A friend once asked me to make a match-3 game. "There's no point", I thought. Then a few years later I thought about it again and decided to do it regardless, but in my own way. This is what I made.

It's an interactive story and a match-3 game that takes you through life. After doing a lot of action games, I wanted to do something more intimate and personal. Day Repeat Day is something that takes a very commercial genre (match-3) and tries to give it meaning through a story with real people and their issues, topped with a sprinkle of satire and mysteries.

What’s New

Version 1.0.6

- Added an option to "Gameplay Settings" to turn off match-3 move hinting

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Phoenix Cartwrights ,

An absolute gem

This is easily the most compelling writing I have seen in a game in 2021. Each choice feels weighty and difficult and the narrative never stops extolling the price for every choice you’ve made before. I’ve never played a match three game where I spend virtually every moment second-guessing everything I’ve done. The story will keep me up at night and I will return to this game for a second and third play through. This is time and money well spent.

#Phoenixreviewer ,

Day Repeat Day

Awesome storyline and super fun match 3! Finally a match 3 game with MEANING!! The chats in between games are just enough to keep me engaged! Definitely has a mysterious air and plenty hidden easer eggs!
Five stars!
Has a bit of language though. Might be a problem for some

Likeflint ,

Shockingly thought-provoking match 3 game

When I first saw this game on the App Store I thought “oh boy, another match three”. But something about it caught my eye. It just seemed… different. I am so so glad I took that second glance! This is one of the most interesting and thought-provoking experiences I’ve had on the App Store since probably 2014. Let’s be honest, the App Store is incredibly stale. And when you talk about a genre like match three, well that just takes stale to a whole new level.

But this is much much more than a matching game. It has to do with love, family, isolation, loneliness, disenchantment, joy, depression, relationships, and oddly enough, futurism. As you can see, the app’s creator bit off a lot to think about, and they handle it all in a beautiful and thought-provoking way giving the player agency to put a piece of themselves into the experience. I feel that there’s a strong undercurrent of philosophy underpinning the game. It’s hard to put my finger on it because I’m still in the process of playing it, but somehow it feels so important. A lot of the interactions you have with other people through text, and the various easter eggs you can find by making random phone calls, have a way of inviting you to reflect on your own life, and your place in the world.

If all that seems heavy, don’t worry! It is offset beautifully by just a fun and satisfying match 3 game. It’s the perfect game to bite off in 20 minute chunks day after day. There’s also a strong air of mystery that makes you feel like you are unraveling a story as you play. I really can’t recommend this enough! I’m an avid gamer for 30 years now: coming from someone who has literally seen it all, this one is worth checking out.

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