** Apple Design Award Winner **
** App Store Best of 2015 **
Shadowmatic is an imagination-stirring puzzle where you rotate abstract objects in a spotlight to find recognizable silhouettes in projected shadows, relevant to the surrounding environment.
“Other Worlds” is a chapter of Shadowmatic with over 30 levels in 3 unique thematic environments: Ancient Worlds, Music and Space. The chapter is available as a separate purchase.
The game combines stunning visuals with relaxing and captivating gameplay.
On your journey to discover the right solution you will stumble upon many unexpected and infinitely varied silhouettes.
The game features 15 rooms, each flavored with unique concept, atmosphere, and music.
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“Simple to the point of beauty, and beautiful to the point of becoming a work of art, this is a game you won't want to win, because you won't want the experience to end” - Pocket Gamer
“It's fun, it's unique, and it's the perfect type of game to show off to people who typically don't play video games, as it's almost like an interactive piece of art” - Touch Arcade
“It’s always awesome to see a breathtaking, unique, and thoroughly innovative puzzle game pop up on the App Store” - Macworld
“Full of whimsical puzzles and thoughtful designs, Shadowmatic is a delightful and captivating iOS game” - CNET
“'Fantastically original': Shadowmatic works modern-day wonders with the ancient Chinese art of shadow puppetry” - The Guardian
“It’s like a mind-bending shadow-puppet spectacle” - TIME
“This game requires you to look at things a little differently” - Washington Post
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The game includes a system of hints. To enjoy the game to its fullest, however, we recommend resorting to them on rare occasions only.
The Assistant button in the upper right corner will help you solve the puzzle by gradually rotating the objects in the correct direction. When you press the button, Hint-Points are used
Every room in the game features its own music arrangement, adding up to the distinctive atmosphere and feel in each. The music is best experienced with headphones, and is available separately on iTunes.
-- More than 130 levels in 15 unique environments
-- Gorgeous graphics
-- Secondary objectives
-- Assistant Button
-- Nonlinear level progression
-- 3D parallax view
-- Arcade Mode
-- Synchronization with Apple TV
** The game is optimized for every iOS device separately (starting from iPhone 4s and newer), however it's best experienced on the latest devices.
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Triada Studio is a computer graphics and animation studio with over 20 years of industry experience. Shadowmatic is the company’s first project that bridges its vast computer graphics experience with an experimental in-house 3D engine.
• Assistant Button.
The Assistant Button helps you to solve the puzzle by gradually rotating the objects in the right direction by approximately 30 degrees, allowing you to guess the silhouette or tap the button again for another 30-degree rotation. You can continue tapping until the puzzle is solved. When you tap the Assistant Button, Hint-Points are used.
• Hint-Points Store
• General improvements
Ratings and Reviews
What secrets lie in the shadows of this Apple Design Award–winning puzzler? By twisting and turning unfathomable objects, you cast shadows on beautifully rendered backgrounds; manipulate them just right and you’ll find shapes you’d never have expected—from rabbits to wrenches. Soothing ambient music and thematic backdrops make completing each challenge as much meditation as entertainment—while timers and achievements give each level a competitive feel.
This game is a creative masterpiece! The graphics and the mechanics and everything in this game shines. The clues, the hints, the ones with 2 pieces. It's a fun, interesting concept that is executed in a nearly flawless manner. The hints are reasonable, even if they do have micro transactions, and I adore the different themes and levels. However what makes this one of the best games in the App Store is the small, little touches. For example, you can move the stage slightly by tilting the iPhone. It's not really game mechanic, but it's a really neat touch. It's just so polished!
First the negatives. I paid $3.99+tax for the game. I paid another $.99 + tax for hints. I also paid &1.99 + tax for the other part of game.
I would prefer to pay at one time for the game. If I am purchasing a game the hints should be free. A one set price would be better. Most of the really good games I purchased are like that.
The positives about the game.
Kept my interest
Background music was nice
Themes were helpful
In order to complete the puzzles I had to cheat some and look at the finish product to have an idea of what I was building. It was still all the above even with the extra help!
I gave it the Five Stars because it was fun - a little too costly but fun!
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- TRIADA Studio LLC
- 413.4 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Apple TV
- Requires tvOS 9.0 or later.
English, Armenian, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Age Rating
- © 2012-2020 Triada Studo LLC
- In-App Purchases
- "Other Worlds" chapter $1.99
- Pack of 20 Hint-Points $0.99
- Pack of 500 Hint-Points $7.99
- Pack of 50 Hint-Points $1.99
- Pack of 150 Hint-Points $3.99
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