Developer Tap ‘n Cap Apps today introduced their first word game for iPad: Text Tumble HD. In this jumble-crossword hybrid, the player’s goal is to guess 15 related words in one of 270 puzzles divided into 18 themes. Sounding deceptively simple, it will still challenge even the most seasoned word game enthusiasts. Humorous and helpful hints are earned by guessing correct words, which can be used for a nudge in the right direction when needed.
The 30 letters shown to the player for each puzzle is all they’ll need to guess all 15 words, but some of those letters may not be needed. The first 45 puzzles comprised of 650 words are free, including the general knowledge themes Places, Jobs and Sports. A variety of specialty themes can be purchased which raises the number of puzzles to 270, containing 4050 words carefully chosen to balance the difficulty of the game.
Available themes include:
* Places, Jobs, Sports, Activities, Events and Seasons & Holidays
* Cartoons, TV Sitcoms, Comic Strips, Animated Films, Fantasy Films and Sci-Fi Films
* Math & Science, History, Arts, Mobile Games, Characters, and Super Heroes
The first few words of each puzzle are normally easy to guess, but players will rack their brains trying to think of those last few remaining words. To help, the player acquires tokens for every word they get right, which can then be exchanged for a range of hints. Hints include a crossword-style clue, the revealing of the first or last letter of a word, and the expensive ‘Reveal All Vowels’.
* 18 varying themes
* 270 unique puzzles
* 4,050 words
* Players save up tokens to use for hints when stumped
* Easy to learn gameplay with just one simple help page
* Optimized for Retina display
* Fast, simple and clean layout
More theme packs will be added periodically to extend the wide-ranging variety of puzzles. Players can request their favorite ideas for puzzles, and the most asked for will be included in future updates. With an iPhone/iPod version due out soon as well, Text Tumble HD is sure to reinvent the Word Games category.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 23.7 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Text Tumble HD v1.0.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Word Games category.