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: Overwhelmingly Positive (1,346 reviews)
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
    • Hard Drive: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.6
    • Processor: 2.00GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: 2.00GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 150 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
You could basically call LYNE "connect the dots" (but LYNE is much more enjoyable than connect the dots).
The objective is simple, connect the correct colored shapes with each other to make "lynes".
The game has an abstract style that is very relaxing to the eyes.
Pick this up if you want a "brain exercise".
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
I purchased this game during the summer sale and left it to gather dust. I recently installed it, however, and it's become a personal favorite. The game moves quickly, but there is a sense of depth (and often frustration) that makes it enjoyable. The world seems to slip away. This is a great pick for casual gamers.
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12 of 17 people (71%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Alot of these reviews are way out of Lyne.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
20.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
This is a great and relaxing puzzle game. Although it may be a very simple game it is pretty challenging, yet very addicting!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Fun, casual puzzle game. It's very simple but can be challenging at higher levels. The sound effects make it very soothing. You sort of get your mind into a groove and just jam. It's a very relaxing game--for when you're in the mood for that sort of thing instead of your favorite FPS.
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8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
Elegant, simple to learn, challenging puzzle game.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
147.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Excellent logic puzzle game with hidden depths.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
I got to be honest with you. I was just looking for a a cheap casual game to earn me some badges. Something to waste time clicking along. Oh wow was I wrong! Yes it is casual in so far that there is no urgency to finish the level but it's not simply a time waster. At one point I can swear I was one with the game seeing the combinations appearing in front of my all by themselves. (no I do not use experience enhancing substances - some chocolate and that's it). Great music and very addictive game play. I am so glad I bought this little gem of a game. I have friends who like puzzles. Dudes buy this! Like now.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
is like line, much straight lines
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 25
LYNE is a fantastic game! Really easy to learn the basics, yet can be challenging later on. Really great thing about the game that there are no points, there is no timer - therefore absolutely no pressure. It's a peaceful game that you can solve in your own pace.
I bought it on Humblebundle, so I got an android copy of it as well - working good on both devices. Even though it's a clearly a game developed for phones and talbets, works and feels just as good on computer. Usually ported games just painfully dumb because of the limited controls of phones, but this game perfectly melds the limits into it's features - you only need to swipe with your finger/with your mouse. The simple controls are justified by the simple mechanics of the game.
I soon plan to buy quite a few copies of the game for some of my friends, who would enjoy this puzzler - It's a good buy at the (otherwise really reasonable) full price of 3$/€, and and insanely good deal if it goes on a sale.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
nice game :D
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
21.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
This game is very addictive, and I can't stop thinking about the shapes een when I'm not playing it!!! 10/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
Very simple but great puzzle game in terms of design. Surprisingly difficult at times.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
LYNE can best be described as a minimalist puzzle game.

Essentially it is a series of logic puzzles generated on a grid, consisting of coloured nodes and permeable gears. Each puzzle must be solved on the fly by connecting paths from one primary node to another through the same coloured nodes and transitional gears. The goal is to ensure that all nodes and all the slots on each gear are used in the eventual solution.

There are twenty-five individual puzzles grouped into twenty-six sets, which grow in depth and complexity the greater the progress made. As you can imagine the puzzles start off deliberately simple allowing players to grasp the basic elements of gameplay. Later puzzles require an ever increasing amount of convoluted paths to be drawn in order to use all the available nodes and gear slots. In addition the game also generates a set of daily time-limited puzzles which vary in complexity and must be finished each day or they disappear until they are generated sometime in the future.

Finding the solution to each puzzle can take between a few seconds and a few minutes depending on your ability. If you become stuck a combination of trial and error will eventually lead you to your goal. If you really dislike puzzle-solving take heart, for what I found truly amazing about LYNE is that it that solutions become intuitive. Drawing the correct paths take on an almost organic feel. Someone on the forums said that 'it feels like LYNE rewires the way your brain works,' and it does feel like that.

Despite the graphics feeling simplistic they are cleanly drawn and totally appropriate. While there is no music to speak of the game uses a series of medolic sounds with every mouse stroke that rise in frequency the the faster the connections are made. Together these sounds have an almost hypnotic quality which Im sure sublimally urges you on to complete the next objective.

If you dont like solving puzzle or find that your brain just isnt suited to play such games then this might be an exception. It is such a wonderful distraction from the plethora of online shooters, RTS and RPG/adventure games out there that you should really give it a go. LYNE is everything it says it is on the store page and worth the cheap price. Glad I made this purchase.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 17
By far one of the best puzzle games I have played. This is game is great challenge for those who like puzzles! Worth the purchase! 10/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
29.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
A test of spatial intelligence and a good mental workout. Lyne offers tons of puzzles where you connect shapes and fill nodes with lines that can't overlap eachother.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 22
It is a some kind of brain exercise :)
It has very simple rules and minimalist design
All you need to do is to connect shapes using lines
Great thing to play a few levels from time to time
I love it
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
An excellent puzzle game that will make you frustrated and want to pull out your hair. The challenge is great and completing this game was very satisfying. The sounds in the game can put you in a trans and make you relaxed, the puzzles put you in a good rhythm and make you want to keep going. This is a great game, well worth the price you will get your money's worth out of it if you sit down and do it. The achievements are awesome and you can spell things on your account with achievements which is fun. Great puzzle game!!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 17
This is a very fun game, very intuitive, quick to play and pick up, and rewarding when you finish a letter set. I hope to complete it soon!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
LYNE is a fantastic puzzle game with a ton of difficult levels to tackle. It's great for killing time if you don't have enough to get invested in another game and I recommend it. It's good for your brain! :P
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