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Groops


Groops
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Description

Groops is a puzzle game that will put your mind to the test. Match tiles three at a time based on either shared or completely unique attributes - the number of possibilities will tie your brain in knots! Keep your mind sharp. Play Groops!

• Hundreds of levels of increasing difficulties!
• Infinite, unlimited gameplay in “Time Attack” mode. Get to the top of the leaderboards and send your friends Challenge requests to beat your score!
• Unlock dozens of Achievements!
• Compete against friends in multiplayer mode - who can get the most Groops before time runs out?

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~ * Starbucks Pick of the Week in 2014 * ~

“This is an example of why we love games. Simple to understand, but very difficult to master.” - iPlayApps

“Groops takes match-three to a whole new level.” - Daniel Celeste, AppAdvice.com

“This game is more fun and challenging than my job! With a smooth design and intelligent matching, it is everything I look for to keep my mind stimulated during downtime” - HallelP

“Fun but challenging game. Can’t put my phone down once I open this app!” - Stefi592

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GAMEPLAY MODES

LEVELS - Relax, there’s no time pressure. Find all the possible Groops on the screen to advance. You can use Hints if you get stuck (get more by playing TIME ATTACK or from the Powerups menu).

TIME ATTACK - Find as many Groops as possible before time runs out! Make 5 Groops in a row to increase your multiplier, but be careful! If you make an invalid Groop, your multiplier gets reset. Rack up as many points as possible because your score gets added to your points bank.

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OK, HOW DO I PLAY?

Match 3 tiles to make a Groop. Tiles have 4 attributes with three options each - SHAPE (square, circle, leaf), COLOR (blue, magenta, yellow), PATTERN (solid fill, striped fill, border only), and SYMBOL (diamond, hourglass, and its 3rd option is no symbol at all). Finding identical tiles is easy, but you’ll eventually need to make Groops based on mixed attributes, and thats where we kick your brain into full-throttle.

Groops can be made by matching tiles with identical attributes, by matching all 3 options of 1 attribute, or by matching three different options across multiple attributes. For example:

• Solid blue square with no symbol, solid blue circle with no symbol, and a solid blue leaf with no symbol. (Same shape - square, same color - blue, same pattern - solid, all different symbols)
• Striped blue square with no symbol, solid magenta circle with a diamond, bordered yellow leaf with an hourglass (All different shapes, all different colors, all different patterns, all different symbols)

NOTE: To make a Groop, either all options are the same, or all different across the attributes. For example, these would be invalid:

• Solid blue square with no symbol, solid blue square with no symbol, solid blue circle with no symbol (two squares and a circle, instead of three squares, or one square, one circle, and one leaf)
• Bordered magenta circle with a diamond, solid yellow circle with a diamond, solid yellow circle with an hourglass (Invalid for two reasons: 1) two yellows and a magenta instead of three yellows or one yellow, one magenta, and one blue. 2) two diamonds and an hourglass instead of three diamonds or one diamond, one hourglass, and one without any symbol at all)

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What's New in Version 1.2.4

FIXED
• Finding Groops in Levels wasn't marking them found :(

And previously, from 1.2.3:
NEW
• Groops is now Universal! Play Groops on iPad
• Time Bonus! Endless gameplay in Time Attack if you're quick enough
• Multiplayer now available on Easy and Medium Time Attack modes!
• Buy Hints and Shuffles in the Powerups Menu
• Progress within Levels now gets saved
• Playing a new time attack game now keeps track of your score and score multiplier - sorry!

FIXED
• Support for iOS 7.0+
• UI tweaks
• Bug fixes

Feedback / Suggestions? Follow + Tweet @play_groops on Twitter :)

App Store reviews really do help us improve. If you're enjoying Groops, would you please take a minute to leave a nice review? We read them all and seriously appreciate it.

- Yoav and Jason

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