns, and there are specific aims to each stage, involving clearing gems over the gold tiles which you can see in the below screenshot. It actually looks like it might have gameplay that's a cross between Bejeweled and Monster Puzzle, another little-known DS puzzler, but that one actually has decent controls.

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  4. Donato_Dobango

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    Wow, it looks like a bad rip off of 7 Wonders, which was also a ripoff of Bejeweled.

    Got to ask: what's the best pure version of Bejeweled on DS? I'm talking straight up version, no obstacles, levels end just like in Bejeweled.
     
  5. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

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    To me, I'm surprised that there's no Bejeweled on the DS.
     
  6. Vague Rant

    Vague Rant Deceptively cute

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    It's years since I last played original Bejeweled, so I don't even remember how levels end. Otherwise I'd probably guess Zoo Keeper, although it has hint blocks which make it different. Jewel Quest has different shaped stages and you need to clear something in every square on the grid to move on, which I'm pretty sure is different to Bejeweled. Puzzle Quest obviously has spells and all that bullshit.
     
  7. HtheB

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    There is... it was one of the first releases for the DS.... called Zoo Keeper.... yuck!
     
  8. megabug7

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    I like Cradle of Rome as a puzzle game - finding it VERY addictive and quite challenging. I didn't beat the game because I didn't have enough points to buy the last 'building'.

    But it's worth another playthrough, and I'm learning something about Rome too [​IMG]
     
  9. Flozem

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    My 2 cents: I find it surprisingly good. Played it for a while yesterday, and I never play this kind of games... [​IMG]