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Friday, November 30, 2007
Ice Breaker is a pretty interesting and polished puzzle game created for the Game Maker winter games contest; it's one of the best entries for that contest that I've played so far. It has to do with maintaining a colored line of power by rotating nodes, eventually coloring the entire puzzle red. There are a number of levels and special items and other variations to keep it interesting. In feeling and atmosphere (but not in gameplay) it's similar to the Ac!dbomb series, so it's recommended for fans of those games.

One of the nicest parts of the game is that any level can be played in one of three modes (without a time limit or a move limit, with a time limit but no move limit, and with a time limit and a move limit) and the point value the completed level gives you depends on which difficulty mode you completed it in; more points open up more levels.

Name: Ice Breaker
Developer: Silen
Category: Logic Puzzle
Type: Freeware
Size: 11MB
Direct download page: Click here
Anonymous Anonymous said at 12/01/2007 05:15:00 AM:  
This looks like a puzzle from the game "Safecracker." I'm not trying to slam it - Good for him if he can add an extra bell or whistle to it to make an entire game out of it but just don't say that the game design was divinely inspired. Been done before.