English Country Tune is a luxuriant abstract 3D puzzle game containing more than a hundred levels situated throughout 17 worlds.
User reviews:
Overall:
Very Positive (273 reviews) - 80% of the 273 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 25, 2011

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Reviews

“Its challenges haunt you through the day, while its solutions come to you in the night, and you wake up happy...”
85/100 – PC Gamer

“...crafted with unusual abstraction and fierce intelligence.”
7/10 – Edge Magazine

“Who knew, it seems to ask, that your mind could be at home in such strange places?”
– The New Yorker

About This Game

English Country Tune is a luxuriant abstract 3D puzzle game brought to you by increpare, the first commercial project of a developer who's brought you nearly 200 freeware games to date.

Over the course of more than a hundred levels situated throughout 17 worlds, you'll become acquainted with a wide variety of very different mechanics, none of them what they first may appear, and which will combine together in challenging ways.

Key features:

  • Genuine 3D gameplay
  • 17 diverse worlds
  • Over 100 carefully crafted levels
  • A wide range of mechanics and in-game goals
  • Over 60 minutes of specially composed music

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 300 MB
    • Video Card: Direct X9.0c Compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.4
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 300 MB
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.10
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Passmark G3D 250+
    • Hard Disk Space: 300 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2015
Don't get fooled by the 2-D slow start, the game gets much more complex and satisfying once the gameplay mechanisms are introduced and the 3-D puzzles come into play. As a lover of puzzle games in general, this game was a solid pleasure to explore and beat. Highly recommended.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 20, 2015
This is a rather unusual puzzle which will wrap your brain in a knot at times - but the solutions are always there, there's usually something guiding you towards them, you just need to find that thing!!

There are a couple of puzzles which are frustrating and the game doesn't give you much latitude for progress (you need to complete most of the puzzles to continue) but overall I found it challenging and thus I recommend it!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2015
Well this is an interesting take on the puzzle genre. Rather than sticking with a single set of mechanics and making loads of puzzles off of them, this one goes the opposite route of having lots of related mechanics and making a small number of puzzles off of each one. It doesn't work quite as well as the first approach - for example, I'd put Puzzle Dimension over this one - an it does have that odd moment of not being sure what to do next because you don't fully understand a mechanic, but it's still quite a fun game nonetheless. I'd certainly recommend it!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
A challenging 3D puzzler. Very first impression is "Oh, this is just sokoban", and then it starts ramping up newer and newer concepts on you throughout the whole game,

A downside is that if you get stuck on a puzzle, you don't have many options to simply play around that puzzle - you HAVE to solve it in order to progress, even if that means looking up the solution. A case could be made that if you don't master the concept in an earlier puzzle, it will bite you in the ♥♥♥ in a later puzzle anyway, but I'm not sure that is always true.

If this sounds like your type of game, the amount of content makes it worth the full $5 pricetag. Otherwise, move on.
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8 of 13 people (62%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2015
(1) Every level is NP Complete. That is to say, every level will take you exponential time to solve.
(2) The level editor is also a level.

infinity / infinity will f**k my brain again
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