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Chains is a challenging puzzle game with a unique feel and distinctive vector graphics style. The object of the game is simple - to link adjacent bubbles of the same color into chains. As you progress through the physics-driven stages it becomes increasingly more challenging and players' speed, strategy and skill will be put to the test.
Release Date: Nov 25, 2008
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$4.99

Packages that include this game

Buy Puzzle Indie Pack

Includes 4 items: Gumboy - Crazy Adventures™, Vigil: Blood Bitterness™, Obulis, Chains

Reviews

“Chains is dripping with innovation and individuality: there is nothing quite like it.” -OutOfEight, 75%
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“Chains has some of the simplest rules in puzzle games... but that doesn't mean the game is easy or childish. There are endless ways to change and refine your strategy.” -IndieGameMag, 89%
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“A solid lesson of style, innovation and originality - exactly as every independent game should be done!” -UniGamesity, 80%
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“a remarkably good puzzle game” -Rock, Paper, Shotgun
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About the Game

Chains is a challenging puzzle game with a unique feel and distinctive vector graphics style. The object of the game is simple - to link adjacent bubbles of the same color into chains. As you progress through the physics-driven stages it becomes increasingly more challenging and players' speed, strategy and skill will be put to the test.

  • 20 levels each focusing on action, strategy or flow
  • Physics-driven gameplay
  • 3 difficulty modes
  • Colorblind option
  • Up to 15 player profiles
  • Unique art direction with beautiful vector graphics
  • Soundtrack from the Belgian electro band Silence
  • Unlimited replayability value

PC System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Windows® XP or Windows® Vista
    • Processor: 1 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX compatible 128 MB graphics card
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectX compatible audio card
    • Hard Drive: 30 MB of hard disk space
    • Input: Keyboard and Mouse

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 60 MB of hard disk space
Helpful customer reviews
30 of 36 people (83%) found this review helpful
342 products in account
33 reviews
3.0 hrs on record
From the makers of "Obulis" (also reviewed by me) comes this nice physics engine game.
First: The game "Chains" is no big deal. That means the game mechanics are quite simple and the graphics are flatten. But what it makes special is the relaxing chillout soundtrack in the background. Never felt so comfortable in a game.

The levels are generally easy. You have to link the same colored bubbles to chains, as longer as better.
Sometimes there are pretty inventive modes like calculation numbers inside the bubbles to a balance or to deny downfalling bubbles to block a tube by upchaining and eliminate them. There's all kind of challenge and entertainment you can expect from a good puzzle game.
Take a -90% Coupon and pay only 40 Cent to tryout all the great 20 levels.
Posted: March 21st, 2014
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24 of 30 people (80%) found this review helpful
52 products in account
4 reviews
2.2 hrs on record
Got a cupon - 90% bought it cuz it was 0,40. Installed it, playing it now for 10 minutes and it's really good to kill time! :D
Oh, yea forgot to say, it have great music!

The best puzzle game i have ever played!

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Great for killing time!

You won't get bored fast because some levels are easy and some are hard.

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Not so many levels
Posted: January 20th, 2014
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13 of 18 people (72%) found this review helpful
547 products in account
75 reviews
2.0 hrs on record
Unless I'm remembering wrong, there's nothing especially worthwhile here. I finished it with under 2 hours of playtime and the game retails at $5. I don't think I'd recommend playing this unless you get it in a bundle.
Posted: March 24th, 2014
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12 of 17 people (71%) found this review helpful
47 products in account
12 reviews
1.2 hrs on record
Something new and fresh to kill some time, a great indie work.
Posted: April 7th, 2014
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
6 products in account
2 reviews
0.3 hrs on record
First impression: At first I thought this may be a chill - casual relaxing game... match up colours and have fun with it.. NOPE! This 'game' will rip out your heart and chew on it for breakfast!

I recommend it for everyone!
Posted: April 15th, 2014
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