English Country Tune is a luxuriant abstract 3D puzzle game containing more than a hundred levels situated throughout 17 worlds.
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Utgivningsdatum: 25 nov, 2011
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Recensioner

“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

Om detta spel

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

Systemkrav

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Operativsystem: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Minne: 1 GB
    • Hårddiskutrymme: 300 MB
    • Grafikkort: Direct X9.0c-kompatibelt
    Minimum:
    • Operativsystem: OSX 10.4
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Minne: 1 GB
    • Hårddiskutrymme: 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
Hjälpsamma kundrecensioner
3 av 4 personer (75%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
0.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 15 maj
Review Type: First impression

A 3-D spatial puzzle where your task is to move spheres into set positions on the map. Starts off hard, gets harder. Don't let the name fool you, it's a great puzzle game if you're into those types of puzzles.
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3 av 5 personer (60%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
0.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 21 juni
This game is quite difficult! If you like sitting in front of the same level for ten minutes, banging your head against the wall because you still couldn't figure it out after another twenty, and finally giving up, laying on the floor and doubting all your ambitions in life, then this Sokoban-inspired puzzle game is definititely the thing for you!
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29 av 31 personer (94%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 25 november, 2013
The short version: this is an insane game for insane people, and I loved nearly every moment of it.

The long version: this starts as, basically, Sokoban, but quickly reveals itself as much more than that: the spheres (or "larvae") you push "simulate gravity as camouflage" i.e. fall in the direction dependant on how they wre pushed. The difficulty past the first five or six levels skyrockets, and the game keeps piling up new mechanics on you until almost the very end. It requires excellent spatial awareness, but the feeling of satisfaction after cracking a particularly fiendish puzzle is unparalleled. The levels are ordered in semi-nonlinear fashion, but there are several "chokepoints" that may block you from further progress for hours as you despair for a solution.

The presentation is very simplistic (as you van see from the screenshots), but clear and legible. The sound and music are, fittingly, ascetic, with ambient humming and chanting.

You will get stuck. More than once. And you'll love it.
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22 av 23 personer (96%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
4.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 15 februari, 2014
I am recommending this game, but it is important to note that this is not a universal recommendation.

This is a puzzle collection, and honestly a pretty good one - there's a wide variety of puzzle "types," but some of them are VERY difficult. Expect to be challenged, and do NOT expect to sit down and crank through a bunch of these in a single sitting. For folks who are not looking for difficult, abstract, mind-bendy 3D puzzles? Definitely not the place to look.

That being said, I had a good time with it for the most part. Some of them were just plain old DAMN hard, but when I felt like I had some degree of comprehension of what was needed, it was a good type of challenging.
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19 av 20 personer (95%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
6.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 7 november, 2014
In all honsety, I'm putting this game up there with the expert mode of super monkey ball. It's just insanse. It does share the tools that made smb great though, you can instantly restart a level with the press of the button, when you fail, and failing will come often here, you also get the turn back by one move feature, which is great for experimenting when your not sure , powering through with trial and error, or salvaging a run on one of the later puzzles. Together these make the game bearable.

You play as a square which flips from space to space, but it throws new things at you constantly. One of the most notable, is that gravity is determined in the direction that you move, and only for things you come into contact with, which is one of the hardest conceptual challenges I've faced in a long time. You'll have to deal with the cube based nature of the game on another level when you are asked to "cut' specific shapes into your square, using a raised platform to flip right, on top of it, and back down to present a different face to be cut.

Gameplay is pretty varied, and the game is semi non linear, as the unlocking process branches out early in the game, giving you some things to come back to if you are stomped to hard. For example, you can choose to work on whale after beating larva, or go straight to advanced larva, and later you can choose (freely, you get them all at once)between planting, half sided, and Larva+Whale, and planting itself leads to a further choice of advanced planting and garden.

Every new level brings something new to the table, and every one of the advanced levels turned out to not just be a "more of the same but super long now" but to creatively ask you to do something different. Also intereactions between the gravity ball from larva and the whale thing... turn out to be absoultely insanse.

This game is pretty much the benchmark for undiscovered gems for anyone who loves playing puzzles. It is almost entirely clever, and has an unusually amount of content for this genre of game. The time saving features make it seem fair. It does have a few sour spots... a handful of levels literally cannot be done in less than 7+ minutes, ramping up already crazy difficulty on an artificial level. They are very rare and unlikely to be encountered by anyone less than 15 hours in, or 9 if you have a ♥♥♥♥ ton of experience.

This game will be in your libraray for an insanely long time if you have the will to beat it. The graphics... grow on you after a while. While you are in some kind of geometrical nighmare puzzle world, the background is like a petri dish under a microscope with cell things just floating around or idling in place, and the level selection just looks amazing, although it is a bit unwieldy.

If you think you have become the god of all things puzzle;that you will never be beyond a weekend stand to learn the mechanics of some new gimmick game and master it : then English Country Tune will be your final trial before you can ascend to a higher plane. And it might just put you in your place.
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