Waking Violet is a classic 2D top-down puzzle game, but with awesome spells and a unique time rewind mechanic.

Playing as Violet, a shy teen with a desire to grow up, you get trapped in a dream you just can't wake up from.
Every puzzle solved will take you closer to waking-up and getting back to your real life, but you are in the dream for a reason, and getting out might not be as easy as it sounds…

-42 unforgiving levels
-Learn exciting spells
-Explore a magical world, and discover what (or who) is keeping you there
-Gain mana, cast spells, fail, undo your moves and try again
-Beautiful hand-drawn graphics with a unique style
-Amazing downtempo music to stimulate your concentration

What’s New

Version 1.1

- Added the possibility to invert controls
- Fixed MFI controller bugs
- UI Improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

trickassnerd ,

Fun puzzler with somewhat frustrating controls

Love this game style as it reminds of Adventures of Lolo on NES. But to be clear it is similar and not a copy. The addition of new spells as you progress keeps your interest piqued though I was bummed the game picks your spells for each level. I understand why as it would be a nightmare to balance each level if every spell where available. All and all a very fun and at times challenging game to play. Unfortunately sometimes the challenge is nativigating tricky sequences with very clunky controls. Unless you have usually tiny hands the buttons are very small on a 7 plus.

HollyLooya1964 ,

Like Adventures of Lolo (NES) and Journey of Haha!

I’m in love. My all-time favorite NES game was Adventures of Lolo, and my fav game app is Journey of Haha. Waking Violet is very similar and I’m loving it. It’s also similar to Gesundheit.
I have one complaint - I really dislike the controls being in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen but don’t see anything in the Options that allows me to change this. Help!

Developer Response ,

Hi! So happy you're enjoying Waking Violet! :)
For now there's no way to change the control system, but we'll implement it in a future patch very soon!

FoopyDoop ,


This is a very challenging but cute little puzzle game! The only qualms I have with this game is that the controls can be very weird at times. Like when walking through sideways you have to be at the very bottom of the square instead of the middle like any other game would which makes the movement pretty awkward. But other than that, awesome game!


Mixedbag Srl
566.4 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence


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