Deceptively simple. Infinitely complex. LYNE is a minimalist puzzle game that will knot your brain as it calms your soul. Connect the shapes. Fill the board. Lose yourself in the interflowing paths of LYNE.
User reviews:
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Overwhelmingly Positive (351 reviews) - 96% of the 351 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (5,105 reviews) - 96% of the 5,105 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 17, 2014

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“I highly recommend grabbing LYNE if you’re a fan of relaxing puzzle games.”
5/5 – AppAdvice

“LYNE offers a brilliant dose of puzzling fun.”
5/5 – AppSpy

“Great design, both from an aesthetic standpoint and also regarding its difficulty curve.”
4/5 – MacLife

About This Game

Deceptively simple. Infinitely complex. LYNE is a minimalist puzzle game that will knot your brain as it calms your soul.

Connect the shapes. Fill the board. Lose yourself in the interflowing paths of LYNE.

Features
- Hundreds of pre-built puzzles
- An infinite number of procedurally-generated puzzles, released daily
- Slick, intuitive interface
- Soothing dynamic audio
- Unlockable colour palettes

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB Graphics Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.6
    • Processor: 2.00GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB Graphics Card
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: 2.00GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB Graphics Card
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
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Overwhelmingly Positive (351 reviews)
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (5,105 reviews)
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bismuth
( 46.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Other than having letters to showcase my name on my profile, it is a great time killer that does get pretty challenging (just takes more time). Probably get it when it's on sale, fun.
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( 5.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
A beautifully engineered game, built to test the minds ability to trial and error and to look at multiple angles for a given solution. I find myself pondering how similar it is to real life, as we are faced with a problem and have this giant picture layed out in front of us; not knowing what path to take we try different methods until we find one that works. Eventually you get good enough to be able to see patterns, learn pathing, and diagnose a situation for perfect completion. Thank you for such a simple, yet complex game.
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Hex
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
As a mega nerd, I am of the ilk that enjoys math. So sue me. This game is an awesome puzzling experience.I find the noises that the shapes make as you connect them to be kind of annoying, but overall I like this game a lot.
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Stimpski
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 21
Reconsidering my life choices brb
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Jim Raynor
( 8.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 21
A fine game you can play when you need something to do. It's a puzzle game that requires you to connect all shapes together. However, there are different kinds of colors/shapes and two different colors/shapes can't connect to eachother. Your task is to solve the puzzle without leaving any shape unconnected.

Positive view:
✔ If you want time to go, this is a game that can help you.
✔ Good amout of levels.
✔ Daily new puzzles.
✔ Nice and simple art.
✔ Nice and simple created puzzles, but they still require you to think.
✔ Good training for your brain
✔ Yet, it's still a quite relaxing game. (Except when you get to a puzzle that's hard as f*ck. Then the relaxing part is gone.)
✔ You can change the theme. (Choose what color theme you want.)

Negative view:
✘ Some of the puzzle levels repeat. (I only noticed this later in the game, but it could as well be the same in the early game too.)

★★★★★★★★✩✩
8/10
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Darth Andy
( 14.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 20
This game is perfect. Its execution is flawless. If you like puzzle games, this is a must-have.
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IRL DOGE
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 20
The title of the game gives you a brief idea what it is about... So If you like circles buy this game. :^]
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♥ Boner ♥
( 29.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19
LYNE is a simple but challenging puzzle game, it starts VERY simple but it keeps going harder and harder *sex joke incoming*

The design and sounds are simple but beautiful, if you want a good puzzle game or simply kill time, then you do certainly nothing wrong with this game, after beating the game you still can keep playing daily challenges to keep the fun on rail. (bad thing on daily is they are not very challenging)

For sure the money worth, and hey its not much money... now BUY IT finally.
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[FB] maribu
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19
Honestly it's a really fun game that makes you think about spatial awareness. I like playing it to calm down as well, even if the levels are challenging.
the low play time is because i play offline
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AlTeR
( 1.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 18
Made me murder my whole family, it was worth it as i got letters on my profile
-also gave me a stiff boner at some points
11/10
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
67 of 82 people (82%) found this review helpful
36 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
This would be one of those games were it was great on a mobile game and it would fail on Steam.


BE HONEST YOU ONLY GOT THE GAME FOR ACHIEVEMENTS
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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Bought for letter achievements, and used guide to get them *huehue*, but on a serious note the game is fun solving each level!
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Playtime and Time/money
This game is actually quite fun, and is great to just toy around with for a few hours at a time, most of my playtime consists with the android version of it, but I have it on steam because I got it through the humble bundle and I am planning on playing just to unlock the achievements to spell out my name on my profile, all in all it's a great game with hours of enjoyment, I don't have an actual rate per hour because most of my time went unrecorded. but you can trust me when I say hours. I mean or you'd just be disregarding my entire review, which is fine too.

Exactly what is this game?
Puzzle game, you draw lines, you learn the patterns you play challenges and you just unlock new themes, there are hundreds of levels and probably thousands because of the daily challenges which are selected from a pool of a... lot.
The dimensions of this game involve drawing lines through points that require up to 4 entries in order to be activated and moving 3 different lines through every point on the board to the other side.
It is a lot more difficult than one might think at first and has an amazingly good learning curve, like it felt like I was naturally moving through the game at a very nice pace, and I was learning the best ways to complete puzzles, which do have multiple answers.

So now the standard game rating:
  • Story: 0/10 (Simply put there is none, but it's a puzzle game, not every one is equipped with a cheesy story to go along with why you're figuring out puzzles.)
  • Gameplay: 10/10 + 📱 (addictive, smooth, aesthetic, and highly mobile are ways to describe it, I would suggest getting this on a phone though.)
  • Presentation: 10/10 (A minimalist design with a changing theme, and it's always smooth, the game just looks and feels great.)
  • Soundtrack: 7/10 (by no means is it a bad sound to the game, however there is no soundtrack and you get a hovering highlight sound everytime you connect a line, but thats all, it's still very smooth and relaxing though and it doesn't get annoying.)
  • Replayability: 10/10
    (Perfect on the go puzzle game.)
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
After completing the A-B set i thought

-Ez game

After i tried the other sets my brain started to boil in my skull...

10/10 Worth it!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
My grandma always disliked how I spend most of my time playing video games. After I introduced her to LYNE, I never get to use my PC as my grandma is always trying to grind the first few levels. Thanks Thomas Bowker!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
Lyne - a puzzle game very interesting, though a bit monotonous gameplay, Connecting identical tiles in a continuous sequence.
The main feature of this game, for which it is likely buys Most of this achievement in the form of letters, with which you can decorate your profile in Steam by writing your name or nickname, for example. As for the cards, they are expensive here, even if you buy the game without the discount is 3 cards for almost half the game cover. I put the 26 letters of the 26

LYNE - игра логическая, весьма интересная, геймплей правда немного однообразный, соединяешь одинаковые фишки в одну непрерывную последовательность.
Главной чертой этой игры, за что её скорее всего и покупает большенство это достижения в виде букв, с помощью которых можно будет украсить свой профиль в стиме, написав свойимя или никнейм, к примеру. Что касается карточек, они тут дорогие, даже если покупать игры без скидки то 3 карточки уже почти на половину покрывают игру. Ставлю 26 букв из 26
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
29.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
LYNE is a simple but challenging puzzle game, it starts VERY simple but it keeps going harder and harder *sex joke incoming*

The design and sounds are simple but beautiful, if you want a good puzzle game or simply kill time, then you do certainly nothing wrong with this game, after beating the game you still can keep playing daily challenges to keep the fun on rail. (bad thing on daily is they are not very challenging)

For sure the money worth, and hey its not much money... now BUY IT finally.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Lyne is an amazing little puzzle game, which is a perfect coffeebreak waste of time. It brings back zen in your life:)
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Great game.
Got it just for the achievements.
10/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 18
A relaxing, ambient, puzzle game that you can revist for seemly infinite puzzles via randomly generated daily sets. The difficulty, from the start of a new set, varies from easy -> moderate -> complex towards the end of set, but there's nothing you cannot solve eventually. I found that if a particular one was giving me trouble, I could return to it later refreshed and figure it out with little issue (there is no hint system). I purchased this on sale for 0.89 cents, but I'd wager it's worth the full price if you want a little brain-teaser to play on the side.

Oh, and the achievement icons are great for spelling out silly things on your profile. :V
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