English Country Tune is a luxuriant abstract 3D puzzle game containing more than a hundred levels situated throughout 17 worlds.
User reviews: Very Positive (165 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 25, 2011
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“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

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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
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
this game is flippin hard
Posted: October 11
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0.2 hrs on record
Interesting and playable game.
Posted: October 3
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0.4 hrs on record
English Country Tune, an inexplicably-named geometrical, abstract puzzle game. First of all, the soundtrack isn't English or Country... though it is a tune (albeit not an amazing one). And while this review may have started negatively, my opinion of English Country Tune is anything but. Simply because it is a very good puzzle game and that it's everything it's aspiring to be. The puzzles are based on those movement or arranging puzzles where you have to move certain objects to certain locations (some further research lead me to a style of puzzle called Sokoban).

Overall, the game has the feel of an end of degree, final project except for one difference. The gameplay and level design is actually well-refined with a lot of thought and time going into each level. The harder puzzles have only one solution with only an undo button and reset button to help you through (or help you backtrack). The graphics are rudimentary and there is no initial instruction in the menu screen. It took me a while to work out how to access the puzzles. And while the graphics are basic, they are perfect for this game.

For full review, visit:
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Posted: October 15
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2.4 hrs on record
A really interesting abstract puzzle game that has nothing to do with the English, the country or tunes, however it's very difficult and fun to play, and there are many different types of levels.
Posted: October 18
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Puzzle lover heaven \:D/ You flip around a square on 3D platforms and push things. A bit trickier thant it sounds actually. Although the main world selection it would be nice to see which worlds you have already completed or not. But other than that and the rather odd title (English Country Tune? Any ideas for why it's called that?) definitely a must buy.
Posted: June 3
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
10.6 hrs on record
My biggest gripes are the frustrating camera angles, and the unintuitive level select menu. Better complete each world in one go, because if you skip some puzzles you're gonna have a hell of a time finding them later on with this awful menu.
Some of the hardest puzzles of the game also happen to be in some of the earliest worlds in the game, while a lot of the later worlds are a breeze. I also don't like the levels that make you build the puzzle yourself. Overall though, this is a good game and I enjoyed it. Give it a go if you like these sorts of games.
Posted: May 11
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
The puzzles in this game are incredibly well-crafted and difficult. It's like sokoban but in 3D space where gravity is relative per object and can change and also there are blocks that you can push from across the level and also sometimes you can put holes in yourself and aaaaaaaaaaaaaa

If you like hurting your brain this game is for you.
Posted: June 22
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Incredibly tightly designed puzzle game with a bunch of ideas & mechanics thrown together - dashes of all the classic block moving, tile sliding puzzle mechanics, but with a 3D view (kinda) that makes the most of the fact it's a computer game. I like.
Posted: June 30
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
An infuriating but super fun and rewarding puzzle game. I love it and you probably will to, so play it goddammit!
Posted: June 27
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Fun stuff.
Posted: June 30
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
If you enjoy abstract puzzles with gravitational rules which do not make any sense.
Posted: May 25
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
flip this game, no really ♥♥♥♥ this game.
Posted: July 3
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1 of 6 people (17%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
I've read overwhelming praise of this game but I've played through a few levels and it's really not doing it for me. It's confusing and not very satisfying.
Posted: June 1
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0 of 5 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
English Country Tune is a puzzle game. The first puzzle it gives you is how you must use it's menu. The puzzles after that are a combination of figuring out the mechanics of game and block pushing puzzles. Basically this game is a unintuitive piece of crap.
Posted: May 18
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0 of 5 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
This game has more ♥♥♥♥ on it than an africans gooch!
Posted: August 21
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0 of 7 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Puzzle game!
Posted: May 16
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0.8 hrs on record
Very little English, Rural or Melodious. I picked this up as part of a Humble Bundle and decided to give it a go. A serious mind bending puzzle game. It gently reveals the mechanics and goals, and leaves it to you. Great for exercising the grey cells and not the adrenal gland. Expect to be frustrated if 3-dimensional puzzle solving isn't your thing, but one certainly feels a sense of accomplishment when one discovers the elegant solutions to a the geometric puzzles. Personally I found the colour scheme rather jarring after a while, which was on the whole good since I was able to stop playing to rest my eyes. Otherwise I'd have been solving puzzles all night.
Posted: May 30
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11.9 hrs on record
A true puzzle game, and if it seems simple as you start it, don't worry. It will keep throwing stuff at you until you get to levels that keep you scratching your head for days. Get it!
Posted: June 4
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3.1 hrs on record
This is a very hard 3D puzzle game with wildly varying mechanics built in the unity engine. There are balls that fall differently depending on where you hit them (their gravity changes), boxes that only move when you push the light that beams from all sides, and those step on all the blocks puzzles. One world consists of levels that require you to actually build the level until it is covered in immobile, impassible cubes that result from your every other step, and that's where I gave up. There is no story; it is just a bunch of gated puzzles. Also, don't expect any great soundtrack, despite the name, because it's all ambient music. That being said, if you want a ton of challenging logic puzzles, this is the game for you.
Posted: June 5
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18.9 hrs on record
My favorite puzzle game of all time
Posted: June 15
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